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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Milani Baked Blushes

Who's been hoarding any and every blush in sight as of late ??? That would be ME! When I first got into make-up I was all about shadow but as of late I'm more interested in Blush and lipsticks.  Some days I don't have time to fuss with shadow but along with foundation, blush is an everyday must for me.  When fellow blogger Rai (she also raved about these blushes)  tweeted about Milani Baked Blushes I knew I had to have them.  My local Walgreens was the ONLY place I could find them & some shades were sold out.





What Milani says about the Baked Blushes 
[in the $7 - $8 range depending on seller]
A luxurious powder blush that features a mélange infusion of colors baked on Italian terracotta tiles. Easy to use, sensorial in texture, the nuances of color become extraordinarily luminous. Silky smooth application leaves your face looking healthy and radiant all day.

P R O S
-- Pigmentation
-- Price
-- Blend out Beautifully
-- Give skin a glow
-- 9 shades in a variety of colors to choose from
-- Smooth
C O N S
-- Packaging
-- Shimmer/ Frostiness
-- Availability

 [LEFT - RIGHT] Rose D'oro, Corallina, Fantastico Mauve

[LEFT - RIGHT] Bellissimo Bronze, Dolce Pink, Berry Amore

I really really really LOVE the pigmentation on these blushes.  By far the best budget friendly drugstore blushes I've encountered.  They are compared to the MAC Mineralized Blushes which I have a bunch of but never reach for.  I might have to do a future post on actually comparing them.  They all have shimmer BUT when blended on the cheek they DO NOT look like a glitter bomb exploded. I'm only annoyed by the packaging.  I'm not one to care about packaging being pretty BUT when I took the plastic seal off the clear part of my Corallina blush was broken. 

Bellissimo Bronze -- medium Bronze base w/ warm gold shimmer & darker bronze veins


Dolce Pink -- Shimmery cool toned Pink

Berry Amore -- Swirls of shimmery Berry Pink & Golden Bronze intertwined

Fantastico Mauve -- Plum base w/ pink, shimmery bronze & white veins

Rose D'oro -- Rose base w/ shimmery bronze gold veins

Corallina -- warm Coral w/ shimmery white veins


S W AT C H E S  
(heavily swatched to show true color)
TOP [ LEFT - RIGHT] -- Berry Amore, Bellissimo Bronze, Corallina
BOTTOM [LEFT- RIGHT] -- Rose D'oro,  Dolce Pink, Fantastico Mauve

TOP [ LEFT - RIGHT] -- Berry Amore, Bellissimo Bronze, Corallina
BOTTOM [LEFT- RIGHT] -- Rose D'oro,  Dolce Pink, Fantastico Mauve
My Favorites : Dolce Pink & Bellissimo Bronze

I'm missing 3 shades Red Vino(too much for my skintone) , Luminoso (idk why i skipped it), and Terra Sole (only sold online), but i might pick them up at a later time. These blushes are a def. must have for all ladies, on a budget or not.  

What shades do you own or are on your wishlist???

x O x O
B E V E R L Y

18 loving:

PrincessJasmine said...

i have two of these and i want them all. i feel in love with them at first swatch!

Kristen said...

If anything I need Coralina! They're all gorgeous though, very pigmented

Rai said...

YAY! I want Terra Sole and I need to order it. Next time I'll get a bronze too.

Dhalia Rodriguez Edwards said...

I agree with Kristne ...that Corallina looks so pretty.

Dhalia

LJ said...

which shades did you get? i have 6 too, i just recently found corallina. i'm exactly the same too! i used to be all about eyeshadow before but now i'm a total blush whore and i looove lip products. ;) thanks for following my blog love!

femputer said...

These look fantastic! I keep an eye out for them in stores, but have yet to see them. May have to order online.

Sofia said...

i got two of these but thatnks to you i might have to go pick up more :D

GREAT REVIEW GIRL!!!

Emily♥ 에밀리 ♥エミリー said...

I'm the same way! I only do shadow when I'm playing, but for every day or going out, I have to have my blush! I'm especially a sucker for pink-coral, berry, and bright pink shades. I'm loving the looks of Corallina and Dolce Pink!<3

Thanks for sharing! :)

Janine aka J-Ezzy @ *La Dolce Vita* said...

Oh my gosh! Thanks to you I will be buying more than one shade. Great great post, can't wait to see them on you :)

StealMyHeartLove said...

They all look so pretty!

LA_BELLEZA23 said...

GREAT PIGMENTATION WILL HAVE TO LOOK FOR THEM.

Beverly said...

@ PrincessJasmine It was love as soon as I buffed it on my cheek! I want the other 2 =]

@ Kristen Corallina is so GORGEOUS!!! You'll love it but knowing you I doubt you'll just get one LOL!

@Rai The bronzer are on my list to try!

@Dhalia Corallina is AMAZING when its on. A must have for spring

@LJ I got all the shades except luminoso & red vino

@Femputer try Cherry Culture, or Drugstore.com

@Sophia They are love! I started off with 3 & needed more!

@Emily DOlce Pink is amazing! I used it in one of my recent FOTD's. Its so pretty & glowy on the skin.

@Janine They are great for the price especially. One shade isnt enough!

@StealMyHeartLove Dollface ur going to love them! U need some as well!

@La Belleza Do look for them!

Hell Notes for Beauty™ said...

Oh man these are a must! Love the pigmentation. Ughh I'm such a drugstore makeup freak.... and not tomention I loveee blushes. Can't wait to grab some of these. Thanks for the swatches too.

Priscilla said...

Hey Beverly! I saw these the other day at Walgreens and I did see Rai's review on them, but I wasnt too sure cuz i have some of the Hard Candy Baked blushes and they suck so I wasnt sure if these were better...but ur swatches are freaking awesome...maybe ill pick up one and see how it works for me! =) Great reveiw =)

Ev said...

i agree these are awesome! i bought the Mauve one and Berry amore ... but now i want to get the bronzey one .. great pics and swatches!

froggistyle73 said...

These are great! I have Coraline and Fantastico Mauve and they are amazing. I can't wait to pick up some of the other colors

Persa said...

Any swatches? :)

blixer said...

Your photos and swatches are the best. Now thanks to you I know which ones are more likely to suit me. Thank you so much

 

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