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Review: Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush – Dollface


Sephora cashier: “Have you ever used Tarte blush before?”
Me: “Nope, this is my first one.”
Sephora cashier: “You are going to LOVE it.”

Yep, the cashier was right. I have been wanting to try out the Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 HR Blush for a very long time. I had seen it in several of the Beauty Guru Youtube videos that I watch and I knew that I had to have one. I finally picked up one of these in the bright pink shade called Dollface, it’s the blush pictured above (you can also see it in my haul post below).

1st impression:
This blush is very pigmented! I find that it’s best to load a tiny amount of this blush on my brush and then apply with a light hand (applied waaay too much on my first try). I do love that this blush is very easy to blend and build up slowly until I have the perfect flush. I’ve used my fair share of drug store blushes, but this is my first higher end blush and I do think it was worth the $26.00. I usually don’t have my makeup on for 12 hours a day, so I can’t confirm that part of Tarte’s claim. However, it looks just as good in the evening as it did when I first applied it in the morning!

The compact itself is very cute, and sleek. It does have a mirror if you need to use it on the go, but does not have a brush, so you will need to supply your own.

Final thoughts:
Looking at the display at Sephora, I was pretty surprised at the wide range of colors available – there is something for every skin tone! I do wish that I had purchased something a bit more muted, but for some reason this one really stood out to me. Dollface is a nice shade on me (if I keep it more minimal), but it may be a bit too pink for me. I will keep using it though, just maybe not as my every day color. I think I will eventually get another shade… maybe something like Buff (nude shade) or Blissful (warm peach).

Have you tried the Amazonian Clay Blush? Let me know what you think!

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  1. I have this blush, and I do love it! I got it in a value set from Sephora. I put this on top of my Too-faced Cocoa bronzer. I am no following you as a fellow Makeuptalk member and blogger!

  2. Pingback: Sephora Haul | muffinchanel

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