Reader Review: O-Glow or O-No?

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Thanks to Candy from Dallas, TX for the review.

Title of your review: Smashbox O-Glow

Tell us about it!: After running out of my beloved Prescriptives Pressed
Powder Leaves in Rose I decided to move off my usual beaten path to
Smashbox. I had heard the buzz surrounding O-Glow, which promises to create
a shade of blush based on your own bodies chemistry as soon as it hits your
face. Here in lies the problem.

After consulting the sales girl, I took my purchase home and excitedly
opened my product. Yet here I wonder: Foundation first, then O-Glow or
O-Glow then Foundation? If I applied O-Glow first my foundation would all
but wash it out (and I wear very sheer foundation), and if applied over the
foundation it seemed rather muddy or false looking.

I also discovered that its very difficult to get even coverage on both
sides. I always felt like one side was more pink than the other, or more
intense.

At the end of the day, it was just too complicated for a step that normally
took me seconds as I run out the door. O-Glow for me was an O-No.

$26.00 Smashbox O-Glow

I can agree with Candy on this I was also puzzled at what point to apply O-Glow and I found the color faded really fast. My favorite cheek color lately has been Tarte’s cheek stain. It is super easy to apply and leaves you with the perfect flushed look.

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Natural Swirl Cheek Stain

What it is:
An all-natural version of Tarte’s award-winning cheek stain that swirls two universally flattering shades together.

What it does:
Tarte Full Blossom Natural Swirl Cheek Stain proves beauty is in full bloom. Tarte combines two universally flattering shades of their best-selling Natural Beauty Cheek Stain, infused with a proprietary T5 Super Fruit Complex™, swirled together. The result is a fresh, healthy glow that’s twice as nice.

What else you need to know:
This cheek stain contains Skinvigorating™ ingredients such as acai extract, an antioxidant-rich super fruit that promotes cell regeneration and has known anti-inflammatory and skin softening properties, and goji berry extract, a nutrient-dense berry referred to as a “superfruit.” Pomegranate extract has a high concentration of antioxidants and vitamin C, acerola extract is rich in vitamin C, which helps to brighten skin, and maracuja extract has been known to reduce redness, irritation and inflammation of the skin. It’s preservative-, paraben-, sulfate-, phthalate-, and mineral oil-free, with a natural fragrance. Dermatologist-tested.

$28.00 Tarte Cheek Stain


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