I have to say that I am a huge fan of cream products: blushes, highlighters, shadows, liners etc. And I am also a big fan of blushes. And, yes, I love cream blushes but there are several powder blushes that I really like.
So today I want to tell you about the powder blush that I totally love. And it is Blush Subtil by Lancome. This is how it looks like on the promo picture and I am showing you a promo picture because my blushes are in a set.
This is how 2 blushes that I’ve got look like:
- Cedar Rose
Why do I like this blush so much?
- First of all it is oil free which is very good, especially for summer.
- It is matte, so it won’t look horrible on your pores. And to be honest, I don’t really understand how can anyone like very shiny/with shimmer blushes and bronzers.
- Because it’s matte it gives you a natural finish.
- It’s easy to work with this blush and it’s easy to blend it.
- These particular blushes are from
After playing with my new ChaCha Tint for some time I can finally write my thoughts about the product.
It should be available here very soon now, but it’s already available in the US for $29 (for 12.5 ml). I’ve asked my friend to get me this set which was an amazing deal in May.
To tell the truth, I didn’t even plan to get the ChaCha Tint, as I want to get try the Posie Tint finally but I couldn’t miss such a great deal since I was getting some products from the US back then anyway.
I have to say that I really regret that I never ordered this set, I have no idea what I was thinking about.
But back to the ChaCha Tint… I really like the design and the package, it is so Benefit and looks great for summer.
I know that that the formula is compared to the Posie Tint and according to swatches I can also see some similarities. But, as I have only Benetint, I can say that ChaCha has a thicker and more gel-like consistency.
The colour looks really intense in the bottle and it really is, so you have to blend it out really well, especially if you have a fair skin like I do. I assume that it would look great on the dark skin tones and I can’t wait to try it on tanned and dark skin tones.
As it is a stain, I would recommend
I received several items from the Illamasqua’s SS13 makeup collection I’M Perfection and today want to show you one of the blushers.
It is a Powder Blusher Duo (£26) in Katie (Candy Pink) and Ambition (Neutral).
Here is how the duo looks like, I love the sleek package and the big and handy mirror inside.
Illamasqua powder blushers are very pigmented, so you will need a tiny amount of the product. They are also smooth and not chalky, which means that it’s easy to blend the product into the skin.
As for these particular shades – Katie is a light baby pink, it should look awesome on fair skin tones and may look ashy on medium/darker skins. As for Ambition, it is a
Since my post about pink blushers got so many views, I’ve decided to write one about reddish ones, too. Do let me know, if you’d like me to choose 5 corals/peaches and berries/plums…
So here is what I’ve picked:
Hourglass Aura Cheek Tint in Flush (review and swatches)
I think that Flush is a perfect name for this sheer water-based blusher, it gives the most natural and beautiful effect. Cheek Tint is easy to blend, plus it has a nice staying power.
Max Factor Miracle Touch Creamy Blush in 18 Soft Cardinal (review and swatches)
This is probably my personal favourite! It is a gorgeous cream blusher with “wet & glossy” texture, it doesn’t enhance any dry patches and looks like a second skin, I use it
As you can tell, contouring is not going anywhere soon, and I was personally excited to try what Clarins have to offer, as they never go wrong with their launches.
It comes in a signature light gold slick packaging, contains three colours: matte beige, bronze and rose to create definition. There is also a brush and a card with useful illustrations on how you could use each shade.
I am personally a huge fan of the brush, it allows a precise application and hugs the curves of the face perfectly. I love applying the products with this brush and then, if needed, blend it out a bit with a fluffier one.
As for the product itself, the formula is plant-enriched, so, as always with Clarins, you get the skincare benefits. The texture is