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ColourPop x High School Playoffs Blush Review & Swatches

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Playoffs

ColourPop Playoffs Pressed Powder Blush ($12.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a medium coral with warmer, more orange-leaning undertones paired with a matte finish. I have found that a lot of ColourPop’s blushes look a lot better on my cheeks than on my arms, and I’m guessing that’s because my arm-skin is drier.

  • Semi-sheer to medium, buildable coverage
  • Lightweight, thin, finely-milled and moderately powdery
  • Blendable, picked up readily with a brush, a touch dry on drier skin
  • Long-wearing (eight hours is typical for this formula)

FURTHER READING:
Formula Overview
for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

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Formula Overview

$12.00/0.13 oz. – $92.31 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to go on “smoothly” and have a “natural and healthy flush” that has “long wear” and “can be layered to your desired intensity.” It is a lightly to moderately powdery powder blush with semi-sheer to semi-opaque, buildable color payoff. The consistency has a drier, thinner feel and though it feels silky to the touch, I found it the type of powder blush can be tricky to blend out evenly on the skin, depending on one’s skin type or base preferences. The drier the skin/base, the better the formula would blend, but any natural oils or slip caused the blush to go on unevenly and was difficult to blend out. The wear was between seven and eight hours on me on average.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Blush swatches.

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