Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush - Orchid Hush

Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush - Orchid Hush

2.8

16 reviews

43% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.1

Price: $$

Package Quality: 3.1

Price: $$

INGREDIENTS



on 6/22/2016 1:12:00 PM

Age: 44-55

Skin: Normal, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Blue

Terrible product. I bought this a few weeks ago and thought this color would be perfect for spring being a pretty pale orchid. First of all, this is a cream blush. I did not know that before I opened this. When I put my brush in, I thought how weird this texture feels spongy and oddly soft and it wasn't picking up any product. Then I tried using my fingers for application. Where is the pigment in this product?! I can't get any color to show up and this is not at all what I expected to get. There is such little pigment that it's a hassle to get any color on my cheeks, and I am fair/light skinned and color shows up on my fair complexion easily so this is a dud already. I ended up using my fingers and then simply grabbed a different blush to use since this one wasn't giving any payoff. Even though I have had this a few weeks, I never opened it until today and I am definitely returning this immediately. This is total crap. I don't even feel like it's worth a second chance. I think I paid around $7 for this and it's not worth even $1. I have dollar store blushes that perform way better. They actually have pigment and leave some color behind when used. I can't say how the wear time on this is as there isn't enough color/product to evaluate. I rarely give any cosmetics a poor rating, so when I give 1 star, it's really bad. I don't know about the other shades in this line, but this stuff is crap, don't waste your money!

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.



on 10/19/2015 11:10:00 AM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Cool

Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Green

Orchid Hush is a light, cool-toned purple pink with a blue base. I like how light this blush feels and looks, but I was really disappointed with the pigmentation. I have light skin and it takes at least 2-3 layers for any color to appear. It works best for me to use my fingers to apply. I tried with 2 different brushes, buffing and a dense blush brush, with no success. The longevity is okay. It probably lasts about 4-6 hours without intense activity or weather. The consistency is light, fluffy, and right in between a powder and cream. It goes on smoothly and I don't have any issue with blending. The finish is a nice satin sheen with no glitter effect. Overall, I don't hate this blush, but I don't absolutely love it. The price was $5 at Walmart, which is not too bad considering most of my blushes cost $25 or more. I am planning on trying a more vibrant color in the future to see if I really love or hate this blush. If you have really pale, cool toned skin and don't want to overload on color, this blush would be perfect for you.


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on 6/12/2015 11:05:00 AM

Age: 30-35

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

I already have 1 dream bouncy blush, and i'm not a fan of the texture. But when i saw this unique pinky purple shade, i wanted it as i had nothing else like it in my blush collection.

the color is very subtle, the only way i can apply this blush is by tapping my finger in the pan and then tapping my fingers on the apple of my cheeks and blending(just like with my other bouncy blush). I do have to apply alot to get a decent color payoff, and it probaby only stays on 3-4 hours tops (this is over a primer and foundation)But touch up is easy, especially since the compact is so small it easy fits in purse or makeup bag. I just put a few more taps mid day and i'm good to go.

its so sheer, even when i try to get product on my finger its so light. I would reccommend this for fair/pale skin types and it might work has a highlighter for darker skin tones.

Would i repurchase? Probably not. i love the shade tho, would love to find something similar in a different formula/form


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool

Hair: Other, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Blue

Not a fan. The color itself in the packaging is very pretty,but the quality of it was terrible. I'd stick with powder blush


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Normal, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

I think the idea of a bouncy blush is very unique and interesting; however, the blush smears and dents in after a few uses- which is understandable, I suppose. I like this color, but it definately doesn't look like a super natural blushing cheek. If you don't like cream blushes, color sticks, ect I wouldn't suggest this blush. I would instead suggest a powder blush


Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool

Hair: Black, Wavy, Coarse

Eyes: Brown

Looks pretty. Pigment is shitty. Rubbing it on your fingers shows little pigment. Heavily disappointed.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on 9/10/2013 7:23:00 PM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Curly, Fine

Eyes: Green

PROS
*Feels nice

CONS
*Terrible pigmentation. Can't even use it as a light highlight.
*I feel that the regular price around $6 is way too much for this since there is virtually no color, and I am very fair-skinned.
*Balls up really badly when trying to apply
*Wipes off foundation no matter what method used to apply

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.


Age: 36-43

Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Other, Other, Other

Eyes: Other

Love this stuff! It's a cream blush that is a light pink with more lilac undertones. It gives a nice flush to the cheeks. On me, with or without primer it lasts all day. Love it! And it's affordable. And the fact it all squishy just makes it cuter. Just an overall great blush, one of my Fav!


on 6/12/2013 11:26:00 PM

Age: 36-43

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Other

Eyes: Blue

The bouncy thing is weird. I don't feel like I'm getting product unless I take a hunk out of it, and then I have a hunk and I don't want a hunk. I purchased this because I was looking for a nice light pink shade. I have somewhat fair skin with freckles but feel that this color doesn't even show up on me. Kind of a fail. Maybe it'll be better in the winter when I'm whiter.


Age: 44-55

Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Grey

I really like shade, but it is not very pigmented. It's pretty and unique but it just needs more saturation.

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