October 21, 2013

Maybelline Pink Weave Shimmer Blush Review & Swatches

Maybelline Pink Weave Blush

Maybelline Pink Weave Shimmer Blush is one of three new, limited edition blushes that Maybelline introduced with their Gilded in Gold Holiday 2013 Collection. I must admit so far I really liked these. They kinda remind of an in the cheap version of Chanel Les Tissages de Chanel (Tweed Effects) Blush with their cute tweed/houndstooth-like pattern.

Maybelline Pink Weave Shimmer Blush is a subtle peach beige with pops of bright pink woven into the design. It’s sure to appeal to those who prefer a cooler shade of pink.

Have a look!

Maybelline Plum Shimmer Blush Swatches

Plum Shimmer, Bronze Tapestry, Pink Weave

I grabbed Maybelline Pink Weave Shimmer Blush at Bed, Bath, and Beyond but I’m sure it’ll start popping up at other drugstores soon.

The blush has a gradient look to it as you get two shades of graduating color in a soft beige peach and above it woven in a sparkling shade of pink. These blushes are confusing as they have a heavy dose of silver sparkle and in some cases it appears to run straight through but in others it swipes away as an over spray…! In the case of Pink Weave it appears to be an over spray as under the sparkle I’m just seeing pure satiny blush.

The blush is .09 oz in size and set me back $5.99 and I thought the compact was a bit smallish so getting my brush into it was a bit of a hassle but not too irritating.

The texture on this is a little chalky at first but applied it has a silkiness that blends easily onto my cheeks. It is a cooler shade so if you don’t like truly pink, baby doll-like shades it might not be for you. It is a bit subtle as well so pigmentation isn’t full on and it might not be as apparent on darker skin tones as it would be on lighter ones but it builds nicely enough so fair, medium, and lighter tanned skin should be able to get away with it. I like the color a lot as it’s a fresher flushed pink.

I was happy with the Maybelline Shimmer Blushes on a whole and I really like some of these LE blushes that Maybelline does. They are fairly nice blushes and have a nice price tag when purchased at certain drugstores or during a sale.

Maybelline Pink Weave Shimmer Blush

Anyone try this out yet?

Do share!

I purchased this item.

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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Comments

  • Miranda

    It’s weird that the shimmer aspect isn’t consistent throughout these products!

  • kellly

    Several years ago, more than I want to admit to, Revlon had some AWESOME eye colors that looked, in the package, really shimmery, shiny, metallic and beautiful. But once I bought them and used them, I found that beautiful shimmer was ONLY the top layer and below it was a MATTE color, no shimmer at all. Talk about feeing duped! I was really disappointed. This reminds me of that, shimmer on top where you can see it and buy it but then the product itself is different than the initial view. BUMMER.

  • Kathy

    You can make any blush look good with your flawless complexion! Do you think you will be trying Mac’s Lavish Living Violet blush from the Divine Night collection? I have heard several people say it is a must have as it is so different. You have the best photos and are close to my skin tone so I would love to see if you plan on getting it. Thanks for your time.

    • the Muse

      gosh big compliment kathy thank you you’re too kind! I hope too, it looks like an unusually pretty shade ๐Ÿ™‚ I plan on getting some mac holiday today to play with from the press launch so hopefully the shade is in that lot if not I will prob buy and review ๐Ÿ™‚