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the Balm cosmetics Desert Blush/Bronzer
CARGO Powder Blush, Pink
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on 2/4/2015 8:05:00 PM
More reviews by loxy1115
Skin: Acne-prone, Tan, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
best bronzer ever!they discontinued this and I'm sooooo happy they brought it back I've tried every bronzer out there,hides pores the best! great pigment
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on 11/19/2014 10:11:00 AM
More reviews by chikkagirl
Skin: Sensitive, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
OMG! I'm sooo happy like jumping for joy when this came back sold at Kohl's, Drugstore.com and Walgreen's! I thought I would never see this bronzer blush duo ever in this lifetime. I felt so sad when this disappeared and discontinued at Sephora in 2010 that I resorted to Ebay just to get a hold of this gem. My all-time favorite bronzer and blush! I'm Asian and just for reference NC37-40 in MAC with yellow undertones. This bronzer doesn't look muddy on me and just gives that perfect glow on my skin. The blush... Oh, the blush! The perfect peachy-pink with gold shimmer that gives my cheeks warmth (step aside, NARS orgasm!). I always get compliments when I use this bronzer blush combo. To my excitement that it's finally available to purchase online and is back, I went to buy 4 just in case this will disappear again! Thank you, Sugar for bringing this back!
on 3/6/2010 4:10:00 PM
More reviews by Kayelle
Skin: Oily, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I like this duo. The size is very generous (perfect for a fluffy brush) and the colors are flattering and natural. The blush is like a tamed-down version of NARS Orgasm, and the bronzer isn't too brown, orange or shimmery (in other words, just right). This is an easy choice for simply glowing skin.
on 1/1/2009 5:33:00 PM
More reviews by TeenBeauty
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine
Sugar Cosmetics are now discontinued at Sephora & Ulta! I like the pink blush part of this duo. I first use my one matte bronzer (I don't like the shimmery bronzer that comes with) & then apply the blush on my cheeks.
on 7/31/2008 7:58:00 PM
More reviews by kerrilberri
Like so many out there, I too love this bronzer. I just went back to Sephora today and I am repurchasing my third one. I wanted to try something different so I spent about an hour in Sephora testing different bronzers today and ultimately decided this is still the best one for me. I agree with those who claim the blush is a bit too sparkly. The color is great with my kin tone but I am not crazy about so much sparkle. Also, it does not last as long as the bronzer. It seems to melt in to my skin after an hour or so....But the bronzer is perfect, lasts all day without steaking even on my very oily skin. I use it all year long!!!
on 7/29/2008 5:26:00 PM
More reviews by Adrianka88
Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm
So I bought this for the packaging itself! lol I couldnt resist it was so large and sturdy, I tried not to but gave in at Ulta. Really like the blush very beautiful pigmented color. On the other hand the bronzer...just not for me...maybe I havent tried hard enough but Im just not digging the shade because Im so light this makes me look streaky...I need to use this only where the sun would hit and VERY lightly...overrall its great. I dont think ill ever finish this but if i will ill purchase again.
on 3/30/2008 11:28:00 AM
More reviews by OliveButtercup
Skin: Oily, Olive, Warm
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
This is my first blush/bronzer duo and I'm in love with it. They both blend wonderfully and the colors couldn't be more perfect. The blush is a bright, shimmery, peachy-pink, VERY similar to Nars Orgasm but with less gold. The blush is highly pigmented, so you only need one swipe unlike my Nars blush which I have to swipe 3 times or so. This duo is completely fool-proof. The compact is huge so you get a great amount of product, but this isn't one you'll want to throw in your makeup bag for on-the-go touch-ups. If you are fair-skinned, this product is not for you. The bronzer and blush are almost identical to individual products I use regularly and I'm pretty tan. Best on tan, golden, or medium complexions. This product is simply getting poor reviews from girls who are too fair for these colors.
on 2/26/2008 8:33:00 PM
More reviews by buttercup9386
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
I bought this instead of the Nars orgasm/laguna duo because this was a better deal. I have peachy-fair skin that can handle most shades of blush and lipstick, but this stuff looks so unnatural on me. The shades themselves are a little orangey/coral (too dark for a product that only comes in one option) and the formula does NOT blend well. I find myself constantly trying to rub it off to look more natural. So now I have a ton of a product I don't like, instead of a little less of one I did. Let this be a lesson!The packaging is quite nice though, and I use the thick, sturdy compact as a mirror for my desk.
on 2/15/2008 6:34:00 PM
More reviews by longhairdreams
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
I bought this on a recent trip to sephora.I was looking for Cargo's bronzing set.More for your money.Cargo's medium bronzer is perfect on my skin.Well i looked around and saw Sugar's blush bronzer duo.It looked alot like cargo's bronzer I used before.So I bought it and hoped for the best.Turns out its almost identical on my skin as cargo's! Plus the blush is great too.a beautiful pink.And thats no easy feat on my yellow based skintone.Plus its huge.Even bigger than cargo's big bronzer.I will definitely buy again.Yet another good thing about its literally foolproof.It may go on dark but sinks in and looks more subtle after time.A primer would remedy this for those who want it brighter longer.
on 2/13/2008 1:18:00 PM
More reviews by NinjaKiwi
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
I am white as a gallon of skim milk <-- Ha. Ive had terrible expierences with bronzers and I dont want to look tan, I dont want to be tan, I just want a natural looking somehwat rush of light color, and I absolutely LOVE sugar cosmetics & whatnot so decided to give it a whirl, eh, no. Again. I looked brown & crispy like the people in the tanning beds. Blush was cute though.Ily sugar products.Make a bronzer for people with pale skin.Like a light pale pink & shimmer brown.Nothing over whelming. Sha.
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