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Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush
Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush

Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush ($10.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a bold, bright, medium-dark pinky-plum with subtle, cool undertones and a mostly matte finish. ColourPop Thames (LE, $8.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Let's Be Friends (LE, $24.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Edward Bess Bed of Roses (P, $43.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Sephora I'm Quite Tipsy (08) (P, $14.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Prom Princess (LE, $24.00) is darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Rendezvous (DC, $9.99) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Milani Love Potion (07) (P, $8.99) is brighter (90% similar). Sephora Hey Jealousy (17) (P, $14.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Nooner (Blush) (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Pink Rose (DC, $30.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Naked on the Run Blush (-, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Bred for Beauty (LE, ) is brighter, less pigmented (90% similar). MAC Peaches & Cream (LE, $24.00) is brighter (90% similar). Clinique Berry Pop (03) (P, $21.00) is brighter (90% similar). Jouer Seduce Me (PiP, ) is warmer (85% similar). Guerlain Cherry (02) (LE, $42.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Makeup Geek Hanky Panky (DC, $9.99) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). KVD Beauty Morticia (Shade) (DC, ) is warmer (85% similar). NARS Angelika (P, $30.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Narcissist (LE, $60.00) is more shimmery, brighter, cooler (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to be pigmented, long-wearing, and blendable (for more on how it compares to the previous formula, check out this post). It had nearly opaque pigmentation, so a little went a long way. If you tend to have a heavy-hand and prefer sheerer coverage, I’d look elsewhere, but if you love very pigmented, deep blushes, this one might appeal to you. The texture was fairly soft and blendable, but it could have been easier to diffuse and blend out on the cheeks; I found the best way to apply this was with a light hand to try and build it up as gradually as possible. This shade wore well for eight and a half hours before fading on me. As a note, this shade is much deeper and brighter (and not quite as blue-based) as it was in the original formulation.


PPermanent. $10.00.

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Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush
Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush

Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush
Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush

Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush
Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush

Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush
Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush

Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush
Makeup Geek Rendezvous Blush

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • LORAC Pro Palette 3
  • Sephora Love Affair Eyeliner
On lips:
  • Too Faced Honey Bear La Creme


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