ColourPop are one of a few brands which excite me whenever they launch something new, and the ColourPop Extra Glazed Cheek Palette launched as part of five new four-pan cheek palettes back in April. I’ve been dying for ColourPop to launch some cheek palettes, so I couldn’t wait to try them.
“We love a glazed cheek glow! Get the look with this must-have pink palette! Featuring an icy pink champagne highlighter and 3 super blendable powder blushes in the sweetest pinks, you’ll look sweeter than ever!”
The ColourPop Extra Glazed Cheek Palette is one of five palettes within the collection, and the other palettes are;
- Tea Cakes
- Cookie Cluster
- Sugar Frosted
- Sweet Roll
Each of the five palettes are $12 and are packaged within clear, acrylic square compacts. I was a little surprised by how small the quads were when my order arrived.
There’s no excess packaging which makes them look smaller, but it’s pretty compact for a cheek palette, so it’d be great for throwing in your makeup bag.
For $12, you get 8.6g of product, which works out at being 2.15g per shade for the four shades within the ColourPop Extra Glazed Cheek Palette, so they’re smallish for a cheek palette, but they’re super affordable considering you’re getting four cheek products in one.
Inside the ColourPop Extra Glazed Cheek Palette, there are the following four products;
- smoke n’ whistles: pearlized icy pink champagne
- pink velvet: satin soft warm pink with a silver sheen
- swirled: matte mid-tone true pink
- strawberry strudel: matte perfect nude pink
This quad includes three different finishes; Super Shock Highlighter which is in the shade Smoke ‘n Whistles, Satin Pressed Powder Blusher which is in the shade Pink Velvet, and then two shades of the Matte Pressed Powder Blushers in shades Swirled and Strawberry Strudel.
All four shades have a solid cream consistency, and whilst only one shade is described as being a Super Shock formula, all four shades have that same texture.
They’re very hard to swatch as they are so creamy, and these swatches don’t do the shades justice. The four blushers are sheer yet buildable, and you can apply with your fingertips which I didn’t expect considering they’re supposedly powder blushers.
Smoke ‘n Whistles used to be a shade of their Super Shock Highlighters, but it was discontinued which was a massive shame as it’s beautiful.
So, if you were gutted when it was discontinued, this ColourPop Extra Glazed Cheek Palette is a must-have, as the shade and formula are identical to the original Smoke ‘n Whistles formula, and the three blushers are very flattering on the skin.
I particularly like Strawberry Strudel as it works nicely as a blush/bronzer, but all four shades within the quad are super pretty.