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What on earth has happened to No 7 blusher colours & what can I use as an alternative?

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Balletgirlmum Mon 22-Feb-16 00:20:14

I've been using no 7 warm honey (20) over Lancôme 010 foundation for a few years now.

It's running out however so I went in to get a replacement & also toyed with the idea of a slightly less natural colour for evenings out but the range has completely changed!

I tried a Lancôme one a while back but it was too orangy. Estée Lauder had some that looked ok but the price is a lot more expensive. I also had a quick look st YSL (I like their new foundation.

Is the hike in price worth it? What brands should I try?

Cakescakescakes Mon 22-Feb-16 00:25:37

I really rate Laura Mercier blusher. Rose bloom is a great every day colour. Good pigment. I found the last no7 one I had was really hard to actually get any colour onto my skin.

Cakescakescakes Mon 22-Feb-16 00:26:22

The Max factor ones in round packaging are nice too. I have a mauvy type one.

Balletgirlmum Mon 22-Feb-16 00:28:12

If it's any help I have very pale skin, quite dry skin (YSL gave me B10 sample as the other one was too dark on me)

Balletgirlmum Mon 22-Feb-16 00:28:24

& am 42.

Balletgirlmum Mon 22-Feb-16 00:29:36

Hmmm - I don't think there are any Laura mercier counters locally. Shame I didn't discover this when I was in London last week.

Balletgirlmum Mon 22-Feb-16 09:06:10

Bump for the morning.

MissTessmacher Mon 22-Feb-16 09:12:24

What about Sleek's Blusher in Suede?

Looks to be a similar browny/peach. Needs a very very light hand though as the pigmentation of these blushers is bonkers.

Balletgirlmum Mon 22-Feb-16 17:05:04

I've never heard of that brand. Where is it available from? We have Boots, Debenhams & Superdrug locally.

MissTessmacher Mon 22-Feb-16 17:34:41

It's stocked in Superdrug.

Cheap as chips and their blushers and eyeshadows are better than MAC.

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