- Editor Rating
- Rated 4 stars
- ColourPop Pressed Powder Face Duo
- Reviewed by:
Powder TextureEditor: 80%
Long-Lasting PowerEditor: 80%
Value For MoneyEditor: 90%
I must admit that I have left ColourPop to one side recently (I mean, these last months). They launched so many products and collabs that it became difficult to follow. However, the spring collection caught my eye! And in particular, the face palette with a blush and a highlighter: the Pressed Powder Face Duo which I will tell you more about today.
I also purchased the new Blotted Lips and Ultra Blotted Lips. I will tell you about them soon! smile
So, ColourPop not only launched just one spring collection but three monochromatic ones (Nectar, Pink, and Sand), like they did last fall. Obviously, these shades are the trendiest at the moment. The choice of colors, you’ll have seen in all my Colourpop reviews, is definitely their best strength. They really know how to release new collections with the more appealing colors of the moment, those you want to wear now, right away!
So first, there was the Nectar collection (with more peachy tones), then the Pink collection (all the pretty pinks) and finally, the Sand collection (some flattering warm nude shades). Each collection included products for the eyes, the lips, the cheeks…
There are also some new products, including two new formulas of lipsticks (the Blotted Lips I spoke about earlier) and a face palette (with a blush and a highlighter). And since this is ColourPop, all these products are very reasonable priced!
Let me introduce them to you! smile
ColourPop Pressed Powder Face Duo, presentation:
It’s a 2 in 1 face palette that contains a blush and a highlighter, both in the form of pressed powders.
The blush has a matte finish, and of course, the highlighter is quite luminous, almost metallic.
I chose a Pressed Powder Face Duo in pink (Done Deal) and a warm nude shade (Double Play).
They retail each for $16. I don’t know if they’re limited edition, but with ColourPop, the turnover is quite quick so don’t hold your breath on these too long if you like them. wink
ColourPop Pressed Powder Face Duo, my test and thoughts:
It’s a cardboard packaging, quite solid but also basic (without feeling cheap). The closure is magnetized. Good point: it contains a mirror, which is always practical.
– Texture and finish:
They’re pressed powders, which is a relatively new texture for the brand. ColourPop widened the choice of their formulas with the pressed powder eyeshadows recently, and now they offer plenty of different products in this finish. They’re not too powdery and quite creamy (especially the highlighter).
The blush matte finish is silky smooth, not chalky at all. The highlighter iridescent finish is very luminous, quite metallic without being glittery.
– Colors and pigmentation:
The pigmentation is good and they’re rather easy to blend.
Done Deal is a pink harmony, with a medium cool pink blush, which gives a very fresh flush on the cheeks and a pink champagne highlighter, super pretty and quite natural and subtle.
Double Play is a more neutral harmony of colors, with fairly warm undertones. The blush looks like a bronzer at first, but it’s a little too orange to be used as such (at least for my taste). As a blush, it gives a nice warm bronzy effect on the cheeks, I really like it. The highlighter is super intense, a beautiful golden beige that really catches the light. It’s gorgeous!
I use a brush to apply them, and they blend effortlessly on the cheeks.
– Lasting power:
They last pretty well on my skin: between 6 to 8h on me.
– Value for money:
It’s a great value for money. It’s a good product, and $16 is quite affordable for this quality.
Finally, here are the swatches:
And on me:
– Done Deal:
– Double Play:
- the colors are pretty, flattering and super trendy
- the practical packaging (it has a mirror)
- the good pigmentation
- they're easy to apply and blend
- good lasting power
- the good value for money
- nothing to report, everything is A-Okay
As usual, ColorPop is killing it, and these face palettes are great, especially at this price! smile
And you, tempted by these very spring appropriate ColorPop Pressed Powder Face Duo? Which one caught your eye? wink
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