Monday, May 26, 2014

Ellana Mineral Cosmetics Pressed Mineral Blush Duo in Obsession/Fulfillment

Hey gorgeous!

The Blush is one of the makeup products that I don't really value as much. Don't get me wrong, it is still a must in my everyday makeup routine. I just don't need a lot of them unlike eyeshadows, eyeliners, and lipsticks. I always thought that I don't need to invest a large amount of my money for blushes unlike when it comes to foundations and long-wearing mascaras and liners. Since I like dramatic eye makeup, I go for subtle colors on the cheeks and I think that I only need probably less than five shades (though currently I have more) of blushes in my stash. What is important for me is that I have a good pink and peach shades. 

And that's what this particular product provides... This is a palette containing two beautiful shades of pink and peach that will give your face that beautiful warmth...

Ellana Mineral Cosmetics Pressed Mineral Blush Duo in Obsession/Fulfillment
The price is Php 450.00.

So let's get to know the product first. Here are some info from the website:


WHAT IT IS:
If you’re looking for cheeks that seem to glow-from-within, then you’ve come to
the right place! Our Blush Duo Compact has an illuminating yet natural finish and
comes in complementing color combinations. Get that beautiful, soft definition in
just a few seconds!

Net Weight:
7g

To blush: 

Apply on the apples of cheeks || To contour: Sweep
the darker shade under your cheekbones, blending up to the
temples and down the jawline.

Tips and Tricks:

Best for normal to oily skin.

Ingredients:

Sericite, Silk Mica, Silica, Magnesium Stearate, Allantoin, Capric/Caprylic, Triglycerides, Tocopherol Acetate, May contain +/- Iron Oxides

As seen at the back of the compact, the left one, Obsession, is a sheer raspberry red. I find it more like a very warm, sweet pink shade. The other one, Fulfillment, is watermelon peach and gold shimmer. I super adore this shade. I've mentioned quite a few times that I love peach and this kind of shade, almost Salmon, is one of my favorite! 

A closeup of the duo.

Swatches
Left is Obsession, Right is Fulfillment

They both have a semi-matte finish which I really like for my blushes. Semi-matte because they have these really fine shimmer, almost unnoticeable at first. These shimmers add to the soft, natural-looking glow on my cheeks when I wear the blushes. 

They can be chalky but they are highly pigmented. A little amount goes a long way so just tap the blush brush first before applying.

Here are pictures of me wearing the blushes taken with different camera (Nikon D60) white balances:

First is Obsession...

With Auto White Balance

With Daylight White Balance

I think Obsession looks warmer on me when I apply it on my cheeks. I'm not complaining. I think it looks amazing!

And now, with Fulfillment:

With Auto White Balance


With Daylight White Balance

Fulfillment is currently becoming one of my most used blushes. I just love how it gives my face a healthy flush.

So what do you think of this Blush Duo from Ellana? :)

For more info about Ellana and their products, check out their:


Cheers,

DAWN

10 comments:

  1. Such a pretty coral shade! Love your selfies :)

    xx,
    felishmichelle.blogspot.com

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  2. Oh wow! So pigmented and smooth and even! I love it on your cheeks, so natural and the flush is beautiful!

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    1. Yes! I sooo love how it looks on the cheeks. Ellana is slowly becoming a favorite brand. All their products work so well.

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  3. Fulfillment looks really good on you! :) No thoughts why that's your most used.

    littellebratontheloose.blogspot.com

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  4. Waaa, I've been dying to buy this ever since Ms Liz raved about it! looks great on you sis!
    Random Beauty by Hollie

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    1. Thank you! I hope you get one too! I think you'll love it as well! :D

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  5. Both look really nice! All of Ellana's blushes are so collectable!

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    1. I so agree! I wanna buy them all if only I have the money. Haha! Plus, I think I have too much blushes now. :P

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