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Your "Perfect" Blush Shade

I'm a sucker for most things beauty related, but when it's supposed to be your perfect skin match, I'm more cautious. The idea sounds amazing, but does it really work? Well when I come across a Tarte blush that supposed to be your perfect shade, I gave it a shot since I'm terrible with blush shades.

As far as packaging goes, it's adorable! The Energy Skintuitive Cheek Stain speaks for itself with pretty mixings of purple and pink with a twist up stick and the color is white, until your skin touches it.

As far as how well this matched my skin..well I didn't give it that fair of a shot (surprise, surprise). I've just been to the shore and I'm the tannest I've ever been in a long time. Add to the mix that I nearly forgot to apply this during my makeup routine, so the color probably isn't as true, which is odd since it's supposed to be the perfect shade... I am used to very slight blush colors. I've fallen in love with the rose gold type of blushes and I'm used to the very pigmented babydoll pink ones. This is like a step further. This shade was bright dark pink. I guess I'm just so used to a slight flush that it shocked me, but with blending, it wasn't as bad. Also the staying power isn't terrible, but putting a powder over it would make it last longer.

So far, this is a meh for me. I need to use it more and see how much/little needs to be applied and when the best time for application is. I'll make it work somehow...

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