Saturday, May 12, 2012

B is for BLUSH

An homage to my absolute favorite blushes.B is for BLUSH

B is for BLUSH by beeyootiful1 featuring a Benefit Cosmetics makeup

It can be hard to find a great blush. These four aren't just great--they're phenomenal. They're fun, versatile, and look great on a wide variety of skintones.
  • Benefit Dallas: This amazing little box powder does double duty. It's a blush and a bronzer. It's warm, rosey, bronze-y hue looks great on a variety of skintones. It provides a light, buildable amount of color. It's great as a blush and can be used for contouring. It's a must-have bronzer for girls with cool skintones.
  • Benefit Hervana: This multi-colored blush looks kind of weird in the pan, but somehow the four colors magically blend together to create a perfect pink flush. When applied sparingly, this blush looks perfectly natural and is totally appropriate for casual daily use. Add more and the pink flush gets a dramatic boost perfect for a night on the town.
  • Kevyn Aucoin Pure Powder Glow in Myracle: At first glance, this blush looks terrifying. But it's so luciously smooth and blendable. It's a like a dream. It IS a truly a vibrant, electric, hot pink. But it's also pretty sheer. It's completely matte (no shimmers here!), making this bright color a lot more wearable. When applied very lightly, you end up with an instant heavenly pink glow. Add a bit more, and you end up with an amazing dramatic look. Of course, when applying something this bright and buildable you always want to be careful not to go overboard. But seriously, this is the best going-out blush ever. Looks great on light and dark skin alike. It's pricey, but it's worth it and one pan lasts forever. No beauty arsenal is complete without Myracle.
  • Nars Orgasm: It's popular for a reason. It's a shimmery coral-y peachy-pink that seems to flatter just about everyone. It looks frighteningly peach in the pan, but upon application it is much more pink looking. It does have a bit of a shimmer to it, but nothing too intense.