Monday, November 29, 2010

Lakme Earth Rose Trio Blush - Review


What it claims: A palette of complementing earthy shades that are super easy to apply and perfectly buildable. The silky smooth highly pigmented formula allows for effortless, uniform application blending in easily for a gorgeous  glow. The three shades complement each other, to create endless options for defining, highlighting and accentuating features.

How to use: Use the lighter shades of Rose and Peach to highlight the apples of your cheek.Then use the brown shade in the hollow of your cheekbone to create the contours.

Price: Rs. 600/- (This is Limited Edition)

Pros:
1. The colors are oh-so-pretty & just perfect for most Indian skin tones. The lighter brown-peach has a touch of shimmer to it, while the rose & brown are matt. The trio works perfectly, whether used in the manner given above, all 3 blended together or else even each color separately. I like using the rose & peach mixed together, it looks like a very pretty summer flush.

2. The blush is very fine milled, pigmented and smooth. It blends very easily to a nice finish - no powdery looks here. The shimmer is subtle & makes the skin glow. Although I have dry skin, it glides on very smoothly & did not emphasise any driness.

3. It looks very pretty - the design, you almost don't want to use it for fear of spoiling the design.

Cons:
1. It doesn't last at all on top of a cream/liquid foundation. Used on top of my Ponds Tinted Moisturiser, it didn't last even 2 hours. The foundation just absorbed the blush. It lasts longer if I apply this over a layer of loose powder or else use a liquid/cream blush & then layer this on top.
 
Overall: I really like this blush. The quality is superb, intense payoff & the color is just amazing. Almost all bloggers are raving about this beauty - & the praise is well deserved. 

Have you tried this LE blush?
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16 comments:

  1. u know wat Ponds TM actually hates blushes, when i used my Maybelline blush on top of it, it dint last for 30 mins, and when i used the same blush on top of bourjois, it lasted for four hours...

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  2. i agree with Rentu on this..and i was so waiting for your review on this Tanz:)

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  3. Great review as usual, your reviews tempt me to buy the products. Thanks alot Tanveer :)

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  4. lovely review :) I wish I had Lakme in my country too.

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  5. Aww this is lovely...hey do give the swatches.
    I'll surely get this:))

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  6. Lovely review, now i am tempted to buy this.

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  7. i have dis...n m new to blushes...i hope this stays fine n works for me...bt i quite liked d colors...

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  8. Hey Tanvi, I have awarded you with Stylish blogger Award. Please come and accept it!!

    <3

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  9. hey, love the blush....will get it soon..and thanks for the review

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  10. beautiful....

    now that makes me the only person here...without this blush..I am so getting it

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  11. u know I've used this on Ponds TM and it stayed pretty well on me :)

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  12. @Retnu: I generally use cream blushes so they seem to stay on fine on Ponds TM, but powder blushes are a big problem! I agree, Ponds TM does seem to hate powder blushes :)

    @Anamika: I thght I was the only one having trouble with Ponds TM & powder blushes not getting along! :) I hope u liked the review, the blush looked real nice on you btw :)

    @Beautydiva: i hope u also end up liking the prdts I tempt u to splurge on :P

    @Sara: Ohh, too bad lakme doesn't even sell online. But i am sure you are not missing out on a lot :)

    @Rakshanda: Thanks! Almost all other bloggers have done hand & face swatches for this. I am just being a lil lazy & greedy here, but I won't being doing swatches, as this is LE & I love it too much to even waste a tiny bit on swatches. Sorry! :(

    @Amy: I hope u like it & buy it before it runs outta stock

    @Bhumika: Isn't it just so pretty to look at?? I love it. It'll work great, just don't apply it directly on a cream/liquid foundation.

    @Shoppingaholic: hey! thks for the award.. I'll def chk it out

    @SSG: :D :D.. I hope u like it!

    @GGG: hehehhe, go get it :)

    @HD: Lucky you, it worked with Ponds :).. i wish it wld work as well on me too, wld eliminate an unneccesary step :)

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  13. It's so lovely, no? :). T powder blushes stay well when you have powder underneath, so yeah definitely use powder before this

    ♥xx♥

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  14. @Poohkie: i hope you are liking it! :)

    @CZ: It is so pretty, I get conflicted.. I wanna use it, but I don't wanna spoil the design. Yes, it works well with powder like you suggested :)

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  15. @tanveer, i know what u mean about lasting power...a few hours and its off ! but i dont use powder either so thas probably it !!! It was also the most recommended blush in the blush guide ! Adding this to it too!

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