Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten Review, Photos, Swatches

Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten ($28.00 for 0.16 oz.) is slightly muted, medium-dark rosy copper with warm undertones and a frosted, lightly metallic finish. Laura Geller Golden Apricot (P, $28.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Perfectly Lit (LE, $34.00) is darker (95% similar). Fenty Beauty Sinamon (P, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). Laura Geller Honeysuckle (P, $28.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Jouer Hot Coral (PiP, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Tropic Like It's Hot (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). LORAC Golden Hour (LE, ) is darker, brighter (90% similar). ColourPop Good Luck Charm (LE, $8.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Edward Bess Ciao (P, $45.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). NARS Orgasm (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). NARS Cheek Studio III (LE, $30.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Makeup Geek Ablaze (P, $20.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Coloured Raine Call the Shots (Highlighter) (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Milani Coral Beams (P, $13.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Tarte Muse (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Westman Atelier Peau de Peche (P, $75.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Ciate Date Night (P, $26.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Sunbasque (P, $24.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Jouer Terracotta Sands (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). bareMinerals Kiss of Copper (LE, $25.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (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, which was somewhat buildable, but it wasn’t quite as pigmented as some shades. The texture was smooth, slightly dusty, but it was blendable and forgiving on the skin–I didn’t notice the dustiness in practice, as it didn’t sheer out too easily nor did it look dry or emphasize my skin’s natural texture. It had a more pronounced sheen on the skin, but it still didn’t emphasize pores for me; it is a more obvious highlighter, though, so if you tend to opt for subtler finishes, this one might not be for you. On me, the blush lasted for eight hours before fading.

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Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten

Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten
Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Baked Blush-n-Brighten

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • Viseart Cashmere Theory Palette
  • Sephora Good Mood Eyeliner
On lips:
  • Too Faced Honey Bear Lipstick
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I absolutely love the shade, but I’m a bit apprehensive of the more ‘obvious’ highlighters as I’m always worried it’ll settle into my pores. On another note, have you considered doing an updated brushes post? You did one (albeit a while ago in 2013!) and I was wondering if your favourites have changed since? All the best x

Sorry, I haven’t reviewed all the brushes I have, so there’s no point updating until I actually get the time to review them!

This is my daily go-to, and I like it a lot. Great staying power, and the rosy/copper tones work on me. I do use a very light hand, since it’s so pigmented, which perhaps is why it doesn’t come off so metallic or intense on me, so it’s just fine for my conservative office environment. Thanks for reviewing it.

This is a stunning color on you Christine. Really lovely with your skin tone and eyes. Man you really work that Viseart Theory Palette, just gorgeous. I just picked up the Too Faced Bellini blush. I know it wasn’t reviewed the best but when I tried it in Ulta yesterday I really liked how it looked on my super pale skin with peachy undertones and when my daughter came to look for me (I had back injections the day before and wasn’t feeling too hot and looking even worse for wear but since Ulta and the Dr. are 3 hours away I forced myself to take advantage before the drive home), anyway, she walked up to me and she said, “Mom you are looking so much better, you have beautiful color in your cheeks. You must be feeling so much better.” Sold right there. Thanks for the review as always.

Pink grapefruit and golden apricot r go to in spring and summer, using for decade plus, whether fair at begin of warmer seasons or medium tan, wears well. The demo photo is one of the prettier shots of u christine!

I haven’t finished reading comments yet but I wanted to jump in here. This is one of my all time favorites, I use it a lot but because of it being domed and baked it’s lasted me… Gosh.. I can’t even guess how long I’ve had it and it’s got lots left. But mine is WAY different than this one. I can’t believe how different. The marbling is more “swirly” and distinct in mine. Mine isn’t matte but it isn’t near as luminous. The pink is a bit cooler and lighter in the older one. When I get home I need to really compare the two so I can be specific but I would be so upset had I reordered this expecting what I’ve been using for years and getting this. This is very pretty but it’s not what I expect Pink Grapefruit to be. I’m really shocked.

As I said with an earlier review of Laura Heller blush, I need to try her products again. Thanks for the great and honest reviews.

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