Tarte Awakening Cheek Stain Review & Swatches
Time to add a healthy glow to your cheeks with the new Tarte Awakening Cheek Stain! This new shade of Tarte Cheek Stain was launched for Spring 2013 and happens to be the perfect sheer glowy nude with pink undertones that gives skin a sunkissed pink glow!
Tarte Awakening Cheek Stain comes in a chubby swivel up tube and is scented like delicious lemon sugar! I swear I want to take a bite out of these cheek stains! They smell so incredible!
Tarte has improved on their Cheek Stain considerably as the leaky gel-like formula is a thing of a past. The new denser yet jelly-like texture is firm to the touch but applies creamy adding just the right amount of glow to cheeks without ever looking over done. They leave behind a dewy finish with a hint of color. They do feel a tad tacky on skin so I recommend them over powder as the powder seems to mattify skin and soak up access oil allowing the blush to adhere to a softer surface.
New mellow packaging accompanies the release of the Awakening shade as well with purple and pink strips. The color is quite unique so chances are you don’t have something similar in your stash. There’s a bit of nude here with a bit of mauve-y pink and just the right amount of bronze to give skin an illuminating sunkissed glow. It’s the type of blush that looks healthy on your cheeks versus “made up”.
Apply blush directly from the tube by swiping onto cheeks and blending out with finger tips. The color runs sheerer but easily builds for more pop. Awakening is a universal shade that should be suitable for many skin types but may be a tad sheerer for really dark ones however, from pale to fair and tanned it’ll prove a good pick.
If you’re looking for the perfect travel companion for Spring break this easy to apply blush lends just the right glow to cheeks with fuss-free application.
It’s available now at Sephora, Ulta, and tartecosmetics.com
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