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Makeup Atelier HD Blush Review

16th September 2013 in Uncategorised - 14 Comments - 3 min read

Makeup Atelier HD Blush Review

16th September 2013 in Uncategorised - 14 Comments - 3 min read >/div>

Hey Beauties!

Cheeks to me were one of the hardest things to get to grips with, trying not to make it look like clown cheeks and trying to not blend it into oblivion. Since then i had an obsession with cheek colour and was recently sent this gorgeous product from Makeup Atelier. There have been a lot of this type of product been going around lately be it from Makeup Forever, ELF Cosmetics etc but i find that Makeup Atelier does it best.

Colour and Pigmentation

There is no doubt about it this blush is extremely pigmented and when i say pigmented i mean you need the tiniest pea sized amount of product to get the benefits of this “Liquid” blush. I like the colour of this blush because its so bright it can be used on a number of different skin tones ive used this on clients which have been really porcelain to people who have a deep skin skin tone the key is just to blend and use the right brushes. This shade is called “Brown Orange” but to me its not actually orange at all its more like a sort of deep tea rose colour

Makeup Atelier HD Blush Swatches

Wear Time

The wear time on this blush is really long a it is so pigmented it also has staining properties which i really like. A lot of the time cheek colour tend to fade and rub off throughout the day but if i want to make sure cheek colour lasts on someone i will use this because once you apply it, its not coming off unless you use a good remover it would be perfect for really hot humid areas because you know it wont come off. You could easily get around 8+ hours wear out of this

Packaging

The packaging on this product is quite similar to every other product like this which is a small clear pump bottle. I do think that the packaging makes it somewhat harder to dispense the product as you have to be really gentle to get the smallest amount of product out of the bottle otherwise you will waste a lot

Makeup Atelier HD Blush
Price and Where to Buy

You can buy the HD Blush from the Makeup Atelier website at makeupatelierparis.co.uk or from Love-Makeup.com for £14 compaired to Makeup Forever HD Blush you are getting more product for your money as the Makeup Forever HD Blush is £22.50

Application Tips
Using a Stippling brush will help to control the amount of product you apply i find this is the best way to apply this product as you get much more control . This blush can also be used with an airbrush by thinning it down and putting it through an airbrush
Makeup Brushes
Top- Crown Brush C404
Bottom- Crown Brush C436
The Good and The Bad
The Good?-Being so pigmented it will last for ages 
The Bad?- Big chances of Clown Cheeks!

What do you think of Liquid Blushes?


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