By Sheila Arkee
Can a makeup product contain ingredients that increase your level of happiness? That’s what Physician’s Formula claims with their Happy Booster Blush Glow & Mood Boosting Powder, which contains Euphoryl. According to the company, that is a “… natural plant extract which have been shown to promote a feeling of happiness by mimicking the effect of Endorphins and helping protect the skin from environmental stress.”
Although I’m doubtful about this blush’s claim to increase your happiness level, I can vouch that the pink packaging, adorable hearts and sweet scent sure cheer me up.
Priced at around $12, this blush is a little expensive as far as drugstore blushes go, but then again I have very little love for drugstore blushes in general.
Because I believe that brighter is better, I chose Rose. Remember, you can always tone down a too-bright blush, but anything too light ends up looking drab. The packaging is ingenious, with an underneath compartment that has a mirror and small brush.
After extensive testing of this blush, I can’t say that it made me feel any happier at the end of busy days, but it proved to be durable and long-wearing, sticking around for far longer than I expected. No quick disappearing acts from Physican’s Formula and the color with just the right amount of gleam looks amazing. As the makeup wears, you’re left with gleam and not chunks of glitter. I’m officially delightlfully surprised and impressed.
You can find Physician’s Formula products at drugstore.com.
If you have any questions about blush application, check out this Breaking Down Beauty that involves an apple drawn on my cheek!