Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Happy Holidays!!

Just a quick note to say I'm still here.  I hope you're all doing well!  My passion for blush seems to have faded a bit.  I've been a little overwhelmed with some non-makeup related things.  Hopefully after the holidays my blush love will be reignited!  I just wanted to say that I'm having a blog sale if you're interested in some new goodies and have any money left after all the Christmas shopping.  So check it out if you're interested (I'm parting with some treasures).  Have a great Christmas and a wonderful New Year!  Hope to see you more next year.  PEACE.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Pretty in Pink! Chanel Ultra Rose JC

I sometimes wonder what Chanel is thinking with their exclusive products.  This is one of those times.  The Ultra Rose JC is a gorgeous bright pink and only available in Asia or Europe.  

I was lucky enough to have a wonderful friend get it for me.  So, if you love pink, try to get your hands on it!  It is baked, but has good color payoff.  It's similar to the hard to find Turbulent, but isn't as blue-toned or quite as pastel-y.  Of the blushes I have, it is most similar to Kevyn Aucoin Myracle.  Here are some pictures--hope they help!

Thanks for reading--have a great week!

Friday, January 25, 2013

Burberry Sheer Blush--Hydrangea Pink

Surprise!  I'm back--I hope you didn't give up on me!  Last year I had some health issues crop up, but I'm back now and feeling great.  I hope to blog more regularly (lol, I know, I always say that!) and figure out a way to find something interesting to say.  Hope you're all doing well and had a great holiday season!  
My newest purchase from Nordstom is Hydrangea Pink--this is one of the new 2013 spring blushes from the Burberry Beauty line.  I love the texture of these so much!  They're so soft and creamy and blend like a dream.  Here is a picture of Hydrangea Pink (the lighting isn't the best--sorry!)
Some of the pictures I had seen made it look VERY vibrant and bright, but it is much more wearable (even though I have a huge weakness for crazy-bright blushes).  Here are some other blushes from my collection to compare it to--these seemed like the closest matches.
 And finally, here are some quick comparison swatches of these blushes.  Honestly, the Burberry has the best texture of any of them (a few had to be layered a bit to get some color).  Hydrangea Pink is a bit plummier than I expected, and leans cool, but not close to the blue-super cool blushes like Nars Gaiety or Chanel Turbulent.
Hopefully these pictures will help with your spring blush buying and I hope you have a healthy and happy 2013!