Review: Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush

 I tell ya, I’m getting so tired of drugstore makeup. As in, I’m tired of staring at all of it, making my best guest as to what will look good, bringing it home, trying it, and finding it sucks ass, then having to return it. 

This, mes amis, is another of those tales of woe. 

I’m not going to bother describing the texture, smell, price, range of shades, or even which color I got, which is all moot, because this shit does not show up. Like, I put some on, and it was faint, so I put more on, and it was still faint. So I put on some more. And some more. And some more. And— you get the idea. I finally gave up trying to swipe it with my finger to apply; I picked up the container and rubbed the product directly on my face. Then blended.

Note: I am not a person of color, I am an average-tone, fairly pale white girl, so there is not much in the way of melanin getting in the way of this showing up. 

After all that application, one might think that I’d look like a clown with a scorching case of rosacea by this point. One would be bloody well WRONG, because by the time I finished fucking around with my right cheek, the stuff I’d put on my left cheek? WAS GONE.

Yes, you read that correctly. Less than 2 minutes after application, the schmear I’d labored so hard to apply had somehow faded and disappeared and my cheek looked as if I’d never put anything on at all. WAS I MAD. Almost $8 and a lot of annoyance and my cheeks look naked? 

Well, fuck that noise. Back to the store it goes.

Cost: $7.50, which is about $7 more than it’s worth.

Repurchase: Hell no.

Awesomesauce, decent, mediocre, or crapola: Crapola. 

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