Milani Baked Powder Blush-03 Berry Amore review & swatches

I have 3 of Milani Baked blushes.I was in love with them at first sight.Milani claims that these blushes are baked on italian tiles.They look really pretty with shimmer on them.

ABOUT:A luxurious powder blush that features a mélange infusion of colors baked on Italian terracotta tiles. Easy to use, sensorial in texture, the nuances of color become extraordinarily luminous. Silky smooth application leaves your face looking healthy and radiant all day.

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PRICE:$7.99 for  0.12 ounces / 3.5 grams

HOW TO USE:Glide brush through color and lightly tap off excess powder. Lightly apply to cheeks, forehead, chin and/or nose and blend well for a soft glow.

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INGREDIENTS:Talc, Glyceryl Ethylhexanoate/Stearate/Adipate, Nylon-12, Lauroyl Lysine, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Myristate, Polyacrylamide, Sorbitan Stearate, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Silica, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Laureth-7, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben. +/-May Contain: Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 7 (CI 15850), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140).

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PACKAGING:The blush is housed in a golden round compact that has two segments.One has the blush itself and below the blush,there is one compartment for the mirror and blush brush.It is very similar to L’oreal true match blushes.

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SHADE:The shade can be described as pinky berry mauve with gold shimmer.The shimmer is subtle and noticeable on skin but it goes away after few hours of wear leaving behind the shade and sheen.

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THE FORMULA:The texture of the blush is sift but not overly soft.It blends easily on skin and the shimmer present is not irritating.It doesn clog pores.

swatch

swatch

The color payoff is great. The blush is buildable.The shade is such that it will suit all skin tones.

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Staying power is around 5-6 hours in normal climate.However,i feel that the rising temperature in Delhi does decrease the staying power to around 4 hours.

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PROS:

  • Decent packaging.
  • comes with a mirror.
  • great  quality.
  • the shade will suit all skin tones.
  • doesn’t clog pores.
  • decently pigmented.
  • decent staying power .
  • blends easily.

 

CONS:

  • the blush is prone to breakage as the packaging opens on its own.
  • the blush that comes along is of no use.
  • not available in India.
  • the shimmer present fades away after some time.

 

RATING: 3.5/5

RECOMMENDATION: It is a great shade and dusky beauty will like it even more.If you can get hands over this,then do get it.