Make Up For Ever I746 Watermelon Artist Shadow (Blush) Review, Photos, Swatches

Make Up For Ever I746 Watermelon Artist Shadow (Blush)
Make Up For Ever I746 Watermelon Artist Shadow (Blush)

Make Up For Ever Artist Shadow (Blush) ($21.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a brightened, coral-orange with warm undertones and a soft, golden shimmer-sheen finish. Surratt Beauty Ponceau (P, $32.00) is brighter, pinker. Guerlain Coral Blush (LE) is pinker. Divergent Obscure Coral (LE) is lighter. Make Up For Ever #410 HD Blush (P, $26.00) is a cream product, less shimmery. Clinique Ginger Pop (01) (P, $21.00) is very similar. Illamasqua Sleek (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, more muted. MAC Passion for Colour (LE, $20.00) is lighter, less shimmery. Edward Bess Secret Affair (P, $43.00) is lighter. MAC Fleet Fast (LE, $21.00) is more muted, pinker. Dior Coral Glow Blush (LE) is less shimmery. Burberry Blossom (P, $42.00) is cooler-toned. Bobbi Brown Coral (P, $25.00) is a little lighter. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

It’s a very intensely pigmented blush with a soft, creamy, buttery texture that goes on on smoothly and evenly. The finish has a luminous sheen–not shimmery or frosty–so it looks glowing on the skin. The creamier texture makes it really easy to blend on the skin so it doesn’t look splotchy, and it is forgiving, despite the rich color payoff. You can blend it out for sheerer color without a lot of work, though you’ll certainly want to start with a light to moderate hand. On me, the color lasted for eight and a half hours before fading.

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Make Up For Ever I746 Watermelon Artist Shadow (Blush)
Make Up For Ever I746 Watermelon Artist Shadow (Blush)

Make Up For Ever I746 Watermelon Artist Shadow (Blush)
Make Up For Ever I746 Watermelon Artist Shadow (Blush)

Make Up For Ever I746 Watermelon Artist Shadow (Blush)
Make Up For Ever I746 Watermelon Artist Shadow (Blush)

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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Giorgio Armani Maestro Foundation
  • Urban Decay Naked Loose Finishing Powder
On lips:
  • Giorgio Armani #100 Rouge Ecstasy Lipstick

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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Wow! Hopefully you can check out Make Up For Ever sometime! They have some nice products 🙂 Not all are winners but many are!

Ooooh this one’s loooovely!

I just got Electric Purple. Wearing it today and I feel SO brave for doing so, LOL 🙂 It’s very unlike me to step out of my (coral) comfort zone like this.

I love electric purple and Neon Pink!

I am thinking of getting the Anniversary set. Still contemplating though, There are too many other things I want this month. My September’s big, fat glossy magazine subscriptions creates such an extensive shopping list for me every year! 🙂

Oh wow, this is beautiful! I always struggle to find a blush that has a nice glowing color without shimmer. I’ll be saving this post so I can give it a try. Thank you!

Aww, I love corals! I may be able to convince myself that the shimmer makes this sufficiently different from NARS Exhibit A, and that I should totally get it.

Ooh, this is a super pretty colour, and looks lovely and natural (in a delicately peachy flushed kind of way, you get what I mean, LOL!) on you! 🙂

I like the good grades MUFE shadows gets 🙂 I’m sure I’ll be picking some of them up later in the fall. I like how good these performs as blushes, making them quite versitale. I’d wear it as an eyeshadow mostl though, I think.

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