All posts tagged: blush crush

Blush Crush: Get the Perfect Pink with Tom Ford’s Cheek Color in Wicked

Oh, Tom Ford. Le sigh. I was suckered into purchasing a lipstick and a blush at some point in the last few months, and I honestly do not know what possessed me to give in. JK, it was the pretties. It’s not that Tom Ford makes bad cosmetics… Because they are good products. It’s that they are freaking expensive. And I don’t know if they are good enough to warrant the price. But anyway. I caved and this is what happened with the blush. I got the Tom Ford Cheek Color in a shade called Wicked, because it looked vaguely purple to me. It turned out to be veeery pink. On the left is a heavy swatch, on the right is something more diffused. And here it is on my cheeks! I applied it a little on the apples, with most of the concentration on the outer parts of my cheeks. I know that that placement is debatable, but I find that it is more flattering to my face shape. Anyway, the pigmentation is alright. …

Blush Crush: My Small Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush Collection

To be honest, I don’t think I’ve really met a blush that I didn’t like—some, I liked less, sure—but it was love at first swipe with these blushes from Tarte. I’ve amassed quite a collection of four shades over an embarrassingly short amount of time, but these are just so awesome that I couldn’t resist. Let me tell you about my small but heavy-duty collection. First, here’s the description for the Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush For Cheeks: A long-wearing, supremely soft blush infused with Amazonian clay harvested from the banks of the Amazon River and naturally baked by the sun. Product Performance: This 12-hour blush universally benefits all skin types for a fade-free, flawless finish in shades ranging from soft to vivid and matte to shimmer to suit a wide variety of skin tones. Powered By: Amazonian clay minimizes oil in and around pores to balance skin and keep product in place while also hydrating the skin naturally to restore moisture, reducing the appearance of dry, flaky skin. Wow, that’s a mouthful and then …