Thursday, 28 November 2013

My favourite Autumn/Winter Blushers

I usually wear subtle colours on my cheeks, but my blusher collection includes many strong colours too and there is no better time to wear them than A/W. The only reason why I normally avoid darker colours is because I tend to overdo my blush and end up looking like a clown :) haha. It is easily fixed though. I have three favourites at the moment, all absolutely gorgeous and nicely pigmented.

The first option and the most natural colour choice from the bunch is from Elizabeth Arden and it is the Ceramide Blush in shade Honey*. It is an absolute bargain, costing only £5.50 (reduced from £24.00) from Fragrance Direct! I love the creamy formula and the finish I can achieve with this product is really nice. It is a gorgeous dark nude/peachy shade and adds a subtle wash of colour to my cheeks. Perfect for everyday wear.

The next blush is the Liz Earle Healthy Glow Powder Blush* (£16.50) in shade Peony. It has been sitting at the back of my makeup drawer for far too long, so I decided to put it in my acrylic storage and give it some love. It is the perfect berry shade, without any shimmer and it looks lovely worn with a dark nude lip and subtle eye makeup. It is super pigmented, so I have to be very careful with the application, but I can always go back with my foundation brush to blend it out a bit. 

The last blush I have been loving lately is 'Red Vino' by Milani. I received it in my makeup swap with Coco from The Beauty Milk last Christmas and I adore it. You need the tiniest amount of it to add some colour to your cheeks and the shimmer in it adds a touch of radiance, so you can skip the highlighter, if you don't want to overdo it. It is a stunning shade and the formula is a dream to apply and blend. If you can get your hands on baked Milani blushers, I would highly recommend them. If you are based in UK, you can buy them on Amazon and they should cost under £10.00 with delivery.

Elizabeth Arden Honey, Liz Earle Peony, Milani Red Vino

What are your favourite blushers at the moment? 

*PR samples



  1. That last Milani blush looks beautiful! Its like a sparkly berry, I will definitely be tracking this down!

    Emily / Glittery Teacups

  2. Beautiful colours, specially Red Vino. I recently got and am loving Sleek's Pomegranate though I'm not used to blushes this pigmented and it's taking me a while to learn how to use it properly haha

  3. I have followed your blog for a while but this is my first time comment on your post. Yours is one of my favourite blogs :)The swatches look really nice and I wonder what the colour will look like when put these blushers on your cheek. My favourite blusher at the moment would be Illamasqua - naked rose :)

  4. I've never heard of Red Vino but it's such a beautiful colour!

    Sarah | More Than Adored

  5. I love how Red Vino looks- I've never tried Milani blushes before. My favourite blushes right now is probably the Bourjois Cream Blushes.

  6. I absolutely love deep blushes at the moment and would love to get my hands on a red toned one! Lately I've been wearing L'ancome's Aplum quite a bit!
    Lovely Notions

  7. very pretty olors, I like the last one, kind of raspberry:)

  8. They are all very pretty *_* I think Elizabeth Arden Honey would suit me the best =)

  9. That Milani blush is gorgeous love the added shimmer x

    Liza | Glambeautys | YouTube p

  10. Wow, that Milani blush looks super pretty!! Love these kind of tones!! <3


  11. That Milani blush is stunning! I will have to hunt it down next time I'm at the drugstore..thanks for sharing! x

  12. The last blush is really lovely, though I do like them all x
    Beautyqueenuk xx

  13. I think I'll be agreeing with the majority here - the Milani blush is my favourite! Looks gorgeous!

  14. Liz Earle's blush looks gorgeous! I've been loving NYX's blush in 'Red' x

    Gemma // DuggyDimples

  15. The Milani blush is beautiful! Would love that in my collection!xx

  16. Love the look of the last one!! I rarely use blush so I think I might check these brands out

    Emma from

  17. I didn't know Liz Earle did make up. Will have to check that out. Thanks xx


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