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REVIEW: MAC Cream Blush in LadyBlush


Review of MAC Cream Blush in LadyBlush

Guest Post By: Rmyah

These days I’m hoarding blushes… So much that I keep forgetting the ones I already have for the ones that are fresh entrants to my kitty. One such forgotten beauty was my dearly beloved first MAC blush… I cannot even believe I forgot about this one.
For many, their first blushes remain cherished, same is the case with me… My love for blushes started with this darling of mine called “Ladyblush”.

Usually when we ladies start experimenting with blushes, we end up owning powder blushes first… The reason being that they are easier to handle… For me, the converse holds true…
I have always secretly admired people who experiment with their makeup and are bold and ambitious… I wanted to be one of them… So I always choose the path least taken… Thus my first blush became a cream blush

MAC cream blushes or blushcreme as they are called my MAC, come in the classic black MAC packaging with a transparent flip cap which makes it easier for us to locate the color… Pretty ordinary packaging… but then elegant and classy MAC.

MAC describes Ladyblush as a warm neutral Coral, but I see no coral anywhere here… This is not the first time I’ve disagreed with MAC’s color classification… I would say this is a faint peachy pink and probably is the most natural looking blush on me…

The funny thing about this blush is that it does not show the subtle peach in photographs… It shows up pink, which it absolutely is not….(actually it does not show in pictures much at all but in person this color brightens up my entire persona… I had to double apply the blush to get it to show in photos).

Another thing I hate about Ladyblush is that if applied with a loose hand, it can make me appear sick….its turns paler and paler as we try and build the color… Very weird blush indeed.

Price of MAC BlushCreme LadyBlush

Price…a major Ouch…costing 1150 INR for 6 grams when I bought it…I think MAC has upped the prices now…Double OUCH…
Lasts for about six hours on my dry cheeks….I actually like using cream blushes because it gives a subtle glow to my dehydrated cheeks…Loveeee…

This shade is definitely not for dusky beauties as it would look morbid on them….pale beauties can easily end up estimating wrong…so if you are anywhere between pale and medium, you’d love this blush.

The Ooohs
1. Easy to blend, does not look patchy
2. Gives my skin a healthy glow
3. Lasts for a pretty decent amount of time…may not be enough for some though

The Ouches
1. Turns whiter as we try to build the color
2. Not a universal blush shade
3. This blush melts in the heat….so storage….in the fridge maybe ;)

I guess a pretty balanced verdict for the Ladyblush….I do not think I’ll venture towards this particular lady again….there are plenty of fish in the market honey :)

P.S. please ignore the crappy photograph...had to do that because the blush wasn't showing at a finer quality setting... :(


  1. You look great Rmyah..and loved ur curly locks cos even m blessed with those heavy curls


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