Last time I announced I was "in love" with my latest Addiction Cheekpolish in Tadzio.
My infatuation led me into more promiscuity in the field of the cheek spectrum: In normal English "I liked it so much that I went for another colour"
I already announced my curiosity for Chic, a colour that I thought would be shader-like from the online swatch-chart of Kose Addiction ( 1st left):
However, blushes are often not what they appear to be: some look terribly boring and make a complexion speak a thousand cheekbones, and others are so fun and perky in the pan and look like carnival on me.
|Addiction Chic: semi-blended, not completely|
I had to think deep for a similar colour in my collection. I reached for Julie Hewett Natural:
Which was absolutely not a match at all. Anyhow, it does show how a dark shader-colour can look too unnatural when the skin gets paler:
(comparing swatch on 'tan' side of arm -NW 30)
- looks unappealingly liver but becomes soft peachy shader-colour on N15-25 skin
- formula is soft, velvet and without any hindering sparkles
- perfectly blendable, even for the clumsy & untooled
- mid-price range (Chanel) but more product
- perfect for under the cheekbones to define
- Mixing Tadzio & Chic makes a wonderful muted rose!
It was love at first sight with Tadzio and Chic is more of a "friends first, longtime connection later". However, these type of relationships have more durability than the average crush and I have been reaching more for Chic lately than Tadzio. Chic really is a wonderful way to define the cheekbones without going too stark & shaderlike.