Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Aube Couture Designing Cheek 403 Red

Aube Couture is a mid-ranged brand from Kao Sofina. It was launched on 6th December 2008 to replace its predecessor, Aube. Aube Couture has a complete point makeup line from eyeshadows to lipglosses.

I am reviewing the one and only item (at the moment haha!) that I own from Aube Couture, which is a blush – Designing Cheek.


Designing Cheek has a cylindrical shape. This shape helps the user to create a natural look as well as it makes blending easier since the center of the brush picks up more powder compared to the two ends.

Name: Aube Couture オーブ クチュール Designing Cheek デザイニングチーク 403 Red レッド
Price: ¥ 2,200 for 4.5 g
@cosme rating: 3.8
Release date: 6.12.2008

Packaging: Mine is the refill so it comes in a plastic packaging. It has its own compact and a brush, however they are sold separately.

Colour: It is a super pretty soft shimmery red with some yellow undertones.

Natural light

Muted flash


Natural light

Muted flash

Texture: This blush feels nice and smooth. It is pigmented yet subtle enough for beginners.

Designing Cheek 403 Red has displaced Well Dressed from MAC as my favourite blush. It is truly versatile and it gives me a super flattering flush. Loves!!!

I am lemming for more red blushes, and hopefully I can add Kose Addiction's 06 Revenge to my stash soon =]



Tammy said...

I've never tried anything from Aube or the Couture line but the blush does look really pretty on you. And might I also mention that your skin looks fab too in the photos?? :D

Fruity Lashes said...

this is a brand i'm recently lemming. i think their packaging is really improving. the color works great for you. it's cute!

mandy said...

It looks very pretty & natural! Doesn't look read at all (or maybe it's just the photos..)

Another item into my long wishlist lol :P

Cinnabunnie said...

ooooh. ive seen those blushes! i always thought the reason behind the design is really cool and makes sense :) ive used the sofina alblanc line and i really like it ^^ the blush is so pretty! thanks for sharing!

dblchin (double chin) said...

wow! The colours are very very pretty!!! Now I wana go get shopping again!

plue said...

your skin! omg look so good!

my skin is like going through sahara lah so dry and patchy :(

i mish u babe!

MizzJ said...

Such a pretty, natural shade! You have really nice skin btw :)

Dina (XYYan) said...

The blush color is really pretty! Love your smile :D

Nic Nic said...

pretty! I've never tried aube makeup before, one of the reason is the makeup is often separate from the case - such a rip off! but hey it looks good on you :P

I sent your package off btw :)

Vonvon said...

I think I must pay more attention to Japanese makeup...

Nice FOTD, Blair! :)

Shanghainese Dumpling said...

This blush looked so pretty on your cheeks, you have beautiful eyes and skin :)

BeautyOnTheWay said...

Hi Hi~~ here is the lovely and pretty girl again!
This blush looks so cute on you!

coffretgorge said...

hi blair sweetie! :) thank you for the concern! :) i hope your eyes are better now, a lot of people here have sore eyes too! you take care alright?

hmm shopping... wonder what goodies you got to take home with you :P

i cant remember if i have commented on this post or not (lol) but the red shade looks really faint and sweet on your cheeks! and wow, you have good skin! :)

Dina (XYYan) said...

Yay! High five :D
It's better be safe than sorry, so definitely should stay away from mineral oil :D

SashAnais said...

What a nice color this Aube blush has! Really great on you!

I'm also interested in these Kose(s Addiction blushs. I can't choose what color is my favorite but I'll buy somme one day lol

Old Cow said...


I have a couple of the shadows and they are love! Thanks for finding me on twitter!