My e.l.f HD Blush Must-Haves

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I’ve always been a huge fan of liquid/cream blushes, not to mention of e.l.f products too—so when I found about about e.l.f’s HD blush, I was immediately entranced. So much so, I ended up with these 4 shades!

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Elf’s description of the HD blushes:
“Rich and creamy HD Blush naturally sculpts and highlights the cheekbones for a soft-focus effect that is great for everyday use. The Vitamin E enriched formula conditions and hydrates the skin for a healthy, radiant glow. Velvety soft, lightweight and highly pigmented color creates a long-lasting result for all day wear. “

Packaging:
The blush comes in a tiny see through cylindrical pump bottle similar to the MUFE HD blushes. Although these HD blushes come in a really handy pump, and even though you can control the pump easily, it still dispenses a little too much product sometimes if you’re not light-handed with the pump.

So make sure NOT to use a whole pump…given how much you need, this will last you a very long time. Just one slight little 1/4 of a pump will do for both cheeks!

Colors I have so far: 

Superstar: is a medium coral pink. 

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Diva: is a bright medium pink. 

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Encore: is a sort of warm toned fuchsia pink.

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Showstopper: is a deep bugundy-purple toned berry. 

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Price:
Let’s face it—who wouldn’t be hyped about a $3 blush that has been consistently compared to Make Up For Ever‘s much more expensive version at $26! It’s crazy to me that they run for such a low price because for the quality, packaging, color pigmentation, these can easily go for way more than $3 so I think these are a steal.

Application: 
The blushes are intensely pigmented and the formula is very concentrated so a little dot goes a very LONG way.
First off, I strongly suggest to shake it before u pump the product so the formula and the color will blend together.

My application tip would be to take a small pinhead sized drop on the back of your hand and blend a fibre brush into the blush on back of your hand.

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I use e.l.f’s small stipple brush, but any stipple brush or even flat top kabuki will do.

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Then proceed to apply using the brush to blend it on your cheekbones. This lightens the color considerably and allows for a smooth, airbrushed finish.

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Lasting-power:
These have such good lasting power that it seems like it stains your cheeks. I’d say that these would last for about 5-7 hours but it really depends on what you are doing during the day, skin type and if you are using primer/ foundation with these.

Versatility:
I don’t just use it as a blush—it’s immensely versatile and a great little multi-tasker. Super pigmented and you can mix it into your lip glosses or apply it alone and use it as a lip tint or lip color too!

Would I recommend/repurchase?:
Amazing product for only $3 a pop, you don’t need much (I swear, my little collection will last me a lifetime!), the pigmentation is amazing, easy to blend and the final results are flawless and lasts for a good while!! And it also doubles as lip gloss/lip color! Without a doubt, I would wholeheartedly recommend this and repurchase!

Thank you for reading my blog.😊

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20 thoughts on “My e.l.f HD Blush Must-Haves

  1. Such pretty and bold colours! Will have to give these ago, liquid blush scares me a little if I’m honest!! haha! Thanks for sharing, Susan x

    • I actually just discovered e.l.f early this year at Winner’s. Now I just can’t stop using their products—except now, I purchase them online because the deals on their website are amazing!

    • It makes a HUGE difference! First I squeeze a pinhead amount on the back of my hand. Then I take my finger and spread it around on the back of my hand. The excess from my finger, I dab on my previously lip balmed lips. Then I take my stippling brush and stipple the product into the brush and then I apply to cheeks! Hope this helps, it’s my tried and true routine😉

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