Beautiful, baked blush colours that blend well and provide cheeks with a perfect pop of colour, you’re going to struggle to pick just one of the Max Factor Creme Puff Blushes because each of the six shades are wearable and flattering.
The multi-tonal pigments work with your skin tone and the range of six shades have been designed to offer something for every skin tome, from fair to dark.
These blushes are the perfect dupe for the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blushes which are designed in the same way, infused with colour and a hint of highlight to give skin a natural flush. But the big difference here is of course the price, the Max Factor offering is just £8.99 whilst the Hourglass design is £32 – it’s a big price difference when there’s not much variation in the actual product and you can buy three shades of the Max Factor blushes for the price of one Hourglass one and still have some change left over.
So what are the shades available in the Max Factor Creme Puff Blush?
Lavish Mauve (20): Pink with strong mauve veining
Lovely Pink (05): Peachy pink with golden sheen
Alluring Rose (25): Dark berry with peachy pink undertones
Gorgeous Berries (30): Pale pink with berry veining
Seductive Pink (15): Pink with rosy pink
Nude Mauve (10): Pale baby pink with nude tones
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Unlike traditional blush, which tends to be flat, the Max Factor Creme Puff Blush exhibits depth and dimension thanks to multi-tonal pigments.
What makes Creme Puff Blush a versatile product is it can be used for contouring, highlighting, and adding colour to your cheeks, and can be applied wet and dry too. If used dry, coverage is sheer to medium. If used wet, coverage is medium to heavy. The blushes have a silky, thin, gliding texture and melt into a soft, natural shimmer finish.
Six shades to choose from, long-lasting, blendable colour, can be applied wet or dry
Multi-tonal pigment has in-built highlighter, so if you want a matte cheek colour this is not the product for you.
These blushes are the perfect addition to any makeup collection; the finely milled and marbled finish is not only a beauty to look at, but also works incredibly well on the skin too. The Creme Puff blush is really easy to work with, a controllable formula allows you to build colour as desired and the ultra blendable product means there are no visible blush lines once you apply it. It gives you a soft focus, naturally pretty colour payoff that mimics an inner glow.
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Beautiful pigment, beautiful formula and beautifully priced at £8.99.
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Beauty tips for applying your Max Factor Creme Puff Blush
- Swirl a soft, clean brush over the blush and tap off excess before applying.
- Sweep over the apples of the cheeks and blend using small, circular movements.
- Build your colour to the desired shade. If you apply too much, simply sweep some translucent powder over the top to tone down the intensity.
In Hollywood’s Golden Age, when it came to make-up only one name was on the lips of the silver screen stars. That name was Mr Max Factor, a visionary make-up artist, wig maker and inventor, Max Factor was known for creating the signature looks of the era’s most famous icons such as Ava Gardner, Jean Harlow and Marlene Dietrich. But he believed that glamour should be within reach of all women.
Max Factor was born in Russia and emigrated in 1914 to America, settling in LA to be closer to the budding film industry. Word of Max Factor’s expertise quickly spread and he was soon working with Hollywood’s leading film stars and making his own cosmetic products for a glamorous but realistic look on screen. In 1916 he started selling eye shadow and eyebrow pencils. This was the first time such products were available outside the movie industry. Four years later he launched a full range of cosmetics, calling it “make-up” – a phrase he coined.
The make-up products and techniques Max Factor created for the movie industry and his Hollywood clients earned him an Oscar, but his guiding philosophy was that any woman could be glamorous given the right tools and make-up artistry skills. From mascara to foundation, eye shadow to lip gloss – Max Factor put the transformative tools for make-up artistry into the hands of every woman, enabling her to create her own personal glamour statement every day.