Tarte is a brand that I think is best known for their blushes. Known to be longwearing (they promise 12 hours of wear time), these blushes pop up in many beauty favorites and make up collections. A while ago, I decided to buy my first Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in the shade Achiote. Here’s what I think.
Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush Achiote
One of my favorite blush shades for summer is this ELF Baked Blush in Rich Rose. I bought this last year and just hadn’t gotten round to reviewing this just yet. After I bought it, I became instantly obsessed and kept using it for weeks on end. So why do I like this blush so much?
ELF Baked Blush Rich Rose
So you want to be a Hot Mama? You have to hand it to make up brand The Balm: there product names are about as witty as it gets. Pair that off with some retro looking packaging and you have a combination that sells. I had tried a few of their products before, but not that many. So when I spotted this classic blush when I was in Italy, I decided to snatch it up.
The Balm Hot Mama blush
ELF is such an affordable make up brand and it had been yonks since I had tried some of their products. Since the European website is about a year behind on what is available in The States, this is something that easily happens. I heard so many people rave about some of their newer releases and I couldn’t get my hands on them. Then when I randomly checked the ELF website one day, I found all the bits I was curious after and bought some. The item that intrigued me the most? The face palettes. These are my thoughts.
ELF Face Palettes
Illuminating, Contour (light), Blush (light)
(blush in the middle not included in review)
Peachy blush tones for spring are some of my favorites. Where I wear little to no peach blushes in the winter time and opt for dusty pinks instead, I bust out the peach blush in full throttle every year come spring time. Whether I opt for Milani Luminoso, MAC’s Fresh Honey, or my Kiko Apricot blush, peach is where it is at. When I spotted Catrice doing a stunning peach shade too, I picked it up and tried it out.
Catrice Light and Shadow Contouring blush 020 A Flamingo in Santo Domingo
I was looking to try more Becca products. After trying their Shimmering Skin Perfector in Pearl, I was intrigued enough to finally bite the bullet and try some more. However, buying the full sized version seemed a bit much. These highlighters are intense and I have plenty of make up so I knew I wouldn’t use it up. That’s why, when Becca launched their Champagne Splits collection for the same price as a full sized product, I bought some. Today I’m reviewing Champagne Pop highlighter and Flower Child blush.
Becca Champagne Splits Shimmering Skin Perfector Mineral Blush Duo
Champagne Pop | Flowerchild
The new Essence products were already featured in a first impressions video a few weeks ago, but those were just first impressions. Usually when I try products for a while longer I will truly be able to tell how I feel about a product. Also, there is only so much make up you can try on in one go and that meant that I wasn’t able to show all of the products on my face in that video. Which is why I am bringing you a full review of the new Essence Blush Play Sculpting Blush Palette today.
Essence Blush Play sculpting blush palette Play it Peach