Update, September 2014: I still have this blush, but as expected (since it is a baked blush) it has hardened almost completely, no amount of forceful swiping with a brush yields any product. I was going to throw it out but one blogger wrote that you can just use the sharp handle of the provided brush to scrape some product & then pick it up & that was an excellent tip! It just doesn’t get much use any more because I’m always doing my makeup in a hurry & don’t really have the extra time to scrape. Plus I have too many alternatives. But overall, even two years down the line it’s still going strong.