The Smashbox Halo Long wear blush. blush gives you the right amount of flush.
I got the shade in Peachy Dream, a colour that will suit the palest skin to the deepest. This award-winning, mineral blush gives you a peachy glow that is uber feminine and a bit edgy. This blush ticks all the right boxes for me and the best part is the minimal effort used to get the maximum impact!
I have many friends who are terrified of wearing blush for fear of looking like a walking advert screaming ‘Boswell Willkie is coming to town’. It bothers me that many women of colour confine themselves to deep burgundy, plum shades and generally super dark, deep shades, which looks great, but this is rule of thumb, not set in stone, albeit a bit old fashioned.
My thoughts on blush are that everyone can pull off any colour; it’s the amount you apply that’s important. This blush breaks those rules and that’s what’s great about this powder blush The packaging is simple and it has a mirror, love the mirror .
I love this product is because it applies evenly, is highly pigmented and wears well for at least 10 hours with no fading.And, I love the tourney and grinder that gives you freshly milled product. Some people say it ’s gimmicky, but it works for me, shaving off and dispensing just the right amount of product you need without wasting a pinch.
I use it with an angled blush brush on the apples on my cheeks blending towards the temple. It can be sheered out for the day and built up for the night.
However, the main reason I’m in lust with this blush is that when I put it on, I feel like an angel, lit from within. I feel great, However, the main reason I’m in lust with this blush is that when I put it on, I feel like an angel, lit from within. I feel great, confident and happy – and for me, that’s all that matters.
Where to buy: Edgars and Foschini, Woolworths with Smashbox counters. I bought mine from Edgars in Sandton City.
Price: R295 for 2g of product.