Saturday, 11 April 2015

Estee Lauder Natural Cheek Color, Blush All Day 23 - Plum Review & Swatches

Hello ladies, Just realized that I haven't posted a blush review since long. So today I’m going to review an Estee Lauder’s all day blush in shade ‘plum’. Keep reading to see if it’s a hit or a miss.
Product Description:
Now cheeks are vibrant with fresh, radiant colour in an expansive new palette of shades that embrace a diverse range of skin tones. High-performance technology combines with skin-loving ingredients in this ultra-silky, modern powder blush to add instant dimension and glamour to the face, from a soft flush of colour to dramatic contours that last all day.

A luscious new palette of bold brights and subtle hues, with a chic, modern point of view that fits seamlessly into the world of Pure Color.9 chic cheek shades of nudes, pinks, peaches and sensual plums add a caress of modern glamour to the face. From subtle to sublime, the palette enhances cheeks of every skin tone with a subtle radiance and feminine sheen.

Packaging: Estee Lauder all day blush in plum comes in a square pack of tightly packed-in blush. The packaging is of fine plastic with a transparent lid and It doesn’t contain any brush or applicator. 

My Views:
The blush comes in soft plum shade which looks very natural on the skin. The consistency is a bit chalky but glides on smoothly with blush brush. It is a subtle shade which gives a rosy glow to your cheeks. I must say, The first impression of this blush was not too good. I found it too chalky and too less pigmented and I had to swipe and swipe the blush to take a picture, but my experience with this blush with a proper brush and applied on a moisturised and powder compact was not so bad. I did see that I had a hard time picking up the color on the brush, but once that was done, the color on my cheeks did show up into such a pretty light and natural looking blush that I was amazed at the pretty plum and sheer natural color it gave me. I think this is a perfect winter blush as it's not bright at all, just a soft, warm, happy glow! 

The texture of the blush is hard and not so pigmented but color is just so pretty and natural. It doesn’t have much shimmer to it , just a little bit of sheen but it hardly shows up on me. Upon application, you’ll get a nice plumy pink adorable cheeks. The blush is buildable I must say, but still would largely remain a day blush, soft and natural, and it can never do justice to a night look and give no depth at all. Staying power since it is a natural sheer blush is not so impressive either. I wore it over powder at 9 AM for office and it lasted me just till 12 AM or so on my normal to dry skin.
It is just a simple blush, not so pigmented. It is sheer and natural for a day look. Since I love its dusky pink to plum color, I do see myself reaching out for this one often for the soft look it provides. Apart from that, I was expecting a lot from an Estee Lauder blush.

My Recommendation: I wouldn’t actually buy this again even if it suited my skin tone perfectly because I cannot put in so much efforts every-time to apply it; although I will not mind to finish this up. For the people who will want to try it the range has changed to Estée Lauder tender blush. I would recommend to test and try the shade on your cheeks before picking it up.

Price & Availability: Estee Lauder Natural Cheek Color retails for $32 and you can order it from Estee Lauder's website here.

Rating: 2.5/5

Have you tried this blush? What is your favourite blush at the moment?


  1. Nice shade and thanks for sharing detailed review.

  2. Super lovely shade! Great review!

  3. the packaging & the color is so pretty.nice review hon:)

  4. That shade is too light for medium n deep skin tones. Honestly reviewed. Thankx

  5. nice shade dear but honest review .....great job looks so pigmented but its not......

  6. The shade is pretty but you are right that we expect more from an estee lauder product.

  7. Oh mine the packaging is lovely but the blush is too sheer. Thanks for the honest review. Lesson learned, all that glitters is not gold :)

  8. I wasnt expecting that of Estee Lauder :( Bad

  9. The shade is lovely but overall it seems ok. Good review

  10. Love ur blog and love reading ur reviews... This blush is so gorgeous :)


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