Glossier Haze Cloud Paint Review, Photos, Swatches

01/05

Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint
Glossier Haze Cloud Paint

Haze

Glossier Haze Cloud Paint ($18.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a rich berry with cool, blue undertones and a natural finish. Don’t let the vibrancy and depth of the shade scare you, if you’re not one for intense blush, because the formula is designed to be sheer and sheer it was. The color coverage was sheer but buildable, so if one wanted more intense and more opaque coverage, three layers put me in that range. The cream blush had a more liquid-like texture–like a watery gel–that spread nicely across my skin and didn’t lift up my base products (and also sat well on bare skin). This shade wore well for nine hours before starting to fade a bit.

Formula Overview

$18.00/0.33 oz. - $54.55 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "pillowy, gel-cream" texture that is "seamless, sheer, and buildable" that is designed to be applied with fingertips to the cheeks for a "healthy, flushed-from-within-glow." Their strength is in their airy, gel-like texture that's ultra-lightweight but more substantial than a runnier, watery cheek color, so I felt like it was a bit easier to spread the color onto my cheek area and get an even application of color early on. They were easy to work with on bare skin, and the texture worked well without any makeup as it sat naturally on the skin and let my natural skin texture and finish come through.

They worked fairly well over foundation but creamier foundations that don't set as well did not seem to play as well with it as some (I had great results layering the formula over Tarte's Rainforest of the Sea but less stellar results over ColourPop's No Filter Foundation). I liked application with fingertips or a stippling brush, but I tend to prefer fingertip application as it seems to allow me to cover a greater area with less possibility of disturbing my base products, though for blending more dried down color, a brush is better.

The coverage was as described--sheer and buildable--but they're going to be best suited for someone who prefers the look of a cheek stain over more opaque or pigmented color. They absolutely had a natural finish; they did not feel tacky after application, but they never looked flat or matte to me. They're buildable with the respect of getting slightly more coverage and a deeper, less watercolor-esque application with two to three layers. I preferred to build up in layers for best improvement in coverage as applying more seemed to end up with product across a larger area than more intense coverage. The blushes lasted between seven and nine hours on me.

I didn't love the packaging, because I felt like too often a small squeeze pushed out more product than necessary and often seemed to squeeze a little more out even after I had released pressure.

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Ingredients

Aqua/Water/Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, Methyl Trimethicone, Mica, Butylene Glycol, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Glycerin, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Sorbitan Isostearate, Pentylene Glycol, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Magnesium Sulfate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ethylhexylglycerin, Silica, Disodium EDTA, Soluble Collagen, Aluminum Hydroxide, Tin Oxide. MAY CONTAIN (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Carmine (CI 75470), Red 33 Lake (CI 17200), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090).

Haze
Haze
A+

Permanent

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
99%
Total
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Liquid Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • NABLA Chemical Bond Eyeshadow
  • NABLA Sandy Eyeshadow
  • NABLA Extravirgin Eyeshadow
  • NABLA Ludwig Eyeshadow
  • NABLA Fossil Eyeshadow
  • NABLA Mellow Eyeshadow
  • Urban Decay Double Life Eyeliner
  • NABLA Citron Eyeshadow
  • NABLA Radikal Eyeshadow
On lips:
  • ColourPop Atta Girl Ultra Glossy Lip

About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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I’ve had this for a while and agree it is beautiful. I just wish that there was a way to extract less product from the tube each time I use it. I feel like I always have to choose between wasting the beautiful cloud paint or looking like a clown. But it’s worth it because these are so great, and unlike anything else I own.
Christine, do you think you’ll be swatching/reviewing the Glossier lidstars too?

OMG; that is a gorgeous blush! On me, I know it would probably appear to be a cool, rich pink, but I so love the color of it anyway. I’ve got a feeling ill be getting this in the fall for a wind-bitten cheek effect!

Lovely. My concern about these cheek paints is that they end up separating. Has anyone owned one of these long enough to see if that does occur? This was an issue I had with Becca’s blushes in the tube.

This color is stunning! The more pictures I see of the cloud paints on the face, the more I want to try one out!

Booooo I buy this exact kind of color over and over again and I’m trying to control myself. I want the cloud paints so bad for mixing :/

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