Anyway, these are pretty good quality overall - they are quite radically different from MUFE's previous HD Blush, the Microfinish Cream Blush. Those were super pigmented, and in liquid form, and you basically used a teeeny tiny bit and blended out a lot to get a rosy glow. These? They're layerable, so you can apply lightly for a wash of colour or use more for an intense flush, and although the Second Skin Cream Blush starts off as a cream, when you apply it to your skin it sort of dries down to a smooth finish. When I was swatching these, the quality reminded me of the Chanel Cream Blushes, with the same drydown effect.
If you want to see my commentary on the individual shades, feel free to read on!
210 Cool Pink is a light, slightly cool-toned pink. I like this shade, and I think it's going to be a popular one in this part of the world!
215 Flamingo Pink isn't the bright colour of flamingos - instead this is more like a light pink with a hint of coral. A universally flattering shade that will look good on fair-skinned girls.
225 Peachy Pink is just that - a peachy-pink shade. This leans a little warm on me, but it will probably look more pink on cooler-toned girls.
310 Rosewood is a downright gorgeous colour. It's a universally flattering pinky-brown with a hint of rosiness, and it's reminiscent of some of the bestselling blush colours of all time, such as MAC Blushbaby, or Bobbi Brown's Blushed Rose Pot Rouge, or Tarte Exposed, or (if you have a really long colour memory) Laura Mercier's now discontinued Blushing Tint in Filtered Brown. But this is one step better, in my opinion, because it's less brown and a bit more rosy, thus making it more flattering on skintones that would otherwise find such shades too brown.
315 Peach Beige is a warm nude shade that is also very wearable. Not much to say about this, but it is a staple workhorse colour.
320 English Rose is another gorgeous, universally-flattering shade. It's kind of a warmer version of Rosewood, and not as plummy-looking, but still a colour that will go a long way on most skintones.
330 Rosy Plum is another very pretty shade - as the name says, this is a rose with a hint of plum. It's more pink than purple, so even on warmer skintones, it won't look bruise-like or overly purple.
410 Coral is a very pretty coral that will look great on just about anyone.
415 Light Rust is a nude brown shade. I imagine this would be excellent for contouring, or as a neutral blush on deeper skintones.
515 Tangerine is an exciting orange pop of colour. This is a gorgeous bright shade, kind of like an orange answer to Chanel's Chamade Cream Blush, which was also a popular colour this season. This is not going to be everyone's favourite shade, but definitely worth checking out if you're looking for a bright, cheery pop of colour!
As you can see from the swatches, despite MUFE's reputation for being a brand of wild colours and artistic leanings, the Second Skin Cream Blushes are, for the most part, made up of wearable, everyday colours. I bet it would be difficult to decide on just one blush to have, just because there are so many gorgeous colours that can be everyday staples for a variety of skintones. I know I definitely had difficulty deciding on my favourite!