Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush Review, Photos, Swatches

Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush
Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush

Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush ($9.99 for 0.15 oz. pan; $12.99 for 0.15 oz. compact) is described as a “soft burnt orange.” It’s a brightened, medium orange with warm, red undertones and a semi-matte finish. MAC Ocean City (LE, $30.00) is brighter. NARS Exumas (P, $39.00) is a cream product. NARS Final Cut (LE, $29.00) is pinker. Make Up For Ever #420 HD Blush (P, $26.00) is a cream product. Fyrinnae Nordic Angel (P, $6.50) is lighter, pinker. Chanel Presage (62) (LE, $38.00) is a cream product, brighter. theBalm Swiss Dot (P, $22.00) is more orange. NYX Cinnamon (P, $5.00) is more orange, redder, brighter. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

This is a richly pigmented blush with an incredibly silky-smooth texture that feels like butter and blends beautifully on the skin. I would recommend using a light hand and a fluffier brush (I like fan or stippling brushes) for application to ensure that you get the intensity you want, as you can apply less and build to the right level of color. However, even if you over-apply, the blush is blendable, so it is a more forgiving formula, but it is always easier to start with less and build up. Applied with a lighter hand, it almost looked coral-orange on my medium complexion. The color stayed put for a solid nine hours before it started to break down and fade.

Summer Fling

DCDiscontinued. $9.99.
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9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total
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Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush
Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush

Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush
Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush

Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush
Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush

Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush
Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush

Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush
Makeup Geek Summer Fling Blush

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Guerlain Parure de Lumiere
  • Urban Decay Naked Loose Finishing Powder
On eyes:
  • Marc Jacobs Ody(sea) Eyeliner
On lips:
  • Givenchy Brun Vintage Le Rouge
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The contrast with the paler one is really neat to have in that last photo, actually! I sill think that two-blush-cheeks should totally be a thing 😀

This is a lovely colour on you!

Ooh! Out of all the MUG blushes, I think this is by far the most stunning on the cheek. I would never have guessed just seeing it in the pan.

I have Chanel Presage and these are the prettiest colors on my sorta skin.. warm yellow undertones! No wonder it looks so pretty and natural on you Christine!

Presage is so nice! When I was in Arizona, I wore Presage as a base and layered this over, wore all day!

It’s really really pretty on you! Especially seeing it compared to the colour on the other cheek we can see how great this looks on you!

Christine, how does this compare to MAC’s modern mandarin? I’ve heard it’s similar. Happy Independence Day!!!

Oooh gorgeous! I just got Head Over Heels and Bliss but I think this is going to be a part of my next MUG order 🙂 It looks lovely on you!
How does it compare to Tarte Tipsy?

I was afraid this would be too orangey but it looks lovely on you, Christine! Guess a light hand is key. Going on my wishlist. 🙂

I’ll be honest, I wasn’t blown away by any of the other Makeup Geek blushes. A lot of them are pretty sure, but none were must have status. This one though? I NEED!

I was so tempted to include this one in my MUG haul, but took a pass. I thought the burnt part might be a little more evident. I was hoping for an orangish blush with a heavy hit of red in it. Those are the types of orange I can pull off. Not perfect by any means, but far better than others. I would have to swatch this one in person before I would feel more confidence in buying.

More in the spirit of like NARS Exhibit A? (perhaps a bit less red than that) Definitely not a very burnt color to me – more of a coral-ish shade than truly “burnt.”

Exactly..a cross between this and Exhibit A would be very interesting to me. I love Tom Ford Flush and I’ve always wondered why it works so well on me. If you look at the pan or swatch it, you can see the red tone in it. It seems to work well with my skin.

I have this and love it. I also have a Ocean City. Almost all the Makeup a Geek blushes are sold out. I scored three more last week. I’m waiting got them to restock.

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