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I prefer subtle blush, so I don’t own many really bright ones. I guess the closest I have is Tarte Achiote, from the Achiote set. It’s a bright coral pink that I haven’t figured out how to wear yet, so mostly it sits in my drawer.

It’s a tie between Revlon’s Flushed and NARS Angelika. The latter has less pigmentation, but Revlon’s blushes have a less impressive formula, which makes it easier to keep it toned down.

L’Oreal Mauvelous is really the *only* blush I actually wear, so I would have to go with that. “Bright” blush has never appealed to me; perhaps it’s because I grew up in the 80s, which was a time of women wearing bright, neon stripes of blush across their cheeks. Also, I’ve found a great blush that has served me well for many, many years, so why mess with a good thing? That said, I do have some very bright ones that have come in palettes, but I don’t bother with them.

If we’re talking about “bright” just as a pop of colour, then, first and foremost, it would be an old Bourjois called Grenade. (In the pot, it is an almost neon-looking, candy apple red.) Then:
– Kevyn Aucoin Creamy Glow in Liquifuschia;
– an old YSL #5 (screaming Magenta/Fuschia);
– MUFE Aqua #6 (bright baby powder pink);
– MUFE Aqua #7 (hot pink);
– Chanel Turbulent; and
– NARS Desire. (I consider Angelika tame in comparison to the rest. LOL)

But if you meant “bright” in the sense of most “in your face” intense, boldest & scariest, then it would be a totally diff. list. (Which I shall spare you, as it would be very long. LOL.)(Yes, I have a blush problem!)

Tom Ford Narcissist….Love Love Love this shade….very pigmented. I have a shade very similar to it by YSL when they had powder blushes like this 30 years ago. I hope you review Narcissist, Christine.

Sleek blush in Flamingo. So pigmented that my brush barely touches the product yet I have a load of pinkish red blush in my cheeks whenever I use it. I still love it though.

I’d say NARS’ Desire, Exhibit A, Taos, and Taj Mahal are my most pigmented/brightest. Taj Mahal is the only one I have trouble pulling off, but I had to have it because it’s just so freaking gorgeous to look at. *sigh* I apply them all with a stippling brush lightly then building to whatever desired intensity I’m looking to achieve.

Sleek – Santorini blush.

I have NYX – Cream Blush in Hot Pink but I dislike cream blushes, so I use it as a lip stain.

What’s the brightest blush you own?

1. Mac, Bite of an Apple (venomous villains oct)
2. Tarte, Tipsy (amazonian clay)
3. Mac, Supernova (heavenly creatures)
4. Stila, Make me blush (sephora i think its’limited edition)

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