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Audrey Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, mostly neutral, pink. Chanel BR-12
Favorite every day blush? MAC’s Dainty or Milani’s Luminoso, as of this week. My all time favorite is NARS’ Madly
Favorite bold blush? NARS Taj Mahal, Tarte Blushing Bride (powder form), MAC Fleur Power
Favorite blush finish? Satin

Dorothy Avatar

Skin tone: Light – medium with cool olive undertones
Favourite everyday blush: NARS Luster
Favourite bold blush: MAC Dollymix
Favourite blush finish: Satin

Elle Jaye Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: MAC NC50/Estee Lauder DoubleWear Amber Honey
Favorite every day blush? La Femme Sienna/Nars Dolce Vita
Favorite bold blush? Estee Lauder Naughty/MAC Fever
Favorite blush finish? Matte

Kiss & Make-up Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: medium warm

Favorite every day blush? Smashbox Halo Longwear Blush in Warm Glow. It looks very natural.

Favorite bold blush? Smashbox Halo Longwear Blush in In Bloom. It’s hot pink!

Favorite blush finish? Matte, but of course not chalky. I have bad skin so anything with sheen or shimmer emphasized my pores and imperfections.

Divya Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: MAC FnB C4 Medium golden

Favorite every day blush? Tarte Exposed, Chanel Destiny

Favorite bold blush? Tarte Natural Beauty, Chanel Presage

Favorite blush finish? Matte, luminous

xamyx Avatar

Skintone/coloring: Fairly light, very neutral; dark-featured.

Everyday: NARS Douceur.

Bold: NARS Sin; I prefer my “face” products to look natural, and while Sin may not be intense/bright, on my skintone, it’s very obvious.

Finish: Louminous sheen.

Sarah Avatar

Skin tone: fair with warm undertones
Favourite every day: Nars Douceur
Favourite bold: Nars Day Dream or Nars Deep Throat (neither are really ‘bold’ – I have naturally flushed cheeks anyway, but these are what I choose if I want a bit more colour)
Favourite finish: satin or matte

patsyann Avatar

My skin tone is light olive with yellow undertones. I consider myself to be in the warm category.
My favorite everyday blush is either, at the moment Rocketeur or Burberry’s Earthy. I have so many blushes that I do try to rotate them, though.
I don’t wear bold blushes, but I do like Tarte’s Dollface used with a very light hand.

Laurel Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light/Medium Neutral MUFE 125
Favorite every day blush? MAC Blushbaby or Benefit Sugarbomb
Favorite bold blush? MAC Dollymix and the Balm in stain blushes
Favorite blush finish? My favorite is matte, but I don’t mind a bit of shimmer, as long as it doesn’t look like it sits on the skin. Sugarbomb makes me look “lit from within” glow so that’s fine with me!

Danielle Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15
Favorite every day blush? I change up my blush pretty much everyday, but one of my favorite everyday shades is MAC Fleet Fast, which was LE.
Favorite bold blush? MAC Frankly Scarlet or NARS Desire
Favorite blush finish? I don’t have a favorite finish, but I don’t really like anything too glittery.

Eliz Avatar

Skintone/Coloring: Very Fair with cool undertones

Favorite Every Day Blush: Illamasqua Naked Rose (most amazing neutral pink ever) or Dolce & Gabbana Rosebud (more peachy-pink and the most gorgeous velvety finish)

Favorite Bold Blush: Illamasqua Tweak (perfect for true Snow White cheeks)

Favorite Finish: Matte to slightly luminous

Donna N Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair with cool undertones (Sephora Color IQ 1Y02)
Favorite every day blush? NARS Sex Appeal or BENEFIT Sugarbomb
Favorite bold blush? MAC Bite of an Apple (from the Disney Villians collection) or MAKE UP FOR EVER HD Microfinish Blush in Quickie
Favorite blush finish? Satin/Matte

Clara Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15
Favorite every day blush? Benefit Rockateur. I just bought it because of a mood, but OMG i just love it!
Favorite bold blush? NARS Angelika. It’s pink, it’s glittery, I want it!
Favorite blush finish? Soft shimmer/sheen.

Kristanna Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair

Favorite every day blush? Essence Blush in Natural beauty. Its a dupe for Kevn Aucoins Natura blush.

Favorite bold blush? Maybelline Baked Blush Spring 2013 in Coral Burst

Favorite blush finish? Satin

Christina Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Asian Light tan neutral, MAC C4
Favorite every day blush? Bareminerals Warmth or EL Sensuous Rose…don’t make me pick just 1!
Favorite bold blush? Maybelline Ravishing Rouge
Favorite blush finish? Satin

Lydia G. Avatar

Skin tone/coloring: Fair with neutral undertones
Favorite every day blush? Neutrogena Healthy Skin Custom Glow in Rosy Glow (this is a blush/bronzer duo; I’ve been using it for years and it’s amazing)
Favorite bold blush? Melt Into Spring from the Too Faced “A Few of My Favorite Things” palette
Favorite blush finish? I like matte finishes or VERY subtle satin finishes.

Michele Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/light with cool undertones.
Favorite every day blush? Tarte Thankful, MUFE Nip Slip
Favorite bold blush? MUFE Innuendo
Favorite blush finish? Matte in Powder, but prefer cream/gel blushes

Mariella Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair, cool-toned
Favorite every day blush? Tarte Natural Beauty
Favorite bold blush? MAC Her Blooming Cheek (LE) or Frankly Scarlet
Favorite blush finish? MAC’s Sheertone Shimmer – it doesn’t have glitter but it has a lovely glow to it. Some of the mineralized blushes are the same – when you buff them a bit, they take on this lit-from-within sheen.

Vanessa V Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Nuetral-NC 30-35
Favorite every day blush? As of right now Nars Sin
Favorite bold blush? MAC Frankly Scarlet
Favorite blush finish? Satin

Wwendalynne Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC20/25 ish
Favorite every day blush? Here’s a few 😉 Burberry Earthy, Estee Lauder Pur Color Blush in Alluring Rose, Chanel Accent, NARS Madly. NARS Oasis.
Favorite bold blush? Tom Ford Flush
Favorite blush finish? Satin. Matte are still close to my heart, but finding satin more flattering on aging skin.

GUSnail Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC40

Favorite every day blush? Hmm, tough call. Toss up between MAC Pinch o Peach and BB Cabo Coral.

Favorite bold blush? Don’t really wear them; I tend to lean towards more natural blushes.

Favorite blush finish? Satin. I hate frosty, glittery finishes, but don’t want it too matte, especially since I tend to keep my foundation more on the matte side.

catherine Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC30-35, essentially olive with yellow undertones (tan Asian)
Favorite every day blush? toss up between MAC Mineralize Blush in Warm Soul or Korres Natural Blush, which is sadly discontinued 🙁
Favorite bold blush? NARS Angelika, with a light hand of course!
Favorite blush finish? Matte or Satin

Amanda R Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair, cool/neutral (NW10, Bobbi Brown Porcelain)
Favorite every day blush? Bare Minerals Glee and Tarte Exposed (tied)
Favorite bold blush? Nars Sin
Favorite blush finish? Satin

Lisa Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC 20
Favorite every day blush? Tarte “Exposed”, Kat von D “Wish”, NARS “Gilda”
Favorite bold blush? NARS Exhibit A, Tarte “Tipsy”
Favorite blush finish? MATTE!!!! I wish all blushes were matte. It’s what I prefer anyway, but if I want something more luminous, I can always layer it with a luminizer, so it’s like getting 2 blushes in one.

Lauren Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Pale, cool
Favorite every day blush? Bourjois Rose Frisson
Favorite bold blush? TheBalm Frat Boy or Benefit Coralista
Favorite blush finish? Matte

Samantha Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair/cool
Favorite every day blush? Nars Orgasm/Deep Throat
Favorite bold blush? Nars Desire or MAC Scene to be Seen
Favorite blush finish? Luminous

Erica Avatar

Brown with golden undertones. (MUFE 177/MAC NC 50).

Favorite everyday blush: Tom Ford Savage. HG, I wear it at least twice a week. Wore it yesterday and today. In the summer, my all around fav is Nars Taj Mahal.

Favorite bold blush: With my coloring NOTHING is “too bold” and I love it! It’s all about application. I guess if I had to choose it would be Exhibit A. Following a Nars MUA suggestion, I subtly blend Taj Mahal and Exhibit A together sometimes when I want to feel like a super hero.

Favorite finish: something with a subtle sheen, lit from within look.

tzwiggy Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light-medium, peachy skin (NW20-25), dark hair, blue eyes

Favorite every day blush: Tom Ford Lovelust, Benefit Rockateur or MAC Breath of Plum

Favorite bold blush: Tarte Tipsy or Kevyn Aucoin Fira

Favorite blush finish: Satin

Meghan Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: light-medium with yellow undertones, Giorgio Armani 4.5.
Favorite every day blush? MAC Ripe for Love, Tarte Exposed (new fave!), Illamasqua Delerium, NARS Sin, theBalm Frat Boy… Hehe 🙂
Favorite bold blush? MAC Frankly Scarlett, Chanel Frivole, MAC Magenta
Favorite blush finish? Satin, or matte

I really love blush & find it’s a really nice way to add to an otherwise natural, everyday makeup look! 😀 Blush would be something I feel more confident changing up & wearing to work rather than changing my eyeshadow looks on an everyday basis; especially because if I’m in a rush, I’m more likely to skip eyeshadow all together.

Elena Rodríguez Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15 / Buff Chamois
Favorite every day blush? Coralista / Rockateur / Bissú (mexican brand) 01 (matte light cool pink)
Favorite bold blush? NARS Dolce Vitta
Favorite blush finish? Matte & Satin

Patricia Avatar

Skin Tone: Medium Dark-Tan/Olive
Favorite Everyday Blush: Mac Cream Blush “Peony”
Favorite Bold Blush: Kevyn Aucoin Cream “Liquifuschia and Pure Powder Glow “Fira”
Favorite Blush Finish: My preference are creams or cream to powder finishes that blend into the skin

reen Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring:
olive/ light brown with yellow undertones (nc30)

Favorite every day blush?
NYX -“mauve”
Milani “Luminoso”
Rimmel -Santa Rose (discontinued!!)

Favorite bold blush?
none-i prefer natural blushes.

Favorite blush finish? matte/satin

Precious Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC20

Favorite every day blush? Becca Mineral Blush in Sweetpea, Chanel Joues Contraste in Accent, and Tom Ford Cheek Color in Love Lust

Favorite bold blush? NARS Powder Blush in Exhibit A, Tom Ford Cheek Color in Flush

Favorite blush finish? Satin

Lydia Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair/pale, pink undertones
Favorite every day blush? Nars desire or Nars deep throat
Favorite bold blush? Nars exhibit A
Favorite blush finish? matte!

Sarah Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Fair with warm to neutral undertones (MAC NC15)

Favorite every day blush? Benefit Dandelion and Georgia (sadly discontinued), Physician’s Formula in Peach Glow…my absolute favorite everyday blush of all times was Bath and Body Works blush in Peach Spice but it is long gone…

Favorite bold blush? NARS Sin…my favorite for going out is Lancome Miel Glace, which is not bold per se, but I never seem to wear it for every day.

Favorite blush finish? Matte, cream to powder. No glitter!

Ceri Avatar

■Your skin tone/coloring: NC15, ELDW 1N2. Pale with neutral tones
■Favorite every day blush? NARS Amour or NYX Espresso (depending what I’m wearing)
■Favorite bold blush? Illamasqua Thrust, NARS Exhibit A, MAC Desert Rose
■Favorite blush finish? Satin

Jan Avatar

Skin tone: med deep
Favorite everyday blush: this month, I’m getting the best results layering. It doesn’t much matter which of my deep winter blushes, it’s just tempering it with a sift neutral blush.

Favorite bold blush: NARS Taos – not because it’s the best on me but because very few blushes look bold on me and this just happens to be one of the two I own. It is perfect in Early Fall, but a little too red for true winter.

Favorite finish: matte or satin. I love the look of the Chanel Bremen to powder blushes.

Francesca Avatar

◾Your skin tone/coloring: Light-Medium, neutral undertones
◾Favorite every day blush?: Mac Harmony
◾Favorite bold blush? Sleek Flamingo
◾Favorite blush finish? Matte or Satin

CeeBee Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Light medium with yellow undertones

Favorite every day blush? H’mm, Jordana Tender Tearose or Passion Rose – both gorgeous and wearable with anything!

Favorite bold blush? La Femme Framboesia, so pretty.

Favorite blush finish? Satin or slightly shimmery, something that adds a little bit of glow without being too sparkly.

Helen Avatar

Skintone: deep with yellow undertones. (Nars Macao, Seychelles +Martinique )
Favorite everyday blush: illamasqua hussy, mac pleasure model
Favorite bold blush: nars exhibit A, nars coeur battant
Favorite finish: matte, satin

kurohana Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: warm/medium and in the summer more of a medium/tan
Favorite every day blush? Pinched by em Cosmetics
Favorite bold blush? Poppy Paradise Coconut watercolor cheek gelee by Josie Maran
Favorite blush finish? satin/ matte, nothing super glittery

i don’t change up my blush very often, i have two blushes at a time and don’t purchase a new one until I’ve finished one i haven’t loved anything to enough to repurchase. I’m really enjoying reading others comments especially if it sounds like they have similar skintone to me

Lydia Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium with yellow undertones (NC30)
Favorite every day blush? Chanel Frivole
Favorite bold blush? NARS Desire or Exhibit A
Favorite blush finish? Satin or matte

Nikki Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC50
Favorite every day blush? Rock & Republic Shameless
Favorite bold blush? La Femme Bordeaux
Favorite blush finish? Matte

Plurabelle Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC40-42 (Don’t use MAC, I just find this to be a neutral way of describing skin tone)
Favorite every day blush? Sleek’s Life’s a Peach, or for winter Sleek’s Fenberry
Favorite bold blush? NARS Taj Mahal is possibly the “boldest” blush I regularly use, but it looks very natural and beautiful on me. Sleek’s orange shade from their Pumpkin palette is very similar, but brighter and bolder (and matte).
Favorite blush finish? Shimmery with a fine golden sheen/glow, no glitters or noticeable chunks of shimmer.

Plurabelle Avatar

My favourite blush colours are often complex colours with several tones that seem hard to describe (i.e. 10 different reviews describe it in 10 different ways, and some just give up and give you the swatch), or look different in the pan and on the cheeks. My absolute favourite blush (which I only use for special occasions) is Sleek’s Sunrise, which looks brown in the pan and rosy on the cheeks (with a gorgeous golden sheen) and is absolutely perfect for my skin tone. Possibly it’s somewhere between NARS Oasis and Lovejoy, which are also rather complex colours I enjoy.

Ade Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring:
Tan/medium dark with golden-olive undertone.
MAC NC40-42, MUFE HD 153, Bobbi Brown Honey 5, NARS Barcelona-Syracuse, Sephora Pantone Color IQ 5Y08-4Y09.

Favorite every day blush?
Tarte Exposed Amazonian Clay Blush, NARS Luster Blush & Givenchy It-Girl Purple Le Prisme Blush.

Favorite bold blush?
Tom Ford Narcissist Cheek Color, Addiction Suspicious Cheek Stick, La Femme Orange Blush on Rouge & Illamasqua Panic Powder Blusher.

Favorite blush finish?
Satin. It really is the best of both world!

JG Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: Medium/olive
Favorite every day blush? LORAC Soul or pur minerals Copper Sienna (the colors are very, very similar, the pur minerals one is a little pinker and has a little bit of a satin finish)
Favorite bold blush? MAC Breath of Plum (OK, this actually looks pretty natural on me… I’m a little scared of bold blush)
Favorite blush finish? Matte

KK Avatar

Skin tone/coloring: Medium, warm – MAC NC 30, Bobbi Brown 4, Estee Lauder 2w2
Favorite every day blush – Tom Ford Wicked / Estee Lauder Wild Sunset / NARS Torrid – depending on the lippy
Favorite bold blush – NARS Taj Mahal
Favorite blush finish – a little glow

Justine Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: fair w/ neutral to yellow undertones.
Favorite every day blush? Tarte Dollface, Exposed, & Aciote. The Balm Frat Boy.
Favorite bold blush? Tarte Flush (the discontinued version), Nars Torrid (brighter coral w/ a hint of sheen), Nars Sin (the shade isn’t too bold, but the sheen is much more than I’m used to, so I consider it bold for when I want a super “glowy” look)
Favorite blush finish? Matte, though I’m warming up to shimmers.

Trudy Avatar

Your skin tone/coloring: NC15/NW20 in MAC… Fair/Med with pink undertones – blue eyes, blonde hair
Favorite every day blush? Bare Escentules Ready Blush in “The Tease” applied lightly
Favorite blush finish? satin – no shimmer
Favorite bold blush? Same applied heavier

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