Review Clio Touching apple cheek in 03 mellow orange

Happy Sunday everyone!

Friday was my mom’s birthday so I’ve been busy eating eating and more eating ☺.

But while we were having our foodfest we did go to the beach, the best excuse to take pictures of products I can review.

Today I have a review of Clio’s Touching apple cheek in 03 mellow orange, it’s a blush btw.

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Clio professional is a Korean beauty brand which I would say would be around the same prices as Etude House products. They have more a focus on makeup, but they do have skincare products under the line Goodal.

This blush is actually from an old collection, but I like it.

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Some of their models are Lee Hyori, Dara and Naeun : very pretty girls which garners a lot of attention!

The packaging

I think the blush came in a plastic box, but I threw that away a long time ago.

This blush comes in a dome shape with a see through cap.

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The packaging has a metallic finish but it is actually in plastic.

It comes in a very handy size as well, you can easily put it in your bag.

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On the bottom, you have the name of the shade in Korean.
This contains 8.7gr of product and should be used within 24 months after opening.

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What you see is what you get, you cannot push the product up or turn it.

This blush comes in a dome shape so that you can apply it directly onto your cheeks.

The opening is a bit tricky though.
The first time I opened it, I thought I needed to twist it open because of the ridges on the side.

But that was misleading, you actually need to pull it up.

Sometimes when pulling up, I scrape a bit of the product on the side… hmmpfff.

I have been using mine for some time now, so it’s no longer dome shape as before.

The color

The shade I have is 03 mellow orange, which to me is a warm orange peach.

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The way I use this blush is that I applly 2-3 coats of it on each cheek and blend it with my L’Occitane kabuki brush.

The color usually stays for around 3-4 hours and melts away on my skin.
I do have oily skin so whenever I use blotting paper, the color kind of comes with it.

I should mention that this is more like a cream blush but turns powdery on application.

It does not give a greasy feel or any heaviness.

Here is the color on my hand after 1-2 swipes.

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The color is a warm soft orange, which is a bit peachy. You can easily built up the color by applying more.

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When blended it gives kind of a natural blush effect, the outcome is matte so this is perfect for people who like a natural makeup look.

I like this shade on my skin as I am more on the tan side, if I were to go with Korean complexion, it really gives me that extra color to make my face look lively and healthy.

Conclusion

Would I buy this again?
I would say yes, but I still have so many blushes I need to finish first.

What I like about it :

– the format is pretty handy as you apply it directly onto your cheeks
– it’s perfect for people who do not have much time when putting makeup on
– the shade 03 gives a very natural finish on tanned complexion ( mind you I am considered to be on the fair skin tone for Filipinas, but tanned for Korean and very tanned for European standards =365 tan all year long)
– this product was less than 10,000₩ which is okay
– color is buidable
– gives a matte finish
– decent amount of product
– stays for around 3-4 hours, then touch up needed if you have oily skin like moi
– very sturdy packaging
– turns from cream to powder finish
– perfect for the natural look
– not scented
– no breakouts encountered

What I don’t like :

– the opening cap can be troublesome as some morning I give up using it because I can’t open it properly. The scraping part annows me a bit… waste of product on the rim
– once the dome is flat, it will be harder to apply it directly to your cheeks

All in all this is a good blush which is light to wear and did not break me out.

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Have you used this before or any other shade?

I would love to hear about your experience.

Until next post!

2 thoughts on “Review Clio Touching apple cheek in 03 mellow orange

    • Yes mas bagay sa atin ang peachy colors, kasi pink makes it look too obvious, and more Japanese style.

      Haha thanks! Nasa beach narin might as well take pictures diba 😋

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