Soft as a petal.

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Rosy Glow Healthy Glow Awakening Blush

What Sephora says:

“Recreate the look of just-pinched, rosy cheeks with this finely-milled light-pink blush. The unique formula adjusts to your skin’s natural chemistry to create a customized look and the universal shade, Petal #001, is flattering on all skintones. Its ultra-fine, powder texture and irresistible rose fragrance offer a moment of pure indulgence with each application.”

I have to be honest. It is a rare occasion when I wear blush, and I mean rare. After having acne for all these years, I just didn’t like how it sat on my skin and made my acne look even more noticeable than it already was. That’s why I lean more towards bronzers because they don’t emphasize my already irritated skin. However, when I saw this blush, it was love at first sight, like what Noah said to Allie when he first met her, “When I see something I like, I gotta… I love it.” Yes, I am a little messed up for comparing falling in love with makeup to falling in love with another person. But you guys, it’s just that beautiful!

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The description Sephora gave was perfect. The color really does change a little bit! It becomes a deeper flush, and doesn’t look nearly as shocking as it does in the pan. The closest dupe I can compare it with is NARS Gaiety, but Gaiety lacks in pigment, applies patchily and just sits on your face. I actually ended up returning it to Sephora and bought this instead and I am so glad I did. It applies beautifully and it doesn’t take much to build up the color. Imagine that you just came in from a run during winter and your cheeks are still flush from the cold. That’s the best description I can give, because it really does give you a rosy glow. Also, the pretty embossed logo on the product does start to disappear after awhile, but not too quickly if you’re worried about using it. Overall, I think Dior made such an elegant product. It feel gorgeous when I’m using it!

The only problems I’ve had with it is that it doesn’t last very long without a setting powder or if your skin gets oily throughout the day. Other than that, I’ve had no issues with it and it will last me a lifetime considering I need so little of it to get the look I want to achieve.

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Unblended on left, blended on right

So don’t walk, run to your nearest Sephora and pick this up. It’s supposed to be limited edition but I picked this up last spring and it’s still on the shelves. It truly is a must have, even for a bronzer person like me. Who knows? Maybe Ryan Gosling will be there and comment on how your complexion is glowing!

Where to buy: Sephora and Dior counters for $44

Love,

Meg

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  1. Pingback: Petals to the Gorgeous. | Painted Lady

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