Kaleidos Joyride Mono Blush ($18.00 for 0.18 oz.) is a medium brown with moderate, warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. The texture was soft, smooth, and blendable, albeit on the more powdery side, though it didn’t seem to look dry on my skin and didn’t darken/turn stiff when applied over bare skin. It had rich color payoff that wore well for eight hours before fading a bit.
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- MAC Spring Bling (LE, $35.50) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar).
$18.00/0.18 oz. - $100.00 Per Ounce
The formula is described as being "blendable" and "long-lasting" with a "soft-matte" finish. The blushes were pigmented, blendable, and easy enough to work with, though they were lightly to moderately powdery (depending on the shade), so I felt like they did not sit as well on drier areas of my skin. They seemed to work particularly well over foundation, though. They wore for eight hours on me before showing signs of fading.
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Mica, Talc, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Paraffin, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Octyldodecanol, Boron Nitride, Silica, Hydrogen Dimethicone, Magnesium Myristate, Caprylyl Glycol, Lauroyl Lysine, Ethylhexylglycerin, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Methicone, Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Iron Oxides (CI 77492, CI 77491, CI 77499), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850).
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