Sydney Grace Always and Forever Blush Review & Swatches
Always and Forever
Sydney Grace Always and Forever Pressed Blush ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a pale pink with neutral-to-cool undertones and a satin finish. It was richly pigmented with a smooth, velvety texture that was a smidgen powdery in the pan but didn’t read powdery or dry when applied to bare skin.
I preferred application over more matte skin or just-powdered skin as it was more prone to darkening when applied directly atop bare skin or unset liquid/cream foundation. The color applied evenly to my skin and diffused without much effort to reveal a more satin-to-matte finish–not shimmery but not flat. It wore well for eight hours before fading noticeably.
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Silk Mica (Mica (77019), Boron Nitride, L-Lysine Mica (Mica 77019 and Lauroyl Lysine), Caranuba Mica (Mica 77019 and Caranuba Wax), Magnesium Stearate, Magnesium Myristate, Zinc Stearate ((+/- Mica (Mica 77019), Fractionated Coconut Oil (Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891) Vitamin E (Tocopherol), Silk Powder, Allantoin, Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI77289), Chromium Green (CI77288), Carmine, Iron Oxide (CI 77499, 77491, 77492), Tin Oxide (CI 778161), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Ultramarines (77007), Silica, *Synthetic Flurophylogopite, Zinc (CI 77947), Bronze and Copper Powder (CI 77400), Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Hexylene Glycol))
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