This is another Suqqu item I snatched from Ruby of Miaka Life and Loves stash. Balancing Cheeks is part of the existing line up of Suqqu blushes. There are a total of 4 shades available.
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They are different from the Nuancing Cheeks that are still available at the Selfridges website. With Balancing cheeks, a highlighter shade is included whereas for Nuancing cheeks there two shades of blush.
The highlighter shade is somewhat of a disappointment. It barely shows up and does not have much of that creamy pigmented texture Suqqu is famous for. The muted peach brown shade fares slightly better but as you can see from the swatches barely show up on my arm swatch.
To ensure that this blush would show up on my cheeks, I used my trusty Koyudo blush brush which has shorter bristles to pick up more pigment. But as you can see, it barely shows up on my cheeks even with repeated application. I think nothing is worse than blush that totally does not show up.
I definitely prefer my Kohakusui and Akanemizu way better. You can check out my review and swatches of them here.
I can see why Ruby was very disappointed with this blush palette. Check out her thoughts of it here.
For the price tag of Suqqu blushes, I suggest you hunt down the Nuancing Cheeks which are better in pigmentation and quality.
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