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BATTLE OF THE CREAM BLUSH. $20 vs $13

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honeybri
Powder blush who? Cream blush is the new “black.” ;) Cream blush has become really popular lately and there is so many to chose from. Let’s compare two compact cream blushes. TOWER 28 - BeachPlease Tinted Lip + Cheek Balm
This is a “balm” that you can use pretty much anywhere. A cream blush does the same, it’s just a matter of name of the product. Shade shown is Happy Hour.
made with Green Tea extract for calming the skin
Aloe Vera extract hydrated and soothes the skin
silicone free. Completely plant based vegan.
DEWY. Gives a luminous glow.
buildable pigment.
can be applied with fingers, sponge, brush. (I prefer brush)
little goes a long way.
very creamy almost melted like texture.
LAST ALL DAY. (This was surprising to me, but it does last all day)
cute packaging, VERY HARD TO OPEN. I’ve messed up my blush with my finger nail from trying to open.
3 shades
$20 - worth the price. Sold on their website and Sephora.
HONEST - Crème Cheek Blush
This is a traditional type of cream blush. It’s very lightweight compared to tower28. Shade shown is Plum Drop.
made with raspberry, blackberry, and grapefruit extract.
buildable pigment. Starts off very sheer, but can easily be built up.
lightweight
no parabens, talc, paraffins, petroleum, mineral oil, or synthetic fragrance.
has more of a waxy feeling.
dewy finish, but much more natural and matte compared to tower28.
compact comes with mirror
4+ shades
$13 and sold at target, Walgreens, urban outfitters, ulta and more. Very much worth it!
So which one is better? If I had to choose, I’d pick honest beauty. It’s more affordable, packaging is easier to open and has a mirror. There is more color options and it’s simply just a touch bit more comfy to wear, a little less shiny. I’ll still keep buying tower28, but honest beauty takes the win for this one when it comes to more bang for your buck!
May 29, 2020
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thaifly_I love Tower28 because I can’t get Honest Beauty in Australia. Lasting power of Tower28 is great for a cream product too!
Jul. 23, 2020·2 likes
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honeybriTower 28 really surprised me at how well it lasted!
Jul. 23, 2020
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The effortless monochromatic look by Alexa! Ft. Honest Beauty
Check out this summery monochromatic look! It is from Alexa Blake, who has reviewed and tested many cruelty-free and affordable clean beauties. Recently, I've been switching my conventional makeup products to clean ones and her videos inspire me a lot!😊 After I watched her video - how to create this monochromatic look with one single product of Honest Beauty, I bought the Honest Beauty Crème Cheek Blush. I tried this product on my cheeks, eyes, and lips just like Alexa suggested. The color is Coral Peach. As I tested this product and tried this look, I have to say Alexa is right! It is perfect for the summertime and it does create a fresh, effortless makeup look!  HONEST - Crème Cheek Blush$12.99 Unlike Alexa, my skin is oily. I don't feel very dry when I use this product. This blush has an amazing cream to powder formula and it is definitely a great option to give you a nice healthy natural flush! For cheek: I always use a sponge to apply it to my cheeks. I dip the bottom of my sponge directly into the pan and tap it on the back of my hand to check it isn't very overloaded with the product. Then smile and bounce it onto the apples of the cheeks to build up the color. A little cream goes a long way. It also layers very nicely over the top of powder. Following the tutorials of Alexa, I also melt it down with my fingers sometimes. She recommends doing one cheek at a time and it works. 👀 For eyes: I work one eye at a time as cheeks. The product dries down pretty fast to a powdery finish so I kind of need to work quickly. But it is easy to work with. Alexa used fingers and her synthetic brush. I always blend out the edge with my fingers to warm it up.  👄 For lips: I use my fingers to apply it to the lips. Then I take a lip brush to shape out my lips. It's quite matte on the lips! This product also comes in several different shades! What's your favorite color? 
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JennFrederickbeauty
Best drugstore cream blush
This blush is amazing! It seriously blew my mind! The texture is creamy and smooth (a tiny bit dry until you warm it up) but it looks super natural on the skin. I love the way it adds a bit of a sheen and natural finish. It’s such a great product and not talked about enough! I’d definitely recommend it HONEST - Crème Cheek Blush
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