MAC Friends Don’t Lie Powder Blush ($24.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a medium pink with delicate, heat undertones and a matte end. It had a firmer, stiffer texture that might have been extra blendable and simpler to work with.
for particulars on common efficiency and traits (like scent).
- ColourPop Noodle (P, $12.00) is cooler (90% comparable).
- ColourPop Shortcake (P, $12.00) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).
- Lethal Cosmetics Bloom (P, $14.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).
- ColourPop At Frost Sight (LE, $12.00) is extra shimmery, cooler (90% comparable).
- ColourPop Above & Beyond (LE, $12.00) is darker, cooler (90% comparable).
- ColourPop My Type (LE, $12.00) is cooler (90% comparable).
- MAC Bubbles, Please (P, $29.00) is lighter, cooler (85% comparable).
- Anastasia Babe (PiP, ) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% comparable).
- ColourPop From the Moon (LE, $12.00) is darker (85% comparable).
- Urban Decay X-Rated (DC, $26.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% comparable).
$24.00/0.21 oz. – $114.29 Per Ounce
Per the model, the formulation is meant to “present incredible color with ease and consistency” that “applies evenly, adheres evenly to pores and skin.” There are 5 distinct finishes inside the vary: Frost (“iridescent, evenly shimmering coloration”), Matte (“flat, matte end… builds properly”), Satin (“provides delicate highlights to the pores and skin”), Sheertone (“sheer-on micro-refined powder … that goes on faint”), and Sheertone Shimmer (“simply sufficient shimmer to make mild dance in your cheeks”). Their everlasting blushes can be found in compact kind in addition to pan-only (the latter will probably be cheaper).
The next overview has been up to date to replicate probably the most present iteration of the model’s everlasting vary (whether or not or not there’s been any official change) as I repurchased nearly all of the everlasting shades as of June 2018. I make some extent to say that as a result of I felt that the textures of a number of shades, significantly the frost end shades, was noticeably completely different; they had been a lot smoother and had extra slip however had been much less shimmery/frosted (on common) and gave the impression to be a bit weaker in pigmentation (however nonetheless buildable). A few of the mattes felt like I’ve encountered previously (slightly drier, pigmented, and pretty blendable), whereas some felt extra velvety and finely-milled.
MAC has a strong blush vary however some shades are tougher than others to mix out or diffuse, and because it does for many formulation (from any model), it actually comes all the way down to some shades falling shy of expectations. The matte end had an inclination to darken on my pores and skin inside 5 minutes of utility; for many shades, I might advocate making use of over a powdered face and/or avoiding making use of on still-drying complexion merchandise to make mixing the simplest. The matte shades gave the impression to be semi-opaque to opaque, buildable, and long-wearing (about eight hours).
Just a few of the shades within the everlasting vary gave the impression to be significantly frosted/metallic on the pores and skin; most shades that had shimmer appeared extra softly luminous or pearlescent on the pores and skin to the purpose the place there was little sheen/reflection captured by my digital camera (I did a double take for just a few and re-did swatches solely to seek out the identical end captured but once more!). The Sheertone Shimmer carried out most constantly with this: very delicate sheen, extra “my pores and skin however higher” with having a barely extra noticeable sheen than matte. There have been just a few shades that had a robust sheen on the pores and skin (like Peachykeen), although. The Frost end simply appeared to have stronger, bigger shimmer in it, however the impact on the pores and skin ranged being delicate to average. The identical was true with Satin–some had been extra satin-like and a few appeared extra like a Frost (like Fashionable Mandarin).
Most shades had been blendable, whereas pigmentation assorted from sheer to opaque relying on the shade, however most had respectable, builable protection. The textures had been firmer than the common powder blush of present instances, however they do not have extra product kicked up within the pan in any respect. The damage ranged between seven and 9 hours with deeper, intense mattes (like Fever or Movie Noir) lasted longer.
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