Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush

Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush

While Benefit Cosmetics is a brand that has been around for a long, long time now, it tends to be a brand that generally escapes my notice.  Don’t get me wrong; it’s not that their products are bad or anything, it’s just that they tend to not really be #WOCFriendly.  Or at least, that’s the impression I have always got from looking at photos of their products.  So imagine my surprise a few weeks ago when the Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush ($38 CAD each) caught my eye and made me sit up and take notice.

Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush

There are four products found in the Lisap Hydra Care Collection:

  • Benefit GALifornia Powder Blush is described as a golden pink.  This is the latest offering in the Benefit Box ‘o’ Blush line.  This blush is an absolute stunner.  It has a bit of a golden tint to it, that you can see in photos.  Unfortunately, that gold is just a top layer on the product and doesn’t remain for very long.  But the shade is still gorgeous and way more potent that you would think.  I think it’s the perfect summer shade and it will work on a variety of skin tones.
  • Benefit Rockateur Powder Blush is described a a rose gold shade, which is a pretty apt description.  Out of all the other Box ‘o’ Blushes on offer from Benefit, this is the most #WOCFriendly.  Not as a blush, mind you, but as a highlighter.  As a blush, it makes my face look a bit dusty, so I’ll stick to using this shimmer finish blush as a more highlighter instead.

Detailed product photos and swatches below.

Benefit GALifornia Powder Blush

Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush

Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush

Benefit Rockateur Powder Blush

Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush

Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush

 
Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush Swatches

 

Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush

 

Overall I’m liking the Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush and I’m pretty happy with my purchase.  While there is nothing too earth shattering about either of these shades, I do quite like them.  They are very portable and I love that they come with their own little brush.  It makes popping one into your purse so much easier.

Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush

Benefit GALifornia & Rockateur Powder Blush purchased by me.  All opinions are my own.

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