Top 10: Luminous Blushes (Warm-Toned Edition)

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02. Ballerina Laura Geller

Laura Geller

PPermanent. $26.00/0.16 oz.

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Ballerina is a medium, rosy copper with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had mostly opaque, buildable pigmentation with a soft, smooth, and...

Ballerina is a medium, rosy copper with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had mostly opaque, buildable pigmentation with a soft, smooth, and...

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05. Love Affair Makeup Geek

Makeup Geek

DCDiscontinued. $9.99/0.15 oz.

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Makeup Geek Love Affair Blush ($9.99 for 0.15 oz. in pan form; $12.99 for compact) is a medium-dark, pink-coral with warm undertones and a satin...

Makeup Geek Love Affair Blush ($9.99 for 0.15 oz. in pan form; $12.99 for compact) is a medium-dark, pink-coral with warm undertones and a satin...

If you’ve followed my favorites, you’ll know that I favor more shimmery blush, and specifically, luminous blush. The kind of shimmer that doesn’t read frosted or metallic but more of glowing sheen. Here are some of my favorites of the moment!

  1. Chanel Golden Sun (280) — A Warm Brown with a Luminous finish.
  2. Laura Geller Ballerina — A Warm Copper with a Luminous finish.
  3. Chanel Malice (71) — A Warm Coral with a Luminous finish.
  4. MAC Make You Mine — A Warm Copper with a Satin finish.
  5. Makeup Geek Love Affair — A Warm Pink with a Satin finish.
  6. Clinique Peach Pop (02) — A Warm Coral with a Satin finish.
  7. NARS Lovejoy — A Warm Plum with a Pearl finish.
  8. MAC Love Thing — A Warm Plum with a Luminous finish.
  9. Burberry Blossom — A Warm Coral with a Luminous finish.
  10. Tom Ford Beauty Love Lust (Discontinued) — A Warm Coral with a Frost finish.

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OMG, I need to check out NARS Lovejoy! I was eyeing Chanel Golden Sun and Chanel Malice, but it looks like the 2 had a baby and called it Lovejoy 🙂

Really pretty picks – I want Burberry Blossom now; I love the one Burberry Blush I already have (Tangerine) despite my minor nitpick that the packaging is literally twice as big as it needs to be.

These are all so beautiful and have that lovely glow-factor!
My favorite ones out of these would definitely be Nars Lovejoy, Laura Geller Ballerina, and MAC’s Make You Mine and Love Thing.
One of my own personal picks would have to be UD Rapture Afterglow Blush.

There’s nothing I love more than a luminous, warm blush! I’ve been loving the Balm’s Balm Desert lately. It has the most natural lovely sheen. I also like NARS Madly (of course), and Clinique Nude Pop. Golden Sun is definitely on my wish list!

I love shades like Chanel’s Golden Sun, but they are generally too warm and brown for my NW10/15 skintone. Maybe as a bronzer, if I actually wore it.

I like my blushes either matte or with a slight sheen. I love Chanel’s Fleur de Lotus for the summer, and NARS Angelika is my go-to in the winter.

I usually don’t experience longevity problem even with infamous products and I love Mac Make You Mine. But it stays about an hour on me. Never had such a problem before.

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