27 September, 2009

Barry M Blush : My Thoughts.

I don't know about you, but I know that I was excited when I heard that Bazza M was finally bringing out a range of blushers! With the brands range of bright colours and good pigmentation, I was very excited and seeing them and trying them out..

Let me present to you.. Pink Orchid & Raspberry :)



Pink Orchid is a beautiful subtle bubble-gum-ish barbie pink, It's really pigmented and leaves a lovely pale rosy-ness on my cheeks. It is perfect for day to day and blends so easily.

Raspberry (Not for the faint hearted) is a hot shocking bright pink colour, extremely bright and to be used with a very very light hand! I went straight it with my stippling brush when I received it and woah! I looked like my mum did in the eighties! .. I've now played with it though, and less is more with this colour. It creates a lovely bright flushed finish.

Here be some swatches.



There you go, Pretty huh? .. Yep, I know.

So, the finish of both blushers is matte, which I like because I don't always want to look like my face is a ball of shimmery disco ball-ness. Both colours blend in effortlessly (although a bit more work is required with raspberry because it IS so bright) and they last really well on the cheeks.



Onto the packaging.. I am not going to say too much on it really, I have read a few reviews where people have slated the packaging and I guess I can see their side, but it doesn't really bother me. The blusher is only £4.25 so we can't expect anything too flashy now, can we? .. And anyway, the product inside is good, surely that's the main thing? - Let's not be shallow and judge this blusher by it's packaging!

One thing I will say though - The Brush! It really is pointless, scratchy and it sheds and there is no way you could apply such an amazing blusher with this!



So there you have my review, I love these blushers and will be branching out and trying some of the other shades soon. Have you tried them, what did you think?
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7 comments:

  1. I have Pink Orchid, it's fantastic isn't it, Barry M are the best!
    Great post. xxxx

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  2. When I first saw swatches, I wanted to try them but then realised that I have dupes of the shades I liked in the form of MAC Azalea & Sweetness (LE).
    I also read from 3 people that they were chalky ..so I'll be passing on these. I really don't need anymore blushers. I have over 45!

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  3. I have 2 of them and they are really pigmented indeed...I think I need to try pink orchid as well!
    Thanks for the review xxx

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  4. Fantastic post! You've tempted me to go get some of these!

    xoxo

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  5. Great review! We all love different shades of the blushers here - there is definitely a colour to suit everyone!!

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