Rated 4.13 out of 5 stars
This blush is sooo good! I love the unique color(s), It looks lilac in the pan, but on the face, it's a soft, cool mauve that really complements my cool undertones. It looks great on lips and eyes too! It's perfect for fall. I'm almost 40 and I have less than perfect skin, but every product I've tried from AF has worked beautifully, and these blushes are no exception. It stays put and looks just as vibrant when I take it off as it did when I applied it (looks otherworldly when paired with the highlight fluid!). It doesn't accentuate texture or crease, and it didn't lift/disturb my base. I plan to buy several more shades of this blush, as well as other products. The customer service has been nothing short of amazing. An item was missing from my last order (no fault of AF, it was a computer problem), and a lovely lady called Kristina has followed through on getting it to me, and emailed me every step of the way. These folks really care about their service. I've seen some angry reviews about slow shipping that had nothing to do w/the products, and while I understand the frustration, they're trying, they're busy af and new to the cosmetic arena. As a small, e-commerce cosmetic business owner, I get the struggle. They've been exceptionally kind and thorough, and that more than makes up for the shipping courier being slow (note-my first products did arrive in just a few days). I'd much rather have good CS and wait a bit longer than deal w/a company that leaves me hanging, esp on a free product. It's worth the wait, I promise 😉I will for sure be buying from AF again, the service is as incredible as the products. 5 stars all around!
Yes these are cheap, but you still don't get your monies worth with this product. First, the colors are off. Quickie is supposed to be a coral pink but it is straight up orange, and not in a soft peachy way but orange juice orange. The product arrived damaged, the minimal amount of glue that they use to hold this in place inside the compact is a joke so the pan worked loose and was dinged and gashed from the plastic slivers inside the top of the compact. Again, cheaply made and it shows. I was excited to try and had intentions to purchase all the colors but will pass after getting the one (and plan to return). I will gladly spend the money for something worth the coin, but this isn't it. There are better quality cream/putty blushes that dupe high end, and the high end stuff itself. The only pro is that this is great for a wash of color since it is very sheer and has to be built up for intensity, but that takes time and uses a lot of product. Not worth it.
from Fayetteville NC
I was unsure about the color on my fair skin but it goes on and blends out beautifully.
scinVA from Virginia
The colors are so beautiful and the texture feels amazing on the skin… but it's so unfortunately patchy/blotchy so it takes a bit of extra effort to apply decently. Stays on all day… BUT that is probably the setting spray doing its thing.
Izzy from tx
applied wonderfully to the skin but needs setting spray or powder
Shell from California
This is a fantastic cream blush. The color is true and it lasts. Big O is a great wine berry shade that looks like a natural flush on my fair olive skin tone.
Bellabean1234 from Rancho Santa Margarita
I love this blush its my go to no makeup blush. Would buy again!
Kaya from Arlington VA
Five stars to this annoying formula because it looks so freaking beautiful when applied properly. Pro tip - use a damp sponge and apply in a tapping motion on unpowdered skin. This formula can get patchy when applied with a brush. I own Score, which is so intimidating in the pan but sheers out to a gorgeous wash of cold pink when applied with a light hand. Absolutely recommend!
Zeidy from Miami
I bought this blush after watching a tiktok about it and its so beautiful and dewy.
Lynn from Fort Wayne, Indiana
I feel like this product is really slept on in the beauty community. Halsey's make up brand has none of the less surprised me with every single product she comes out. I have bought three shades from the blushes, and each of them are absolutely amazing. I use them on Bears skin and concealer and foundation, I have no issues with blotching or pulling up my make up, or breaking out. The coloring is very buildable and when I use a beauty blender, it is absolutely amazing. I have not used it with a brush yet but I like how bouncy it looks when it goes from creamy to powdery.
Gwen from Pittsburgh, Pa
I know highly pigmented blushes are popular right now, but I hate them. I like this product because it is light weight, creamy, and gives a subtle flush of color with a glow. Product feels like butter in the best way.
Debbie W from US
I like the lightness of the blush
Missy from US
The color is really pretty, but the formula takes off all my foundation and concealer that's placed underneath it. I think the formula is just too slick. Doesn't last either.
Michi from SD
I have combo, light to med skin. This looked so pretty on the skin and wasn't as dark as I thought it would be. Can't speak for the formula of the other colors, but this is a keeper.
Daniela S from US
I am new to the non-powder blushes (whatever they're called, I'm so not a makeup girly, just a girly who loves makeup) and the cheek freak is life changing. So bright, and yet it blends beautifully into your skin, it melts right in.
adri from los angeles,ca
i would put this blush over my foundation and it would separate everything!!
Liv from Philadelphia
if you haven't tried aboutface yet, you're missing out. this blush is so pigmented, but blends so nicely into my skin. it's buildable and lightweight, i'm in love
Mary from Miami
This product has a really lovely putty to powder formula that feels soooo great on the skin. I got the shade Big O, which ill admit is a little too bright of a red for me, even though it says its a "deep red." The color payoff is insane though. If you dont like a super pigmented blush, do not buy this. I like to use a brush with this product because it best diffuses it. Using my fingers picks up WAY too much pigment. So, i think this product really just depends on what you look for in a blush. It definitely gives you a heavy flush of color, which i personally love. I will say that i wish the compact came with a mirror. It was silly to not include one.
Nicole from Massachusetts
I got the more orange shade and it's a little too dark for my skin but blends out nicely with other blushes
Gabby from Southern IL
I don't know why this has so many negative reviews, it's become my favorite cream blush. It's very easy to blend and it's not too sheer or pigmented, it's just right. I apply this over my foundation but under powder. Maybe some people try putting it over powder and that's why they have an issue?
aliciamcee from Chicago suburbs illinois
Such a pretty color givea a nautral slightly warm color to my freckled skin love it so much for my no make up make up look
JLBC from Akron, OH
I've been trying to find the perfect purple blush and when I swatched this is store, I fell in love with the color and texture. Unfortunately, I should have read the reviews before I purchased because they were all true. The blush was so balmy, it absolutely picked up my foundation and looked cloudy, so I added more to make the color more intense (and to distract from my texture. Wore it out to a show and it was gone by intermission, zero longevity. Another color could be better, I can only attest to the purple one, but I was so disappointed i dont know if i'll be trying anymore shades.
Kate from Spring City, PA
perfect blush to give you that hydrated dewy look without making you feel greasy or like you're wearing a lot of product
Kaya from Arlington, VA
I've had the about-face Cheek Freak Blush Balm in Score for a few months now and can confidently say that it quickly earned its place in my regular rotation. While intimidating in the pan, the color sheers out beautifully when applied, but can be built up for more pigment. I am very fair, cool-toned with hazel eyes, and Score sheers out to a lovely wash of cold pink with a hint of lavender on my complexion. Highly, highly recommend!
Sara from Tulsa, OK
I don't understand the negative reviews. This blush has a versatile formula making it perfect for any look because you can sheer it out or wear the full color. I have several shades and they all perform well. Also, a good affordable option.
ry from felton de
the best blush ive ever tried stays on all day and is amazing would HIGHLY reconmend!!
Deb from Denton, Texas
I bought in the shade Smash which is a deep rose color. I would like to try in the berry shade as well as the terracotta.