Archive | July, 2011

Pretty in Pink with Posie Tint

5 Jul

Posie Tint by Benefit

Basically, this is a creamy hot pink colored tint in a nail polish bottle. It is creamier than Bene Tint and is quite easy to blend. Having said that, remember that this is a stain, so once you lay it down, you must blend it right away. I spread it on my fingers and blended it onto my cheeks in a circular motion. When I read up on this product, I found that most people were using it as a lip stain, as the bright pink color seemed to be to bright for most cheeks. On the lips, gives a bitten look and it pairs nicely with a lip gloss overlay. I decided to try it on my cheeks. It is very pink! If you don’t like that babydoll, almost adolescent flush look, this may be too much for you; especially if you are lighter skinned. I’m tan so it actually matches my natural flush. What I like most about this product is that it’s very summer friendly in that once it sets, it’s not going anywhere. I always recommend creme or cheek stains in the summer because you avoid the streaky, spotty mess that occurs when sweat or oils from your face meet powder blush. This is definitely worth a try, but be mindful of the color! The texture is great and blends really easily onto the skin, but the color is not for everyone.

Here it is on the apples of my cheeks, it looks pretty natural and I didn’t use a lot