Stila is a brand that doesn’t get enough love. I think they make fabulous makeup. Their Convertible Color Blush is among my very favorite blushes. It’s a cream, so of course I am drawn to it. But unlike some cream blushes that fade fairly quickly (I’m looking at you IT Cosmetics Je Ne Sais Quoi), Stila Convertible Color lasts and lasts till I take it off.
I’ve been on a no buy/low buy because I do not need anything. But during the Presidents’ Weekend, I succumbed to Stila’s sale when I saw an ad on Facebook for two different Convertible Color Lip & Cheek palettes.
I chose Sunset Serenade because it has a variety of 5 peachy, warm tones that I knew would suit me and would be terrific for summer. The other palette is cool toned Sunrise Splendor that has a hot pink and a brighter red shade among its offerings.
The palette arrived on Friday, and it was love at first sight. It came in a golden outer box, and inside was a slim, golden metallic box (I think that top of the box is metal and the bottom is plastic, but I could be wrong.) Inside along with the 5 round pans of product, there’s a long very usable mirror. It’s a beautiful looking palette, and at almost 2″ x 6″ it fits nicely in my hand. I think it could be considered portable because it’s lightweight, and it would fit in some makeup bags.
I’m using this palette only as a blush palette coz I have plenty of lipsticks. So far, I have worn the first three of the shades. They are super easy to blend with a finger or with a brush or sponge. They are translucent on the skin but plenty pigmented. They last until I remove them before bed. I’m impressed but since I already down a Convertible Color Blush single, I knew I loved the formula.
Here are the shades and swatches:
- Petunia (coral pink)
- Peach Blossom (coral peach)
- Gerbera (peach cream)
- Camellia (peach caramel)
- Twilight Rose (warm marsala) – a new shade.
Camellia, the peach caramel, will make a really good contour for me.
I just went to the Stila website, and the two palettes are still priced at $25 marked down from $39. I don’t know if they are discontinuing them or if there’s still a markdown for the holiday weekend, but at $25, $5 for each shade, I think the palette is well worth it. Have you tried Stila Convertible Color Lip & Blush Palette or any of the singles?
Ingredients: ICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, LANOLIN OIL, BEESWAX (CERA ALBA), OCTYL DODECANOL, MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, OZOKERITE, HYDROGENATED PALM KERNEL GLYCERIDES, OCTYL PALMITATE, ISONONYL ISONONANOATE, C-12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES, BHT. (+/-) TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), RED 7 LAKE (CL 15850), RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410), RED 30 LAKE (CI 73360), YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140), RED 22 LAKE (CI 45380).