Colourpop Super Shock Cheek in Birthday Suit Review + Price + Swatch
Here's a review on Colourpop Super Shock Cheek in Birthday Suit.
PRICE: $8 (Approximately P400.00+)
OTHER LOCATIONS: There are local resellers online; colourpop.com
Okay for starters, I disliked this product the first time I used it; I found it a bit weird and was totally going against the way I use blush and I do my makeup. But eventually, I've ended up liking it because I realized, the beauty of Colourpop's blush is it's made exactly for busy, on-the-go millennials: just pop, swirl, apply, and go. Heck! You can even use this while walking. Let me muse about my favorite Colourpop product to date in this post!
COLOURPOP SUPER SHOCK CHEEK IN BIRTHDAY SUIT IN DETAIL
A pigmented blush with a cream-to-powder finish.
It's a classic blush in a screw top packaging. The blush has a cute pattern on the surface; nice effort for a brand that's very affordable!
Birthday Suit is described as a neutral pink, but on me, it's a soft pastel pink. I originally wanted to get something darker, specifically Cruel Intentions or Get Leid, but chickened out with Colourpop's 'intense pigmentation' claim; didn't want to end up with a blush that's too pigmented for life so I settled for a light one. Turns out it is a bit too light so lesson learned.
But at least the product can be layered with ease.
Finish of Birthday Suit is matte.
Colourpop's blush has a weird texture: it's soft and gel- like; when you press a finger on it, an indentation is left. This is not bad though as it makes the product even easier to blend with fingers, best for those who dislike using brushes or want something that can be used even without a brush. Colourpop said that their blushes are best used with fingers and I find that to be true; if you want sheer coverage, use a flat top brush.
COLOURPOP SUPER SHOCK CHEEK IN BIRTHDAY SUIT IN ACTION
Birthday Suit, layered once on my cheeks
Aside from being convenient, this does not need any powder setting for it to last long; Colourpop's blush has a staining effect and on my combination oily-normal skin, it stays with minimal fading. This has got to be the most legit cream-to-powder blush I have ever owned.
TIP: Don't leave this product exposed to air for a long time. It's in a gel formula and will expire quickly if left in air for a long period.
I discovered a small con after a few uses of the blush; I've used the blush straight for a week and by the 7th day, I've noticed that I've already hit pan on it; quite surprising because I only used the product once a day and have never retouched it during wear. Turns out there isn't a lot of product in the pan and that's why it's $8 only. If you're on the frugal side, you're better off with a powder blush from a drugstore brand that's at the same price point, but will last you longer.
Overall, despite that con, I still love this product because of how convenient it is to use. I'm buying more!
COLOURPOP SUPER SHOCK CHEEK IN BIRTHDAY SUIT RATING
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