Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color (Sculpting) Review, Photos, Swatches

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Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting
Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color - Sculpting

S310

Make Up For Ever S310 Artist Face ColorMake Up For Ever S310 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium, peachy coral with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had medium, buildable pigmentation that applied evenly to bare skin and diffused along the edges with minimal blending motions. Though it is listed as a Sculpting shade, it will obviously not work as a contouring shade for all skin tones, but the formula seemed in line with the other powders, so it could easily be used as a blush. The consistency was smooth to the touch with no powderiness, but it was denser, and I would recommend a moderately dense brush when working with it (I had no trouble using softer brushes with it, however). This shade lasted well for eight and a half hours on me.

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 - Sculpting 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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I like the color, thankfully I have a dupe though. I think it’s a dupe or at least similar enough to it that I can’t justify purchasing this one. Lol

This is the first shade that I’m not that impressed with! I’ve been loving all the swatches so far, but this one seems like a miss!

Simply gorgeous shade, especially as an “everyday” shade of blush for my skintone! It actually made me think of my pan of MAC Oh My, Passion (swirled together, that is). That same very effortless, somewhat natural looking blush.

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