Review & Swatches: Illamasqua Cream Blusher in “Zygomatic”


Illamasqua Cream Blusher in Zygomatic

Availability: Sephora
Price: $26.00
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Company’s Description

Highlight your cheekbones, shape your face, and build and blend with fingers or a brush to create the color intensity you desire. Use over foundation for impact or under for a captivating glow. However you apply it, be daring.

Illamasqua’s Cream Blusher in Zygomatic is a peachy beige color and originally released with Illamasqua’s Naked Strangers Collection. - Free shipping on orders over $35

Packaging: 9/10

Illamasqua’s Cream Blushers come in black, pinched-square, plastic compacts that snap shut and have see-through lids.

Quality: 9.5/10

Zygomatic is a nude peach shade that is universally flattering on any skin tone. The color is soft and neutral. If you have skin darker than NC/W 30, this might lighten the cheeks.

This cream blusher leaves a dewy finish but doesn’t look greasy. You can set it with translucent powder, but make sure not to put a powder with coverage over this blush because you’ll lose the blush’s color.

Ease of Use: 9.75/10

This cream blush blends over the skin evenly. Use it over liquid foundation or underneath translucent powder.

Price: 8.5/10

For $26.00 you get 4 grams (0.14 ounces) of blush. MAC Cremeblend Blushes are $20.00 and contain 5.6 grams (0.19 ounces) of product. NARS cream blushes are $28.00 and contain 0.19 ounces. Compared to both brands, Illamasqua’s cream blushes are at a more expensive price-point.

Final Grade


Illamasqua Cream Blusher in Zygomatic


Illamasqua Cream Blusher in Zygomatic


Illamasqua Cream Blusher in Zygomatic


Illamasqua Cream Blusher in Zygomatic


Illamasqua Cream Blusher in Zygomatic Swatches


Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Octyldodecanol, Cetyl Palmitate, Petrolatum, Cera Carnauba (Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax), Candelilla Cera (Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax), C18-38 Alkyl Hydroxystearoyl Stearate, Kaolin, Tocopherol, Parfum (Fragrance) And May Contain: [+/- Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Iron Oxides CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499, Red 7 CI 15850, Yellow 5 Lake CI 19140, Red 36 CI 12085, Red 21 Lake CI 45380, Carmine CI 75470, Blue 1 Lake CI 42090, Manganese Violet CI 77742, Mica]. May contain Carmine as a colour additive.

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