Blushing Beauties…

Well here it is the first post… eep pressure much??
anyway forget that! on to more pressing matters.
 
I am basically a little obsessed with blush, bronzer & highlighter anything cheeky really. 
Sculpting powers?? bring it on! I’m ready get the bronzer out! lash it on and off you go! on a hangover day you can pass for a real live well functioning member of society! Hangover be gone!!!!! You are no match for the power of my make up bag!

I love Blush be it Cream or Powder, I love it! Nothing gives you that Healthy “Oh no I always look this fabulous” Glow as well as a good slick of Blush, Highlighter or Bronzer! Now I could go on forever about Make up for your cheeks but it’s quite late as I write this so I will try not to babble on too much.

I’ll just give you a quick run down of some of my favourite “cheeky” products!! (the list is almost endless but these are my ‘always in my car/bag for emergencies’ picks!)

Also since compiling this I’ve realised I may be a harbouring a little M.A.C addiction.

 M.A.C  MARGIN

 

I got this little beauty on a whim last year. Normally I would steer well clear of anything peachy coloured but I took a risk with this one & I haven’t looked back since! Its fantastic as a contour (I am very pale so it makes for a much more realistic contour than a lashing of bronzer) or I apply this one lightly over any high points of my face (ie. Cheekbones Nose Forehead) to make it appear as though the sun actually noticed my pasty body dying for attention! It’s the most beautiful Frost powder blush. A lovely peach colour with a slight shimmer to it! Give it a go its a must for all the porcelain skinned ladies out there (& I know there is many of us) but it would  compliment any skin tone as it is pure magic!!

 

Illamasqua SOB

 

 

 

Okay I should start by telling you that in my eyes Illamasqua can pretty much do no wrong! If you are looking for wonderful vibrant highly pigmented products with amazing staying power then Illamasqua is for you. Sob is the most vivid pink cream blush you will ever find! Its reasonably priced at around £16.50/ €19 (Only available in Ireland from http://www.illamasqua.com/shop/products/face-and-body/sob-cream-blusher debenhams.ie or Asos) & you get such a good colour pay off that you only need to apply a tiny amount. I’ve had this blush for about 3 years now &  I have barely made a dent in it. Trust me its not from lack of trying, It’s probably my favourite of all my blushes but it’s so pigmented it could last me a lifetime. It also leaves your cheeks with a dewy finish which I adore. It is perfect under your foundation for a slight flush or on top of your make up for more of a statement. To apply I dot this on my cheeks with my finger & blend in with a stippling brush. 

M.A.C HUSH

 

 

 

Hush is on my list of favourite things ever. It’s up there with my dog, my boyfriend, my family, Cheese! Hush is in the same league! Its a Cream Colour Base Frost. And it’s the most beautiful peachy pearl colour with a shimmer. It’s an instant healthy glow. It is a wonderful highlighter which is what I bought it for but then realised it really wows as a base on lids. Now I use it everywhere. I throw it on my lids when in a rush or blend eye shadow into it! It is amazing I’ve repurchased this bad boy 3 times and its not because there’s no product in it there is i just love itttttttt!!!. If I was stranded with only one product this would be it! I cannot stress how much I adore this! I will no doubt write many a blog about the wonders of hush but for now you should know your life is not complete without it!! 

 
M.A.C Ladyblush

If you want to look the picture of health this is the blush for you, Its Amazing! 
It lifts the skin in a way ive never seen with any other blush before its kind of ridiculous!
It so good it should be illegal!!! 
It’s a Blush creme so it blends really well and is really pigmented so a little goes a long way! this is one of my favourite products of all time i love love love it!

Smashbox BAKED STARBURST

I have never really been a big lover of Bronzer in fact I got this as a gift off my Mum (who is a diehard Smashbox fan!) about 6 years ago. I wasn’t so sure but once I tried it on it was love at first sight. I think the reason I was always weary of Bronzer was well I didn’t want to look tangoed but my my was I wrong. I discovered contours! 

Smashbox really are a great brand & the Soft Fusion Lights collection is no exception. Baked Starburst is a really beautiful mix of light to medium bronzer which are slightly shimmery! I have bought it over and over and will continue to do so as long as they keep making it! They also make a lovely highlighter wheel the same as this called Stardust which is well worth a try!

Benefit THRRROB

 

 

I’m sure by now you have realised I love a rosy flushed look. When you are born with porcelain skin you have two options You can join the legions of poorly fake tanned ladies or you can embrace your Alabaster self. I chose to do the latter & in doing so I discovered my love of pink cheeks. Pink is flattering to any skin tone. To be honest Its a colour that I tend to ignore in all other aspects of my life but when it comes to lips and cheeks i’m all over it!. Now I’m sure you are aware of the beauty of benefit blushers. They are light and feathery they don’t cling to dry patches or oily skin they are extremely blend-able & you can build up colour without getting the “caked on” look. They are packaged in lovely little boxes with a handy little brush which means you can pop it in your bag without needing to worry about your big fluffy brush getting damaged! It’s packed and ready to go for you now if only it could clean your house…

 

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