Review: Peach C Peach Cotton Blusher (Peony P Cheek)
I’ve had this blush for quite some time. It’s Peach C Peach Cotton Blusher in Peony P Cheek. I’m not a huge makeup person. I only have the essentials. And some eyeshadows. I just don’t like collecting makeup. I prefer skin care. If you haven’t noticed, most of my posts are on skin care with a little bit of makeup here and there. Maybe that’ll change soon in the future. We’ll see, lol. I just think it’s more important to take care of your skin first before wearing makeup. I don’t see the point of makeup if the skin underneath the makeup isn’t in good shape or healthy. But that’s just me. So let’s get into this makeup blush that I have. What are the benefits of this blush? It’s a cheek blusher for a lovely makeup finish. Adds color on the cheeks. It’s long-lasting and has a vivid gorgeous finish. High temperature factor. I guess that means the blush should stay on the skin throughout harsh temperatures with less smudging. That’s my take on it. Well! Here’s my experience with this blush. Finally! I hope everyone enjoys this review! 🙂
The color I chose was Peony P Cheek. It’s a soft peach color. I haven’t tried this brand or color before, so I just chose one that I could possibly like. The texture of the blush is soft, fine, and smooth, which I really like. I didn’t have any issues using the product, applying the blush to my skin. It seems to help tame my oily skin since it gives off a matte finish. I didn’t break out from it either. Yay! But there’s one thing I didn’t like about this product. The color is very subtle on the skin. It didn’t look like I have any color on my face. I thought it would be more pigmented just by touch the blush with my finger tips. The effect just wasn’t the same when I dust the blush onto my cheeks. The color payoff was just bad. So, I didn’t use this blush much often due to that fact. I like my blushes to give my face some color. Who doesn’t? Isn’t that the point of applying blush? lol. Overall, I like the texture, the color (just by looking at the compact), how it didn’t break me out, but the color was too light, subtle on my face. I need something more. And I’ve used less expensive blushes that gave me more color than this. I’m not impressed. Moving on…
Here’s the blush. It looks so pretty. 😍
Pros & Cons
- Cute blush compact
- Pretty subtle peachy color upon opening
- Helps with oily skin, matte finish
- Easy to use
- Fine powder
- Smooths over skin nicely
- Poor color payoff
- Not long-lasting
This blush is so cute, but it didn’t deliver in terms of color. It didn’t last on the skin either. I have other blushes from other brands that are cheaper than this and work pretty well (for how much it is). This brand is affordable compared to high end brands, but it just wasn’t worth it. I won’t purchase again. I feel like I just wasted my money.
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elf Aqua Beauty Blush & Bronzer
I have another blush palette! I’ve been using it (as you can see, lol). I chose this palette because it was on sale, haha. But also, I needed darker colors. I was there at the right time. ? The other one I have from elf is…
The colors in the second palette shown look very pretty, especially the color on the left. It’s a peachy shade that looks really natural on my cheeks. It’s subtle but gives my cheeks a pop of color. They’re nice, but I wanted something more bold. I love changing up my colors one day to the next. It makes things more exciting and fun.
I really like elf blushes and bronzers. They’re in a portable compact that’s easy to open and use. The colors compliment each other very well. They work. It’s pigmented enough and shows up on my skin. Works just the same or even better compared to more expensive blushes and bronzers. I would repurchase in the future. 🙂
Have you used elf blushes or bronzers? Did they work for you?
Review: elf Contouring Blush & Bronzing Powder
Here’s my review on elf Blush and Bronzing Powder. This makeup product came in a compact with a mirror. The one I purchased is called St Lucia. It’s a combo of a peachy hue (blush) and a chocolate brown color (bronzer). This duo can be used everday. It looks very natural and clean. I was shockingly surprised that I liked this elf product. From my past experience, elf cosmetics were meh. This time, I like it. The blush gives me a natural glow that isn’t overwhelming. The bronzer is awesome at contouring and giving the skin that sunkiss color. The only con I can think of is that it isn’t highly pigmented. That can be solved by using a primer beforehand. My BB cream acts great as a makeup primer, so the color does show up. But, it doesn’t make my face look too made up. So far, this blush and bronzer duo is working out for me. Plus, it’s not that expensive either. Good buy. I would check out other elf cosmetics because of this experience. ?
P.S. It is cruelty-free and vegan. ♥
Have you used elf Contouring Blush & Bronzing Powder in St Lucia? Or any other shades? What did you think about them? Share you thoughts!
Vegan Makeup elf Cosmetics
Just a few days ago, I had a hard time adjusting to wearing makeup after being free of makeup for months. I wanted to get used to it again. I’ve been playing with makeup. I’m starting to feel more comfortable wearing makeup again. So I went out and purchased new makeup products that I needed to replace. This is what I bought.
- elf Expert Liqud Eyeliner in Midnight
- elf Volume Plumping Mascara in Black
- elf Contouring Blush & Bronzing Powder in St. Lucia
The reason why I chose elf is because their makeup products are vegan and cruelty-free. Also, elf is a very inexpensive brand. The total for all of the makeup products listed was $9 plus tax. No joke. I do remember when elf used to sell their products for only $1. Those days are long gone. I didn’t want to shell out too much money on makeup. I’m more of a skin care fanatic than a makeup addict. My main focus is skin care. LOVVEEE!!
I haven’t purchased elf cosmetics in years. My past experience with elf cosmetics were not too great, but I decided to give it another chance. We will see how these products go. ? I really do hope they live up to my expectations. *fingers crossed*
Have you tried any of the makeup products listed above? Did they work for you? What are your thoughts on them? Share your experience!
Review: Milani Baked Blush Luminoso Bella Bellini
I introduced Milani makeup products over a week ago. Check it out right here. I’m going to begin reviewing the Milani makeup products. Let’s start off with the Milani Baked Blushes. I have the ones in Luminoso and Bella Bellini. What are these Baked Blushes anyways? Let’s find out!
Milani Baked Blush:
- Richly pigmented and highly buildable
- Beautiful matte and shimmery shades of baked blush
- Perfect cheeky pop of color for every skin tone
- Sunbaked on Italian terracotta tiles
- Warm finish adds radiance that is the essence of beauty
- Shape, contour, highlight your best features
Here they are together. Side-by-side. On the left, Luminoso. On the right, Bella Bellini.
There’s a mirror inside the compact too. Also, a brush. I never used the brushes provided in these compacts. I find most of them to be of poor quality. They are too harsh on my skin.
Swatches of Milani Baked Blushes:
I have Luminoso and Bella Bellini. Luminoso is a light pink shade. This one is very popular. The other one is called Bella Bellini. It is a coral-peach shade. I’ve heard good things about Milani Baked Blushes, so that’s why I purchased them. From my first impression, I thought they were good. They were super soft, pigmented, and easy to apply. They were better compared to other drugstore brands I’ve used in the past. Over time, my experience with these blushes changed. Mind you, I’ve been using Milani Baked Blushes for nearly a year! These blushes appear pigmented at first and are buildable, but the color fades easily and quickly. It doesn’t last on the skin. I’ve tried using a makeup primer beforehand too with the same results. The color vanishes in a few hours. Also, they’re not matte as they claim to be. They are shimmery with specs of glitter. More luminous with a sheen to them. As a blush, meh. It’s not the worst. Besides using Milani Baked Blushes as a blush alone, I love using them as a makeup highlighter. I sweep them over my eyelids, forehead, nose, and chin. This works out great, since the color fades. It leaves a subtle, pretty sparkle on the skin. If you’re looking for a drugstore blush that are decent and affordable, give them a try (Luminoso, Bella Bellini). Keep in mind that Milani makeup products are cruelty-free. It’s a nice way to move towards the cruelty-free lifestyle. ?
Have you used Milani Baked Blushes? In Luminoso or Bella Bellini? Other colors? What did you think about them? Share your experience!