Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color (Blush) Review, Photos, Swatches

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Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color - Blush

B202

Make Up For Ever B202 Artist Face ColorMake Up For Ever B202 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is light, bubblegum pink with cool, blue undertones and a satin finish. It had excellent pigmentation with a smooth, almost cream-like formula that was moderately dense but incredibly easy to blend out on the skin. On me, the color stayed on well for eight and a half hours before fading noticeably.

Overview of the Formula

The formula is supposed to have “intense color payoff” with a “long-lasting finish.” The range is split into three types–Highlighters, Sculpting Powders, and Blushes–that is easy to determine by the first letter of the shade name (H for Highlighter, S for Sculpting, and B for Blush). There are three finishes–matte, shimmer, and pearl but was less obvious. In fact, the majority of the “matte” shades were more like semi-matte or natural matte where there were no distinctive shimmer particles but they seemed to take on the natural finish of the skin, which gave the “mattes” a particularly seamless finish on the skin but might be dewier on oilier skin types than desired. None of the 34 shades available were frosted or metallic except three of the highlighters (H100, H106, H312).

The pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque, depending largely on the shade, though they were always buildable if they were not opaque in a single layer. Some of the deeper, more matte shades were less forgiving and took more effort to diffuse and blend, even when I used a lighter hand or a more feathery brush. The texture was smooth, velvety, and moderately dense without any powderiness or dustiness in the pan. The formula has lasted between eight and ten hours on me.

You can view swatches of all of the blushes, all of the highlighters, and all of the sculpting powders in the Swatch Gallery.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$23.00/0.17 oz. - $135.29 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "intense color payoff" with a "long-lasting finish." The range is split into three types--Highlighters, Sculpting Powders, and Blushes--that is easy to determine by the first letter of the shade name (H for Highlighter, S for Sculpting, and B for Blush).

There are three finishes--matte, shimmer, and pearl but was less obvious. In fact, the majority of the "matte" shades were more like semi-matte or natural matte where there were no distinctive shimmer particles but they seemed to take on the natural finish of the skin, which gave the "mattes" a particularly seamless finish on the skin but might be dewier on oilier skin types than desired. None of the 34 shades available were frosted or metallic except three of the highlighters (H100, H106, H312).

The pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque, depending largely on the shade, though they were always buildable if they were not opaque in a single layer. Some of the deeper, more matte shades were less forgiving and took more effort to diffuse and blend, even when I used a lighter hand or a more feathery brush. The texture was smooth, velvety, and moderately dense without any powderiness or dustiness in the pan. The formula has lasted between eight and ten hours on me.

Browse all of our Make Up For Ever Artist Face Color - Blush swatches.

Ingredients

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Guerlain Parure Gold Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • LORAC Unzipped Desert Sunset Eyeshadow Palette
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty Grape(vine)
On lips:
  • Hourglass I've Kissed Confession Lipstick
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Not my shade, but I do love that the quality has been consistent with all of the blushes. That makes me so happy when a brand can do all of them right.

Omg, you teach us well! First thought (aloud as well) Surratt Guimauve. I’d wager every reader has at least one dupe pop into mind, whether they have/like it or not, for almost every photo. We’re all developing mini product databases in the brain! Personally, I’m interested in what that says about visual memory and executive functions. Not the intent of your blog, but everyone’s takeaway is unique. Thanks.

I wouldn’t be surprised – the MUFE range isn’t largely new territory since it seems to be them establishing a core range of products… and though the brand certainly has a lot of artistry behind it, they aren’t that non-traditional either!

Your review: “It had excellent pigmentation with a smooth, almost cream-like formula that was moderately dense but incredibly easy to blend out on the skin.” I’m in big trouble with these. Too many to choose from, but that’s a good thing. I own K Aucoin’s Shadore. Is it a dupe?

A great shade option for those considerably cooler toned and fairer than myself! So, even though not a good fit for my skintone, I love that they got it right.

I love this colour, like a dolls cheeks! A good quality pink blush is worth buying, I hope I can get it in the U.K.! Sometimes MUFE doesn’t have the whole range here

This is very similar to MUFE B204 blush. I actually can’t tell the difference on my screen. Could you comment on the difference? Is one brighter or lighter or cooler|

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