NYX Amber & Pink the Town HD Blushes Review, Photos, Swatches

NYX Amber HD Blush
NYX Amber HD Blush

NYX Amber HD Blush ($6.50 for 0.16 oz.) is a muted, medium rosy pink with warm undertones and a satin finish. The finish has a soft sheen to it that gives the a skin a nice glow without emphasizing pores or appearing overly shimmery. It had a soft, silky consistency that kicked up excess product in the pan, but it didn’t look powdery applied to the skin. The blush had mostly opaque coverage that was easily blended down or built to true-to-pan intensity in two layers. On me, it lasted seven and a half hours before fading. Chanel Innocence (160) (P, $45.00) is cooler. Hourglass Radiant Magenta (P, $35.00) is brighter. MAC Cheeky Bugger (LE, $21.00) is lighter. NARS Love (LE, $30.00) is cooler. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

NYX Pink the Town HD Blush ($6.50 for 0.16 oz.) is a muted, medium rosy pink with warm undertones and a satin finish. It’s a light-medium, peachy-coral with warm undertones and just a hint of pink. It had a softly luminous finish, so it gave the skin a nice glow without emphasizing the skin’s natural texture. It was somewhat powdery to work with, though I didn’t notice it looking powdery or dry on the skin, but be careful of excess powder accumulating in the pan. The blush blended easily, and it wore for seven hours on me. MAC Immortal Flower (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery, lighter. Surratt Beauty Parfait (P, $32.00) is darker. Illamasqua Flirtatious (LE, $26.00) is glossier. Hourglass Diffused Heat (P, $35.00) is cooler. Tarte Darling (LE, $26.00) is darker. Make Up For Ever #225 HD Blush (P, $26.00) is warmer. Make Up For Ever #215 HD Blush (P, $26.00) is glossier. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Formula Summary: NYX’s newest blush formula is supposed to be a “high definition, lightweight blush that blends evenly” that is “vibrant and silky.” The texture tended to be on the more powdery side, but it sits well and doesn’t look powdery applied. Many shades have a more luminous finish to them where the shimmer is fine enough to create a glow, rather than a frosted finish (though a couple are quite shimmery). The formula blends fairly easily on the skin and has medium, buildable coverage with some being very pigmented right off the bat. The wear time is between seven and eight hours.

Amber

PPermanent. $6.50.
B
B
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
84%
Total

Pink the Town

PPermanent. $6.50.
B
B
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
83%
Total
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NYX Amber HD Blush
NYX Amber HD Blush

NYX Amber HD Blush
NYX Amber HD Blush

NYX Amber HD Blush
NYX Amber HD Blush

NYX Amber HD Blush
NYX Amber HD Blush

NYX Amber HD Blush
NYX Amber HD Blush

NYX Amber HD Blush
NYX Amber HD Blush

NYX Pink the Town HD Blush
NYX Pink the Town HD Blush

NYX Pink the Town HD Blush
NYX Pink the Town HD Blush

NYX Pink the Town HD Blush
NYX Pink the Town HD Blush

NYX Pink the Town HD Blush
NYX Pink the Town HD Blush

NYX Pink the Town HD Blush
NYX Pink the Town HD Blush

NYX Pink the Town HD Blush
NYX Pink the Town HD Blush

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Guerlain Parure Gold Foundation
  • Urban Decay Naked Loose Setting Powder
On lips:
  • Urban Decay Sheer Slowburn
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Very pretty colours for the price – and a really good rating too. Hopefully they will bring out some peachy colours. Love those blushes on you Christine – they really suit you.

These look a little too pale for me but I really like these colors. Looks like some pretty shades for lighter complexions

These look sweet for the price! Both look lovely and softly glowy on you, Christine. I’d be inclined to buy Amber for myself. I sure will miss my Nyx Pinched when it runs out, though.

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