I like this palette. I'm an NC40 in studio fix fluid and the colors show up on my face. I don't like too much color so the fact that it's not too pigmented to perfect for me because I like building the color. I can mix the different colors and it has a bronzy color to use as a bronzer.
In no way can a comparison be made between these blush pans and any you can get from MAC. The Coastal Scents blush palette offers a wide range of colors, but with little pigmentation and they don't last long on the cheek. I'm a 25 in MAC foundation and had to literally 'scrub' these on my cheeks to get them to show up. Don't waste your money!
For reference I have NC42 (Beyonce-colored, honey-colored) skin.
I ordered this the day it first came out and was so excited. When it was finally delivered, my :) turned into a :(. I found so many cons.
-doesn't show up on my skin
-seems powdery more than pigmented
-needs a lot of application for color to show.
Of course, there are pros:
-diverse set of colors
-cheap cheap prices for 10 blushes.
This blush pallete would probably work out for someone lighter-skinned. I don't understand the hype about Coastal Scents.
I was really upset with this palette and tried hard to make them work on me but it just sits on my drawer isolated from all of my other makeup.
I LOVE THESE BLUSHES! Every single one of them is flattering and this palette is so damn cheap. You get 10 blushes and every single color is wearable and flattering. I am an NC30 and they all show up on me beautifully and wear really well. I have bought many things from Coastal Scents and the is the one thing I am most happy with. I would give it 10 if I could. GET IT---you will be glad that you did! There is a purple that looks like MAC's Coygirl, a pink like Pink Swoon, and orange like the Manish Devil, a color like Springsheen, Harmony, Buff, Dolly Mix, Raizin, Coppertone, and a color similar to Melba. The pigmentation is just as good as MAC's and it's $17 for 10 blushes! You can't even get 1 MAC blush for that price! Coming from a girl who loves her MAC, trust me you won't be disappointed. I got this palette a month ago and haven't touched a MAC blush since. Buy it you'll LOVE it!