I love blushes, I remember the first beauty product I ever tried was this fashion fair blush in like a dark red color that my mom had. I know a lot of women of color, especially black women fear the blush. Mostly because so many people put it on wrong, or put to much on without blending it out. I mean have you seen the way Little Kim looks lately, I don’t know who does her makeup but she should fire them pronto.
Putting on blush should not put you into a panic attack, it should make you feel like you have a beautiful natural flush from within. I will admit, I have had moments where I put to much on and went outside looking like boo boo the clown. To be honest everyone has had a moment when their makeup didn’t look like they thought it did (practice makes perfect). You know what I learned from it and learned to put it on with a light hand, a little bit at a time to build-up to the intensity I want it to be at. To apply my blush, I use a blush brush from Eco tools to lightly pack on the color.
If you have money to burn and want to invest in a highly pigmented blush that also falls in the orange family then go ahead and scoop up Nars Taj Mahl $28.00. It is described as a burnt orange color. I have seen many reviews for this product on Youtube and finally spent the money to purchase it. I am glad I did though, its a beautiful color on the skin. Another orange looking color is Mac Coppertone, which is hands down my favorite blush and I try to wear it all the time.
Lastly, if you want to try something completely out the box, then look no further than a purple blush. It sounds crazy, your thinking Kameko girl what you talking about purple on my skin something ain’t right. Well, i am not kidding purple like orange looks fantastic on women of color and darker skin tones all around. A few purples I own that are great to wear are Macs Vibrant Grape, Evening Stroll, and Loverush (it is also being discontinued soon so get it before its gone) which is more of a plummy color. Hopefully, you will step out the box and try some new colors. If you do send me a link to see!!