Makeup Revolution’s Vivid Baked Blusher in ‘Loved Me the Best’: Review & Swatches

I’ve never been hugely into blush. Lipstick has always been my main focus. And since I fell in love with NARS Orgasm and Super Orgasm blushes more than 10 years ago, when I was just getting into makeup, I haven’t really felt a need to branch out much.

However, I’ve finally hit pan on my Super Orgasm! Shock! Horror! The rise of Makeup Revolution couldn’t have come at a better time. As perfect as NARS’s famous Orgasm blushers are, they are pricey, pricey, pricey.  So I got myself the Vivid Baked Blusher in Loved Me the Best. It’s a frosty red marbled with medium pink and a very pale pink.

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I like the packaging. It’s a sufficiently sturdy plastic case with a domed, transparent lid. The product itself is also domed, which I find aesthetically more interesting than if it were flat. I’m also pleased with the amount of product, which is optimised by the blush being baked into a convex shape. More proverbial bang for your buck.

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The texture is powdery and dry, but not so dry as to be difficult to blend. It does require a bit more effort and attention during blending, but nothing more than an extra swoosh or two with the brush.

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The swatch on the left was applied with my finger. The one on the right was applied with my blush brush. I was initially apprehensive about how this would translate on my skin. The product does look quite red in the pan, so I was slightly worried that I would look more like a naughty lady of the night that I fancy. Fortunately, this wasn’t the case.

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For those of you who like a more intense flush of colour on your cheeks, Loved Me the Best is definitely buildable.

To sum it all up: totes worth buying. Or whatever the kids are saying nowadays.


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