12 BEST Blushers For Dark Skin Tones According To A Pro

12 BEST Blushers For
Dark Skin Tones According To A Pro MUA

Blushers are one of those fake-it-till-you-make it products. If you’re having a hard week or month and your skin is looking a little lacklustre then a good blusher can instantly transform tired and dull skin into a warm and radiant complexion. Strategically placed blusher can add depth and dimension to your face and help sculpt the cheekbones of your dreams.

Finding a good blusher shade and texture for your skin tone has never been easier, there are now so many options available on the market from powders, creams and liquids to a rainbow assortment of colours from deep purples to terracotta oranges, there is a shade and formula out there to suit every skin tone. Make-up Artist Kristina Ralph-Andrews has helped narrow down the options for you by selecting her top blushers for dark skin.

Kevyn Aucoin Neo-Blush in Sunset

“This gradient rich coral palette aptly named ‘Sunset’ contains three colours that can be used separately or together to create a natural sun-kissed glow”.

Kevyn Aucoin Neo-Blush, £28

Glossier Cloud Paint in Storm

“Storm is a warm rose in a creamy gel that is easily blendable and sheer“.

Glossier Cloud Paint, £30

RMS Beauty Lip2Cheek in Beloved

A sheer pop of colour with a sheen finish made with organic ingredients. A great two in one product as it can be used on your lips too“.

RMS Beauty Lip2Cheek, £34

Danessa Myricks 24 Hour Cream Colour in Spicey 

“An incredibly long wearing, highly pigmented dose of colour in a smooth, lightweight, creamy formula.
This 100% vegan and cruelty free formula is incredibly versatile and can be used on eyes and lips as well cheeks”.

Danessa Myricks 24 Hour Cream Colour, £18

Daniel Sandler Watercolour Fluid Blush in Divine

“Daniel Sandler Fluid blush is available in matte, satin or shimmer finishes to suit your mood. Divine is a raspberry pink that gives a natural-looking pop of colour. A tiny amount goes a long way”.

Daniel Sandler Watercolour Fluid Blush, £16.50

Beauty Bakerie Cotton Candy Champagne Blush Palette 

 A great palette that has four rosé-flushed shades of powdered blushers in matte and metallic finishes. They blend seamlessly and are also buildable. These vegan face powders will give your complexion a healthy and subtle boost of colour.

Beauty Bakerie Blush Palette, £36

NudeStix Nudies Bloom in Tiger Lily

“Perfect for when you’re on the go as it has a built in brush to buff out the colour “.

NudeStix Nudies Bloom, £30

Surratt Artistique Blush in Brilliante Idée

“This finely milled blush was created using the Japanese ‘slurry’ formula making it dreamy to blend onto cheeks”. 

Surratt Artistique Blush, £30

MAC powder cheek in Full Fuchsia

“Come here for all the colours particularly the bright ones”.

MAC powder cheek, £19.50

Bobbi Brown Powder cheek in Clementine

“Highly pigmented and long lasting”.

Bobbi Brown Powder cheek, £21

NYX Sweet Cheeks Creamy Powder Blush Glow in Red Riot

“Note the deeper shades in this range which are great for darker skin tones. This richly pigmented powder is infused with pearls and can also be used to highlight.” 

NYX Sweet Cheeks Creamy Powder Blush Glow, £6

Suqqu Pure Colour Blush in Momodaidai

“A Finely milled gradation blusher with a light peach for a subtle highlight to a deep coral for a pop of colour to help you create a natural radiant look”.

Suqqu Pure Colour Blush, £34

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