Makeup Wars Color Wars: Battle of the Best Pinks

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This week Makeup Wars is all about color and our warriors (aka bloggers) are pairing off to bring you the best of their favorite color for cosmetics. I choose pink because I have so MUCH of it! Turns out that wasn’t such a smart choice–I have too many pinks! Anywho here are some of my most loved pink blushes, lipsticks and eye shadows.

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Let’s start with the windows to the soul; the eyes!

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SENNA Rose Gold Glow Eye Color ($18) is a beautiful golden pink with a silky soft texture that makes eyes look like you’ve had 8 hours sleep you definitely haven’t! I would classify it as a satin finish with a slight sheen, perfect for us over 40 gals!

Lancôme Color Design Infinite 24H ($24.50) These are high shimmer with a creamy texture, extremely long wearing shadows that stay put. Perpetual Pink a pale icy pink, was a pleasant surprise for this over 40 lady. I love it! It glides on and adds such nice glow! On the frosty side, they also make a nice base for powder shadows. See my full review here. 

BECCA Venise is a beautiful warm shimmery pink rose shade with a touch of gold. It’s beautiful on it’s own as a wash or with a wealth of colored eyeliners. I especially like it paired with a bronze liner like MAC Teddy or NARS Via Appia.

Laura Mercier Sateen Eye Colour Seashell ($15) a lightweight, finely milled texture caught my attention immediately. Seashell is a baby pink shade with a lovely luminous finish. Makes an ideal highlight shade or worn alone with a black winged liner for a classic look.

Now on to pink blushes!

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Estee Lauder Mad Men See-Thru Blush In Light Show ($50)a true bright pink with a good amount of pigment. Not quite matte, and not sparkly, there is just a touch of shimmer to add a subtle radiance. I love this fresh, natural color! Adore the fun 60′s packaging! Read my full review here.

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Youngblood Luminous Créme Blush ($27) - cream blushes are fabulous for over 40 women; no clinging to lines or sitting on top of skin looking dry. This blush imparts a sheer, natural flush of color. Tafetta is cool medium pink that is universally flattering and super creamy!

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Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush Dollface ($26)- I’m sure I don’t need to tell you how fantastic these blushes are or how über long lasting they are (read this post if you’re not familiar). Dollfaced is a cool, sweet pink–not all that unusual. What makes this blush special is the formula; if every other blush fades on your skin, you’ll want a few of these Tarte blushes in your collection.

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NYX Blush in Pinched ($5.99) - an excellent budget option are the highly pigmented NYX blushes. Pinched is a bright medium pink with almost there shimmer. It blends easily, if you are fair skinned, use a duo fiber or fan brush–it’s THAT pigmented!

I have waaaay too many pink lipsticks/glosses to name! This post lists my 5 favorite bright pink lipsticks.

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Let’s see what colors the rest of bloggers chose!

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Comments

  1. That Senna rose gold is gorgeous!

  2. Senna is so pretty!

  3. ohhhh that LM eyeshadow…. LM has been such an obsession of mine lately, I need to check that one out

  4. I have quite a few of them and totally agree. The one thing I don’t agree on is who won the pink part of color wars since it’s obviously me. But you have gorgeous Beauty Sets so you win that segment.
    Great choices Ms Cindy.

  5. Dollhouse is my #1 go to blush!

  6. Great choices–I love a pretty pink blush; need to put that Tarte Dollface on my Sephora list. Love Senna Rose Gold, too!

  7. Oooohhh! I want that pink creme blush! Swoon! :) I see you have been playing on beautysets! :) It is a fun way to create graphics, right! :)

  8. Wow…Estee Lauder Mad Men See-Thru Blush In Light Show is stunning! It looks like the kind of pink that would love gorge on everyone. And I adore your beautysets. So pretty!

  9. NYX Pinched is one of my favorite shades to wear but I need to try that Youngblood blush…looks super pretty!

  10. Very nice picks!

  11. Couldn’t agree with you more on the tarte blushes – they are probably the most amazing blush I’ve come across.

  12. ERMAGHERD! I love pink blush so hard! I think I need that NYX one. Awesome choices!!

  13. That Youngblood blush is awesome. Perfect color to it!

  14. Pink is my fav color so I loved this post! The Tarte blushes are amazing!

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