Thursday, March 6, 2014

Ellana Pressed Mineral Blush Duo in Flirtation/Fetish

I used to shun mineral makeup because I find loose powder messy and hard to work with. Used to, until Ellana Minerals launched their pressed mineral powder makeup which piqued my interest and teased me to no end. Yes, I just had to give mineral makeup a try this time around.

Pink blush will always be my first (blush) love, hence I chose this shade named Flirtation/Fetish for the pressed blush duo.


First of all, I adore the design of packaging. The illustration by Soleil Ignacio is just beautiful.♥


At the back are the product descriptions and ingredients.


It comes with a mirror and a secure magnetic closure. The packaging is made of cardboard, so its lightweight.


And here are the two lovely complementing shades of blush! Flirtation (left) is a bright strawberry pink shade with a sheer matte finish, while Fetish (right) is a cotton candy pink  shade with sheer shimmer.

Swatches:

Flirtation | Fetish

Texture wise, they don't feel super smooth and velvety on the pan when I swatched these. But then, see how awesomely pigmented they are?

When worn:

Festish

I initially thought that Fetish could only work as a highlighting shade since it looked so sheer on the pan. When I tried wearing it alone, it worked! The shimmers weren't too obvious or glittery at all, and it just have me that lit from within glow. The shade is just so soft and natural!

Flirtation

I tried layering on the shade Flirtation, which gave me a super blooming flush. This shade brightens my face instantly, and gives me the sweetest looking cheeks. :3

I tried using a regular blush brush and a powder blush to apply these, but I got the best results when I used a flat top brush (which I got from Landmark).

Price: P450.00
- Available at Ellana's website and The Ramp (Trinoma, Shangri-La, and Glorietta 3)
- My tip for you is to order online, so you can get to avail the free sample set together with your order. (More products to try!) But you can always drop by their counters at The Ramp or at the Ellana showroom in Makati if you prefer to swatch the products first.

For me, Ellana Pressed Mineral Blush Duo is good value for money since you get 2 super pigmented blush shades (that are skin-friendly to boot) at a very affordable price. I'm eyeing the shade Obsession/Fulfillment next!

Like Ellana Cosmetics on Facebook for more information on their products. :)

Love,
Helen

15 comments:

  1. It look so good on you *u*

    Lou of, http://steal-thestyle.blogspot.com/

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  2. awww it suits you ms helen =) i like their new packaging =)

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    1. Thank you, Rhain! The new packaging is just lovely. :)

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  3. Beautiful! I like how Fetish looks so natural on you!

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    1. Thanks, Pat! Both shade yields to a natural flush. Favorite ko to as of the moment. :)

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  4. Very pretty shades they look great on you Helen! :)

    http://steph-g.blogspot.com/

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  5. So pretty! I would like to revisit Ellana soon. Thanks for sharing. xx

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    1. Go visit, they're giving away samples too so you can find your exact shade. :)

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  6. pretty! did you use any lipstick or liptint here?

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    1. I used Pixi Tinted Brilliance Balm in Rosy Red here, blotted out a little then topped with clear gloss. :)

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