Black Radiance Artisan Color Baked Blush in Toasted Almond: Review, Swatches

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Black Radiance Artisan Color Baked Blush in Toasted Almond: Review, Swatches

Hi All,

 

This is one of the beauties I got during Diwali through a pal of mine…A 1000 thanks to him for getting this to me even though I had absolutely no hope that he would run around ladies stores for me…hehe…I keep telling him that had I known he’d actually buy them I’d have given him a long list to refer to! 😉

 

Baked Artisan Blush in Toasted Almond review +  black radiance cosmetics

About Black Radiance Baked Blush in Toasted Almond:

Contains a silky-smooth, highly pigmented formula that blends easily and evenly for natural glow. Not tested on animals.

 

  • Price:$ 4.99
  • Quantity:3g


Baked Artisan Blush in Toasted Almond review + black radiance

My take on the Black Radiance Baked Blush in Toasted Almond:

 

  • Packaging:This comes in a round pan which is super sturdy with a see through lid which is equally strong. As visible the actually shade pan is surrounded by a slight depression in the pan which helps catch any fallout. So no need to worry about wastage. 🙂 This doesn’t come with a brush or a mirror..


Baked Artisan Blush in Toasted Almond review + black adiance bush

 

  • Color: This color is a deep ginger red color without any shimmer or sparkle. One thing I did notice was that on me, this shade looks like a deeper rust color. Kinda like the red color from a Kerala Banana…Incase any of you have seen or eaten it, ul know what I mean..Its an intense rusty red.

 

However, on dusky skinned girls, this looks more natural and more red. Both I and a friend wore this blush for an outing and it looked so different on both of us. So I guess, the visible color would differ as per skin tone.


Baked Artisan Blush in Toasted Almond review + blush shade

 

  • Texture & Pigmentation:Like most baked blushes, this does feel a bit hard to the touch but once you pass your finger above it you will realise that this not so. The blush is quite velvety in texture and highly pigmented. It does feel extremely light as well and is sorta feather light when applied.

 


Baked Artisan Blush in Toasted Almond review + color blush

  • Staying Power: This blush stays for about 7-8 hours on my cheeks. Impressive right?

 


Baked Artisan Blush in Toasted Almond review + color make up

 

  • Application: This color is a bit tricky to use because of how pigmented it is. I have over done it more times that I can remember. I use a normal fluffy blush brush with a small head, dip the head in the pan lightly and then apply in circular motions from my hairline to the apples of my cheeks. But I stop right before the color reaches the apples because the shade is too intense and will make me look like Rudolf 😉

 


Baked Artisan Blush in Toasted Almond review + black radiance baked blush

Pros of Black Radiance Baked Blush in Toasted Almond:

  • The shade is very versatile and can even be used as an eyeshadow
  • Pigmentation is commendable
  • It stays on my cheeks forever!
  • Minimal fallout.
  • Super sturdy packaging despite this being a drugstore product.
  • Its a matte shade which makes it easier to wear to work as well.
  • Easy to blend and not at all chalky.


Baked Artisan Blush in Toasted Almond review + favorite blushes

Cons of Black Radiance Baked Blush in Toasted Almond:

  • Would have been nice if it housed a mirror and a touch up brush.
  • Wish these were available here…Its only available abroad and on a few foreign sites…

 

Ratings:-

  • Pigmentation: 5/5
  • Texture: 4.5/5
  • Packaging: 4/5
  • Staying Power: 5/5
  • Price vs. Quality: 5/5

 


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102 COMMENTS

  1. Zara …… i craveeeee for these brands yaar … :-(( :-(( :-(( :-(( :-(( plsssssssssssss mail me your frnds mail id :beauty: :beauty: :beauty: :beauty: :beauty: :beauty: :beauty:

    • hehe! naa Kej…its just a fear when u start off…believe me…once u get used to it, ul luv to experiment with new colors..all colors can be used lightly if u wish…so its a win-win sorta situation 🙂

    • hehe…it wud suit u very very Paro…sacchi! where were u these days? dekha hi nahi…

      to steal ul hav e t come to this side of the world…phoenix ke aagey hi nahi aa payegi 😉

        • hehe! lets see! main ghar ka pata dungi hi nahi! 😉

          hmm…m nottoo sure…but the closest shade I have to this is Deborah Milani’s Cacao….Altho thats a bit redder, its the closest i can think of…will check again once i reach home and tell u 🙂

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