5 Blushes to Try This Fall
By: Namra Khan
As August comes to an end, so do dewy, summer makeup looks comprised of glowy foundation and cream contour. With a new semester commencing, we’re looking forward to fun, everyday fall makeup looks that feature the most popular beauty product of the year—blush.
With just one upward sweep across the cheekbone, blush provides a flushed look, creating a simple way to bring definition and vibrancy to your face. For this reason, blush should be a staple in your fall back-to-school beauty lineup. If you’re ready to elevate your makeup game this fall, keep reading for five must-try blushes.
Fenty Beauty Cream Blush in Rosé Latte
Fenty Beauty’s Cheeks Out Blush formulation is hydrating for those skin-drying fall days. The shade Rosé Latte is the perfect mauve-pink that gives off a ‘just took a brisk walk with a cup of hot coffee’ look. The best part? In true Fenty Beauty fashion, this shade looks good on every skin tone.
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Glossier Cloud Paint in Storm
Glossier has mastered the art of the no-makeup-makeup look. Cloud Paint in Storm offers a natural, yet romantic warm rose shade that softens and lifts the face with an upward dab of your fingers.
Glossier’s cloud paint is especially convenient for those days when you’re rushing to class. Pro tip: This formula acts as a blush, eyeshadow, and lip tint.
Rare Beauty Liquid Blush in Joy
Rare Beauty’s liquid blush in the shade Joy (a dewy muted peach) gives off a radiant flush from within. This blush is delightfully buildable—because let’s face it—some days we all need an extra oomph. Its applicator is easy to use and mess-free, perfect for keeping handy in your purse or backpack.
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NARS Blush in Orgasm
Orgasm is one of Nar’s best-selling shades—and for good reason. It’s a gorgeous pink powder blush with a bright yet natural pigmentation that works on a variety of skin tones. Best applied with a fluffy brush, this shade offers a blendable color that is available in matte, shimmery, and satin finishes.
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Em Cosmetics Color Drops in Sunset Sky
This silky-smooth blush is formulated with Vitamin E and Hyaluronic Acid to provide (much needed!) protection and nutrients to your skin. With Em Cosmetics signature, lightweight formula and button dropper application, this blush is a great natural option for school or work.
A crowd favorite is the flushed orange-coral shade Sunset Sky. It’s perfect for re-awakening that summertime vibrance in the midst of the harsh cold of fall and winter.
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