Lakme Absolute Baked Blush Day Sheer: Review, Swatches

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Lakme Absolute Baked Blush in Day Sheer: Review, Swatches

Hi All,

When the Lakme Absolute collection was released, I promised myself that I wouldn’t pick up a blush at all. Especially since I usually go in for non-shimmer blushes for daily wear. But the minute I saw this over the weekend, I fell..Hook, Line and Sinker!…I saw this gorgeous baby and didn’t stand a chance.

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Lakme Asbolute Cheek Chromatic Baked Blush:

  • Luxurious powder blush, baked on Italian terra cotta tiles enriched with Jojoba oil and anti-oxidant Vitamin E, for an extraordinary luminosity
  • Fragrance free.
  • Can be applied dry for a natural/sheer effect or Wet for a long lasting dramatic effect.

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  • Price:INR 550.You can buy it from here
  • Quantity:4g

My take on the Lakme Absolute Baked Blush in Day Sheer:

  • Packaging: The packaging is a circular shaped one with a see through dome flip top lid. The blush itself, like mostbaked blushes is dome shaped and this comes without a mirror or a brush. I am not quite convinced that it’s travel friendly simply because I feel like the plastic lid may crack and shatter if any heavy weight falls on it.

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  • Color: The color is a fabulous peachy pink with teeny peach and gold shimmers. Of all the 3 blushes I swatched from this range, this was the one with the least shimmer in it which was why this was my final choice.

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  • Texture: Like most baked blushes, this does feel a bit hard to the touch but once you pass your finger above it you will realize that this not so. The blush is soft albeit not silky or creamy. The shimmers are also very minute and not at all abrasive or chunky like one would expect.

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  • Pigmentation: This is an extremely well pigmented blush. Just a single swipe is sufficient for one side of my face and this is really impressive since I hadn’t expected so much out of Lakme. 🙂

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  • Staying Power: This blush stays for about 4-5hours on my cheeks. The shimmer surprisingly also remains for quite some time.

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  • Application: I use a normal round blush brush and just dab the top in the pan and then sweep the brush from my temples to the slant of my cheeks. I don’t use this on the apples of my cheeks because then the shimmer would only accentuate my round face which is what I strive to disguise :). This makes my face look a bit flushed and rosey which is great for a subtle and warm look. If you want to build this shade you may do so but do be careful while blending or else you may look like a disco ball at its best 🙂


Lakme Absolute Bush Day Sheer + lakme blusher

I have yet to use it with a wet brush though. The effect with the dry blush is sufficient to give me the color I love.

Pros of Lakme Absolute Baked Blush in Day Sheer:-


  • The shade is absolutely gorgeous and perfect for all ages.
  • Fragrance Free
  • Staying power is respectably good
  • Hardly any fallout.
  • Beautiful packaging
  • Amazing pigmentation.
  • The shimmers are so tiny and subtle.
  • Can be used dry and wet.

Lakme Absolute Bush Day Sheer + color blush

Cons of Lakme Absolute Baked Blush in Day Sheer:-

  • Even though its Lakme’s new hyped range, I still find this too pricey for a Lakme blush.. That too one which doesn’t come with a mirror or a touch up brush.
  • I’m not sure how the packaging would survive alotta travel.


Ratings:

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

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88 COMMENTS

  1. I was wondering how Z did not pick up any blush from Absolute Range. I was actually waiting for your review Zee…… 😀 😀
    I really want to try their lip glosses.

  2. Hey esh! Hws ur weekend goin on ? I was actually late t chk this collection otherwise minute sure I’d hv picked this much earlier 🙂 🙂

    U plannin t pick anyone f them?

  3. zee maharani, aap dhanya ho… U pikd the fab.. Bt i wanted to see hw it looks on ur cheeks… :inlove:
    No more shopping for me, i am trying to resist :goaway:

    • hey Vish!!!i liked the others too but they were too shimmery for my tastes re…thts y in dint pick them up..if i were more of a party gal then i wud have pakka picked them all… 🙂

      me too tryin t resist…i went to a mall tday which has everythng including B&D, lush n all but i dint pick even 1 product 🙂 🙂 m proud of myself 🙂

  4. arre blush queen!! nice post!! :-))
    long time!hi everyone!! hi ana!!
    zara.. ab to u have to ..have to suggest some blushes for meeee.. my case is so impossible.. everytime ill chk them out.. think they re too over the top.. when those SAs zabardasty apply excessive amounts on my cheeks.. n i chuck the whole plan of buying them 🙁 :-(( :-(( :-(( :-((

    ps- my end semesters are goin on.. sorry for the absence.. but i swear i read most of the posts :-* :-* :-))

  5. i am so much in love with blushes, but never use any, plz don’t get shocked when i say i don’t even have one.. i want a one which is worst pigmented. i mean being so scared of using them i can’t afford to go over board at any cost.. can anyone suggest me some brown blush with a pink tint.. which should be so badly pigmented that hardly visible.. is it possible to find sucha blush????????? helppppppp!!!!! :wallbash:

    • haha! naaa…m not shocked..there r alot of us who r scared of using blush..in my case my fear is of eyeshadows…so i completely understand…pata hai, the deal i not about using a badly pigmented blush..but its more about using a tiny bit at a time…alot of us start out only by practically grindingthe brush into the ot n using…so its obvious that its gona luk overdone…the key is to use thoda thoda…onceur comfy ul kno how to use each blush 🙂

  6. good rating…………………. nice shade………… :laugh: ………………… i hoped u must buy…………………….. he zara……………. i watched yesterday your wedding picks on fb yesterday……………………. you looking so beautiful.. :-))

  7. I have this one and Im loving it.. :dance-leftright: but yes.. it is expensive for a lakme blush and that too without a brush and a mirror! too much i say!! :bangbang:

  8. hieeeee Zara and ana :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-*

    Zara sorry to say 🙁 but i was also expecting a review of the blush from this range :kissing: :kissing: :kissing: :kissing: :kissing:

    and tell you this is certainly prettiestttttt shade i saw and am gonna try this for sure …. loveddd the shimmer in it for this season :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-*

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