Anastasia Smooth Rose Stick Blusher Evaluation & Samples

Anastasia Soft Rose Stick RougeAnastasia Soft Rose Stick Rouge ($ 32.00 for 0.28 oz.) Is a muted, medium dark pink with warmer undertones and a matte finish. The texture was light, pliable with a thinner, gel-like glide, but it dried to a more powder-like finish that was mostly matte and got a bit of my skin’s natural finish through.

It had medium buildable pigmentation when I applied it with a synthetic brush, and the coverage was more semi-opaque and buildable when I applied it with my fingertips (that’s how I usually apply cream and liquid blush). The product was applied evenly and blends well on bare skin and foundation, as it does not lift my base products. It took a good eight hours before it visibly faded.

CONTINUE READING: Formula overview for details on general performance and properties (such as fragrance).

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Formula overview

$ 32.00 / 0.28 oz. – $ 114.29 per ounce

The formula is said to have a “natural looking color” with a “seamless finish” paired with a “buildable and mixable” formula that can range from a “sheer wash to a more intense, livelier pop”.

The consistency was slightly emollient, thin, and glides well, but dried quickly and had a powdery finish. I felt like I had enough time to work the product cheek by cheek and I had no problem applying it to bare skin or over foundation. I think the lack of shimmer / shine made the Stick Blush formula easier to work with than the Stick Highlighter formula.

The cream rouges lasted between seven and eight hours.

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Diisostearyl malate, butylene glycol, dicaprylate / dicaprate, dimethicone, isotridecyl isononanoate, polymethylsilsesquioxane, MICA, paraffin, polyisobutene SILICA, microcrystalline wax / Cera Microcristallina / CIRE microcrystalline, Wax, Wax, Ceria, Ceria, wax, Ceria, Ceria, sorbitan sesquiolea 2-HEXANEDIOL, CAPRYL / CAPRIC GLYCERIDES, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, POLYGLYCERYL-2 TRIISOSTEARATE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDE (CI 77491, CI 77492), RED 7 SEE (CI 15850E), YELLOW SEA (CI 15850E), YELLOW 1 5 SEE (CI 42090)

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