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My Blush & Bronzer Collection

Hello lovelies, for those of you in the UK - I hope you are enjoying the Bank Holiday Weekend and the lovely weather we are having :) So, ever since I can remember I have been a big fan of blush and my collection has grown rapidly over the past few years. After going through and chucking some oldies I thought why not post my collection!
L - R : MAC Mineralize Blush Gentle, Clarins Aglow, Sleek Rose Gold, Chit Chat Plum (mixed together)

Of these four I tend to wear the MAC and Sleek blush the most.  They are quite similar with a small hint of shimmer, and both long lasting. The Clarins blush has lived in my make-up draw for a while now and doesn't seem to get much use, however after swatching it I think I may try and get more use out of it! Chit Chat Plum was a cheap purchase from Poundland and was surprisingly nice! It isn't the longest lasting blush, however it does last a fair amount of time and looks lovely on the cheeks.


 L - R : ELF unsure, ELF Tickled Pink, Accessorize Shade 3, Accessorize Scandal

The Accessorize blushes are some of my favourites! They have a lovely texture, are long lasting and apply like a dream. These two especially have been used frequently since being purchased and are up there as my favourites. Unfortunately I am unsure of the name of the ELF blush on the far left, but this blush has a lot of shimmer so I do not tend to wear it too often. Tickled pink is a bit of a dud as it does not show up very much, the above swatch is after four or five swatches!

L - R : NYX Cream Blush Glow, Maybelline Dream Touch Unsure, Bare Minerals Joyous Jennifer, Mica Bella Terra Cotta, No.7 Mineral Perfection Rose Pink

After hearing so much about about NYX cream blush I couldn't help but purchase one! The texture is great, however I am not so sure that I chose the best colour. I find it quite hard to blend in and I often look like a clown! The Maybelline cream blush was a firm favourite last summer, it looks great with a tan. Both Bare Minerals and No.7 Mineral Perfection are my favourite loose blushes and they will defintitely be replaced once I run out. Lastly, I haven't tried the Mica Bella blush yet, but it will definitely get some use this summer.


L - R : ELF Healthy Glow Bronzing Prowder Warm Tan, ELF Contouring Blush Bronzing Powder, Benefit Hoola

Of these bronzers I used Benefit Hoola daily. Both the ELF bronzers are too dark for me at the moment and the one on the far left is just far too shimmery, however they are likely to look better when I have a tan.






Lastly I bought this 10 blush palette from E-bay and I have been pleasantly surprised. I have my favourites and have found they last surprisingly long! I would recommend trying these blushes, especially as it only cost me around £5.

What is your favourite blush?

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28 comments

  1. Hoola is such a lovely bronzer x

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  2. You have some really lovely shades, Hoola looks gorgeous

    Dusterknuckles | Fashion // Beauty // Lifestyle

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  3. you have a lovely collection, some great products :)

    http://andthislittlepiggybeauty.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. Great post, the Clarins one looks gorgeous! Now following :) xx

    http://anotherbritishblogger.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. Lovely post! I love blushes & really want to try some sleek ones! xoxo

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  6. Awesome post! I'm a blush addict and probably have over 50, although I only regularly use about 5! I really love the way Sleek rose gold looks, I may have to pick that one up :)

    xo aly

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  7. I have the Clinique one, I'm loving using it at the moment for a subtle colour with a goldeny sheen! I love the look of the Sleek Rose Gold colour too - I've had my eye on that for a little while but can't decide whether to get it or not!

    Kate x

    http://newgirlonthe-blog.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. Fantastic post! I'm a recent blush addict :) My favourite blush right now is probably Dainty Doll's Money Talks, it's just gorgeous and was such a bargain xx

    Angelica // OneLittleVice

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  9. I need to build up my blush collection you have some lovely ones :) xx

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  10. Ahh I am starting to like blush a lot more lately! I definitely want to try the Sleek Rose Gold and the ELF ones! :) They look gorgeous! :) x Laura

    http://styleandsushi.blogspot.com

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  11. I love this post! I definitely need to experiment more with blushes and colours! These are gorgeous!

    You have a lovely blog, I'm following you :)
    I would love it if you could take a look at mine!

    Natasha Carly x
    prettylittlelives.blogspot.co.uk

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  12. Fab post! Very tempted by the 10 blush palette too, what a bargain. I'll have to check out the Accesorize makeup, their blushes look lovely! xx

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  13. This looks like my dream blush collection <3 i got that palette from ebay last year and i can't live without it. great value for 5£.x

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  14. NYX Glow is absolutely gorgeous x

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  15. What a collection!! :) I really want to try the NYX Blushers, they've been cropping up here and there lately. How incredible does the eBay palette look for just £5, what a bargain!

    Amy xx
    A Little Boat Sailing

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  16. That seems like an amazing collection! You did really well with Mac and NYX girl :)
    Love, Anna

    www.fashionanna.com

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  17. Amazing collection with some gorgeous shades, the eBay palette looks like such a bargain defiantly need to get myself one! Lovely post btw :) x

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  18. Ooh sleek rose gold looks gorgeous! <3

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

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  19. Love the MAC blush! Also what a great value from that eBay palette, have always been reluctant to buy because I thought the quality wouldn't be good but must definitely buy now!!

    Another Fashion Journal

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  20. I just stumbled across your blog and I love it, especially the layout - so pretty!

    sophie-said.blogspot.co.uk

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  21. That blush palette looks amazing! Might have to pick one of those up!

    xox

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  22. I'm such a sucker for a pretty blush. I'm in love with your collection, it's incredible! xo

    Hannah xo | Glitter And Sparkle

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  23. So many pretty blushes! I've never tried the Accessorize blushes but I'll definitely be checking them out after seeing yours. The No. 7 one looks lovely too and the MAC one! It's lovely that you've swatched each product too xx

    Poppy, With Love

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  24. I love Hoola! That's one I've repurchased a couple of times now. I've never tried any of the accessorize blushes, I might give them a try!

    Lovely blog, thanks for sending over your link! Now following

    Photo-Jenn-ic

    x

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  25. wow you have so many! scandal is one of my fave ever blushes, im addicted to the dainty doll blushes at the minute!

    Charlie xx

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  26. The 10 blush palette looks fab! Can't believe it was only £5 as well, such a bargain :) x

    http://www.beautyboxuk.blogspot.co.uk/

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