Too Faced Sweethearts Perfect Flush Blush – A Pretty Valentine

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“Blush is like dessert, you didn’t know you loved it until you had a taste of it. Our blush was developed with easy application and a no-fail color palette in mind—to take the guesswork out of creating a sweet, romantic flush. It’s the little black dress of blushes.” 

Too Faced Sweethearts Perfect Flush Blush ($29.00) has three stripes of color: rose pink shimmer, soft coral pink, and peachy pink shimmer. It is supposed to be used swirled together or you can swipe more of one or two shades and blend to customize your flush. The strips are quite narrow though, so it is difficult to get each shade separately on a brush. No worries, it’s fabulous when all three shades are combined.

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The pink shade is a slightly cool medium pink with a shimmery finish. The middle shade is a pretty coral but is also the shade with the least color payoff due to it’s harder texture and it balances the shimmery shades nicely. The last shade is a pretty peach with a frosty finish. I was surprised at how frosty it was when I swatched it. That said, the three mixed together result is a pretty pinky/peach shade with a subtle sheen. The nice thing is that if you want a bit more shimmer, you can use the peachy frosty shade to highlight the upper cheek bones.

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The baked formula isn’t as soft as a regular powder blush, but still buildable. I am fairly pale, especially in winter so I usually have to go easy on the blush. With the Too Faced Sweetheart blush, I found I needed to use my #168 MAC Angled brush to really get the pigment to show up on my cheeks. It made all the difference, however I’m not sure this blush would be suitable for darker skin tones–maybe as a highlighter.

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The packaging is adorable and girly! The cardboard box is heart shaped and has a vintage feel to it, perfect for Valentine’s Day! The blush itself is a whopping 0.19 oz. so there is a lot of product. Sweethearts Blush is part of the Too Faced Spring 2013 Collection. Review on the Boudoir Eyeshadow Palette coming up soon!

Bottom Line:  Too Faced Sweethearts Perfect Flush Blush is great for us fair skinned gals. I like that you can sort of customize the mix of shades. The super cute packaging houses tons of product. For me the pigment is adequate and the color is really pretty. Those of you with darker skin tones will probably only be able to use this as a highlighter.

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  • http://www.blushingnoir.com Brooke @ BlushingNoir

    Want this so muchhhhhh

  • http://www.beautyinfozone.com MarciaF (beauty info zone)

    I wanted to buy this at IMATS but couldn’t get near the counter. Then I was on beauty.com last night and went to order it and it’s out of stock. I’m thwarted at all turns.

    • cindy

      I bought mine through Ulta online, should be at Sephora soon too.

  • http://www.polarbelle.com Polarbelle

    I just ordered this over the weekend. I’m so glad. It just looks like one of those universal blushes that’s great for everyone. I ordered mine from Too Faced, hope that helps Marcia. Your pictures let me know that my decision was wise indeed!! :)

  • Joanna

    I am in love with the packaging. Love the colors as well. Thanks for the review.. :)

  • http://www.neversaydiebeauty.com Allison @neversaydiebeauty

    I collect hearts and had to have this once I read your review. Unfortunately, it’s not at Sephora yet. Thanks for the tip about Ulta.com.

  • http://beautymadefun.blogspot.com J.

    This sounds really good, thanks for the review! And the packaging is indeed adorable!!

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  • http://www.pammyblogsbeauty.com Pammy

    What an adorable blush!!! Blush is completely my makeup “weakness”. I must get this! Great review!!!!

    • cindy

      Hurry, I have a feeling it’s going to sell out fast!

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  • http://www.polishinsomniac.net jbrobeck

    I dragged my husband into Sephora, pointed at the blush, and told him I wanted it for Valentine’s Day. Let’s see if it works!

    • cindy

      Haha Good luck!

  • http://lolassecretbeautyblog.blogspot.com lola

    It’s just killing me how cute this is!!!!!!! I kind of want it just for the design alone!! Of course I would wear it too!

    • cindy

      I know, right? I love all the packaging for the Boudoir collection!

  • Replica

    Thats so pretty, great for a flush of colour, I’ll be checking that out when we get it over here :)

  • Gigi

    What beautiful, flattering colors in an utterly irresistible box. It reminds me of something my grandmother would have had on her vanity. I like Two Faced Cosmetics and may just be FORCED to purchase this . . .

    • cindy

      I love the sweet packaging too. Haha I totally get how you would be “forced” to buy it!

  • http://www.beautycrazed.ca Lisamarie

    I am such a sucker for cute packaging and this one is adorable! And of course I do need another blush…

    Best, Lisamarie

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  • http://changing-habits-nee.blogspot.co.uk/ Nee

    Super cute packing! Its definitely on my wishlist x

  • http://www.modestybrown.com ModestyBrown

    I’ve never tried any Too Faced products apart from the Shadow Insurance, but the packaging of this blusher trio is very sweet.

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  • http://www.ILovedClover.etsy.com Silk Mandel

    The packaging alone is adorable! I must swatch this on my skin to see what it looks like. Sephora….here I come!