LORAC Prism Color Source Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush
LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush

LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush ($22.00 for 0.017 oz.) is a muted, medium peach with a hint of pink paired with a matte finish. bareMinerals The Summer Fling (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Cherish (P, $10.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Catrice I Am Nuts About You (P, $5.99) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Tarte Breathless (LE, $29.00) is darker (90% similar). Physicians Formula Vintage Rouge (P, $12.99) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Dior Peach Splendor (LE, $44.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). NARS Buzzed (LE, $30.00) is brighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever S300 (P, $23.00) is brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Frisky Business (LE, $7.00) is lighter (90% similar). Kat Von D Gretel (Light) (DC, ) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Trustworthy (LE, $29.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Dainty (LE, $29.00) is cooler (90% similar). Zoeva Shy Beauty (P, $11.80) is darker (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Smokey Eye Beauty (Cheek Swish) (LE, $40.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Risque (P, $29.00) is darker (85% similar). Zoeva CR040 (P, ) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Shy One (LE, $24.00) is warmer (85% similar). Jouer Adore Me (PiP, ) is brighter, warmer (85% similar). NARS Sex Appeal (PiP, $30.00) is lighter (85% similar). Cover FX Soft Peach (Left) (PiP, ) is warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Color Source Buildable Blush formula is supposed to offer–you guessed it–buildable color coverage with a “silky-smooth” consistency available in matte and satin finishes. This shade was a true matte, even when applied and blended down, so it may look too flat for some. It had medium coverage that was buildable to semi-opaque coverage. The consistency was soft, finely-milled, and thin, but it still blended out well on the skin and only darkened slightly (from the natural oils on the skin). This shade wore nicely for seven hours before fading on me.

Prism
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
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LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush
LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush

LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush
LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush

LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush
LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush

LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush
LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush

LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush
LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush

LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush
LORAC Prism Color Source Buildable Blush

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Product Availability

LORAC Prism $23.00/0.14 OZ.
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • Anastasia Modern Renaissance Eyeshadow Palette
  • Sephora Good Mood Eyeliner
On lips:
  • Anastasia St. Tropez Lip Gloss

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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Hmm, this is an interesting color for me, since I don’t think I’ve tried anything like it. I usually prefer my blushes to be brighter and more colorful, but this could look good for a soft, natural look

Even though this is matte and sheer, I like it kind of. I could see how it would work well especially for oiler skins or with very strategic highlighter application.

Ok, so obviously this wouldn’t show up on my medium olive skin tone, BUT I definitely see its potential on fairer skinned people than myself. It would make a lovely natural peachy blush on say, an NC15 or NW13 and lighter!

OH! OH! OH! Brainstorm! Lol they happen so rarely I get excited. Ok, so I was checking out shades for the Ulta sale and this blush layered with UD’s fireball highlight would be stunning….maybe….I just had the brainstorm but I bet it would be good. What do you think?

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