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Mine all time favorite is Strada by MAC. I’m NC20 and it suits just perfectly. Im so sad it’s discontinued, I have one back up but I feel like buying more of them.. What do you think Christine? Is it worth having 2 backups? Knowing Mac they can come up with something pretty soon.. but again.. that is my perfect shade!

They stand for two types of MAC foundation/powder shades – Neutral Cool and Neutral Warm, depends on your undertone, pinkish ones would be NW and more olive/cool shades – NC.

N & C refer to Neutral and Cool shades that are available exclusively in MAC Studio Fix. MAC uses the color wheel to determine these so C & NC colors run olive to gold undertone, N’s are neutral beige and NW is more peachy/pink undertones. You can go with your skin tone or opposite to correct skintones, ex. NW to warm up a complexion or NC to counteract excessive redness.

i am LOVING mac’s just a pinch gel right now, but my all-time favorite is bobbi brown’s pot rouge in pink raspberry (18). it gives >such< a bright and pretty pop (i’m NC 25) but if you use a light hand (or brush) it is subtle enough for everyday wear. plus it’s a fantastic lip colour.

Nars lovejoy. I am a 173 in MUFE hd foundation and somewhere around nc50 for mac. This blush goes with everything, so I use it when I want to play up the lips or eyes.

The Body Shop Sparkle and Shimmer Puff in Sunset Peach. I got it on sale during a holiday clearance along with two other shadows (their Chocolate (shimmer) and Soft Black (matte) so I could get the 3 for $10 deal. It’s a shimmery/frosty peachy pink with gold shimmer when layered lightly dry, and is a great dupe for NARS Orgasm applied this way! Layered medium to heavily dry, it becomes more of a coral with a touch of orange, and get this: GREEN shimmer! It’s SO pretty. If even you use it wet for a bold look or packed on the lids as an eyeshadow, in becomes an intense orange-coral with noticeable green, gold, and orange shimmer with pink frost – very versatile!

MAC Blushbaby & Mocha are my go to colors for a natural blush on most skintones-I find myself using them for almost every wedding. I also love Benetint for a stain and Lancome’s Miel Glace for a shimmery blush

I’m really wanting to try this Milani Mai Tai. Both emilynoel83 & makeupbyrisa have been raving about this drugstore gem of a blush as well. Might be time to give it a go!

WOW so many MAC lovers, I want to encourage everyone to try Laura Geller Blush-N-Brighten blushes, they beat MAC in every way, with color payoff compared to the MSF’s to the staying power over the other blushes.

I love the Laura Geller Blush and Brighten too!! I have one in Golden Apricot and its gorgeous. I still have a soft spot for MAC though. I also think that they are more finely milled then the MSF’s and their not as glittery as the MSF’s tend to be

There are a lot of good ones for me. Pinch O’ Peach, Peachtwist, NARS Orgasm…

Currently I’ve been using the new Dior harmonie blushes and Bobbi Brown Illuminating Bronzer in Maui a lot.

i love my loreal hip cream blush in elated…so sad they discontinued them…and i just recently bought a maybelline mineral blush (forgot the name) that i really like

Benetint by Benefit is my favourite for a glowy-cheeks-but-no-shimmer look. I like MAC’s Stark Naked beauty powder blush if I’m going for a cool look, NARS Orgasm if I’m wearing black or red, and MAC’s Dainty mineral blush if I just want a hint of colour!

I love now that Laura Mercier mineral blush “pink spark” it’s so nice on, you must try it for a mineral blush it’s super nice. I love from MAC 2 favorites “fun & games” & “pink swoon” are also really nice blushes for everyday.

But try the Laura Mercier Mineral Blush you will LOVE IT!!!

Im NC 37 foundation & NC 40 in pressed pwder,
I absolutely love MAC’s eversun (style warriors/repromote) & i got back ups of that forsure.
I also love stark naked too :]

I have to say its the every day minerals – Weekend getaway. I love this blush. Its like you can never put on too much. I love this on a day when I want to look natural and not too done up.

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