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Not Josie Avatar

Patrick Ta Blush Monochrome moment velvet blush in She’s Sincere. This is the original formula and after 4 years I just hit hard pan. The newest versions all seem to have issues. Lisa Eldridge’s Elevated Glow Highlighter in Pink Moon. I am almost done with the Crystal Nebula which leans an odd yellow. I add this to blush or foundation and it adds a beautiful glow. Wayne Goss lipstick, repurposed, just received Nutmeg(a hideous shade of cantelope) and decided to try it on my cheeks. It was beautiful- a gorgeous balm like finish —and the color lasted for the day. RMS Hydra Powder in French Rose. I am looking for a cruelty free version of NARS liquid blush(orgasm or torrid). Any good dupes?

Mariella Avatar

1. Dior Rosy Glow Awakening Blush
2. MAC Sweet Sentiment Blush (LE)
3. Tarte Natural Beauty Blush
4. Dior Nude Air Glowing Gardens – Glowing Pink (LE) or Nude Air Luminizer 002 (they are almost interchangeable).
5. Becca Pearl Shimmering Skin Perfector in Pearl OR Urban Decay 8 Hour Afterglow Highlighter in Aura (DC)

Penny Avatar

If its just blush, I’m really liking the RMS Beauty French Rose blush, Hourglass Ambient blush in Sublime Flush, PML Cherish, Wayne Goss Blush Peony and my old standby Laura Mercier Strawberry!
If I can include a highlighter I’m really liking the new Rare Beauty Mesmerize….

Mandy Avatar

This one is hard…

theBalm Fratboy
theBalm Mary-lou highlighter powder
Nars Orgasm powder blush
MAC Glow Play That’s Peachy blush
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Give Me Sun

I just bought 3 shades of the Rare Beauty blush and I hope I love them as much as the hype! Maybe a future favorite?

BrandiD Avatar

MAC Blushbaby (if there’s a My Cheeks But Better, this is it for me)
Natasha Denona Mini Bronze and Glow Cheek Duo
NARS Luster
NARS Lovejoy (now sadly discontinued)
MAC Gingerly

Kat Avatar

1. Nars Powder Blush in Amour
2. Nars Powder Blush in Impassioned
3. Kevin Aucoin Sculpting Contour Powder in Light
4. Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder Compact in Highlight 01
5. Nars Powder Blush in Madly (I use as bronzer)

My favorite highlighter is Becca Berlin Girl Glow, but that was limited edition and Becca is defunct anyway. I really wish Laura Mercier would do more shades of that beautiful highlighter formula!

Cara Avatar

Guerlain Terracotta Healthy Glow bronzer, Buxom Seychelles, Nars Gaiety, Natasha Denona Super Glow in Fair and Laura Mercier Devotion.
If Becca was still in business, Pearl and Berlin Girl Glow would replace the ND and LM highlighters.

Nancy T Avatar

1.) Nars Afterglow palette
2.) Huda Beauty Glowing Bronzer in Tan Light
3.) ABH Amrezy highlighter (yes, I realize that this more like a fantasy because it was LE and I cannot stand the owner, but this is my all-time favorite highlighter!)
4.) My Lethal Cosmetics duo palette of Ornamental and Floret
5.) Nars Fetishized blush (again, I have a feeling that this too is LE, but fantasy!)

Genevieve Avatar

My cheek favourites are:
The Balm’s Hot Mama
Clinique’s Melon Pop
and that’s about it!
I am looking at everyone’s favourite’s here and deciding which ones I will give a go to. So many of them are either not available here or I can only get them online. Blush is something that I do need to see for myself.

Nicole D Avatar

1. Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Unlocked – Butterfly
2. Lisa Eldridge Enlivening Blush – Pink Soap or Pink Poetry
3. Lisa Eldridge Elevated Glow Highlighter – Pink Moon
4. Westman Atelier Face Trace Cream Contour Stick – Biscuit
5. Saie Sun Melt Natural Cream Bronzer – Light Bronze

Vanessa Avatar

Tower28 Blush in Magic Hour
Tower28 Blush in Office Hours
Milani Liquid Cheek Kiss in Pink Flirt
Patrick Ta Cheek Duo in She’s So LA

I have not tried the below but think I would love them!
Rose Inc Cream Blush
PML blush
Too Faced Cloud Blur Blush

I now kind of want to try the RMS too from all the feedback in this thread!

Jane Avatar

Easier to answer since I’m not a big blush or cheek person:

Surrat Artistry Blushes
GOSH (no longer exists) bronzer (a big Sun-kissed one)
Natasha Denona All Over Body Glow – 02 Medium (work just right for me to have a subtle contouring)

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