Canmake Cream Cheek in 03 Strawberry Whip Review

May 10, 2012

I've owned this Canmake Cream Cheek for months, bought it as haul for my KL Trip before I commit myself to not buy anything. I've been using it ever since, it's probably the most well-known product of Canmake for those make up junkies. So if you don't own this product, why dont spend a little time reading this blog post to know better about this product? :D

Creates a complexion that exudes health from deep within your skin, like a fountain of happiness. Blends in with your skin as though melting into it, ensuring that your complexion stays looking dewy-fresh for hours on end. Surprising texture! A melting gel-type formulation that becomes dry after application. The melting gel-type texture, which is silky-soft on your fingers, becomes dry from the instant you apply it to your cheeks!

Contains masses of emollient agents that are highly compatible with your skin (squalene of vegetable origin and amino acid-based emollients), enclosed in a special stretchy gel, which not only protects your skin from drying out, but also improves the blusher’s adhesion to your skin, making it longer-lasting. Gel-type formulation for vibrant color that looks just as it does in the container.
Melts into your skin, revising your complexion to make it look as though it has been lit from within, and lasts for hours and hours.

Packaging :

It comes in a transparent round plastic box, which I have to say that it's particularly unappealing and looks cheap. Though the star designs on the front packaging kinda helps it to look a little cuter, but this is not something that I feel extravagant. Although japanese drugstore products tend to look cute, I have to say that Canmake Cream Cheek is lost in packaging

Application :

It's a cream cheek so don't use usual powder brush to apply this product on your cheek. Instead, use a fibre brush. I use Etude House Dual Fibre Brush, usually I swirl the brush on top of the product, and then lightly pat the color on my cheek. I always start with light layer first, then I can always build the intensity of the color afterwards.

But if you don't have Fibre Brush, you can always use your fingers, Just make sure that it's clean! But for hygienic issue, I prefer to use brush. Also I have more natural finish compared to using fingers. The texture is really creamy and easy to blend, I love it!


Colors :

Canmake Cream Cheek comes in 13 different colors and all are so cute *_____*  Unfortunately there are only like 3-4 shades available in SASA Malaysia Counter that I visited, and I asked Sochii and the others which color suits me best, and all of them told me that no 3 looks good on me. But after I try this, I really want to collect all of them!

The color is really pigmented, and buildable! I can create natural looking finish with one layer, and if I want heavier color, I can always top it off with another layer. It's also last long

color image [01] Peach Dream☆

A delicate pink like a fairy. For an innocent look.

color image [02] Cherry Pink☆

A cute pink that will make your cheeks look slightly flushed. For an angelic expression!

color image [03] Strawberry Whip☆

A sweet dolly pink that will give you the cheeks of an innocent baby. For the ultimate girly look.

color image [04] Vitamin Orange☆

A bright orange that will make everyone feel full for vim and vigor. For a lively expression like the sun

color image [05] Sweet Apricot☆

An apricot orange that will give you the impression of a cute, free girl. Increase your impishness?!

color image [06] Nut Cream☆

A caramel brown with a delicate hint of orange that will give you a classy expression. Also good for those with a tanned complexionâ˜

color image [07] Coral Orange☆

A coral orange that will make others want to brush their cheek against yours make you want to touch it You’ll share a little happiness when you smile like a princess ♥

color image [08] Marshmallow Pink☆

A pure pink that will give you warm cheeks which will make him want to protect you. Enslave him with cheeks that he’ll be unable to resist wanting to kiss?!
color image [09] Pinky Rose☆

A juicy pink for a look that’s sweet as candy. Turn your cuteness up to full throttle with captivatingly girlish cheeks!

color image [10] Sweet Orange☆

Sweet reddish orange. Flesh&girly ♥

color image [11] Heavenly Heart☆

Pink color all skin color can use. You can get soft image face as soon as you apply.
color image [13] Love peach☆

Milky peach pink everyone can use ♥ Just look cheek like pearch texture,it makes you warm and comfortable mode


Result :

left = Canmake Cream Cheek in 03 swatch stroke, right = Canmake Cream Cheek in 03 blended

 Canmake Cream Cheek in 03 surprisingly has a little shimmer when it's blended, but it gives a radiant dewy finish instead of too-much-blush look! This is by far my most favorite blush, along with MAC Pink Swoon!

Here's how it looks like in real life =

taken by digicam with natural indoor light, no flash


Where I Got This and Price :

I purchased this at SASA Malaysia, kinda forgot the price but it's around 10 USD. While in Japan itself it's only 580 yen =__= Some online shops in Indonesia sell this for about 17-18USD, And honestly, I do NOT want to purchase Canmake products ! I think although it's a good product, but to pay 2-3 times more than it's original price is ridiculous! So I will suggest you to get recommended seller who offers fair price




Final Opinion :

Pros :

  • Affordable [depends on where you buy them from though]

  • Offers wide colors selection

  • Pigmented

  • Creamy ; Easy to build up

  • Long-lasting

Cons :

  • Cheap packaging

  • Not available in most of countries

I understand why this is a good product and everyone loves it, but again, I will only buy this with a fair price. I saw a seller on ebay sell this product for almost 20USD and I was like, crazy! I can buy better cream blushes or other high-end blush with that money!

The reasons why this product is popular besides it's great consistency and variety of colors, it's also because of the price's factor. So if it's become pricey, I will think twice to purchase it, got my point?

I really want to collect more of them in the future, I'm interested in 06 Nut Cream, 10 Sweet Orange, and 13 Love Peach!

How about you? Have you ever tried this product too before? :D

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  1. the colour looks so cute... ^.^
    what is fibre brush actually like? I never knew of it before...
    Maybelline used to have a mousse blush too but when I collected money to buy it, they suddenly stopped the product...hiks...

  2. fibre brush looks like this it's also called stippling brush if im not mistaken
    basically it's a brush to apply liquid and cream products :D
    ah i love that one! it's discontinue already? i never notice :x

    i think nyx rouge cream blush is a good choice too! im thinking to do review about it in the future as well

  3. You should buy it in Japan then! I also want to try this but kinda shocked with the price in here :\

  4. yes I'm thinking to buy this when I visit Japan, but IDK, I think I will spend most of my money to buy clothes instead, coz I have too many make up already XD
    the price is too crazy over here, fortunately SASA malaysia offers quite fair price so I decided to buy one :x

  5. the color looks really nice~~
    I want to puchased one too, but still thinking about the price >_< like you said, the price is a little expensive if compares with the real price in japan :(

  6. is the cheapest online store that i know to sell their products online
    go try it if you want :)

    I dont want to buy from Indo shops because it's crazily expensive

  7. did u photoshop ur face?

    looks a tad different

  8. I mostly PS my photos lol
    but I think I look different because it's my showing off my left face, I usually take photos while showing off my right face more as I think it's my best angle XD

  9. nice blush, i have sweet apricot...:D
    want have this shade too, but..ugh u know lah..mahal buanget harga-nya di onlenshop...!! >o<
    btw nice lips...make apa?

  10. How much you bought it from indo OS? D:
    The price is super crazy =___=)

    ugh honestly I think I forgot to put lipstick at that time because I put lipstick in the car? *tries to remember* X__X
    So it's my natural lip color wtf lol

  11. hi dear stella, coming over to say hi again! haha, been so busy lately.. ><

  12. that is so nice! I want! haha wonder if i can get one at a fair price :(

  13. Stella! i'm a new reader in your blog.. and i must say that you look totally cute, i mean TOTALLY! you look like a doll :bunny:

    and yes, that blonde ash makes you look more stunning..

    do you have your make up tutorial on youtube? i would like to see if you have one :>

  14. can try , they have fair price

  15. aww why you so sweet one! I visited your blog but rarely comment coz busy too, gotta do a favor!

  16. Hello new reader!! *waves* I hope you'd enjoy your stay here :laugh: would love if you visit more often >:D
    Thanks for the compliment, and yes I have youtube channel. but mostly it sucks lol it's old videos, and i cant see myself when i use camera so i put make up w/o mirror wtf, and if i see myself, it's by webcam, and the quality is super bad :x
    I have upcoming videos though! I'm learning how to do it well! Please anticipate! :heart:

  17. Oh, I am ordering those from ebay for $10.99USD in Strawberry Whip, Pinky Rose, and this one (Marshmallow Pink) thx for review!

  18. This one is strawberry whip, but i'd love to try the marshmallow pink too :D
    You're welcome :)