Top Five: Petal Pink Mineral Blusher (matte)

Pink blusher can be a great choice for perking up post winter skin and can take years off you if applied correctly. This Spring/Summer petal pink cheeks seem to be making a comeback with the faces at Versace, Matthew Williamson and Altuzarra all being adorned with a spring flush of colour. 

I rarely write about loose mineral make-up. This isn’t a conscious decision however I usually base posts on the products I am using in the here and now and I tend to find most loose mineral products unsuitable for the majority of the work I do (there are some exceptions of course). Eight times out of ten I will opt for a cream blush over a powder one (loose or otherwise) when I am doing a make-up, however powder formula is the choice for the majority of blush wearers out there and for many clean beauty lovers, minerals are the way to go – so here we are.

Pinks can get a bad rap. It is very easy to make a make-up look dated by using the wrong pink; one that doesn’t match your lipstick (i.e. has a different base/undertone) or is just too frilly or sugary. Get it right however and you can look fresh-faced and bushy tailed – whatever your skin tone. 

Here are my Top Five petal pink matte mineral blushers (that don’t make you go blugh)… 
Everyday Minerals – Fresh Rose Blossom Blush

Everyday Minerals blush is finely milled to create a super-fine powder. Fresh Rose is a true ballerina pink, this matte blush is perfect for creating a barely there, fresh-faced glow. All products in the range are Vegan friendly and carry the Leaping Bunny logo.

£9.95 from Cocktail Cosmetics     –     www.everydayminerals.com

Honeypie Minerals – Candy Blush


The cutesiest of the five, Candy blush is a beautiful shade of soft pale pink and has a real feminine feel about it. It gives a pretty, natural glow to fairer skin tones. Vegan friendly.

£5.99 from Honeypie Minerals     –     www.honeypieminerals.com


PHB Ethical Beauty – Rosy Flush Mineral Blush


A warm pink with slight peachy undertones, Rosy Flush is a flattering shade and great choice for most skin tones; creating a beautifully radiant glow to the skin. Vegan friendly and BUAV approved.


£13.49 from Ecco Verde     –     www.phbethicalbeauty.co.uk

Earthnicity Minerals – Sweet Pink

Earthnicity Minerals blusher comes in a great range of products for darker skin tones. Sweet Pink is one of the lighter blushers in the collection and is a perfect medium pink for fair to mid toned skin tones. Vegan friendly.

£10.99 from Earthnicity Minerals     –     www.earthnicity.co.uk

Barefaced Beauty – Selena

Significantly deeper than the other blushers in this line-up, Selena is a beautiful deep rosy pink with a matte finish. Perfect for darker skin tones it also looks beautiful applied minimally on paler skins. Barefaced Beauty are registered with the Vegan Society and carry the Leaping Bunny logo. 

£10.00 from Henna Herbal     –     www.barefacedbeauty.co.uk


All you shimmer fans out there I haven’t forgotten you, I will be touching on these in the next few weeks – there would have simply been too many pinks to fit into this post! :)


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  • the Earthnicity Minerals shade is stunning! I've never been big on pale pink shades, but I'm warming up to them this spring.ReplyCancel

  • Isn't it!? I love it.
    Pinks have been a little hit or miss for me too over the years but there are some lovely ones out there :)ReplyCancel

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