85% would repurchase
on 2/15/2017 6:04:00 PM
More reviews by violetmist
I so prefer cream blushes and I was thrilled with the cream-to-powder formula of Chanel - but the colour choices were limiting for me (fair/neutral). This one fits the bill perfectly. It is a fantastic neutral (read: contains both warm and cool tones) which to me looks like a mauvey rose. Gives a very natural "out in the fresh air" flush. Best applied with a brush so it's even and it lasts longer than any blush, cream or powder, that I have ever used. It is buildable to look more intense but never clownish. The package is a simple round snap close container with a mirror.
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on 6/29/2016 3:00:00 PM
More reviews by Paganwagon15
Ok, so in the late 80's early 90's, I wore an Estee Lauder lipstick called Gold Dipped Pink. Awesome color! But, eventually Estee Lauder discontinued it.Flash forward to now.I came across 3CCS, and read everything on the site. Plugged the color in and it came up that they had made it before!!! I was so happy!!!! I even didn't cringe at the price. 75.00 dollars!!!So I bought the 2 pack and guess what? IT IS NOTHING LIKE THE COLOR THEY SAID IT WOULD BE!!!!!Not only that, the color isn't even pink!! It's a light coral! And to make matters worse, the lipsticks smell rancid!!! And tasted awful!I learned from my mistake!DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY!Oh, and once you place your order you can't cancel it. So just don't order at all.This company gets no stars, but I wasn't allowed to do that.
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on 3/3/2015 9:13:00 PM
More reviews by SuziH
I've actually had this lip and cheek stain for awhile and really enjoy it, so I'm not sure why I'm just now getting around to reviewing it! Anyway, Caramel Rose is a beautiful and very natural looking flush of color for me, both on my cheeks and on my lips. I'm very pale but with warm undertones and auburn hair, so pink products like BeneTint look scary and freakish on me. Not Caramel Rose, it just gives me that healthy appearance like I just stepped in from a brisk walk from the cold winter forest trail. I know the usual makeup application process is to use creams before powders, but I get excellent results from applying this over my face powder as a final step. The weartime is fabulous for my dry skin on my cheeks, but oilier complexions may have a bit less. The only reason I gave this a 4 instead of a 5 is that it doesn't truly last on the lips like a "stain" as it is described. It's more like the weartime of a moist yet matte lipstick, and it feels fairly dry. I get the best lip results if I begin with very smooth lips, a pre-treatment of a tiny bit of Aquaphor ointment rubbed in until absorbed, and then I apply the Caramel Rose to my lips. Afterwards, either immediately or within the first hour or so, I do like to apply a layer of lip balm for comfort (usually Nivea). This is definitely a MLBB shade for me, but I do have surprisingly pigmented lips for as pale as my skin is.Although I can't really say if Caramel Rose would be well-suited for someone with a cool-toned complexion, I definitely think this shade will look gorgeous in a healthy and natural way on anyone with a warm complexion whether they're pale like me or darker up to a level 4 complexion.
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on 11/25/2014 2:43:00 PM
A cool brownish pink but not in the Bobbi Brown territory brown which all incline to be muddy. This is rosier and much more natural on my very pigmented lips. I have been using this for years as an all over lip colour with a balm over it. So incredibly natural but brightens me up. This company is awesome and they deserve more of the spotlight.
on 4/27/2014 8:39:00 AM
More reviews by alina08
This is a gorgeous shade of pinkish red. Unfortunately, this product is next to useless for me because of its texture. It is soooo drying I cannot put it on my lips. It also dos not blend that well, compared to other cream blushes. The metal pan arrived at my house separated from the plastic case but I cannot affix it to the bottom again because it just does not want to stay. This is too expensive for the hassle.
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