MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush
MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush

MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush ($27.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “pink.” It’s a light, cool-toned pink with a frosted, slightly metallic, finish. The highly reflective finish is actually what makes this less similar than other pale pinks I’ve come across. Makeup Geek First Love (P, $9.99) is more muted, more matte. Surratt Beauty Guimauve (P, $32.00) is more matte. Hourglass Ethereal Glow (P, $35.00) is more matte. MAC Well Dressed (P, $21.00) is darker, less shimmery. MAC Pink Buttercream (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

This is another new (and permanent!) shade that’s been added to the Mineralize Blush range in the new, updated packaging. It had semi-opaque coverage in one layer, but it was buildable to full coverage in two layers or easily blended out for sheerer color. If you use a fan brush and a light hand, it becomes more of a pink-tinged highlighter. The high shimmer content makes it more wearable on darker complexions as well, as it doesn’t appear chalky at all, but it would make for a nice, soft pink blush on fairer complexions as well. The finish is quite reflective but seemed to only emphasize pores very, very slightly–something I only noticed when I looked exactly for that but felt like you couldn’t really tell at a distance. The texture was soft, lightly powdery, but smooth and silky to the touch. This shade wore well for seven hours before it turned a bit patchy.

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MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush
MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush

MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush
MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush

MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush
MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush

MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush
MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush

MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush
MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush

MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush
MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush

MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush
MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush

MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush
MAC Just a Wisp Mineralize Blush

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Guerlain Parure de Lumiere
  • Urban Decay Naked Loose Finishing Powder
On eyes:
  • MAC Dual Rays
  • Ever Amethyst
  • Spiced Metal Mineralize Eyeshadow Duos
On lips:
  • Smashbox Azalea Be Legendary Lipgloss
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The texture of the powder itself seemed better than a Mineralize Blush from a few years ago but more comparable to what we’ve seen in the past couple of years!

It looks very pretty on you Christine! Awesome to hear that this probably wont be chalky on darker complexions because that’s usually the issue with many of these types of colours/finishes. It would probably make a pretty highlight on darker complexions too!

I was very surprised (pleasantly, of course!) – I think it is the high shimmer content, too, that’s helping!

If this is lighter than Well Dressed.. its definitely never showing up on me! I was so excited when I saw the picture of this one on your blog! 😐

I think it looks beautiful!
I own two mac mineralize blushes, warm soul and petal power and I really like both of them.. I have to check this one out πŸ˜‰

Warm soul is AMAAAAAZING when I need a neutralish cheek color from summer to fall. I am still looking for a nice cool toned blush for winter and spring. Im going to try this on locally and see if it doesn’t make me look like a hot mess with my rosacea.

I didn’t receive a press release, so I don’t know if there’s an official date for stores to get it, but it is available online at Nordstrom already (and has been for about a week or so), so I would imagine stores/counters would get it soon.

Wow look at that sheen! This looks so much more like a highlight than blush but it’s still very pretty. If it wasn’t so light I’d want it lol

I can’t with frosty blushes… the color is pretty but it has too much frost. Satin or matte blushes tend to look the best. I have a few shimmery blushes that look good on, but you really have to find the right color.

Looks very nice. Would want one, but already own Dainty.

Christine, could you let me know if they are similar enough to justify not purchasing it when it hits the stores here? πŸ™‚ Thank you!

I may like the new formula, but the packaging is so ugly. πŸ™ I loved the old MSF and blush packaging so much and now my collection won’t look as organized as before…

I’m super impressed at the smoothness/non-pore-emphasizingness of this finish, because it seems *super* metallic and shimmery to me! Now, I’m all for shimmer in my eyeshadows, and lipglosses, but somehow I’m a very plain matte girl when it comes to blushes πŸ˜› This would make a nice highlighter, though!

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