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A few years ago, I only had 2 or 3 blushes in my stash. One little drawer would have been too big to store all my makeup. I wonder what happened. My first blush, or rather the blush that stuck with me and the one that sparked my interest in other blushes is a Japanese one. It’s an orange blush from Coffret D’or (which is not available in Malaysia anymore). I can’t remember the number, because I only bought the refill pan and there is no way I can reference it at the counter. It might be OR3, might not.
I was recommended this blush because of my warm under tones and lighter skin. While looking orange on my arm, it translates to something more glowy on my cheeks. I find that it brightens my complexion, something that Bobbi Brown Calypso Coral also does to me. The common ground between the two is the brighter lighter orange tone. I guess it suits me. I also use this Coffret D’or blush on my lids. It is not in your face at all, but it adds some warmth and appropriate for Spring. I like to pair it with green, like what I’ve done in pictures below.
There’s a hint of green on my lids for some contrast while I kept everything else in line with the blush colour. Face is sculpted using Chan Notorious and lip colour is a combination of No7 Lip Liner in Nude and a peachy beige gloss from Lunasol.
For the face, I used Bobbi Brown BB cream as a base, and I reduced shine using Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Dual Effect Powder Makeup. I like to use this powder foundation when I want more coverage but pressed for time.
I hope you liked this post, even though you might not be able to get this blush anymore. I’m sure there are plenty of dupes out there. Thing is, something orange-y will work just fine because when worn, the subtle differences probably won’t be detected through naked eye.
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