Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight Review & Swatches

01/08

Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight
Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight

Sundown

Melt Cosmetics Sundown Blushlight ($22.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a medium, coppery bronze with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. The shimmer throughout was more finely-milled, so the more the powder was buffed and blended out over my skin, the more luminous (and less metallic) it appeared. The texture was soft, a little dusty in the pan, but it was blendable and easy to work with as I could use a lighter hand to get a sheerer application if desired. It wasn’t, however, buildable (as described) without consciously altering my technique; the pigmentation was opaque in a single layer and a little went a long way. The color stayed on well for eight hours on me before fading noticeably.

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.

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Ingredients

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

Sundown
9
Product
7
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
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Product Availability

Melt Cosmetics Sundown $22.00/0.13 OZ.
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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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I’m loving it for the “sunburnt” effect it gives, since I don’t lay out in the sun any more. This literally looks like a day at the beach!

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