Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick Review & Swatches

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Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick
Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick

Earthy Pink

Makeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush StickMakeup by Mario Earthy Pink Soft Pop Blush Stick ($28.00 for 0.37 oz.) is a medium-dark, pinky-coral with subtle, warm undertones and a dewy finish. The texture was smooth and balm-like; creamy with a fair amount of glide, but it wasn’t tacky or too thin, so the product applied evenly to bare skin and blended out well without looking patchy.

It had just as effortless of an application over base products, and it had no trouble building up coverage for more intensity either. The pigmentation was semi-sheer and buildable, which lasted well for eight hours before showing signs of wear.

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

Formula Overview

$28.00/0.37 oz. - $75.68 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "sheer, buildable coverage" with a "healthy and radiant" finish. If a truly dewy finish is something you love, the formula might be right up your alley; if dewy is your arch nemesis, move along as this very much lived up to its "radiant" claim. There wasn't a real dry down, so it wasn't all that transfer-resistant, though it didn't slide off my face too readily either--most shades lasted between seven and eight hours on me.

The coverage seemed quite pigmented when swiped on or when I rubbed my finger against the product and did a single, unblended swatch, but in practice, it was actually more semi-sheer, buildable as the consistency was moderately emollient, like a gel-like cream, and spreadable, which made sheer out naturally. All the shades were very easy to apply as they went on well over bare skin as well as over foundation as the formula did not lift up base products.

There is a brush on the bottom of the side (so the tube is effectively double-ended), with small raised bumps that are designed to "centralize product pick-up" for a "more even, fluid application." It definitely works for the purpose intended, though it may feel a little large depending on the size of one's cheeks. I also found that it was difficult to put the brush back in the tube without some bristles splaying/catching as I did so.

The brush head is removable, which makes more sense for cleaning, but it is hard to hold in the hand, so it wasn't comfortable to use to really pickup product (more so to blend out product, leaving it attached to the bottom of the tube).

Browse all of our Makeup by Mario Soft Pop Blush Stick swatches.

Ingredients

Diisostearyl Malate, Octyldodecanol, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Polyethylene, Dicalcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Wax (Cera Microcristallina), Mica, Hydrogenated Microcrystalline Wax, Synthetic Wax, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, May Contain (+/-): Tin Oxide, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Red 6, Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Earthy Pink

PPermanent. $28.00.
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10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total
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Well, well, well, I think I love this shade even more than Dusty Rose! It has just enough brightness and warmth to be a sweet spot for me.

I watched the Alicia/Kinky Sweat video for the T palette here and actually learned something that helps w/ E/S on older eyes. Thanks.

If I am not mistaken, there is a brush attached, and it looks like a nice one. Any thoughts on why? I’d rather spend less money on just the blush, and use my own brush. Seems wasteful too.

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