June 2, 2014

Bare Minerals Swoon Blush Review & Swatches

Bare Minerals Blush Swoon

Bare Minerals Swoon Blush is a shade that was released with the Bare Minerals True Romantic Collection for Spring 2014. I actually purchased this on a whim when I grabbed up the Bare Minerals The True Romantic Ready Eyeshadow Palette because I thought it would be a nice compliment to the quad.

I think it might be limited edition but it’s apparently permanent in the UK but don’t quote me. If you do love it after reading my review it is still available at QVC.com.

Let’s take a look!

Bare Minerals Swoon Blush comes housed in special edition packaging that features a mirrored rose gold topper. Recently, I complained a bit about the rubberized packaging on my the Nude Beach’s Ready Eyeshadow Palette and I expressed how sometimes the mirrored packaging was just as bad. But thinking about it now the mirrored compacts are least wipe down but are still a magnet for scratches and fingerprints none the less but I do think them the lesser evil when it comes to the standard rubber black packaging that’s very NARS-like which Bare Minerals uses on the permanent collection.

Bare Minerals Swoon Blush

Bare Minerals Swoon Blush

Bare Minerals Swoon Blush swatches

Bare Minerals Swoon Blush Swatches

I actually don’t really love Swoon. It’s a soft, silky, and blends incredibly with a picture perfect finish that isn’t powdery. It wears for a solid six hours on my drier skin and shows a little fading at hour seven. The blush formula is superb but it always has been hasn’t it? I’ve tried some of the Bare Minerals Ready Blushes and they are ok but I think the loose formula is and always will be a fav of mine.

As I said I don’t really love Swoon. It reminds me of other shades I already have from Bare Minerals so it isn’t terrible unique. It’s kinda an off pink dusky peach that dulls out my collection. The finish is matte with a smoother satiny feel. It doesn’t cling to drier areas and looks smooth and perfect.

The formula wins out for sure but I think Swoon is a bit uneventful a shade so I’m not sure you really need to race out to buy it! There are so many other shades (like Fruit Cocktail!) that are fair nicer and more unique a purchase than this.

Bare Minerals Swoon Blush fotd

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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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  • Lisa Beam

    I think you are very pretty and you look perfectly lovely! I love Bare Minerals and also shopping…. Floral Utopia eyeshadow palette, detail shader eyeshadow brush, and Bounce and Blur blush in a pink Sky on my next order… call me anytime… have been using Bare Escentials over 30 years.Lisa

    • Isabella Muse

      thank you Lisa you made my day 🙂 Me too! I got one of the new bounce and blur palettes but not the blush yet ;-D that’s on my list too! I just edited and removed your number bc this is public ;-D don’t want it hanging out there ;-D