What the brand says: The 1st colour changing cheek stick for a naturally flushed look from within! Maybelline’s first colour changing blush stick that self adjusts. The 1st ever customize cheek tint for the perfect flush. The pH reactive colorant creates unique flush colours on your skin. The soft sponge applicator helps to blend easily for a natural finish. Sweep on blush to brighten your face instantly for a fresher look. Wear blush over foundation or just over bare cheeks for a quick pop of color. You can even wear it on your eyes and lips too! Whatever your skin tone, Maybelline New York makes a shade that will blend beautifully.
MY TAKE ON MAYBELLINE NEW YORK MASTER FLUSH STICK
Packaging: The blush comes in a retractable tube that has the product on one side and a sponge applicator on the other. The blush is lightweight and travel-friendly.
Texture: The blushes are very creamy but once blended settles to a satiny-matte finish leaving behind a subtle sheen (on my combination skin) that adds a nice glow to your cheeks.
Shade: there are a total of 2 shades in this range, below is a summary on them-
Light Pink- This is a coral baby pink shade and looks very light in the tube but it gives a beautiful natural pink flush to your cheeks. This shade is extremely light with one layer so you definitely need to build it up for a visible darker shade.
Berry Cherry Bomb-This is a berry pink shade that I absolutely love! This gives a deeper berry flush to your cheeks and the finish is satin-matte.
Fragrance: The blushes smell very weird but it’s fine because the smell isn’t strong!
How I use and staying power: To use, swipe the product 2-3 times on the cheeks and blend it out using the sponge applicator. Make sure you blend gently with tapping motions or there is a possibility of your base makeup moving and causing weird patches on the cheeks.
The blush claims to adapt to every skin tone according to pH and I was expecting the product to actually change color like the color changing lipsticks. The blush goes on very sheer and light and I absolutely saw no color change initially or instantly! After 15-20 minutes, the blush shade did darken a bit but the change isn’t prominent. Basically, the colors only darken a bit according to skin temperature and pH giving you a naturally flushed look which I do like (results may vary according to skin temperature and pH). The darker shade stays all day long but the lighter shade almost vanishes after 3-4 hours. You cannot really layer these more than twice like the other powder or cream blushes or it will mess up your makeup, so make sure you apply a lot of product the initial time you apply it so it can deepen a bit later. I do love how natural it looks on the skin and the subtle shine actually gives your skin a glowing effect. The blush is perfect to be used on bare skin too, in fact it works even better on bare skin but I do not usually wear blushes without a proper base makeup. The blushes can also be used on lids as eye shadows and on lips. I feel the ‘berry cherry bomb’ looks better on the lips than the lighter shade and it develops readily on the lips to a deeper berry (yet natural looking). The blush can go a bit patchy on the lips so blend it using your fingers. The blush is great when you want a natural flush of color and that’s what the blush is made for! I give this a thumbs up!
- Travel friendly
- Sponge applicator blends the product beautifully
- Natural flush of color
- Gives your cheeks an amazing glow
- Will suit all skin tones
- Can be used on lids and lips as well
- Great for everyday use
- Color change isn’t prominent
- Only 2 shades available
- The lighter shade won’t last long
PRICE: INR 749/- each