Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher Review, Photos, Swatches

Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher
Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher

Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher ($5.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a light-medium pinky-peach with warm undertones and a lightly frosted sheen. Tom Ford Beauty Violet Argente (Highlighter) (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop Iced (LE, $8.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Mother o' Pearl (LE, $34.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). LORAC Bold Spirit (LE, $23.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). CoverGirl Medium Rose (DC, $9.99) is less shimmery (90% similar). ColourPop Full Service (LE, $8.00) is warmer (90% similar). CoverGirl Light Rose (DC, $9.99) is less shimmery (90% similar). ColourPop Gummy More (LE, $8.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Milani Pink Play #1 (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Cover FX Pink Dahlia (Right) (PiP, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Hourglass Euphoric Fusion (P, $38.00) is warmer (90% similar). Milani Berry Rays #1 (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cool (Winter 2016) Highlighter (LE, $60.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Porcelain Pink (LE, $34.00) is lighter (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Antigua (P, $38.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Clinique Pink Honey Pop (P, $21.00) is less shimmery (85% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Capri (P, $58.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Ciate Moondust (P, $32.00) is lighter (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Bicoastal (Top) (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). bareMinerals The Big Break (LE, $22.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Baked Blusher formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” and have a “natural soft effect” with a “hint of shimmer.” Sadly, this shade was also not nearly as pigmented as described, which was consistent across all shades I tried from the range–they are sheer, lightly buildable, so they are better for someone who prefers that level of coverage. The texture of this particular shade was soft, smooth, and blendable on the skin, while the shimmer diffused nicely into a soft glow that didn’t make my pores look any worse for the wear. On me, I started to see signs of fading after six hours of wear, which was also typical wear across this formula, so a good primer or base might help enhance the longevity of this formula.

Make Love Instead

PPermanent. $5.00.
C
C
7
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
5
Application
74%
Total
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Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher
Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher

Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher
Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher

Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher
Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher

Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher
Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher

Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher
Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher

Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher
Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead Baked Blusher

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • Anastasia Pink Champagne Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Blushing Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Blazing Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Rich Velvet Eyeshadow
On lips:
  • Too Faced Sellout Melted Matte Liquified Lipstick
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I think this would be nice for very pale skin, but I wish brands would stop calling just about every blush “highly pigmented” when they aren’t! How about something like a “soft veil of color” or something like that?

It looks more like a *light*, airy, highlighter, not a blush. Probably lovely on very fair or pale skin. Definitely wouldn’t do squat for me, though.

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