Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Soft, flushed cheeks with a hint of luminous sheen — that just says spring to me! Here are five of my current favorites for the spring season…

  1. Clinique Plum Pop (04) — cool-toned, plummy pink with a satin finish
  2. Chanel Revelation (63) — light-medium, warm-toned pink with a satin finish
  3. theBalm Down Boy — a soft, cool-toned pink with a satin finish
  4. Burberry Blossom — a softly shimmered coral-orange
  5. Hourglass Radiant Magenta — a light-medium, warm pink with a satin finish

What are your favorite blushes to wear during spring?

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63 thoughts on “5 Beautiful Blushes for Spring

  1. DROOLING. Give them all to me.
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  2. MAC Dainty for a light pink flush, and MAC Born to Love or MAC Gleeful when I’m in the mood for colour.

  3. One that I’ve discovered not too long ago is Korres Natural, which I think is discontinued. :(

  4. I love satin blushes! Thx for the post Christine!

  5. Oh my! All of these are so pretty & scream spring to me. My favorite spring blush is probably Benefit’s Coralista or MAC Pink Swoon.

  6. breyerchic04

    I’m loving plum pop! I may have to get peach or ginger to go with it.

  7. xamyx

    I’ve only started wearing blush in the last year or so, and have been playing around with different ones, but I have a feeling NARS Douceur & Madly will be getting a lot of use this Spring! Maybelline Master High-Light in Pink Rose is also quickly becoming a favorite, but the finish is definitely not a satin, although not a shimmer.

    • Maybe a pearly finish? Somewhere between satin and frost?

      • xamyx

        Pearly is probably the best word to describe it, although it does have the tiniest bit of micro-sparkle. It’ funny, but when I was younger, I preferred a simple, matte blush for the rare occasion I wore it, but now that I’m getting older, I like a nice sheen/glow. It seems most women my age stay away from anything not matte, but I find it makes my skin look lifeless.

  8. Quinctia

    If it ever gets warm again (it’s 12F here today), I think I will be breaking out ALL OF THE BRONZER to celebrate the end of winter. At this point, I wouldn’t mind it being one of those years where spring kind of instantly turns to summer.

    So blush, maybe something subtler in color like Milani Luminoso?

  9. Rrrrrrrrevelation, oh my… :-)

  10. Don’t mind me, I’ll just be making off like a rogue with the first three on that list!

    *escapes into the darkness with loot*

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  11. These are all so, so pretty! I love soft peachy, pink and coral shades for spring! Some of my absolute favorites are Tarte Tipsy, Benefit Dandelion, MAC Well Dressed, Burberry Blossom, Pout Blossom Belle and Tom Ford Flush (bright, but still spring-y).

  12. I really want the Hourglass blush! It looks amazing!

  13. Let

    I wear either Benefit Hervana (hit pan last year) or MAC Subtle Breeze throughout spring and early summer. I want to try Clinique’s new blushes but they still haven’t hit the counters near me…

  14. Lisa

    I love Mac Subtle Breeze, it’s such a pretty color for spring. But I’ve been thinking about getting thebalm’s Down Boy for a while. Christine, do you think it would look okay on light medium olive skin? I’m worried it might be too cool.

  15. All so pretty and I need them ALL!

  16. Loving the look of that Plum Pop! I still haven’t even had a chance to see these blushes in-store yet. I have Down Boy (actually, I have 3 of them but that’s a long story) and never wear it. I think I’ll give it an outing tomorrow! I think my favourites for Spring are probably MAC Her Blooming Cheek (LE) and Bobbi Brown Pale Pink.

    • Wow, three of them! At least this post got to you to wear it again 😉

      • Well, 2 are in the 2 Balmbini palettes I bought (the original one) and the full sized one was free – they were giving them away with TheBalm purchases! Otherwise, I’d probably only have one (I don’t buy backups of blushes as I use them soooo slowly – I’m still trying to finish up the Desert Rose blush I got more than 10 years ago and which was my first MAC blush! It simply refuses to DIE!)

        • Even when I had just one blush to my name and used it nearly every day, it took FOREVER to hit pan. Like over a year. I never finished it, for the record, as soon I started buying other blushes, LOL!

  17. I am opting for Chanel Intonation, Clinique Berry Pop and Hourglass Radiant Magenta a lot these days!!!!
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  18. Michelle Reece

    And the best blush goes to …*drumroll* Clinique Plum Pop!

  19. kjhemeon

    Cute quip on the Balm “but so little time…” So many cheek colors, but……
    Nice selection, Christine.

  20. I’m really on a low buy beauty products but the Clinique blushes are calling me name…lol! My favorite Spring blushes are NARS Torrid and Sleek’s Aruba.

  21. Jen

    Beautiful picks! Radiant Magenta is on my wishlist for sure! xo

  22. My favorites are:

    Becca Mineral Blush in Damselfly
    Chanel Le Blush Creme in Intonation
    Chanel Joues Contraste in Rose Petale
    Clinique Cheek Pop Blush in Ginger Pop
    Tom Ford Cheek Color in Frantic Pink

  23. These are lovely! So fresh. I think i will be picking up a Clinique Pop Blush this spring. They look beautiful.

  24. Veronica

    I really like Chanel’s Fleur de Lotus for a touch of warmth. My skintone usually doesn’t “darken” to an NC/W15 until late April or May, so it makes a nice contrast against my wintery NW10 complexion. I also really love Bobbi Brown Nude Pink year round, but it’s especially nice for those gentler, more subtle spring looks.

  25. TheBalm’s Down Boy is surprisingly one of my all time favorite blushes. It really perks up my face. I love it.

    I definitely want to get Hourglass’ Radiant Magenta. It’s just gorgeous.

  26. I shouldn’t have read this post because now I want it all! I only had the Clinique one on my wishlist, but the Burberry blush and of course, the Hourglass blushes, I will be broke before spring even starts!
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  27. Ann

    I am such a sucker for powder that looks like the Hourglass one. It could be the most basic of colors but the unique colors in pan draw me in. I need to step away from blushes 😀