Try Out Tuesday – @bareMinerals Bounce & Blur Blush

March 3, 2020

It isn’t often that I get blush samples and even less often that the sample is deluxe sized so that I can get sufficient enough use out of in order to review it! Thankfully, that was the case with this @bareminerals Bounce & Blur Blush in the shade Mauve Sunrise ($29 for .19 ounces – and that’s what I’ve been testing for the last several days!

What it claims:

🔘 A fingertip-friendly bouncy powder blush in shades that build and blend effortlessly for a beautifully blurred, naturally healthy-looking flush

🔘 This weightless cream-powder blush blends like a dream-no brush needed

🔘 The good-for-skin formula blurs the look of pores and imperfections, for a diffused look with no harsh lines, caking or uneven color

🔘 Each shade is inspired by the gorgeous tones of the sunrise and sunset

🔘 Color Smart Pearls reflect and refract light for radiant, never-flat color that’s wearable on all skin tones

My experience:

👍🏻 The shade is gorgeous. While it looks very shiny in the swatch, it provides just the right amount of glow once actually applied to the cheeks.

👍🏻 It is quite pigmented. Lately, I have been using blushes that require more building up (which is totally fine with me because I normally don’t want a bold flush), but it is nice that with just a dab into the pan, I can apply the exact amount of color I desire and it blends out easily.

👍🏻 It says it can be applied with your fingers, but I haven’t tried that method yet. Each time I’ve used it, I’ve used a blush brush and it works perfectly.

👍🏻 It lasts all day.

My verdict?

Taking into account the shade, ease of application and lasting power, I can say with certainty that this is a very high quality product! However, I do have other blushes that are less expensive that perform similarly, so while I’ll enjoy using this up, I don’t foresee myself purchasing the full size.

FYI, I receive a small commission when you shop via the link listed above. There is no additional cost to you.

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