Review: Guerlain Rose Aux Joues Blush Duo ~ 04 Pink Punk

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I recently acquired this Guerlain Rose Aux Joues from http://www.sephora.com.  I  have been stalking them for quite some time now and finally shelled out the bucks to get it as a Sephora VIB sale came around.  The site describes it in the following:
“What it is:
A blush duo that allows you to shade, color, and sculpt.

What it does:
Shade, color, and sculpt with Rose Aux Joues, a must-have for all women who are eager to have fun with color. Guerlain’s eye-popping blush duo offers vibrant color pairings that allow you to re-invent your beauty routine every day. One vibrant shade adds a pop of color to the cheekbones while its smaller counterpart can be mixed or used for a striking contrast”

Ingredients: Talc, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Nylon-12, Magnesium Stearate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Phenyl trimethicone, Polysorbate 60, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, sorbitan Stearate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Pentylene Glycol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Lauroyllysine, Parfum (Fragrance), Tin Oxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Benzyl Benzoate, Linalool, Benzyl Alcohol, Limonene, BHT, Amyl Cinnamal, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Ceraniol [+/- MICA, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides) CI 15850 (Red 6, Red 6 Lake, Red 7, Red 7 Lake), CI 15985 (Yellow 6 Lake), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 73360 (Red 30 Lake), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), CI 77288 (Chromium Oxide Greens), CI 77289 (Chromium Hydroxide Green), CI 77510 (Ferric Ferrocyanide), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 45410 (red 27). 
  
 I found that this gave the most beautiful and luxurious effect on the cheeks the coral color, I found it to be great on it’s own.  It is super smooth and pigmented and has a silky quality as both colors have.  The bottom color reminds me of NARS sin minus the sheen. It is silky smooth when applying and I simply layered it over the coral and it only made it more beautiful, not dull as i find they two combined created a really unique color. If you are of a lighter skin tone the darker color could be used as a contour for sure but for my tone it doesn’t have an impact on its own. 
The Rose Aux Joues does have a pleasant fragrance of rose I love the packaging as it is super luxurious and comes inside the felt sleeve all of it branded and it has the heft and the weighted feel of a high quality high dollar cosmetic. I rate this 5 out of 5 stars.
top: Peachy color, bottom: Darker color
 

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