07 March, 2011

Smashbox - Skin Tint - Bella

I recently bought Smashbox Skin Tint in Bella from All Cosmetics Wholesale for only $10.99 USD. In stores in the US I believe they are about $28 USD. Mine was unboxed (so had a few tiny scratches on the outside) which made it cheaper and I'm not 100% sure but I think this colour is no longer be available in stores. I only use this product on my cheeks and not on my lips. I have tried it on my lips and the colour doesn't work for me so this review is focused on using this as a cheek colour.



The tube is just over 10cm long and over 2cm in diameter. It has matte black packaging and feels pretty sturdy. Net Wt. is .25oz or 7.2g.


Colour & Finish

Bella is a bold corally pink with no shimmers or sparkles at all. That being said, it doesn't appear that bold on your cheeks. After blending it out it just gives your face a nice bit of colour.



This product is nicely pigmented. You don't need much at all. I've tried it with a bit of translucent setting powder over the top and I find it does last a long time but does fade and lose a bit of intensity towards the end of the day like many blushes.


I find that this is a little hard to blend, but by no way is it impossible. I find swiping some on at the beginning then trying to blend is a little difficult so what I like to do is kind of dab the blush on my face, applying just a very small amount, and then blend it out with my fingers. If I want more intensity I just keep repeating this process. Sometimes I get some product on my finger then dab and blend from there. That way, blending is easier.


I'm not a massive fan of the formula as it does require me to be gentle and take my time to blend. The fact that I'm mainly a powder blush user probably doesn't help lol. Sometimes I feel as you blend, you do kind of rub at the foundation you've already applied which is particularly annoying when you've packed on foundation/concealer on your cheek to hide a blemish lol. The pigmentation is great so 1 tube will last you forever and I absolutely love the colour. I will continue to use this.


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