Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color (Blush) Review, Photos, Swatches

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Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush
Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color - Blush

B206

Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face ColorMake Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a soft, light-medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It almost looked like strawberry ice cream–lighter but still quite pink. I did find that the shade darkened slightly on the skin after a few minutes, though.

The consistency was soft, smooth, and blendable, though the powder was denser overall, so while there was no excess product kicked up in the pan, it did need a moderately dense blush or heavier hand to use. It wore well for eight and a half hours on me before fading slightly.

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.

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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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Reviewer

Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

Learn more about her review process here.

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Mmmm, strawberry ice cream (or in this house, a midnight strawberry-banana smoothie!)…. that’s the perfect description of this shade! That it shows up as well as it does, considering the pan shade, is quite the nice surprise. Much prettier than yesterday’s shade!

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