I like cream blush. I find it irresistible most likely about as a lot as Oprah loves bread (however perhaps not as a lot as I like bread). Not knocking powder blush or something, however an excellent cream blush actually does provide you with that flush “from inside” (versus a flush from with out). Plus, you’ll be able to fingerpaint it on, which means you do not want any instruments (which implies fewer brushes to scrub).
I used to be a fan of Glossier’s Cloud Paint blushes from the get-go — the pigmented liquids are extremely straightforward to faucet onto my cheeks and sink in simply the correct quantity to mix into my pores and skin, versus sitting on prime of it (like precise face paint). The preliminary 4 shades, nonetheless, had just one, perhaps two shades, that may actually work on my pores and skin tone, relying on the time of 12 months (aka not summer season after I’m barely tanner). In reality, I discovered myself on most events mixing the shades Haze and Nightfall collectively to amp up the impartial tan Nightfall and tone down the colourful berry Haze, respectively. (I nonetheless suppose Glossier ought to simply mix these two colours and make that one a brand new shade by itself, however I’m not on their product growth crew.)
The 2 new shades are Daybreak, a shiny sunny coral, and Storm, a deep heat rose. The fashions Glossier included within the launch marketing campaign have been, in actual fact, two WOC, superbly showcasing how the shades’ vibrancy and depth actually flush and sculpt their (already sculpted, to be honest) cheeks. For somebody like me, whose pores and skin tone exists on the tan facet of medium with golden undertones, I used to be excited to smush these infants on my cheeks.
Daybreak makes me look cheerfully bronzed — I say cheerfully as a result of it is clearly far more orange than a typical bronzer. It is a very blissful sun-kissed beachy vibe, versus “frolicking on a black sand seaside in a Chris Issak music video” form of The Seashore vibe that your typical brown bronzer would imbue.
If Daybreak is the summer season shade, Storm can be its winter counterpart. The model even describes it as leaving a “flushed-from-the-cold look on cheeks.” Gotcha. I simply love that it is a deep sufficient rose for that form of Victorian doll-looking blush on me. A little bit bit goes a good distance so that you simply want a tiny dot for a refined stain, after which you should utilize an even bigger blob (just like the circumference of a pencil eraser) for a press release blush look.
Each shades have the identical concentrated pigmented system because the Cloud Paints of yore. They’re barely hydrating sufficient to present a pleasant plumped dewy sheen already even earlier than making use of your highlighter. They’re accessible now on Glossier’s web site and are $18 every. Add to cart should you additionally want to appear like an effortlessly flushed diva.
These put the $$ in Glo$$ier:
Possibly strive recreating any of those blush appears from the previous 100 years: