Pretty Pink Cheeks

Pretty Pink Cheeks

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Abnormally winter-esque weather despite it being March aside, we’re in spring and I don’t want to depress myself by continuing with the winter makeup trends I’ve been rocking for too long so now is the time to toss away the wine coloured lipsticks and bring out the brighter hued lipsticks and blushes. I tend to go out there with blush. I’m known to wear my beloved Taj Mahal by NARS, a bronzed and burnt orange, fire truck reds or bright purple blush when everyone’s wearing a conventional pink. However, this spring I’ve decided that there’s no harm in sporting a simple pink blush and I’ve tried my fair share to report back to you:

Obviously I’d start off with an intense pink blush, and the Daniel Sandler Watercolour Blush in Dare* is the gorgeous flush you’d get after hours and hours on the treadmill (minus the sweat and shine of course) but my lazy nature would never have me doing that much physical activity so Dare it is. It’s a liquid so it’s incredibly easy to apply and it dries down into a matte finish and it’s also pretty much budge proof. Another Daniel Sandler blush I love is the Watercolour Creme-Rouge Blusher in Hot Pink*. I never thought I’d see the day where I’d be able to wear a hot pink blush and not look like I’m resembling a Barbie doll but it’s a slightly toned down hot pink that grown ups can wear!

However if you’re looking for a true hot pink, look no further than the super affordable but incredibly pigmented La Femme Blush in Framboesia which you can get your hands on for just… £1.90 and yes you did read that right! But if bright pinks aren’t your thing and you’re looking for something more natural and calmer, then INIKA’s Mineral Blush in Rosy Glow*, a pretty powdery pink is perfect.