This blush & Bronzer duo was a huge disappointment. It is very chalky, the brush is course and had lots of fallout. The color payoff is very sad unless you really dig in. The packaging is thin and sturdy. For $12+ dollars I'm shocked that people like this. Maybe it's just the shade I got in Rosy Glow. It performs like a dollar store product. It was hard to blend and started fading by the fourth hour. I find using a different brush, hugely improves the application, as the brush it comes with is horrible. Using a different brush gets rid of most of the chalkiness, but payoff is still light. The brush upsets me because now it's just wasted space in the palette. I've used cheaper blushes/bronzes, w/ brush, from other brands with much better results. For the money this should have been much better. I also agree that it is too shimmery to look natural.
The bronzer in this duo is useless, quite powdery(some think is a good thing?) too. The brush is also trash. I have in the shade Natural Glow 10. The blush is usable. It is more of a natural look rather than a rosy or pinky glow, so I guess Natural Glow is an appropriate name. The packaging is extremely plastic-y and feels both cheap and some-what "solid" at the same time, but not the best. It's on the pricier side for my taste, not worth the money. Will not be buying again.
I've been on the hunt for the perfect blush. I've been using Flirt's Carmelle Belle for years now, but I wanted something brighter and something a little more available (Flirt is only at Kohls or online). On a whim, I bought Posie Glow. It was so good, I've literally stopped using all my Flirt blushes AND stopped looking for the perfect blush period. I went back and bought Natural Glow just bc the blush color was calling to me. It's even better than Posie Glow! A few things- I use bronzers all year long, but only as blushes in the winter months. I find these bronzers too shimmery for a full-on-face bronzer. It's meant for highlighting only. But the bronzers are SO nice, that I haven't even looked elsewhere. I have large pores and poor skin so I stay away from shimmer. The shimmer is so fine, you can't see it. But the blush side? That's where they're really beautiful. Honestly, I can't find a blush OR highlighting bronzer that compete. The only downside? They're about $12 for a drugstore product. I don't mind the cost, but some may think it's too costly. The quality is there though, IMO. Have already repurchased.
I bought this for a touch of color (as suggested from the name "Healthy glow") and found it too pigmented for that purpose. Also, it is almost impossible to access just the blush or just the bronzer. I can see it working for someone who is looking for a shiny, pigmented blush and doesn't intend to use the blush and the bronzer separately.
The only reason I am not giving this product 5 lippies is because the brush is horrible, too stiff and leaves hairs in your face. I threw it right away. Now, on the bronzer side, I have the duo in Posie Glow, and the bronzer is just what I wanted, a subtle golden highlight. And now the blush part, I can't describe how beautiful, long lasting, skin perfecting, photo flattering it is. I have fair-medium skin, but I think this shade (posie glow) will work on everyone. I will stock on these blushes (all shades) next time I visit the US
I have this in Natural Glow, and while I find the correlating bronzer a bit sparkly and orange-y for my skin tone and taste, the blush portion is something remarkable. I love the texture, and it really does something for my skin that no other blush I've used does. It gives me a really beautiful glow. I have fairly light skin, with fairly rosy cheeks, and this plays up my natural cheek color without emphasizing the redness. I've actually tried to match this color and the effect it imparts in several other higher-end blushes (Nars, Dior, Smashbox, Clinique, to name a few) in order to find something "better" than Neutrogena, but honestly, nothing else measures up. I need to just stop wasting money and accept that this is my best blush, regardless of its price point and brand name. The packaging is fine, and even the little angle brush isn't bad, but I wish they would separate the bronzer and blush for easier application.
I wish it were federally mandated that all drugstore powder blushes have this formulation. It is so soft and smooth. You can use either shade separate or blend them together for a beautiful shade. I own Rosie Glow, Posie Glow, Natural Glow and Raisin Glow. They go on sheer but buildable so its difficult to make these look bad.
I purchased this product in one of the more unheard of colors, known as "Natural Glow". This blush is so under hyped. It's a beautiful, natural plummy pinky brown color with a darker but similar color bronzer. The blush has subtle sparkles and the bronzer has a decent amount of sparkle, however I never notice them on my face, which may be a pro to some and a con to others. The blush and bronzer are very pigmented, especially the bronzer, so you will need a light hand. I have fair olive skin, and this duo looks so pretty and natural on me, I am amazed. It applies so well, there is no spotting or streaking. It's very buildable. The compact is nice and durable. The mirror inside is small but it does it's job. The brush it comes with is soft and works better than most brushes that come with a product, however, I still use my own. I would recommend this blush to anyone who wants a very natural cheek.
I have this in Rosy Glow and Berry Glow. I love both of them. I love having a blush and bronzer in one compact. The bronzer is pretty shimmery so I have to use a light hand.
The blushes/bronzers are gorgeous and dirt cheap is you hit a sale and use coupons.
I have this in Plum Glow, and I find the blush to be very pigmented and applies smoothly, which I find typical for Neutrogena blushes. The bronzer is very shimmery, which sometimes I like and sometimes I don't. All bronzers seem to have shimmer, and I'm not sure why, but it definitely does function well as a bronzer. The blush shade is what you would expect from a plummy blush, lots of color, nice and cool berry shade. I suppose it's convenient to have both blush and bronzer in a single packaging, and you can blend the two together and create a new shade of blush. Packaging is kinda plain, I preferred the old Neutrogena packaging, when it was gold. Overall, a good purchase...I would buy again!