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REVIEW: Lakme Absolute Cheek Chromatic Baked Blush in Day Sheer

Review of Lakme Absolute's Cheek Chromatic Baked Blush In Day Sheer

I am not a blush person per se. Don't get me wrong, I do use a blush and I totally realize its power in making or breaking a look. However, give me one blush that I can spend my whole life with it and not even feel the need to get myself another one until I actually hit pan with the one that I am using.
Yes! I always finish my blush before I purchase another and I know many of you will just gasp at it with disbelief... So let me just reiterate, I am not really a blush person per se.

So I was at a loss when I was provided with a sample of Lakme Absolute Cheek Chromatic Baked Blush and I was almost ready to give it away to someone. Then the diwali bug bit me and I just couldn't help but dig into the sheer Orangey blush resplendent with tiny golden shimmer particles. So much so that I have regularly reaching out to this beauty the entire two weeks I have been on vacation...
It is a gorgeous shimmery blush that would suit festive occasions and would look ethereal on fair skin tones and downright sexy on medium and tan skintones.

Sadly, I will now have to stash it away and go back to my favorite muted, neutral and matte blush as I resume with office this week... Needless to say, this blush isn't apt for work especially in corporate environments but then of course there is no stopping you if you are feeling uncharacteristically brave one day...

Price of Lakme Absolute Cheek Chromatic Baked Blush

It costs INR 550/-


  1. Its a beautiful shimmery shade
  2. Perfect for festive occasions
  3. Can be used dry as well as wet
  4. Easily available
  5. Doesn't cause any allergies or reactions
  6. Stays on for a decent amount of time
  7. Pretty decently priced.


  1. May not be work friendly.

If you are looking for a gorgeous shimmery blush to wear for your friend's wedding or to that New Year's Eve party, you might want to give this a shot!

The pink dupatta that I am wearing in the picture is a part of the phulkari collection I have sourced from Patiala for HOI. For more information click HERE


  1. The dupatta looks great... you should keep this one :p

    this blush has the capacity to look muddy! oh and on the blush thingie, same pinch! have been using my one borjois one for the last 2 years now :D

    1. Gah! I wish I could! but I promised the pati that I wouldn't buy anything from HOI for the next 2 months :(
      Muddy? No ya... the blush is pretty sheer to look muddy... But have you experienced otherwise?

  2. It looks like a yummy crisp chocolate cookie in that second pic! Guess they don't call it baked for nothing... :D Love all the pics!

    1. Marianne you have a superb way with words!!! ab=nd yup Baked Chocolate cookie is exactly how I would describe it too ;) yum yum yum ♥

  3. all phulkari dupattas I wan are sold out

    1. awww which ones were you eyeing sweetheart? There still are a lot more in stock btw :)

  4. beautiful shade and the last pic of urs is just awesome!

  5. I'm like you..not much of a blush person. Of course, you've got great cheekbones so you dont even need to use blush :) This shade is really pretty though and great for the festive season and weddings.

    1. OMG thank you for the compliment Doll! And Hi5 for being similar where blushes are concerned! :)

  6. I am not much into blush too. the color is pretty seems good for some occasion on function.

    Loved the floral dupatta :)

  7. everything tats out of stock :D I wan those specially both 1350. ones .... pls could u source them plzzzz :(

  8. Appreciate the recommendation! Let me try it out. lipsticks to politicks

  9. That's Pretty color. ^_^
    Really adds warmth to your face. I'll check this next time at counter.

  10. And I thought only I was the one who was not a blush person... And here I find my stock :) But no doubt it looks super on ur super sexy cheekbones...
    And yes, the dupatta looks awesome... maybe u shud try teaming it up wth a paraandi and big jhumkas... making a true punjabi kudi... :)

  11. Hey sweetie,I have seen ur blog so many times before but never loved so much as today itself as u were the only one blogger who puts up the most clearer pictures, zoomed up at their best & close to their original colour and texture, i can't define how u have helped in deciding so many products..i dont want to mention the name of another blogger who looks quite pretty but she forgets and never put right color of any lipstick which is the main emphasized part of her blog , all her foundation , blush ,lipsticks differs in a marginal way & u cant even predict where she is wearing a different product...seriously i truly admire ur way of representation in a true way........


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