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Blush - Maybelline - Dream Bouncy Blush (All Shades)

rated 3.2(389 reviews)

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  • 54% would buy again
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rated 5 of 5 on 10/21/2012 11:54:00 PM More reviews by raanders

Age: 18 & Under Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure Hair: Blond, Other, Other Eyes: Hazel

Alright, ladies. What more could you possibly want from a blush? This product it easy to blend, fantastic coverage and long lasting. I'm in love. I was looking for a blush that would last all day, and I found it. But here's what you need to know: to apply this correctly you need a cosmetic sponge! Dip the sponge into the makeup, smile, and dab it onto the apples of your cheeks. Wa-la! You'll get a natural glow. But here's the catch, if you want it to last all day, put a powder over it! Easy breezy beautiful! Oops, not covergirl... (I purchased "satin peach" shade 20)

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rated 5 of 5 on 10/21/2012 9:35:00 PM More reviews by batyah

Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure Hair: Brunette, Other, Other Eyes: Blue

I felt like I should write a review because there are so many negative ones, and I had the opposite experience. I used to buy the dream mousse blush, but saw they it was discontinued it on here. Other people have said that the pigment was bad etc. I had the exact opposite experience. I out it on around 8 am, and it is now almost 8 pm and it is on perfect. For me, it had more pigmentation than the other kind. Give it a try. You can always return it.

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rated 4 of 5 on 10/10/2012 8:48:00 PM More reviews by bunnymonocle

Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure Hair: Black, Other, Other Eyes: Brown

I got this blush in #15: Rose Petal. When I had researched this product, I had thought that the texture would be like silly putty, and bounce right back! (But I bought it anyway orz) To my surprise, when I lightly poked it, it was super soft! It kind of feels like baby's skin, I guess. When I pressed a little harder, I had put a dent into it, so it's not really bouncy at all. Anyway, I was looking for a blush that is super natural and wouldn't look like I'm wearing any blush at all. Boy, did I find one. Rose Petal is probably the least pigmented of all the blushes, and I love it! Instead of using a brush or pressing into the blush, I take my index and middle fingers and, with a light hand, swirl them around the product. Then, I apply the blush to the apples of my cheeks, and I end up with a very pretty, natural glow. I get a lot more pigmentation this way, but it stays ever so natural. Sadly, it's a little on the expensive side. I won't be repurchasing only because I think this will last me a very VERY long time, and I want to try out other blushers.

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rated 4 of 5 on 10/6/2012 9:12:00 PM More reviews by maeve520

Age: 18 & Under Skin: Very Oily, Tan, Not Sure Hair: Brown, Other, Other Eyes: Brown

This product was pretty good!! goes on smoothly and easy to blend! Price wise its a bit much for a blush but other then that its pretty good! and actually shows up! will buy this again!!

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rated 1 of 5 on 10/4/2012 1:46:00 AM More reviews by ohartistoohard

Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure Hair: Red, Other, Other Eyes: Blue

I hate this blush. I wish I hadn't wasted my money on it. The only thing I like about it is how soft and squishy it feels when you touch it. lol. However, it has horrible pigmentation and the color isn't very buildable. I'm also pretty sure it made me break out.

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rated 3 of 5 on 10/2/2012 11:35:00 PM More reviews by dannieh00

Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Tan, Not Sure Hair: Black, Other, Other Eyes: Hazel

I was really annoyed when I opened this product, the lid was on so tightly and when I finally got in to open my fingers just smushed the blush and it was no longer that round dome shape. I guess that's my fault though. Hahaha. But still I'm not too impressed with the packaging.

This blush goes on pretty pigmented but wears off in less a very small amount of time. I like that it is oil-free though. I wouldn't repurchase simply because there are many more blushes out there that I can get my hands on.

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rated 2 of 5 on 9/30/2012 6:43:00 PM More reviews by vixontips

Age: 18 & Under Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure Hair: Red, Other, Other Eyes: Hazel

I like to use this blush when I want a very minor and dewy tint on my face. It's creamy and really light, which I love. The only thing I don't like about Dream Bouncy Blush is that it can sometimes be a little TOO subtle. But, I would recommend having it in your makeup case nonetheless!

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rated 1 of 5 on 9/22/2012 11:34:00 AM More reviews by alyssajeanine05

Age: 18 & Under Skin: Dry, Medium, Not Sure Hair: Brunette, Other, Other Eyes: Brown

I was very excited to try this blush, with so much hype at the time of it's reveal, and I must say I was very dissapointed. The blush itself is very small, and too exspensive for a drugstore blush in my opinion. Although the texture is cool, and it's fun to play with, it has close to no pigmentation. I've tried using it on my lips as some people sugested as well, and was again disappointed. It dries weird and makes me look streaky/cakey. I was not a fun. The concept and packaging was great, but the blush itself was a miss.

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rated 3 of 5 on 9/20/2012 1:15:00 AM More reviews by katchimo

Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure Hair: Black, Other, Other Eyes: Black

I suckered myself into buying this blush in coffee cake today because of a promo ad on a blog...this being AFTER I read all the reviews on makeupalley. And the verdict is....

I like it. I really do. I'm really careful about not pressing my finger down too hard on the product so I don't end up with mushy silly putty on my hands a la other reviewers. Even then there are still cons that don't necessarily make up for the product. None of brushes picks up the product effectively so I need to use clean fingers every time I apply it. It also applies very sheer so if you like your blushes with a pop of color this is not that blush for you. On the other hand, I've been on a nekkid face phase so I wanted something to give my cheeks an extra oomph without coming across as wearing blush. No comments on how long dream bouncy wears but I figure if I pat some powder it should be fine.

Oof, packaging sucks though. I'm usually a victim of cheap makeup and broken hinges. Probably not going to be a rebuy but I'll mark it as one anyway to show I actually like the product, despite shortcomings.

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rated 1 of 5 top reviewer on 9/17/2012 8:24:00 PM More reviews by lavenderwig

Age: 19-24 Skin: Sensitive, Olive, Not Sure Hair: Black, Other, Other Eyes: Brown

EDIT: A funny way to get this on your face is by pressing the product into your face. Not the whole thing, but that curved half of your cheek bone. Of course gotta blend.

Okay I have four of these so here goes a review for all of em. I got Coffee Cake, Fresh Pink, Pink Plum, and Pink Frosting. I got CC before any of em and I liked it so I figured a real blush pink color would look good. I was over the bouncy part when I was done playing with CC. Getting the color onto your finger onto your face is a freaking task, and if you get irritated like me and decide to push the product around harder, little bits ball up and this is gross. It's an incredibly sheer product, you think you have a lot on your finger, nope, by the time you're done blending it it's pretty much all gone.. somewhere. Probably so sheer I can't even detect it on my hands or my face. Maybe I applied it wrong, I used a finger, smiled, swirled the product on in an oval motion on top of my cheeks and toward my cheek bones. Then I filled in the little triangular space below these parts. I know that is how it's done with a brush, so maybe my last step messed it up? What I did was took my four fingers (not my thumbs) to each cheek and try to blend it out on my face more. Maybe I should have built up instead of take away? I don't know, I just feel like a good product wouldn't disappear with a few swirls of the hand. Could have been my light olive skin tone, but in the end, mineral powder blush was easier to apply, stayed, and looked better than this bouncy sh*t. The pinks just wouldn't take. Pink Frosting was the only one you could see but it still looked weird, to me anyways. But even through this I am still curious about the most popular Hot Tamale color. And the other brown blushes since Coffee Cake was such a healthy tan-look success. I think it's the little individual shells that I'm so obsessed with, I just love to hold them like I wish Maybelline would have made eye colors this way instead of awful blushes. Of course those don't even stay on your lid either--I tried. -_- And the labeling is a huge problem. The color title is on the ingredients list is on the freaking tape lip that you cut to open up the shell. So if you don't need to know the ingredients anymore or have the blushes memorized, you will be lucky enough to rip the entire label off which I did with Coffee Cake because it's obvious. But now I deal with multiple edges of tape that I would love to rip off but can't because I'm an idiot for not memorizing three pinks that look the same (but not when applied). Eh, guess if I put on the wrong shade I could just buff myself back to nude. Okay so, crappy blush, get one if you must try, I suggest one of the brown tones for those of the olive skin tone, like me. Get that pressing squishiness out of your system, and move on to (mineral) powder blush like it has always been, and always was supposed to be.

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