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Monday, June 13, 2011

Product Review: Benefit Posietint

I failed on my first few attempts in using lip & cheek tints. I had a hard time blending the tints on my cheeks and trying my best to not make myself look like Betty Boop. Anyway, when I first had the chance to use a pink tint from Kiko Cosmetics, I realized that maybe red or cherry-colored tints are too harsh for my skin color and that pink tints look more natural on me. I was then lemming for Benefit Posietint when Tish said she'll give me a Posietint mini, which she did when we went to the Lux Asia Sale last April. (Thanks again, Tish! :)) Anyway, here is my review.




What I like:
- A very pretty shade of pink that looks natural (at least on me).
- Intensity of the color can be built up.
- I find this easy to blend as compared to the other tints I have tried.
- Lasts a fairly long time on its own on my combi-oily skin, say, 4-5 hours?
- Has not caused my skin to break out.
- Has a scent that is tolerable, nothing bothersome.
- Locally available online, thanks to re-sellers.

What I don't like:
- You have to be really quick in blending as it tends to dry fast and leave a stain on where you have initially dotted it.
- Pretty expensive for a cheek tint.

Overall rating: 4/5

Will I buy again? Yes, but I won't buy a full size. I would go for the 4mL travel size since it is a tint and has a shorter life span than powder products.

TIP: When buying online, be extra careful as there are a lot of fake Benefit products especially on eBay. Make sure to check the seller's feedback before bidding or clicking on the Buy-it-Now button. If there is at least a feedback or two stating that the item/s (especially if it is Benefit/makeup in general) is/are fake, be wary. Also, if the price is too good to be true (eg. Php 700 for a brand new with box full size Benefit Posietint/Benetint and you're not sure if the seller is reliable or not, chances are it really is too good to be true.). Still better to add a couple hundreds more and be sure that your item is authentic than go for a cheaper one while there is no guarantee regarding its authenticity.

Swatches



Have you tried this tint? How do you like it so far?

P.S.
Sorry for having to "UP" my post/entry. I was adding pages on my blog when I made the silly mistake of doing a post instead of a page. :(

Happy Monday, super awesome peeps! Have a great week ahead of you. :)

25 comments:

  1. Thanks for the review and swatches, hun! Also thanks for your tip! That's very good to know.

    -Dinah
    dgsbeauty.com

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  2. i used to have a mini version of this and i really liked it too pammy! but mine has run out. i wish there were medium sized bottles LOL!

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  3. @D.Sadie
    Thank you. You have a nice blog and cute baby, by the way. :)

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  4. The color is sooo pretty! I wanna have one soon! I hope I could find a dupe for this product though. :)

    http://pastelbluejacket.blogspot.com

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  5. @sugar sugar I have the mini version and I'm saving it up. aha! I think we should get the 4mL travel bottles instead of the full size ones. :)

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  6. @makeup,hauls, and anything under the sun!
    Marshy, they say that the Liole one is pretty similar to this. :P I'm thinking of trying one from them. :)

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  7. Cool! I have been drooling over benefit benetint but I don't have the cash yet!

    And I think you can actually buy one at Archaeology, Rockwell. I'm not sure if it's still there but I saw Benefit products there a couple of months ago. :-)

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  8. @Michelle
    I'm scared that it might be double the price if I buy it from there. Haha! :P I think Posietint will look great on you though. :)

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  9. I've tried this but I like Benetint better.:D

    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

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  10. @Marie
    Glad Benetint worked for you. :P It didn't on me. :(

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  11. psst. im on a mission, to banish all my breakouts then try posie tint with no foundation on! oh i can imagine the freedom and the sweet looking tint! :D

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  12. pammy where can i get the mini-er version? LOL! :) i'm afraid to shop for this at ebay bec. there are so many fakes. >.< but i really liked this! i think benefit also came out with another one. hmmm.... i forgot what's it called though but it's orange or coral i think. ^-^

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  13. @coffretgorge
    That's a really nice mission, G. I hope it becomes a success! :P

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  14. @sugar sugar
    It's Cha Cha tint! When I saw someone selling it on Girltalk, I pretended I didn't see it. Haha! :P Is it the 2.5mL? I honestly don't know where but I will let you know ASAP when I see one for sale. :)

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  15. LOL! Looking at your photo, reminded me na PARANG meron ako nito! I totally forgot about this!!! I bought sample size of these!!!!!!

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  16. @Askmewhats
    Haha! Nikki has a lot of makeup that she forgets about some of them. :P Maybe it's time to use the sample na! :P

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  17. the color looks nice...but I am not a fan of cheek tints..i tent to go overboard...lol

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  18. omg i failed the first time swatching this LOL! it does stain quickly so you do have to work fast! lol i don't have one but i was able to test one at the store. i'm still debating whether i should get this one. nakita mo na yung chacha tint? when that comes out, i might just get that kasi i like the peachy/mango color better. oh hell, who knows, baka i might buy this one too hehe!

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  19. I've never tried this but I can see that it stains beautifully! :)

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  20. Thank you for your reviews! they are very detailed ;) plus this is a gorgeous color!

    artofbeingcool.blogspot.com
    want to follow each other?

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  21. I've never heard of cheek tints >.<!! Thanks so much for introducing them to me~

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  22. That is such a cute color. I love it!

    Glad you found a good stain that works for you :)

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