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Skin Type: Oily and Sensitive
Skin Tone: Medium Tanned
Today I am going to review a gorgeous blush called NYX Bright Idea Illuminating Stick in the shade ‘Rose Petal Pop’. Now, let’s get into the details.
Price: $8 (INR 750)
Brighten things up with one of our new Bright Idea Illuminating Sticks! Available in a range of radiating hues–including four highlighters, four blushes and four bronzers–each creamy-soft shade goes on smoothly and sets right away for an instant, lit-from-within glow. Petite, portable and perfect for strobing, it’s the makeup must-have of the season.
Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Polyethylene, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Phenyl Trimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, Nylon-12, Ozokerite, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Caprylyl Glycol, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Propylene Carbonate, Silica, Tin Oxide, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Zinc PCA, Barium Sulfate (CI 77120), Water/Aqua/Eau. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Carmine (CI 75470), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 (CI 15850), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410).
My Experience with NYX Bright Idea Illuminating Stick Rose Petal Pop:
The blush itself is a thick black twisted stick that has a color-coded pink cap, which makes it easy to identify. It’s a nice lightweight packaging and safe to carry around.
Shade and Pigmentation:
Now, this range has two blushers and I picked the shade Rose Petal Pop. As you can make out from the name this is a beautiful rosy pink shade. It’s a super fresh pink shade with some golden shimmers that provide a gorgeous glow on the cheeks.
The shade looks very natural on the skin and is perfect for all skin tones. I love this rose pink blush and it’s good for daily use to get that flush of pink on the cheeks. Also, the shade is well pigmented and requires one to two swipes to get the color. I can easily build up the pigmentation too.
Texture and Quality:
Though the brand calls it “an illuminating stick” it’s actually a blush stick that has a super soft and smooth formula that glides effortlessly on the skin, providing a beautiful velvety soft finish on the cheeks. Due to the presence of golden shimmers, it gives a golden sheen to the cheeks. I love the flawless glow it gives to the cheeks and shimmers never look overpowering.
It’s super easy to use and the formula blends easily with any tool, even with fingers. Most of the time, I prefer to use my fingers to blend the color and it evenly blends on the skin without any patchiness. The formula is non-sticky and non-greasy, which makes it good for my oily skin.
Also, the texture feels super light and comfortable on the skin. It neither makes my skin oily nor dry but provides the decent amount of softness to it. The color never clings to dry patches and suits my sensitive skin well.
Apart from the quality, it lasts quite well on my oily skin and stays around 4-5 hours, but after that, the color starts to look faded. Since it’s a cream blush it does transfer a bit and the color becomes light as the time passes. I wish this blush had better staying-power because otherwise it’s a beautiful, natural-looking blush with a super smooth formula. Currently, I am obsessed with this product and absolutely love it during these summer days.
Pros of NYX Bright Idea Illuminating Stick Rose Petal Pop:
• Pretty, travel-friendly packaging.
• Beautiful rosy pink shade.
• Golden shimmers give a gorgeous glow.
• Well pigmented.
• Soft creamy formula blends effortlessly.
• Easy to use.
• Gives a fresh look to the cheeks.
• Non-greasy, non-oily.
• Lightweight, non-patchy and non-sticky.
• Velvety soft finish.
• Lasts well – around 4-5 hrs.
• Does not clog my pores.
• Suits sensitive skin.
Cons of NYX Bright Idea Illuminating Stick Rose Petal Pop:
• Staying power could have been better.
IMBB Rating: 4.5/5
Will I Repurchase/Recommend NYX Bright Idea Illuminating Stick Rose Petal Pop?
Yes to both.
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