Monday, February 27th, 2012

5 Pretty in Peach Blushes

Peach can be a really wearable color that can look natural on any skin tone.  Cooler complexions will find that peach-hued blushes can help mitigate any natural redness on the cheeks without emphasizing it like a pink blush might.  Warmer complexions are easily freshened up with a pop of peach on the cheeks.  Reader Sirinthorn wanted to see what my five picks would be for peach blushes, and here they are:

  1. Chanel Espiegle— peach-orange with a satiny sheen
  2. MAC Peaches — classic peach with subtle brown undertones
  3. Make Up For Ever #14 — soft peach
  4. NARS Sex Appeal — pale peach
  5. MAC Melba — dirty peach-brown with a matte finish

What’s your favorite peach blush?

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21 thoughts on “5 Pretty in Peach Blushes

  1. Carmen

    Im so glad you posted this. Which one of these would you recommend for NC 37-NC 40 skin? Thanks Christine !

  2. Dominique

    I love “Espiègle” and “Sex Appeal”, they’re both soft and lovely !

  3. Ivy

    I don’t understand the image used for MAC Peaches. Are all the swatches of the same same product?

  4. Meha

    I’ve been using MAC Melba for ages! Absolutely love love love the blush on my olive skintone.

  5. GUSnail

    I love peach blushes!! I have MAC Peaches, which I love, but I find that it doesn’t show up on me in the summer, when I’m darker. I might have to check out Melba. Thanks for the roundup Christine!

  6. J

    I use mac peaches almost non-stop but lately I’ve liked the cheap ones from essence called it-girl and when I need glitter, elf’s peachy keen.

  7. Espiegle looks SOOOO beautiful! I actually don’t really have any blushes this color!

  8. Miss J

    NARS Gina! Hands down winner for me.

  9. Jessica

    Thanks so much for this! New to the world of blushes and have been looking for a peach one hoping to help with some redness ya described. Hard to tell online what’s a true peach or not.

  10. Maud

    i have all except for the chanel one. Sex Appeal is my ALL TIME favorite blush and the others are right up there with it

  11. Pang

    Gorgeous. In addtion to peach blushes, what are your top five peach lipsticks?

  12. lol I have every one you mentioned! I feel so on track! :)

  13. lorena

    I love Illamasqua “lover” blush … Nice matte peach shade

  14. Shivangi

    I have Peaches and I so love it! :)

  15. I dont have one :( but Melba is looking nice…

  16. Mai

    Oh, thanks for this post!
    I have been looking for a wearable blush for my extremely fair skin for quite some time. Nars Sex Appeal seems promising… I think I’ll give it a try. :)

  17. Amy

    My alltime favorite is MAC Gingerly, it looks amazing on my skintone. But Melba is awesome too.

  18. S

    My faves are NARS Gina, Illamasqua Lover, TheBalm Hot Mama, and my new favorite, Kevyn Aucoin blush in Dolline.