I can’t live without these blushes! Blush Awards
These three blushes are my holy grails. I can’t live without them! They’re different shades, but all of them can fit in my daily makeup look. Each of them can be my go-to blush. Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush – The cutest color Color: Euphoric Fusion – soft lilac blush blended with Euphoric Strobe Light for a resplendent glow Euphoric Fusion is a beautiful blush shade that compliments my fair to light tone skin. The color looks so good on me. I’m not sure if I described the color exactly – natural pink. I love to put it under my eye area, which makes me look a bit drunk. It provides a nice glow that blends into the skin naturally. I also like the package of it, very delicate. Charlotte Tilbury Cheek to Chic Blush – The most natural color Color: Pillow Talk – Nude Pink I bought the pillow talk blush just because I want to match my pillow talk eyeshadow. When I start to use it, I cannot live without it. It matches my skin tone perfectly. The highlighter in the centre also fits the outer color nicely and naturally. I like its formula – buttery smooth, and the powder is so fine. The color is nice and natural that could fit in the minimal makeup look. Nars Blush – The most shimmer Color: Orgasm – Peachy Pink I’ve been wearing this for 6 years and haven’t looked back. It’s definitely one of the most classic blush shades among all of the blushes in the beauty world. It looks great on everyone with every skin tone and is the perfect balance of peach and pink with a hint of shimmer. It blends beautifully and easily. Comparing to the other two blushes I review, this one is the most pigmented without giving your cheek to much color. I don’t need to put a highlighter when I wear this blush. I love the glow it gives to me.
Blushes for fair skin tone
Blushes for light skin tone
Apr. 24, 2020
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A Five 🌟 Blush!
Several months ago I posted my disappointment that NARS’s Orgasm Blush didn’t work for me. The beautiful, shimmery product made my pores look HUGE! So sad 😞. However, one kind soul here on Cherie (hi @shazle!) suggested I try Hourglass’s Ambient Lighting Blush to get a glowing effect without the shimmer that highlighted my problem pores. Now, this is a pricey product, so I bought the mini version of it first to give it a try. I LOVE it. The color I got is Luminous Flush, which is a very lovely rosy pink. It goes on smoothly, provides a pretty flush and makes my cheeks glow without that heavy shimmer. I’m in love 🥰. What’s your favorite blush? HOURGLASS - Ambient Lighting Blush
New Year's day glam 🎉✨
Happy New Year everyone!! I hope that 2021 is so much better than 2020 (even though I've had some good things happen) as far as the coronavirus and political tension in the US. With that said, let's start this year fresh with trying some new products!! 🎉Here's what I used to create this look:🎉 PRIMER, FOUNDATION & CONCEALER: ￼TATCHA - The Liquid Silk Canvas: Featherweight Protective Primer ￼ARMANI beauty - Luminous Silk Foundation in 3.75 & Charlotte Tilbury - Airbrush Flawless Longwear Foundation in 2 cool ￼NARS - Radiant Creamy Concealer in affogato CONTOUR, BLUSH & POWDERS: ￼ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - ANASTASIA Beverly Hills Contour Kit vanilla & java ￼HOURGLASS - Ambient Lighting Face Palette glistening strobe light & natural bronze light ￼MARC JACOBS BEAUTY - O!Mega Bronzer Coconut Perfect Tan – Coconut Fantasy Collection 102 tantric ￼HOURGLASS - Ambient Lighting Blush brilliant nude & ethereal glow ￼laura mercier - Translucent Loose Setting Powder translucent EYES: ￼COLOURPOP - Going Coconuts shredded, lovely bunch, palm reader, coco crush, nutty ￼KVD VEGAN BEAUTY - Tatoo Liner in Trooper Deluxe Sample - yes this is a sample I got - very surprised by how good it is, though I'm horrible at applying eyeliner 😂 ￼L'ORÉAL - Voluminous Lash Paradise Waterproof Mascara in 203 ￼Glossier. - Brow Flick in blond ￼Glossier. - Boy Brow in clear LIPS & SETTING SPRAY: ￼L'ORÉAL - Colour Riche Liner in au naturale ￼L'ORÉAL - Colour Riche Lipcolour in 800 fairest nude ￼URBAN DECAY - All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray
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Soft glam ✨
It’s been awhile since I’ve used ABH so wanted to dig out my ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - Soft Glam Eyeshadow Palette I forgot how much I like this palette for subtle looks. I didn’t give it 5 stars - as I will agree that all their shadows are below a 5 for me, only because there is SO MUCH fall out. I feel like ABH shadow fallout is v excessive. Any one else agree? Aside from that issue, the shadows do perform beautifully! Rest of face is: NARS - Soft Matte Complete Foundation Rare Beauty - Liquid Touch Brightening Concealer Charlotte Tilbury - Airbrush Matte Bronzer Charlotte Tilbury - Cheek to Chic Blush HOURGLASS - Veil Setting Spray HOURGLASS - Veil Translucent Setting Powder HOURGLASS - Veil Mineral Primer SPF 15 #Beauty bakerie - Lip Whip Gloss in Snickerdoodle[products]#[FiveStars]
D A I S Y 🌸
This is such a fun and cute look to create! Start off with a pastel base using a pastel pink and light blue (I chose colours which reminded me of the sky!) and the get a small definer brush and start drawing small petals using either a white concealer or a white liner. To top it off add gems in the middle of the petals to bring your flowers to life ( you can find them on amazon for super cheap prices!) FACE FENTY BEAUTY - Pro Filt'r Hydrating Longwear Foundation Glossier. - Stretch Concealer FENTY BEAUTY - Sun Stalk'r Instant Warmth Bronzer Charlotte Tilbury - Cheek to Chic Blush in Pillow Talk EYES JEFFREE STAR COSMETICS - Blue Blood Eyeshadow Palette REVOLUTION - Conceal & Hydrate Concealer in C0 ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - Brow Wiz Mechanical Brow Pencil in Taupe LIPS HUDA BEAUTY - Lip Strobe Metallic Gloss in Angelic
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Am I enough?
I doubt myself. I doubt my skills. I sometimes don’t think I’m beautiful. I find myself questioning if I’m feminine enough or intelligent enough. I break myself out of this by focusing who I am and who I am meant to be. I say my affirmations, pray to God for clarity and move on. I also do my makeup to cope with everything. It may not be as physical as yoga and not as thorough as therapy but it’s my own form of thereapy. With every stroke of the brush, I say to myself that I am beautiful. I am feminine. I am smart and no one can doubt my skills! I am enough. So are you! Makeup used: Milk MAKEUP - Hydro Grip Primer FENTY BEAUTY - Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation L.A. Girl - HD Pro Concealer - both highlight and contour FENTY BEAUTY - Pro Filt'r Instant Retouch Setting Powder NARS - NARS Blush benefit - Magnificent Brow Show Full Size Eyebrow Value Set NYX - Eyebrow Cake Powder URBAN DECAY - Born to Run Eyeshadow Palette URBAN DECAY - Naked Illuminated Shimmering Powder for Face and Body ANASTASIA Beverly Hills - Ultimate Glow Kit URBAN DECAY - Chill Cooling and Hydrating Makeup Setting Spray MAC - Mini MAC Lipstick
Beautiful, No many the budget! Dupes! 👈
KYLIE COSMETICS - KYLIE COSMETICS Matte Liquid LipstickIs $29.00 - So save yourself a ton by picking up COLOURPOP - Ultra Satin Lipin "Ambush" which is honestly really beautiful and a nice red for $5.25 💄 . NARS - NARS Blushis to me way over priced. i would personally never spend $30 for any blush. e.l.f. - Studio Blushis $4 (on average but ive seen cheaper lately) and they are definitely twinning! . Need more Dupes? 👈😊 NYX White & MAC Gesso NYX Frosted Flakes & MAC Shroom NYX Nude & MAC Bisque NYX Burgandy Pearl & MAC Star Violet NYX Pacific & MAC Moon’s Reflection NYX Morocco & MAC Deep Truth + Contrast NYX Deep Purple & MAC Satelitte Dream ☝️☝️💄🤗😋
My GO-TO Blusher For...
I am really addicted to collecting blusher since it is easy to help one look great. Among all brands of blusher, my favorite brand is NARS since it has so many colors to choose. Now I would like to share you my go-to blushers for different occasions. NARS SEX APPEAL-for daily life I have persuaded all my dear friends to buy SEX APPEAL and I strongly recommend everyone to try this blusher. The color of this one is similar to pink shrimp and it is really amazing since it can easily make you look healthy and energetic. According to my personal experiences, it is so suitable for almost every occasion. If you are going to some formal occasions such as interviews, this blusher would show your reliability. If I cannot decide which blusher to use, I would apply SEX APPEAL on my face since it is really all-matching. Believe me, it really deserves. NARS DEEP THROAT-for date I believe DEEP THROAT is the most outstanding blusher for date. It is in peachy pink with slight gold flash which shows female fascination spontaneously. It can enliven the complexion and provide a natural-looking flush that flatters any skin tone. Whenever I apply this one, my boyfriend would praise my makeup for that day. NARS ORGASM-for party I still remember I screamed with happiness when I received this blusher since it is soooooo suitable for parties. Once applying it on the face, the skin would be highlighted immediately. You may find the color of this one is also peachy pink with golden shimmer which is quite similar with DEEP THROAT, but ORGASM is more high-profile than DEEP THROAT. If you would like to become the queen of the party, this one would be your first choice.
NARS Orgasm Blush
I recently got this mini NARS blush for 100 points at Sephora and it is actually a really decent size and comes with a lot of product. It is also in the same luxurious packaging as it’s full size counterpart. I love this blush - it is such a beautiful peachy pink with just a hint of sheen (not glitter). I think it looks lovely on my fair skin. It blends out easily, is buildable, and not too pigmented. I really like the buttery soft formula and I’m curious to try other colors! NARS - NARS Blush
I Swear This Is The Best Dupe
Skin tone: fair to light My original choice Benefit Gold Rush benefit - Gold Rush Blush Price: $30 for 0.17oz/5g This blush has been popular in the past few years. I bought a full size of Gold rush, but cannot find it. So I bought a blush bar which includes some hot blushes. The one in my picture is the travel size Gold Rush. Gold rush is peachy brown tone blush. It’s not that pigmented but buildable. It is makeup beginners friendly. You will never apply too much blush, which makes your cheek too red. This shade is really useful. It's not only blush but also a bronzer. The slight brown tone can make a soft facial line. The shimmer is also slight. The best dupe Milani Baked Blush 05 Luminoso MILANI - MILANI Baked Blush Price: $7.99 for 0.12oz/3.5g This blush is a big size compared to many other blushes. Many people say this Milani baked blush can be used as an heirloom. It’s also a peachy tone blush. Compared to Benefit Gold rush, Luminoso is slightly more orange tone rather than brown tone. But when you apply it to your face, it is hard to tell which one is what. Milani blush 05 Luminoso is highly pigmentated and long-lasting. Last time, I wear it to the gym, after sweating it still looks fabulous. It’s sweatproof. One point I have to mention is the shimmer. The shimmer is exactly the same with Gold rush. So, Why not buying Milani baked blush 05 Luminoso? It’s so affordable. Only 7.99, you will get a big size high-quality blush. It even comes with a brush in its case. (But the brush is not that good I have to admit).
benefit-Gold Rush Blush
FAVE BLUSHES: MAC POWDER BLUSH
MAC - MAC Powder Blush in Gingerly This is one of the first blushes I ever fell in love with. I wore this so much throughout high school and always got compliments on my blush! This shade, Gingerly, is the perfect warm tan color that adds a sunkissed look to my skin. The formula is super buttery and smooth and applies sheer, but it’s buildable to become super pigmented too! I love how this blush stays on all day and doesn’t fade on me either- because most powder blushes fade on my skin at some point during the day.
MAC-MAC Powder Blush
HOLY GRAIL BLUSH”
I Absolutely love this color blush - it has shimmering effects that make my skin illuminated- I Have been using for several years it’s been favorite of mine for sometime!! It last all day, it’s perfect on my pale tone skin it’s such pretty Color! It gives me a nice glow without looking overpowering. Very natural! Nars formulas are perfect formula!! -Retails 30$ or Mini duo $22 at Sephora Silky, superfine micronized powder pigments in matte and shimmering shades ensure a seamless application. These soft, buildable shades deliver a wide range of effects, from ulta-sheer to powerful pops of color. Each iconic shade features a subtle pink undertone for a natural-looking blush.
Deal of a Lifetime! 💸
You guys, I got the deal of a lifetime here. Boxycharm had 3 different shades of Hourglass’ cult favorite Ambient Lighting blushes for just $12. You heard me right - $12 each! These generally retail for $40, each! I don’t think I’ve ever hit the “Add to Cart” button faster in my life! Now I’m wondering why I didn’t just get all three?! I grabbed Dim Infusion & Diffused Heat - aren’t they stunning?! 🌟 Hourglass is known, and lives up, to their exceptional & luxurious reputation. From the packaging to the formula of the product, it is A+ across the board. The blushes have the right amount of pigmentation where you can control the pay off and build it up to your liking. They aren’t dry, chalky and no kick back. They layer beautifully on top of whatever complexion base you’re using; it doesn’t move your foundation around. These are just two shades, but Hourglass offers a variety of different shades, offering options to any skin tone. I was able to get these two shades incredibly underpriced but I feel confident enough to say that if I had the extra money to splurge, I would spend the $40 to have a quality performing blush rather than three mediocre drugstore chalky blushes.
HOURGLASS-Ambient Lighting Blush
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