Top Autumn Blushers


As we're well into the swing of autumn, I thought I'd share with you my favourite blushes to wear in autumn. Because my foundation tends to be medium-full coverage, I like to add a little life back into my makeup with blush. I find in the colder months it gives a nice flushed finish and doesn't leave me looking bland! So here are the blushes I typically reach to at this time of year. 

Colourpop - Pegacorn
I almost always prime my blusher with a cream blush or blush stain. It doesn't always last the whole day but I find for the most part it enhances the colour and makes anything last that little bit longer. If I'm not wearing my Kiko bouncy blushes, then I tend to go for this. you have to be really careful not to go over board with this blush. I use a stippling brush by Real Techniques but often find stippling doesn't give much pay off. Instead I'll swipe it around gently and it gives a nice glowing finish. It looks natural and doesn't look cakey at all.

Kiko soft touch blush - 105
For me, this blush is an all year favourite. It's a beautiful mauve shade and is one of those that can almost give the illusion of a contoured look but still looks really great. If you're not a fan of pink blush shades then this one is perfect! I love the texture and finish of these, they never look powdery or heavy. 

Sleek - Flushed
As daunting as this looks, it really reminds me of autumn. It's very pigmented and probably more wearable for people with deeper skin tones. I apply this very lightly and it works well for me. Sleek blushes are great value and really good quality. Once you get used to applying with a light hand you can easily wear this daily!

Elf - Mellow Mauve
Last but not least is an oldie but a goodie. I used this blush to death at one point that this is actually my second one. Although it's not something I reach to as much now, I still wanted to include it purely because it's a nice cheap alternative. I find this is a little chalky at times so if you have large visible pores you might want to skip this! The colour, as the name would suggest, is a mauve and looks good on medium skin tones. I find when I'm too tanned it can sometimes look chalky. But for the price it's a good option!

The Balm - Cabana Boy
This was my favourite a year or two ago. It's a dark mauvey pink which I have recently found that it can look slightly ashy on me - possibly because I'm more tanned than I usually would be this year. This blush is super pigmented and a little goes a long way! I love how big the pan size is and the packaging makes it travel friendly. It comes with a decent sized mirror which I find a lot of blushes tend to lack! Overall, a good blush to have! 

I hope you enjoyed this post, I'd love to know what your favourite autumn blush shade is!

 Love always,
Neelam xx

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  1. Cabana Boy and Flushed look gorgeous :) I don't actually own many berry-toned blushers so definitely will have to check some of these out

    Jasmine xx

    Jasmine Talks Beauty

    1. They are so good and are both super pigmented! Definitely let me know if you do! :) xx