MAC Pressed Amber Mineralize Blush Swatches, Photos, Reviews


MAC Pressed Amber Mineralize Blush

MAC Pressed Amber Mineralize Blush Swatches, Photos, Reviews

MAC Pressed Amber Mineralize Blush ($23.00 for 0.10 oz.) is described as a “melange of nude, beige, and brown” that all comes together as a medium-dark, muted brown.  It’s brown without being overly warm or dark–no chocolate, bronze, or the like here.  It’s more aptly described a brown nude, I would say, because it retains a lot of the natural color found in the skin.  The texture is like Feeling Flush, with a very soft, smooth powder without frost or glitter.  It has a satin-like sheen that looks natural when applied to the skin.  This product could benefit from improved wear, though, as I do find it fades faster than the average blush–I get around six hours of wear (tested this shade yesterday) before it begins its fading decline.

It reminded me of a darker, less orange version of MAC Peachtwist. It doesn’t have the plum notes that MAC Darkly My Dear has. It ends up being closer to MAC Prim & Proper but a little darker, browner. It’s also comparable to Korres #15 Natural Blush without any gold sheen/shimmer. It’s darker and less pink compared to MAC Eversun.

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MAC Pressed Amber Mineralize Blush


MAC Pressed Amber Mineralize Blush


MAC Pressed Amber Mineralize Blush


MAC Pressed Amber Mineralize Blush


MAC Pressed Amber Mineralize Blush

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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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From your (always helpful) swatches, Hint of Sapphire is really lacking in all elements as a mineralized eyeshadow but somehow I like how it looks on you here!

Christine, do you think it would suit a NC33-40? I love how it looks on you, but I’m afraid it might make my cheeks look dirty. 🙁

Can this blush be used as a bronzer for people with lighter skin?? I’m nw20 so i feel like as a blush it would be to dark but as bronzer it might work?

So cute! Your eyebrows are almost exactly like mine and I think they are my best feature, love them!I like mineralize blushes and this one looks great on you.

Looks gorgeous on you Christine! I didn’t think i’d go for that, but now.. do you think i’d work for NW20?

And thanks for all of the hard work!

hey! do you think i could use this as a contouring powder? I have super fair asian skin (i’m fairer than NC15) with pink undertones!

thanks Christine! can’t wait for jealousy wakes drop into my mailbox

I love Prim and Proper and am bringing it with me to swatch lol I just hope that this is still different enough to justify getting it.

that’s a great shade when you want your lips and/or eyes to do the talking, but you want a finished, healthy look! super pretty on you!

I really like some of the Mineralize blushes and skinfinishes coming out…but something in them and really all blushes makes my cheeks so itchy. Any idea what could be causing that?

Hi, Christine!
I’m from Brazil and I just want to say how much I love your blog! I’m always visiting before I buy anything! Congratulations for just a wonderful job! I thank you for helping, even though you’re not aware of it! (I apologize for the bad english!)

XOXO Kamilla

I’ve just bought it! I haven’t pianned to’ buy anything from this collection but the texture really impressed me! It seems like silk!! I’m nc20 and i’ll use it as my summer bronzer. Hoola was starting to’ look dull on me..

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