Blushes ($15 & Under) | 2015 Editor's Favorites

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*NYX HD Amber, the perfect mix of peach/coral/nude for me. I reach for it over and over again , thanks to your review.
*Sephora Over The Moon ( cool pale pink) , goes well with many of my purple lippies, never looks OTT.
*Shout out to Milani Rose blushes, a real DS gem –natural colors, gorgeous flower embossing ( without the Dior prices), and one pan will last a lifetime or more

All quite lovely! Lovesick would be my day to day choice though Cruel Intentions would also work. I love seeing such impactful color that is excellent quality at an affordable price though. It might help me get out of my blush rut though Rosacea makes that hard!

I think I really should get Sticky Sweet… it should be a good color for my cheeks, and really looks much less red than Magical in Mauve…

Heck, I think I’m breaking my own record here! Again, I only have one here: Cruel Intentions, but it’s perfect for when I do something more natural and softer.
I also love my CP Quarters, too!
The beautiful offerings from Nyx are sooo tempting, but concerns about shipping still plague me knowing how these tend to be fragile. Otherwise, I’d order Deep Plum and Summer.
And I really wish CP would make Stryke permanent and not in a kit!!!

I’m so glad CP did blushes in their formula! I’m kind of surprised we haven’t seen more brands do it as well!

Kiko Soft Touch Blush in Soft Plum, Milani Luminoso (every year fave), NYX Peach (old packaging), and WNW Mellow Wine. I only got the Kiko Soft Plum a month ago – but I love it too much not to include it.
I’ve only bought a few blushes this past year because I wanted to utilize all the ones I had and put a small dent in some of them before buying any more. I feel I was successful 😀 and now it’s 2016 – so time to buy more blushes!

These are all so gorgeous. So many brights, too.

My favorite new DS blushes for 2015: ColourPop Jellyfish. Milani Rose Powder Blush Limited Edition in Awakening Rose, American Beauty Rose, and Blossomtime Rose. City Color Cosmetics Be Matte Blush in Blackberry. Hard Candy Glow All the Way Ombre Blush in Punch and Sunburst.

I just have one favourite blush – my Natio Sunkissed palette – swirls of peachy shades that just suit my complexion and, on sale, it is under $15. A bargain.

I bought some NYX blushes in the US last year and love them. I got the baked ones as I am also a fan of Laura Geller baked products. You do however need to build up the colour of the NYX ones but I don’t mind this at all.

My favorites this year have been Clinique’s Pansy Pop, ColourPop’s Rain and Sticky Sweet, and the now discontinued Over the Moon by Sephora (♪♫”Like a comet blazing ‘cross the evening sky, gone too soon…♫♪). 😉

Oops… I got too excited when I was looking at my favorite blushes and accidentally included Pansy Pop in the $25 and under! LOL

sticky sweet makes most of ur lists! have to get it now…my only problem with the formula is i cant seem to find a brush to work with these!! fingers are great but i dont set my base usually so everything ends up moving…i own mostly mid range brushes but something should work n i cant seem to find it. stippling brushes are the worst for this formula but regular blush brushes dont pick up anything…did say u use mac brushes with these Christine? i dont own any n cant seem to bring myself to buy a mac one for these ha! the eyeshadows blend beautifully with any brush i try again fingers are best but the mattes blend great with synthetic…these blush tho…

I just got my hands on Summer by Nyx, not really my choice of color but my sister likes it and she looks nice on it so we bought and bring Summer home 🙂

I also have cruel intentions by Colour Pop, and a blusher from Sephora although I have forgotten its name.

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