Glossier’s Cloud Paint ($18) is a cult-favorite liquid blush that comes in eight different colors.I’ve tried the cheek tint in Spark and Storm and love the naturally flushed look it gives you.It can also be used as an eyeshadow and lip tint to create an entire makeup look.
What is cloud paint by glossier?
Glossier Cloud Paint, $18, Glossier. For starters, Cloud Paint is available in four colors: Beam, an apricot; Haze, a berry; Puff, a pink; and Dusk, a mid-toned beige-nude with a touch of warmth. They seem to have a white base, instead of being sheer, like a stain. Glossier describes the formula as a gel-cream.
What is cloud paint makeup?
Glossier’s Cloud Paint ($18) is a cult-favorite liquid blush that comes in eight different colors. I’ve tried the cheek tint in Spark and Storm and love the naturally flushed look it gives you. It can also be used as an eyeshadow and lip tint to create an entire makeup look.
What do you use cloud paint in spark for?
I’m wearing Glossier’s Cloud Paint in Spark on my cheeks and eyes. Cloud Paint’s power is in its versatility. It can be used as a cheek tint, a shadow, or a lip color, and a little goes a long way. No matter which color you choose, you can create a natural, dewy, and flushed look, or a bold monochrome look.
Can you use cloud paint on cheeks?
If you can finger paint, you can Cloud Paint—simply dab it onto cheeks wherever you please. It’s seamless, sheer, and buildable. Inspired by gradient pink NYC sunsets, the shades are optimized to work across a wide range of skin tones for a healthy, flushed-from-within glow.
What is cloud paint blush?
According to the brand itself, Glossier’s Cloud Paint blush is a "pillowy, gel-cream formula is designed to be the most user-friendly cheek color in existence." Ahhh! Sounds amaze, right? The product is meant to be applied with fingers and is buildable, so you can go with a light veil of color or add more for a more intense, "I just made out with my crush in public" flush. The Cloud Paints, which debuted at the 2017 Oscars, courtesy of Chrissy Teigen and Taraji P. Henson, give you that flushed, lit-from-within glow. They were designed for the cheeks. But can you use the Cloud Paints, which come in four NYC sunset-inspired shades, on your lips, like a stain?
Can you match lips and cheeks in Cloud Paint?
Matching lips and cheeks are totally fine, so let the Cloud Paint multi-task.
Can you use Kylie Lip Kit as eyeliner?
While the Cloud Paints were not formulated for that purpose, I’ve seen makeup mavens use Kylie Lip Kit matte liquid lippies as eyeliner. Yes, really. Therefore, anything is possible and the Cloud Paint colors and textures avail themselves for this multi-use hack.
Can you use cloud paint on lips?
You wouldn’t even need a mirror. Try it!
What the Spark Cloud Paint looks like
I’m wearing Glossier’s Cloud Paint in Spark without any other product on my face.
What the Storm Cloud Paint looks like
I’m wearing Glossier’s Cloud Paint in Storm without any other product on my face.
Cons to consider
Cloud Paint is on the higher end of the price range for blush, but to me, the fact that you can use it as an eyeshadow and lip color makes it well worth the price. Glossier also offers a variety of value sets, so you can buy a set with this cheek tint along with the brand’s other staples .
The bottom line
If I had to pick one makeup product to use every day, there’s no doubt that I’d reach for the Glossier Cloud Paint. Its powerful pigment freshens up any makeup look while replacing two staple products. Doing the bare minimum has never looked so good.
What is a gel blush?
What it is: A seamless, buildable gel-cream blush that’s enjoyable to apply and easy to wear. Just sheer enough upon initial application to make it easy to work with and layer without going overboard—simply dab it on cheeks and tap into skin for a natural, flushed-from-within glow.
What is Blurring Pigments?
Special Blurring Pigments give a soft-focus effect that doesn’t accentuate texture or pores— as if you just happen to be in golden hour lighting all the time. The lightweight gel-cream formula has a pillowy, bouncy feel that blends seamlessly and leaves cheeks dewy, not streaky or chalky.
Can you mix more than one cloud paint?
If you’re mixing more than one Cloud Paint for a custom shade, we recommend combining them together on the back of your hand first.
Why do I prefer cream blush?
I prefer cream blush, if I’m being honest, because I love how the look and wear on the skin. Cream blushes often look more natural, like the color is coming through your skin rather than sitting on top of it.
Is cream blush a destination?
Like I said, it’s not hard to find a cream blush that really goes there, but blushes shouldn’t be like matte liquid lipsticks, where you’re either wearing it or you’re not, you know? Blush isn’t a destination, it’s a journey.
Is cream blush a pigmented color?
Most cream blushes in this deep berry color would be wildly pigmented and be difficult to get just enough and blend the way you want to, whatever that may be.
Is blush a blendable color?
Blushes range in pigmentation, blendability ( not sure that’s a word but I’m going to run with it) and staying power. Even with the best powder blush, it’s easy to get uneven, patchy coverage that’s too bright on first application. I prefer cream blush, if I’m being honest, because I love how the look and wear on the skin. Cream blushes often look more natural, like the color is coming through your skin rather than sitting on top of it.
Is cloud paint blush averse?
Cloud Paint is easy to work with, buildable, and versatile. For someone who is blush averse like me, it might just be my new favorite. Now that you’re familiar with the product, don’t talk yourself out of trying it.
Does blush add to face?
My problem with blush is that it never adds to my face, it always becomes the focal point, which is not…the point. When blush is too bright on the apples of my cheeks, it flattens out my face and makes me look like Thomas The Tank Engine. But Cloud Paint is easy to work with.