I got my Benefit Thrrob Powder ages ago and I'm finally reviewing it for you! YAY! Click here
to read my original post about Benefit Thrrob Powder.
I have to give this powder a big Muse approval for purchase as I'm in love with it at the moment!
At first glance I was pretty disappointed for a few reasons. First of all it looks all too similar to the other love of my life, Dandelion, however I soon find out they are quite a deal different from one another. The second reason I was feeling disappointed was the powder was quite sheer when I first opened the box. Huge sighs of grief left my lips when I seen that the powder wasn't as vibrantly pink as I had hoped!
When I seen this on the site I thought for sure this was the answer to my prayers for beautifully flushed cheeks but upon seeing the powder I thought for sure it was another big disappointment from Benefit! However, I take back all my negative thoughts after using it!
The powder is a beautiful silky texture with a touch of shimmer but as I said it's a bit on the sheer side when you're just glancing at it! However, after applying it to my cheeks I was delighted that the shade is deeper on, very beautiful, and natural! I actually tried it sans foundation and I found it gave me a lovely little glow of pink that was truly perfect!
If you're in love with natural looking powders and blushes this would be something you'll want! A little foundation, a little gloss, and some of this will give you a truly fresh, glowing look!
If you're scared of shimmers, glitters, or sparkle you can rest easy as the shimmer in this is very subtle and barely noticeable!
First thing I did when I got this was take out my Dandelion and do the comparisons. I have to say that I do get almost the same look from Dandelion however with Thrrob I noticed that the color is slightly deeper and a bit more pink where as Dandelion is pink yet not as deep. I normally apply Dandelion over my blush and let it work it's magic however I rarely wear it alone where as Thrrob can be used both under or without blush! Although Dandelion can certainly be used on it's own I found that Thrrob gives a much more brighter look rather! I'm not particularly certain that Thrrob is anymore pigmented then Dandelion however it is a bit more vibrant but not overly so!
Thrrob and Dandelion
Where as Dandelion is a soft pale peachy pink, Thrrob is more of a true pink. Thrrob goes on as a reddish pink to me so you're getting that "just out of the cold" look where as Dandelion you get more of a soft, highlighted glow.
Thrrob is $28 USD and available now directly from Sephora or Benefit Cosmetics.
Overall, I can definately give this a go ahead for purchase! I'm really loving it at the moment!
Benefit finally got it right this time and I'm happy to see a product I'm loving by them as it's been ages since I purchased an item that I wasn't a tad disappointed with!
Good job Benefit!
Benefit Thrrob is most definately Muse Approved for purchase!
For a different review about Benefit Thrrob click here
to visit Mandy and read her thoughts on this powder!Click here to read my Benefit Dandelion ReviewClick here to read my drama with Benefit's That Gal Primer
Labels: Benefit, Reviews, Spring Collections 2008