Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Givenchy Blush Gelée in 'Croisiére Coral' (Review +Swatches)



Hey Everyone, 

After the success of Givenchy's limited edition 'Candide Pink' Blush Gelée in 2011, the high-end fashion and cosmetics brand recently introduced a new Blush Gelée just in time for Summer. 'Croisiére Coral', a bright coral pink with orange undertones 'brightens the cheeks with its chromographone colouring agent, ensuring an ingenuous radiance'. 

I was recently sent Givenchy's newest Blush Gelée and, as a complete blush addict, was more than a little excited to test it out. Below is my review: 


When I first tried Givenchy's Blush Gelée, I was somewhat taken aback by its watery texture. While I knew that it was a jelly blush, I was expecting a somewhat more creamy or mousey texture. After giving the tube a good shake (you need to shake it before application), I applied it to my cheeks and immediately noticed the 'pleasant, cooling sensation' created by the blush's high water content. 


While the blush's sponge-tipped applicator makes applying blush to your cheeks very easy (and precise), I did find that I still needed to use my fingers (careful, this blush does stain) or a synthetic haired brush to blend the blush out evenly. 

The blush itself is extremely well pigmented, and its jelly formula gives the cheeks a very natural looking dewy glow. Once set, the Givenchy Blush Gelée does not budge and stains the cheeks for a long lasting, touch-up free finish.  


While the price, at $37 CND, is more than I would like to pay for any blush, I have to say I am very impressed by, not only the colour of Givenchy's latest Blush Gelée, but its unique consistency/texuture and long lasting formula. 

If you are a blush addict like me and have yet to experience the wonders of a jelly blush, be sure to check out Givenchy's Blush Gelée in 'Croisiére Coral'. 

What do you think of Givenchy's latest Blush Gelée? Will you be giving it a try? Are there any other jelly blushes on the market you think I should try? Be sure to let me know in the comment section below. 

**The product reviewed in this post was sent to me for PR consideration. As always all opinions are 100% my own and completely honest**

8 comments:

  1. This color is truly stunning...I need to check it out next time I'm at Sephora. Thank you Alicia :)

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  2. The applicator is so unique! The colour is very pretty too, nice and natural. <3

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  3. I have been seeing these Givenchy blushes all over lately and am really intrigued! I love cream/gel blushes, and adore coral so this one seems like it might be the one for me to finally try!

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  4. I'm a blush addict as well and I'm fascinated with the sponge applicator!

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