Monday, July 29th, 2013

Temptalia Asks You

What’s your go-to blush during the summer? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerTom Ford Lovelust!

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78 thoughts on “What’s your go-to blush during the summer?

  1. fabiola

    Mac style and springsheen, but then again, I love them all year long.
    And my new favorite is Mac royal sunset from all about orange.

  2. Marissa

    I don’t really have just one go-to blush but I do use my corals and peachy pinks more often. My favorites are NARS Torrid and Orgasm, Tarte Glisten, Benefit Coralista, and MAC Supercontinental. (:

  3. Kelly

    Nyx cinammon =)

  4. Tom Ford Flush for me. Just a little bit with a pink cream blush underneath to balance it out! Ordered it on a whim, despite it looking terrifying for someone as pale as I am, but it’s my favorite blush OF ALL TIME.

  5. My top 3 favorites are: Estee Lauder Pure Color Blush in Witty Peach, NARS Powder Blush in Deep Throat, and Tom Ford Cheek Color in Love Lust. :)

  6. mightyclassy07

    My go-to blush this summer has been TheBalm’s Frat Boy and NYX’s Mauve. The first is a great matte muted peach. The second basically functions as both blush and bronzer on my pale skin.

  7. Claudia272

    Guerlain ‘Terracotta Sun Shimmer’ Highlighting Blush in Sunny Pink & Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Apricot on top. Gorgeous combo!

  8. Jan

    Overall winner: MAC’s Gentle Mineralize Blush. Although I almost threw this blush away during the winter, something made me hold on to it. And wow – I’m glad I did because it’s gorgeous it was OK in the spring but just incredible during summer. Sometimes, I have to wear it over a neutral crème blush for added staying power but the color.
    As far as the orange/coral family: I also like NARS Rotonde.
    For a neutral day look, Bobbi Brown’s Blushed over a neutral cream blush. Layered, it lasts for hours.
    I also purchased the Simmer Mineralize Blush from MAC’s 2013 Tropical Taboo set. Like it for evenings when I want a little more dramatic color on the cheek.

  9. Jigisha

    Nars taj mahal and guerlain blush n sun.

  10. Paola

    Dior creme blush Panama and Mac Brit with blush creme. :-)

  11. Alesia

    Mac Pink Swoon

  12. I love Illamasqua cream blush in Rude. Lovely coral that gives the skin a nice healthy glow

  13. MAC Pink Swoon first followed by Springsheen.

    Then I would save the pricey ones like Illamasqua Hussy, NARS Deep Throat & Stila Self-Adjusting Coral. I am also currently loving Sleek MakeUP’s Blush by 3 in Lace (Guipure is gorgeous) & the Rose Gold from Sleek MakeUP’s Face Form in Fair as they’re gorgeous & cheap!

  14. tonie

    Nyx cinnamon, NARS taj mahal, and lately MAC sweet as cocoa

  15. Tarina Tarantino in Parasol – such a pretty coral!

  16. Glamglitters

    benefit dandelion. looks like the natural color i flush.

  17. Laura

    MAC Melba, I love peachy shades in summer. There’s another blush that I’ve been using loads, it’s a kind peachy pink but I’ve got no idea what it is coz I depotted it ages ago n forgot to write what it was on the back :/

  18. Astrild

    Anything coral. I don’t have a go-to blush but I always gravitate to my corals, especially if they’re shimmery.

  19. Armani Fluid Sheer in #6, Burberry Blossom and NARS Orgasm. All corals as they look best on my skin when I’ve got a tan (I’m NC25).

  20. Laurie

    Tarte Exposed and By Terry hyaluronic blush in both shades!

  21. Tarte Natural Beauty. Actually, it’s my “go to” blush all year ’round.

  22. rena

    Chanel Frivole – a beautiful coral peach that is not too shimmery

  23. Ivana

    MAC Immortal Flower and/or Sleek Pantao

  24. Ilona

    MAC Ripe for love!

  25. I don’t really have a go-to. I have A LOT of blush, and try my best to wear them all, so I have a few that I rotate. MAC Foolish Me, MAC Style, NARS Orgasm, Tarte Tipsy, Korres Orange, MAC Stereo Rose (MSF), Bobbi Brown Nectar (shimmerbrick) and Pout Blossom Belle are my most used in the summer. Tom Ford Lovelust is currently in my travel makeup bag because it goes well with most looks.

  26. JJ

    Nars’ Taj Mahal, definitely my go-to.

  27. A Name

    Nars Gina. Though I’ve just got Vegas Volt, (meaning I’ve been wearing it a lot) and like pairing it with Nars Deep Throat.

  28. Manuela

    The new Chanel creme blushes. Those things don’t budge.

  29. Lily

    NARS Luster.

  30. Melody

    Tarina Tarantino Dollskin in Parasol!!

  31. Diana B

    I’m loving Mac Bite of an Apple from the Disney collection some time back

  32. Geneva Dell

    Nars Lokum, it makes my face look healthy and sunkissed. It’s so beautiful on my skin. I recently purchased Chanel Fantastic and wore it the first two weeks I got it exclusively, but decided to go with Nars today because it matched my makeup better and realized why I love it so much.

  33. Nancy Dav

    chanel malice

  34. becca

    ysl blush radiance #4

  35. Bobbi Brown Pale Pink and NARS Orgasm.

  36. Ellen

    Benefit’s Dandelion! My pale skin turned a bit tan loves the light pink sparkle!

  37. Sabrina

    MAC Virgin Island (cream color base)
    MAC Optimistic Orange (cream Blended Blush)
    TARTE Tipsy
    NARS Taj Mahal
    SLEEK Aruba

  38. Janeen

    I have sooo many. I always switch my blushes. I use UD’s cheek tint in Indecent (orangey nudey peach, very pretty) and Greed (looks like red wine, but it gives the cheeks a gorgeous rosey flush), then Benefit’s Hervana (love), NARS’ Orgasm, Too Faced Sweethearts Blush…JUST SO MANY! To think I only used to have ONE blush a few years ago.

  39. Indian princess

    Give me sun by mac. Anything golden bronze.

  40. Brittany

    MAC Rosy Outlook

  41. Marie-Camille

    Tarte Exposed and MAC Launche Away from last summer’s collection

  42. Dimsixx

    Mac Springsheen

  43. Kristy

    I’m loyal to NARS Sin for most of the year, but when I have a bit of a tan it’s Lovejoy all the way. You don’t hear much about this color, but it’s magical in person. In the pan it just looks bronze, so it’s easy to overlook, but when you swatch it on your skin the rose/berry undertone comes out and the bronze kind of shimmers over it. I think it works on both warm and cool skintones, but maybe not if you’re fair to light.

  44. chris

    NARS Taos by far

  45. -MAC’s Pinch ‘o Peach has always been a summertime favorite
    -MAC’s Well Dressed
    -NARS’ Sin

  46. Easy: Tom Ford Flush! It’s look wildly insane and bright in the pan, but it’s a total dream on the skin, even light complexions like mine. It brightens without overpowering. I do tend to layer blushes and usually wear a pink cream base with this one or a touch of Illamasqua Naked Rose so it doesn’t run too orange on me. The subtle nuances in this blush is what makes it so worth the cash outlay. Plus, a little goes a long way. I have lots and lots of coral blushes..lots of blushes period and this one is just wickedly magical.

  47. patsyann

    I have two that I reach for on a regular basis: Too-Faced Sweethearts and Nars Lustre. Both hold up well in heat and humidity. Of course, I have a zillion blushes and I have to keep on reminding myself to put some into rotation in the summer months. Summer is light makeup time for me, if I even bother at all.

  48. Lindsay

    MAC’s Mineralized blush in Dainty. :-)

  49. Melissa Kern

    My go-to blush was MAC hipness when To the Beach came out and the year after. Still have it and like it, but this year it has been Tarte Amazonian blush in Captivating (limited edition in Aqualilies palette), Tarte Amazonian blush in exposed and NARS blush in madly.

  50. Nikki

    La Femme Coral

  51. Burberry Blossom, for sure.

  52. NYX Cinnamon! Although I do tend to change every year haha.

  53. Olivia

    I wear Nars Taj Mahal every day in the summer :) sometimes I try other things, but I always end up coming back to TM.

  54. Sandy

    I’ve been loving MAC Peachtwist and Clarins Splendours Bronzing Powder for blush this summer, both lovely on medium tanned skin!

  55. Jesse Monjaraz

    Sincere and peaches by mac and my chanel bronzer!

  56. Tarte Captivating (the waterproof one from the Aqualillies palette) or Benefit Coralista.

  57. Veronica

    I tend to go bolder in the summer, so I wear a lot of NARS Angelika and Chanel’s Fleur de Lotus. :)

  58. xamyx

    NARS Oasis, coupled with Laguna. I wear sunscreen religiously, but my neck & collarline still manage to pick up more color (perhaps the makeup provides extra layers?), so do use bronzer to take it up a bit, and blush for more dimension. Summer is really the only time I wear blush on a daily basis, so I don’t have many to choose from. Oasis is a new addition to my stash, so I wouldn’t call it a “go-to”, but it is what I’ve been using most this season.

  59. Tom Ford Lovelust is my go to all year round!

  60. beck

    i cant pick just one haha… MAC ripe for love, MAC Earthshine MSF, MAC Royal Sunset,

  61. A non named color of Love &Beauty coral cream blush from Forever21 that I picked up on a lark.

  62. Chelsea

    I’ve been wearing theBalm’s Hot Mama.

  63. jazmin

    NARS Super Orgasm is my go to blush. Perfect for summer time.

  64. Monica

    I LOVE so many coral and orange blushes but if I had to pick one it would be MAC Modern Mandarin.

  65. Chelsea

    I alternate between three: Chanel Rose Bronze, Benefit Coralista, and Benefit Dallas!

  66. Monibackincali

    Warm colors: MAC Springsheen, MAC Warm Soul, MAC Peachtwist

    Coral-y colors: MAC Melba, MAC Fleur Power, MAC Cream Soda

    Pink(ish): MAC Prom Princess, MAC Coy Girl, MAC Pink Swoon

    Soooooo I like MAC and I have a lot of blushes…..

  67. Emma

    Benefit’s Benetint for beach/boat days and MAC’s “Cream Soda” for every day!

  68. Brenna

    Tarte Amazonian Clay blush in Achiote! It goes with everything. Plus, it is matte, so I don’t look too oily.

  69. Gemma


  70. MAC Melba and Fleur power!

  71. Natalie

    Stila Convertible Color in Peony for day, Self-Adjusting Coral for night.

  72. Jessica

    Benefit Coralista!

  73. Been using Bobbi Brown’s Shimmer Brick in Lilac Rose for weeks now and it’s great for summer. It gives a super fresh and glowy look!

  74. nball

    laura gellar – malibu (gorgeous)

  75. Sydney

    Luster from nars!!!!

  76. NARS Deepthroat! I went to my Sephora and my favorite makeup artist put it on me and I love it! It gives me a really nice glow and I just really like how it looks. (: And I’m pretty cool toned, so I was really surprised that it actually looked good on my skintone!

  77. reena

    NYX muave!
    NYX dusty rose!
    and milani luminoso!