Looking to get the Perfect Winter Flush? 

One of my favorite makeup looks to rock during the winter is flushed cheeks. When you think about it, blush is an essential staple in makeup. Without it, your look can at times be incomplete, and when you find the right shade, it's plain fun to rock on a daily basis. Achieving this look can be a little tricky though, so I thought I would share some of my favorite products to get the job done, and all at a reasonable price.

Here are five affordable blushes to try. 

1. glossier cloud paint – $18

Photo: Glossier

To get the perfect “cold face” flush, I recommend using a liquid blush. This "paint" is described as a pillowy, gel-cream formula and it is designed to be super user-friendly. Their slogan is "If you can finger paint, you can Cloud Paint"— simply dab it onto cheeks and there you have it.  This mimics the look that our skin gets when exposed to the cold for an extended period. Just make sure to have a light hand when you apply your color.

2. Black radiance ARTISAN COLOR™ BAKED BLUSH – $5

If you are looking for a baked blush, give this one a go. It gives your skin a fantastic sheen and the red and berry blush pairs well with darker skin tones.

3. Milani baked blush – $8

Photo: Milani

Strongly pigmented, these favorite blushes are packed with matte and shimmery shades, providing the perfect pop of color for all skin tones. With this multipurpose product, you can shape, contour and highlight your best features.

4. L'oréal true match super blendable blush – $12

Photo: L'ORÉAL

This blush was designed to be paired with True Match makeup and powder. It is an oil-free and non-comedogenic formula, a perfect and cheap addition to your makeup collection. Just like the foundation, there are plenty of colors to choose from.

5. NYX Professional high definition blush – 6.50

Photo: NYX Cosmetics

This is a lightweight blush paraben free and cruelty-free, blending evenly and delivers a beautiful flush of color, according to the official site.

Are you a fan of flushed winter makeup? What are your favorite blushes to use?


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