Oh Gudetama, probably one of the greatest characters Sanrio has created yet. And it’s not just because I love eggs (if I don’t eat at least two a day I die #literally) it’s mostly his demeanor and little butt. So when Holika Holika advertised the collection, you can be sure my heart stopped momentarily
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Launch day arrives and I start stalking every single Korean buying service and store for confirmation that they have stock available since when I called the Flushing store they told me the collection was only sold in Korea T_T ….luckily Jolse was one of the first to carry this line
Part 1: The packaging
These are smaller than the standard BB cushion case. Which is fine since you don’t need to cover your entire face in blush. They’re plastic and have the traditional latch closure… which is secured with a strip of bacon *swoon*
It should be noted that since Gudetama is owned by Sanrio, you can expect to find a Sanrio Korea authenticity sticker on the packaging. And as with most Korean cosmetics you’ll find either a manufacturing date or an expiration date. In this case we have an expiration date on the bottom of the blush
Each case has a mirror and puff, plus a little plastic protector which I recommend keeping to protect the mousse/marshmallow like blush. It’s hard to describe, but if you’ve use Maybelline’s Dream Bouncy Blush then you will know exactly what this feels like.
The puffs included are a bit different in material
They’re a little shiny, and kind of a sticky smooth material. Sort of reminds me of those stress reliever squishy dolls. Not spongy like a normal cushion puff
They’re also a little smaller, making it possible to only fit a finger in the band.
Part 2: Texture and Application
As aforementioned these are called jelly dough blush… which speaks to the almost solid mousse or maybe its like dry marshmallow fluff… it’s hard to place, but I can say that the maybelline bouncy blush is remarkably similar.
It feels wet, but after getting it on your skin it changes to a powdery feeling
There’s also no scent to them. At least to me.
It actually takes a few light presses to get the blush on the puffs provided.
What I like most about these is that they go on kind of sheer. Since I’m not very good at blush application, this type of product lets me practice my application.
It’s definitely a build-able coverage, this is the grapefruit shade above
And if you notice the plum is actually the more pigmented of the two. I used two coats of blush on each cheek and the plum stood out the most. I prefer only one layer of that shade. For the grapefruit I can go a little darker and it seems to match my natural blush a little better.
Part 3: Final thoughts & where to get it!
I love these guys. Normally I never wear blush, I tend to just stick with bronzer but with these I feel like I can start wearing a little blush comfortably. The main thing I like about these is that they apply really well on top of BB cream and don’t seem to get cakey on the dewey finishes.
I’d definitely recommend checking these out from Jolse here they’re only around 11 dollars a piece and they will probably last quite awhile. Plus their expiration is two years out.
Also please enjoy Jolse’s Gudetama Blush image below