Lakme Absolute Night Sheen Cheek Chromatic Baked Blush
Ever since Lakme launched some wonderful products in the form of colored eyeconic kajals, CC cream, the 9 to 5 lipsticks and the youth infinity range, I have started warming up to the brand a lot. Lipstick was the only thing I did not have any issue picking up and always turned a blind eye to it’s other makeup products even though they looked beautiful from what I could see at a glance. Now that I have finally taken the plunge with their absolute plump and shine 3D lip gloss, I was a little more confident and this blush just nailed it for me! 🙂 Lesson learned. Never underestimate the power of a common man. ( errr brand. 😛 )
Presenting Lakme Absolute Night Sheen. 🙂
What Lakme Claims:
Baked on Italian terracotta tiles, the cheek chromatic baked blush delivers vibrant colors with extra-ordinary luminosity. Rich Jojoba Oil nourishes the skin, along with the anti-oxidants & Vitamin E, making it suitable for sensitive skin as well.
- Jojoba Oil
- Vitamin E
- Can be used wet or dry
- Fragrance Free
Price: INR 550/- 4 g
My Experience with Night Sheen:
The packaging is nice and sleek with an oval dome shaped lid. The blush like most baked blushes is dome shaped. I like the packaging, though I wish they had a mirror at the back.
It also includes an instruction leaflet for day and night use which is not too informational but is handy for beginners.
At first glance it looks more brown and less peach, but when swatched it comes out as a beautiful peach with brown. I do notice a hint of pink but it is very subtle.
Though the shade is names as night sheen I don’t see any reason for not using it as a day blush. I am actually kind of addicted to it right now and use it both during the day and night. 🙂 It has shimmer but not chunky, gritty or glittery. In fact the shimmer adds a sheen that makes it all the more beautiful. I would rather call it a satiny finish than shimmery. Also with this I can skip my highlighter and still flaunt a healthy glow.
Texture And Pigmentation:
The texture is soft but not overtly so which makes it very easy to apply. The pigmentation is good and just apt for what I look for in my regular everyday use blushes. I do need to swirl my brush 2-3 times to get the desired result, but I do not mind it as its better than going overboard.
Even though it flies everywhere when swirled with a brush, it does not have any fall out on cheeks which is great. 🙂
It stays on for 4-5 hours and then fades into nothing at the end of the day. Not an issue for me but if you like your blushers to stay on longer, you have to touch it up. Ohh btw, this does not provide any mirror or brush, so don’t forget to carry one in case you are planning to touch it up.
My Rating: 4 out of 5
Definitely yes! Lakme absolute cheek chromatic baked blush Night Sheen is a pretty peachy brown blush that is equally suitable for medium dusky to fair Indian skin-tone. The sheen it has makes it a perfect choice for night time and at the same time it is subtle enough to pass off as a great day blush. The shade compliments my warm Indian skin tone really well without being too obvious which is a bonus for blush beginners. Do give it a try and am sure you would want to pick up another one from the pink family. 🙂