5 Luminous Blushes for Spring

I love a blush that has a luminous finish–a little more than satin, but it doesn’t get too frosted once applied. It’s the kind of finish that gives the skin a glowy look as you buff and blend the color onto the cheeks. Here are some of my favorites for spring:

  1. MAC I’m a Lover — a cool-toned pink with a satin finish
  2. Charlotte Tilbury Love Glow — a gold-shimmered medium pink
  3. IT Cosmetics Radiant in Rose — a rich raspberry pink
  4. MAC Make You Mind — a muted, copper-brown with a satin finish
  5. Clinique Peach Pop — a luminous coral-pink

>> See side-by-side swatches! <<


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Natalie Avatar

I keep telling myself that I don’t need Clinique Peach Pop because I have so many coral blushes but then you keep recommending it in your lists and the swatches keep popping up and my wallet is going to be very sad soon. D=

Katherine T. Avatar

Oh my, I can see the luminous sheen on the Charlotte Tilbury one, and of course. it’s also the most expensive! And the Clinique flower design is so pretty, so spring-like…..

Kate Avatar

I love both the cheek pops I have (plum and peach). The formula is amazing and I really wish Clinique would release more cheek pops in more colors.

Lotus Avatar

I love your choices! My favorite is definitely the CT! Every one of her blushes have this insane perfection when applied.. So worth the money! I’m actually loving the brand as a whole, it’s my new bitch. 😉

Brooke Avatar

I love this post! I’ve been wanting a luminous blush for a long time, not too shimmery or frosted but luminous, as you described. Do you like Mac’s Lovecloud for this purpose as much as I’m A Lover? I remember your review of Lovecloud saying that it had a luminosity to it as well, I’m trying to decide between the two:)
Thanks for all your awesome posts and reviews!

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