5 Soft Pink Blushes to Try
Originally, I was going to pick five favorite pink blushes, but pink is such a popular blush hue that I thought it would be better to split it into two separate posts: one for softer, subtler pinks (think light to medium) and a second one for bolder, more fuchsia-like pinks. Thanks to reader Sirinthorn for today’s topic! These are designed to be truer pinks, but it’s on my list of posts-to-do for more of a neutral-pink-beige blush roundup
- Bobbi Brown Nude Pink — blue-based light-medium pink
- Burberry Peony — soft pink with yellow undertones
- Chanel Pink Explosion — subtly cool-toned light-medium pink
- NARS Gaiety — really cool-toned pink
- MAC So Sweet, So Easy — pale pink
What’s your favorite soft pink blush?
Burberry Peony (04) Blush
Burberry Peony (04) Blush ($42.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a pale neutral pink that can be sheered out for just a hint of color or layered for a more intense, doll-like look. This is definitely the softest of the three blushes I’ve seen (the other two being Russet and Cameo), and I think it best suits light to light-medium skin tones, with medium skin tones seeing a soft look overall. I think deeper skin tones will find it doesn’t do much to their skin tone without a good amount of layering.
The texture is soft and buttery but a little dusty, though it still melts onto the skin and looks as natural as can be.
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- Product: 27/30
- Value: 9/10
- Ease of Use: 4/5
- Packaging: 5/5
RECOMMENDATION: For really light skin tones, this is a great blush. Those who are medium or dark in skin tone may want to be cautious.
AVAILABILITY: Burberry, Nordstrom