Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten Review, Photos, Swatches

Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten ($28.00 for 0.16 oz.) is medium coppery orange with warm undertones and a soft, frosted shimmer-sheen finish. Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit (P, $28.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Perfectly Lit (LE, $34.00) is darker (95% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Marsala (LE, $25.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). NARS Embruns (-, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Highlight the Truth (LE, $34.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). LORAC Golden Hour (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Coloured Raine Call the Shots (Highlighter) (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Solar Ray (LE, $29.00) is warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Outta Sight (LE, $8.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Edward Bess Ciao (P, $45.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Melt Cosmetics Phoenix (LE, $39.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Cheeky Bronze (P, $34.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Ablaze (P, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). NARS Frenzy (Right) (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). Milani Coral Beams (P, $13.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (90% similar). Tarte Muse (LE, $30.00) is cooler (90% similar). Jouer Terracotta Sands (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Linda (LE, $24.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Ciate Date Night (P, $26.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Sunbasque (P, $24.00) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Baked Blush-n-Brighten formula is supposed to be “smooth” and “long-wearing” with “a blend of rich, marbleized color.” It had semi-opaque coverage that was fairly buildable, while the texture was soft, smooth, and blendable, though it was a little loose/dusty (as many baked formulas are) but did not look dry or dusty applied to the skin. The color diffused nicely, while the shimmery finish yielded a luminous glow but not an overt shimmer nor did it emphasize the skin’s natural texture or the look of pores. On me, it lasted for just over seven and a half hours.

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Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Golden Apricot Baked Blush-n-Brighten

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Powder
On eyes:
  • Anastasia Baby Cakes
  • Buon Fresco
  • Red Earth
  • Violet Eyeshadows
On lips:
  • Can't remember! Ah!
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Oooh, I really like it! And the stunning makeup look you put together with it!
I’ll likely still aim for Pink Grapefruit, even though I like this one too.

That is gorgeous on you! It’s one of my favorite summer blushes too (I top it with Tropical Hues a bit higher on the cheekbone)

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