But I have been snared...
Yes this is a blusher, and yes it's from Collection 2000!
On a recent trip home I had a call for an 'emergency makeup shop'. I hadn't planned to go out on the town so had no shimmer, blush, jazzy type products with me, just enough for a good base and flush of colour....not enough for a slaggy night out in Clapham, but this is what was happening and I had to move fast!
It was the end of the month, times were tough, and as much as I could have justified a new blusher from Nars or MAC I just couldn't do it. So, there I am, outside Superdrug, gulping every two seconds to remedy my dry throat! First I hit up the big guns, Sleek, Rimmel and L'oreal...nothing really grabs my eye so I get desperate and head to the bargain brands, Gosh, MUA and Collection 2000.
Ding, ding, ding we have a winner! I saw this blush and instantly fell in love, the level of shimmer as well as the pigmentation was perfect for my night on the town. Unlike most drugstore blushers this one wasn't too pink with just enough of a peachy glow and when applied to the skin, looks amaaaazing, like supermodel amazing. Could this be a dupe for Nars Orgasm? That I'm not 100% but it is a very close match. I love to contour with MAC Harmony and use this just above and they seem to work beautifully together on my yellow skintone.
The biggest testament to this blusher is it has not left my cheeks since I bought it, and for someone who has a blusher collection probably spanning the 20 + mark all from either Nars, MAC or Benefit, this is a big claim! I have a lot of beautiful blushers to chose from but this just shits all over them. Ok, maybe not that strongly, but I would go as far as to say this is my current favourite and has been for about 2 months and I don't see that changing anytime soon!
So, have I been converted to the magic of Superdrug? I don't know if I'd go as far as to say converted but, I am definitely open to expanding my drugstore/high street offering and may have to emergency makeup shop more!
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Love, love, love,