Coralista blush and Sun Beam, $12, sephora.com
closer look at Benefit Coralista trial size
Benefit Coralista on my cheeks
The blush came in a soft black plastic container and is somewhat flimsy/fragile. I wouldn't throw this in my purse, but would definitely carry it in a makeup bag for traveling. The blush itself is very soft and contains some shimmers/sheen. It feels a bit sheer, but can definitely be built up. After a few applications on my cheeks, I see a very natural glow. I love peachy pink blushes and this is definitely one right in that alley. However, I wished it was more pigmented.
Sun Beam on my cheekbones
I didn't use Sun Beam too much since I already have somewhat oliy skin. I felt that using a shimmery highlighter could draw more attention to the shine on my face. When I did apply it to my cheekbones, I see a subtle shine. I do like the effect of this if used properly, but I don't see myself using this often.
Texture/application of Coralista: It is a fine-milled blush with small shimmers to create a sheen on your cheeks.
Scent: I didn't detect any fragrance
Staying power: It lasted about 6 hour for me
Overall: I really like the peachy pink color of this blush, but I like more matte blushes. I did not find this blush to have a unique color so I think I would just finish this trial size. I would definitely like to see a matte version of this! However, if you do like blushes with sheen, I would give this trial size a go!
Do you own Coralista? What are your thoughts?
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All products shown here were purchased with my own money and were given my fair and honest opinion.