From the category archives:

makeup – blusher

Canmake Glow Fleur Cheeks 04 Strawberry Fleur Fall 2013 Makeup 1

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Over the last couple of years, I have been paying more and more attention to Canmake. I have tried the brand’s Cheek Gradation in 06 Candy Stripe and Cheek & Cheek in 02 Rose Tiara, and today let’s look at Glow Fleur Cheeks in 04 Strawberry Fleur.

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SUQQU Balancing Cheeks N 04 Mizuhanamoya Spring 2015 Makeup 1

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When I came across images of SUQQU‘s spring 2015 makeup collection, I found quite a few items to be instantly appealing. One of them was Balancing Cheeks N in 04 Mizuhanamoya, and, upon seeing it in person, I decided to get it without much hesitation.

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Dior Kingdom of Colors 001 Spring 2015 Makeup 1

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For spring 2015, Dior released the Kingdom of Colors palette, which is the limited-edition collector’s item for the season. It features colors for eyes, cheeks, lips and the overall complexion. I decided to get it with my Boots points.

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Kanebo Coffret d'Or Smile Up Cheeks 05 Coral Pink Spring 2013 Makeup 1

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Kanebo Coffret d’Or‘s Smile Up Cheeks seems to be a popular item in Japan. It is currently ranked sixth in the powder blusher category at Cosme.Net (voted by the website’s members) and the variation in 02 Peach is third in the blusher category in Biteki‘s 2014 reader survey (February 2015 issue).

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Jill Stuart Blush Blossom 01 Romantic Sweet Pea Spring 2010 Makeup 1

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One of the star items of Jill Stuart‘s launch lineup in 2005 was Blush Powder. It was a loose powder blusher in a very pretty container. I was tempted to get it, but then I got the 2005 Christmas Collection set, which included a highlighting powder in the same container (left in the photo). Then, in fall 2010, Blush Blossom was released. It was Jill Stuart’s new loose powder blusher, which, in a way, replaced Blush Powder. I decided to try 01 Romantic Sweet Pea.

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Canmake Cheek and Cheek 02 Rose Tiara Spring Summer 2011 Makeup 1

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In October, in my Stash Debut series, I reviewed Canmake‘s Cheek Gradation in 06 Candy Stripe, which was my first purchase from the brand. Wanting to try something else from Canmake, I decided to get Cheek & Cheek in 02 Rose Tiara.

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Paul and Joe Makeup Collection 2014 001 Little Star Holiday 2014 Makeup 1

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For holiday 2014, Paul & Joe released Makeup Collection 2014 as part of its holiday 2014 makeup and bodycare collection. I was instantly attracted to the lovely floral print on the eyeshadow case and the makeup pouch. The item is available in two sets, and I went for 001 Little Star.

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Muji Cheek Color Mix Type Pink 1

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Two years ago, I wrote about Muji‘s Eye Color (4 Color Type) in Plum 01, which was my first makeup purchase from the brand. I particularly liked the texture of the powder so I thought I might try something else from the makeup range, and I decided to go for Cheek Color Mix Type in Pink.

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Paul and Joe Compacts 004 006 Fall 2014 Makeup 1

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For fall 2014, Paul & Joe released three limited-edition Eye Color Trios and three limited-edition Compacts (which work for both Eye Color Trios and Cheek Colors). I didn’t get any of the Eye Color Trios but I did go for two of the Compacts.

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Canmake Cheek Gradation 06 Candy Stripe Summer 2010 Makeup 1

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Canmake is a popular Japanese drugstore beauty brand with reasonably priced products, and it was on my list of brands to purchase from for years. (A few years ago, I tried a couple of Canmake items that were kindly passed on to me from a friend.) Some time ago, I decided to get Cheek Gradation in 06 Candy Stripe. (Since then, I picked up a couple more products, which I will talk about later.)

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