Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight Review & Swatches

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Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight

Lynx

Melt Cosmetics Lynx Blushlight ($22.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy brown with warm undertones and a golden shimmer throughout that gave it a luminous finish. The blush had a soft, smooth texture that was a smidgen powdery in the pan, but it was easy to apply and blended out nicely on my skin. The finish appeared a bit more frosted when initially swatched, but it blended out to a more luminous one on my cheeks–glowing but not at all into metallic territory. The pigmentation was the “downside,” as the product had opaque color coverage in a single layer, when it was supposed to buildable, so depending on your preference for pigmentation levels, that may or may not be a deal-breaker. On me, the blush stayed on well for eight hours before showing signs of fading.

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

Formula Overview

$22.00/0.13 oz. - $169.23 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be buildable and can be worn alone or layered with other blushes. I'd consider it a more pigmented blush formula; a few shades are soft and yielding enough to be used with a lighter hand or less-dense brush for sheerer, more buildable application, but most shades were semi-opaque to opaque in one layer. The texture ranged from smooth, lightly creamy to soft and slightly powdery (though finely-milled and silky to the touch!). They blended out fairly well, though a few shades could have been more blendable, and most shades lasted between seven and eight hours on me.

Browse all of our Melt Cosmetics Blushlight swatches.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Triethylhexanoin, Zinc Stearate, Nylon 12, Bismuth Oxychloride, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Carbonate, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain (+/-): Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891).

Lynx

PPermanent. $22.00.
B+
B+
9.5
Product
7
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total
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Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics
$22.00/0.13 oz.

73%

Average

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Reviewer

Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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Lynx is perfectly bronzey-peachy goodness for summer! I have MAC Cheek Pollen, but I like the looks of Lynx far better as it’s not so flat looking. That said, I’ll just use up my Cheek Pollen adding some MAC x Taraji Highlight The Truth, and I’ll be set.

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