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Bella Bamba!

Bella Bamba is the latest offering by Benefit in their 'face powder' section which they do not like to call as blushers for some reason. 

This particular one is supposed to have a 3D element to it and unlike other face powders out there, this can be used to contour and highlight the face as well.

First of all, isn't the packaging uber funky? Not everybody's cup of tea of course but I pretty much like it. This time the box comes with an inbuilt mirror as well which is quite handy. 

The colour has been compared to NARS Orgasm frequently, however in my opinion this is no where as weak in pigmentation as Orgasm. In fact this is how NARS Orgasm should have been like to be honest.

It's a light yet bright watermelon pink with the tiniest amount of peach shot through it. It has very finely milled golden shimmer particles to reflect light and give that dewy glow.

I like the fact that it's more pinky-peach than golden as I despise golden cheeks! Who like them anyway?

Bella Bamba lives up true to its expectations and works amazingly well as defining and highlighting the face. No wonders they call it a face powder then eh? It really does not look as if you're wearing a pink powder all over your face to be honest. It just creates some extra dimension.

Here's me wearing it all over the cheeks. It's the prettiest, perkiest colour if you're ever feeling blue. Plus I received so many compliments regarding my skin when I wore this, which always helps doesn't it?

Overall, I am addicted and all my other '2D' powder blushes seem so flat on the face after using this!

Available from Feelunique.com for £23.50 including delivery which is a modest price, as this is something that I am likely to hit pan on and I know will last for ages. 

R.ChamberofBeauty said...

very pretty beautiful shade..looks gorgeous on your cheeks.

Meeta said...

Looks very pretty! I love Benefit's boxed powders, I don't have BB but Coralista and Dallas are my faves.

makeup,hauls, and anything under the sun! said...

you're sooo pretty! the blush really looks great on you! :)

followed your blog :)


Supergirl said...

Oh my, it looks really amazing!!

Makeup Majesty said...

I adore this blush too! I wear mine every day, I used to be a NARS Orgasm person but now I don't even want to use it anymore. This blush rocks!

Lucy said...

Oooh I want this too - I was hoping this would be a bad review and talk me out of it really but never mind!

Vijaya said...

This looks so pretty on you!

nidhi said...

Beautiful Shade...I have it and I love it..it's so cheap there in UK..at sephora in Holland it cost 37euros


3D Blush?? I've never heard of it but now I have to try!!


Anonymous said...

Lovely colour. Gorge on you, I love the subtle sheen.

Amy xxx

Shivani said...

you wont believe it, I just uploaded the pics to review this blush :P Yes, it is awesome and the best benefit blush for our skin tones :)

Roshni said...

it really suits you :) great packaging xxx

Anonymous said...

Its looks gorgeous on you, very subtle and natural looking. I have been lusting after this ever since it came out, such a great colour:)

MakeupbyThess said...

Looks really pretty on you! I didn't think this blush was anything special but it looks like I should maybe give it a shot ^^

Safiyah said...

i sooo want this! Its on my wishlist.. for one day when I can justify spending that much on a blush!


The Beautifier said...

A very pretty shade! cool packaging as well! xoxo

graphology said...

The colour is very pretty :-)

Anonymous said...

LOVEEE this! You look gorgeous! Suits you xxx




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