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Recommendations for a natural looking blusher

(38 Posts)
Pavonia Wed 21-Dec-16 09:39:52

I don't wear a lot of make-up. Either tinted moisturiser or BB cream, concealer, mascara and a fairly subtle lipstick.

I'm currently favouring Effaclar BB Blur as I have oily skin. It does a good job of evening out my skin tones but I think I need a spot of blusher to make me look more alive.

Any suggestions? I'm happy to look at budget or mid-range but not mega-bucks.

RemusLupinsChristmasMovie Wed 21-Dec-16 14:47:11

Benefit Dandelion, if you are pale skinned. It's expensive but lasts forever.

Thecontentedcat Wed 21-Dec-16 14:51:29

Nars blush
What is your colouring? Nars Sex appeal is a very natural colour if you are fair.

Libitina Wed 21-Dec-16 15:03:14

Nars Orgasm

HowardMoonsJazzTrumpet Wed 21-Dec-16 15:05:10

Something tawny coloured like Nars 'Douceur' (sadly discontinued), Tarte 'Exposed' or MAC 'blushbaby'. Pink/peach blusher tends to look like make up, whereas a tawny, neutral blush with a pinky (but not 'pink') sculpts and livens the face.

ChickenPoop Wed 21-Dec-16 15:10:05

This stuff is revolutionary. I thought I'd hate cream blush but I love it.

MandyFl0ss Wed 21-Dec-16 15:10:32

Nars deep throat

scaredofthecity Wed 21-Dec-16 15:39:31

I really like the body shop blush shimmer waves, it gives a natural glow and isn't too shimmery.
I've tried many others but keep coming back to it.
I have oily skin too and everything else I've tried just cakes a bit and looks too much for me.

BeauHeaux Wed 21-Dec-16 18:34:10

The max factor miracle touch cream blushes are decent colours and good value too!

ChickenVindaloo2 Wed 21-Dec-16 20:15:34

I always get compliments on my Avon peach powder blush.

I am very pale.

ArieltheMermaid1720 Wed 21-Dec-16 21:37:29

Stila lillium cream blusher or nars orgasm.

Believeitornot Wed 21-Dec-16 21:38:19

Depends on your colouring.... are you pale, tanned, olive skinned?

LetMeFindAFucktoGive Wed 21-Dec-16 22:18:12

I heard/read/saw somewhere that you should get a blusher that matches the colour of your gums/mouth. Not sure if that helps grin. But to be honest my favourite (and since finding it have stuck with it) of all I have owned (am in my forties) was the exact colour of my gums....

Pavonia Wed 21-Dec-16 23:22:33

Thanks to everyone.

Nars seems to be a particularly popular, so I will definitely stop by their counter.

I love the name Dandelion, so I will look at that one too!

I like the price of Max Factor.

I'm fair skinned.

Pavonia Wed 21-Dec-16 23:38:30

I hope I don't get any funny looks when I'm comparing the blushers to the colour of my gums grin

LadyOfTheCanyon Thu 22-Dec-16 00:15:00

Bobbi brown cream blusher in blushed Rose is a brown-pink that suits fair skin

ChickenVindaloo2 Thu 22-Dec-16 00:16:37

I heard u r meant to match your blush to the colour you naturally go when blushing. Or orgasming according to nars!

N0tfinished Thu 22-Dec-16 00:48:40

I picked up thrBalm Balm Beach yesterday in Debenhams. Gorgeous colour & very smooth. I paid €20, so a little lower than Nars. I have lots of different brands of blushers and these are definitely among my faves

WyeNot Thu 22-Dec-16 00:51:24

Mac is definitely my favourite, it lasts for ages both in terms of lasting on your face all day and the pot lasting a really long time, so good value for money.

DaftSkunk Thu 22-Dec-16 07:11:58

NARS sex appeal is fab, I have fair cool toned skin.

Bolshybookworm Thu 22-Dec-16 08:45:14

Mac here too, especially as they do matte blush (so many brands add shimmer which really doesn't suit me). I go for proper pink but I'm very pale and that's the colour I blush!

suze28 Thu 22-Dec-16 09:36:29

How much do you want to spend? The Max Factor creme puff blushers are really lovely and often on 3 for 2.

Housewife2010 Thu 22-Dec-16 17:20:06

Becca Beach Tint in Strawberry is beautifully natural and flattering.

FrustratedFrugal Thu 22-Dec-16 17:27:08

If you are very fair, Nars may be to pigmented. So try it on first <says an owner of two neglected Nars blushers>

FrustratedFrugal Thu 22-Dec-16 17:27:33

Too not to🙈

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