Covergirl&Olay Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush in Plush Peach - Review




 Covergirl's Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush comes from a collaborative line of products with one of my favorite skincare brands, Olay. This cream blush contains a swirling of Olay's Regenerist Serum with SPF 22. Covergirl says that their Sculpting Blushes will give "creamy color that defines cheekbones and stays suspended over fine lines and wrinkles for flatteringly flawless coverage. The Olay Regenerist Serum inside is fused with vitamins, skin conditioners, and anti-oxidants that actually help improve skin texture to give you an instantly healthy looking, youthful glow." Covergirl offers four shades of Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush, I have Plush Peach. I was sent this product by Free Beauty Events in exchange for promoting their website and monthly giveaways. This product is one the higher end of the drugstore price range, selling for between $10-13, which in my personal opinion, is far too expensive for any Covergirl product. I'm a straight up hater when it comes to Covergirl products, except for their mascaras though. The high price might be justified though, you get a good amount of product; 12 g (.4oz). This blush was made in the USA. Unfortunately, Covergirl does test on animals.
 I find the packaging for Covergirl's Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush kinda awkward, like they didn't think it all the way through during the design process. The packaging is pretty large and excessive. What I assumed was the lid, actually has the product inside of it. The screw off lid features a label with the same color and design as the product inside, the Olay and Covergirl logos, and the product and shade names. The bottom of the packaging is very bulky, made of purple plastic. This part of the packaging flips open to reveal a round sponge applicator, which I don't even understand. Sponge applicators aren't really the best choice fro thick, creamy blushes like this one. There's a peel up label on the bottom of the compact, offering a full ingredient list and directions. I just don't get the packaging. It's ugly, bulky, poorly thought out, and the inclusion of a sponge is setting up some users for failure. What were you thinking, Covergirl?
 Covergirl&Olay's Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush looks pretty cool in the pack, or at least it used to be before I used it. The dark peachy blush contains two white swirls of Olay serum. The edges of the serum swirls are kinda blurred from use in my pan though. Also, at one point this cream blush dried out and cracked in some weird pattern, however, wiping the top off helped it return to it's original smooth state. The texture of Covergirl's Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush is really great! It's so creamy and rich and it blends beautifully. I tend to apply this blusher with my fingers, but I recently started using my Real Techniques Stippling Brush, and much prefer the results that way. I can't really vouch for how well this product stays "suspended over lines and wrinkles", and I highly double that it has any real anti-aging benefits, but I gotta admit, it does seem to minimize the looks of my semi-prominent cheek pores! This blush wears so well too! I can get 9+ hours of wear, even on my sweatiest days at work! Covergirl's Sculpting Blush can actually be really difficult for me to remove, even after I wash my face, so of it is still just hanging in there. Great formula. The color? So ugly, so unflattering, so pigmented. Plush Peach is a very warm, ruddy, peach. I'd barely call this shade peach, it's almost rusty in color, it looks like a peach blush that oxidized into the wrong color. Maybe this shade would look good on a warmer skin tone, but on my fair, rosy skin, a blush this color makes me look ill. I feel like that's a major flaw in the Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush is that all four available shades are very strong in color, so they aren't well suited for those of us on the fairer side. I also don't think it was a good idea on Covergirl's part, since this line is geared toward older women. I'd like to see an expanded color selection.
Covergirl&Olay's Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush has a lot of pros and cons. The formula is great, super creamy, super pigmented, super blendable, super long wearing, overall super! But the packaging and this shade, Plush Peach, are so bad. I'll never be able to truly enjoy this excellent cream blush because the color doesn't suit me at all. Also, I encourage you to toss out the included sponge, or use it for something else, or else you'll have awful, awful results with this blush. I would consider checking out a different shade of this blush if the range gets expanded, but I doubt I will because it doesn't seem like a very popular product. While I still think that the Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush is ridiculously expensive for a Covergirl product, but the quality is there, so I guess it's worth the price, plus it's comparable in price to other drugstore cream blushes. I recommend this surprisingly good cream blush if any of the shades speak to you, just remember your coupons. 

Ingredients:
Water/Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, Talc, Butylene Glycol, Niacinamide, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candellia) Wax, Isotridecyl Isononanoate, Ozokerite, Zcetyl Glucosamine, Silica, Peg-9 Polydimethylsiloxethyl Dimethicone, Sorbitan Isoterarate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Tocopheryl Acetate, Dimethicone/Methicone Copolymer, Methicone, Panthenol, Propylparaben, Methylparaben, Dimethicone, Stearic Acid, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Disodium Edta, Triethoxycarprylylsilane, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate.

May contain: 
Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide, Red 6, Red 7, Yellow 5.

This product was sent to me by a third party website, in exchange for promotion. 

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  1. I have their foundation that comes in the same packaging. It is a bit bulky, but I like the foundation so ehh I deal with it haha. I have seen this product, but always passed over it since I have a number of blushes already.

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    1. I have the new liquid form of the foundation, but I haven't tried it yet. Good to know it's decent though! I never would've chosen this blush for myself either, to be honest.

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  2. Plush peach? more like peach beach.

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