I've already swatches of the MUFE Cream Blush, so I won't re-swatch them, but I'll just go a bit more into detail about how I use them, and what I think of them.
MUFE Second Skin Cream Blushes
One of the things I really loved about the HD Cream Blush was how blendable and buildable it was. Unlike MUFE's previous HD Blush, the Microfinish Cream Blush, which was a creamy liquid that was insanely pigmented, this is a lot less pigmented - but in a good way, making it extremely wearable. For sure there is a good amount of pigment, but if you apply one layer, you'll get a light wash of colour, while if you apply more, you'll get a stronger result. I feel this makes the new HD Second Skin Cream Blush a lot more wearable for everyday use than the Microfinish Cream Blush (which needed a bit more time to blend out).
Below, you can see how blendable it is. I've done swatches of the colour straight from the pan (this is 220 Pink Sand, a light neutral pink with a hint of warmth), as well as what it would look like with a heavy and light application. As you can see this is easily sheered out to just a light wash of barely-there colour, or applied more heavily for a pop of colour. This versatility and foolproof application means that I find myself reaching for this quite often in the mornings when I'm getting ready at 7am and can't handle any makeup requiring advanced motor skills, haha.
MUFE HD Cream Blush: Super blendable and buildable for a light or heavy application.
Another thing that was different about the HD Cream Blush versus the MicroFinish Blush is that the HD Cream Blush has a drier texture. These start off like a smooth-textured cream (kind of like the Chanel cream blushes) but once applied, they don't feel "wet" - they have a sort of smooth, slightly powdery finish that doesn't look too flat or matte (as you can see above from the swatches). I think it's probably a mix of polymers and silicones that perform this magic. The blushes don't feel oily or heavy at all, so that's a plus too.
Below, you can see me wearing the same shade, 220 Pink Sand. This is probably a medium application of cream blush, and I used perhaps two to three very thin layers to build up the colour to this level. As you can see, it also has a very pretty finish. (And yes, my blouse has those shoulder holes!)
Wearing MUFE HD Cream Blush in 220 Pink Sand
These lasted very well on me. I've tested them a few times, and wore them out for work, and by the end of the day, they were still on with very little fading and so on. Although I do work in an indoors environment (so it's like I was running around under the sun), I still think that it's pretty impressive. It also doesn't oxidize on me - the colour I apply during the morning is pretty much the same one I have on at the end of the day. I have had other cream blushes fade on me during the day, so this is great!
The MUFE HD Second Skin Cream Blush is an all-around excellent product.
So all in all, would I recommend these? Yeah, I would. MUFE products aren't cheap for sure, but I have to say, the brand generally puts out things that are of high quality, and there's very little I dislike from the brand. I think that overall, the MUFE HD Second Skin Cream Blushes are strong contenders - they have a lovely range of wearable colours, have good pigmentation but are still easily sheered out, layered, blended, and the texture is great. They also last for a whole day on me too, so overall, this is a great score in my book. If you're interested in getting a couple of new cream blushes, this is well worth checking out.
|Yes, a great quality product overall||8/10||9/10||9.5/10||9/10||9/10|
|The Bottom Line: The MUFE HD Cream Blush comes in lovely wearable colours, has a lightweight texture, is easy to apply blend, and build. Overall, an excellent product.|