NYX is one of my favourite brands. I have tried many different products from them and I can honestly say I've never been disappointed. Although the products are quite affordable, the quality is always great. So, today I thought I would review as well as swatch 3 of the 24 available shades of NYX powder blushes: Mocha, Angel and Pinched.
NYX claims: "Our pressed powder blush delivers sheer, silky color that glides on easily, blends beautifully and creates a natural glow. The formula is richly-pigmented and lasts for hours."
Mocha is a matte mid-tone pink . I would say that this colour would suit almost every skin tone and is very flattering. The formula is very soft and silky and not at all chalky. Remember that a little goes a long way, and it's always easier to build up the colour if you need to rather than removing it.
Angel is a matte soft pink. It is a very subtle colour and therefore can be incorporated in various make up looks. On my skin the colour payoff is quite mild (I have medium-toned skin) so I like to use it as a subtle accompaniment to a contour, on days when I don't feel like having as much colour on my cheeks.
Pinched is a coral pink with gold glitter and iridiscence. This is definitely my favorite out of the 3. Although the gold glitter in the pan can look quite scary if you're not into glitter, it isn't very obvious on the skin. Actually, when the glitter catches the light, it also highlights your cheekbones and gives your skin a lovely glow. Many say that it is a dupe for NARS Orgasm blush which is one of the most iconic blushes of all time.
Regarding the longevity, considering that they are powder blushes, you can expect to have some fading throughout the day yet you're still left with a nice hint of colour on your cheeks, which can easily be touched up if needs be.
The only thing I'm not a big fan of is the packaging. They are packaged in a black plastic casing with a see through lid, which can be very hard to open and is very prone to breaking if dropped. However, for the price I'm not complaining and these blushes definitely have my approval.
Until next time,
21 year old beauty blogger and University student from Malta. I've always loved makeup and anything beauty related so I've decided to share my passion through this blog.