What Are You Wearing On Your Cheeks? MAC & Fashion Fair Blush Review

I think a blush is an essential component of any makeup bag or makeup look. It sort of gives you that "I'm alive" look (yes I did just say that). It can add warmth and a glow to your face which may be looking tired. I think if I wasn't wearing any makeup then I normally wouldn't use a blush. But if you have gone all out with the foundation or powder, your face my look extremely plain so it would definitely need a little touch of colour to your cheeks. I'm not saying that you cannot wear a blush when you dont have any foundation or powder on, but I prefer it with either on.

So as you've "guessed", I do like wearing a blush when I use a foundation or powder (which is most of the time..don't judge me! :)). My favourite blushes at the moment are; "Springsheen" by MAC and "Bronze" by Fashion Fair. I normally use both at the same time, although they do look good on their own. To create the look to my left, I applied the"Bronze" across my cheekbones and then the "Springsheen" just above to highlight and add some glow to the cheeks. I find that it gives it some sort of "natural" glow.


Left: "Bronze" by Fashion Fair - Right: "Springsheen"by MAC

Unfortuntaely my camera doesn't really capture how nice these colours look (picture to the left). The "Bronze" isn't as dark as it appears to be and it has a pinky orange undertone and the"Springsheen" has a great sheer tone shimmer to it.


I think both blushes work very well together and compliment each other. A blush should definitely blend with your skin rather than having two pink blotches on your cheeks.

What are your favourite blushes at the moment? Do you ever use two at a time? Would be great
to hear your comments!




























7 comments:

  1. I love your make up and the shimmer!! I have just started using my Bobby Brown shimmer brick and absolutely love it!!! Mercy

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  2. @ Mercy - thanks for the comment! Yes with the sun making it's appearance more regularly now means it's time to get the shimmer out! :)

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  3. I used to use Chanel 'Sahara' bronzer, never tried mixing blushes and haven't worn pinks probably since I started wearing makeup1 lol But I also like and am currently using a Max Factor bronzer. It has a nice subtle bronze colour, rather than the shade of 2 bricks slabbed across your cheeks, and a really nice shimmer.

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  4. @ Amal - nice! Yes depending on your complexion, it's quite nice to use a bronzer in place of a blush. It also depends on the sort of look you're after! Will have to check out the Chanel "Sahara" and do a review ;)

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  5. Fashion Fair Blush in Warm Sand, Nars Blush in Dolce Vita and Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Wild Rose. I will be buying FF blush in Golden Sunset for the summer.

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  6. I love MAC Springsheen, the colour looks really good on you, it suits you. x

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  7. @Lafemmetopaz - Thanks for your comments. Let me know how those purchases go! :)

    @Glitter Me Pink - Thanks for your lovely comments :)

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