Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Illamasqua Blusher - Katie


My go to blusher has always been my MAC mineralize blusher in Dainty, however as I'm running really low on that I thought I'd branch out and try another brand! I've had my eye on Illamasqua products for a while now, what with the cute speckled egg-like nail polishes they've just realised, so thought this was an ideal time to test them out.

Not only did I want to try a new brand, but I wanted to try a new shade too. My usual blusher choice is a deep pink, like NARS Amour (post here), so this pastel pink is quite a difference for me. I love the Illamasqua packaging, filled with quotes about being whoever you want to be etc etc. The blusher itself is very pigmented, you only need to dab your brush to get a lot of product. It's very easy to build, I tend to start with a very light layer of the blusher and build it up slowly to get the desired colour, while still blending properly. This might sound odd but it also smells lovely! Kind of like sweets, dolly mixture or something like that. 

Overall I love this blusher. I'm glad I took the plunge and tried a new brand and a new shade! Have you tried any Illamasqua products? What's your go-to blusher shade? x

P.S. I'm going away on holiday on Saturday! Yay :) I'm off on a snowboarding holiday in Tignes, France. I will have some posts scheduled up for while I'm away and my giveaway will also be running until I get back too, so you shouldn't miss me too much! :)

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16 comments:

  1. Buenas, enhorabuena por el blog, me gustarĂ­a intercambiar enlaces contigo y que nos sigamos mutuamente.
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  2. This is the most amazing blush, such a pretty colour! Need some illamasqua

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    x

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  3. This looks like a lovely blush, you look absolutely gorgeous in the photos as well x

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  4. this is one of my faves!! illamasqua blushes are amaze. ooh have fun in france! xx

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  5. This looks so pretty. I love Illamasqua I think they are such a luxurious brand!

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  6. This looks gorgeous! I've never actually used anything from Illamasqua but I've heard great things!

    http://danielleyc.com xx

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  7. What a stunning but subtle blush! Looks perfect on you too :)

    Sophierosehearts x

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  8. I love Illamasqua, I need this in my stash! x

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  9. This looks like a gorgeous shade! I have an illamasqua blush in 'Ambition' I do love it but it is a bit glittery! This looks lovely though!

    Leanne @ Leanne-Marie | Beauty, fashion & lifestyle. x x

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  10. That blush is a lovely shade, no wonder yore glad you true a new brand! Having favourites and go-to products is always good, but it's nice to switch it up every now and then. Have a good holiday! Xo

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  11. Cute color on you! Looks really lovely and natural (:

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  12. this blush looks so pretty on you! a nice subtle shade:)
    lovely blog:) following:)

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  13. This is such a yummy colour and looks so pretty on you Emily! I don't think I can give up my Dandelion though, I have an emotional attachment to it haha. Enjoy your holiday, well jealz.

    Tara
    www.thestylerawr.com
    xoxo

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  14. This is such a pretty everyday blush colour and it looks so good on your complexion! xx

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  15. This is super pretty, it really suits you.
    The smell sounds amazing, too, I love dolly mixtures!!

    Jesss xo

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  16. This looks so pretty! Added to the wishlist :)
    Kirsty x

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