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April 5, 2010

The Most Gorgeous Cream Blush for Only $6!

Good morning, lovelies! Anyone else coming down from a post-Peep high? I’m actually more of a jelly bean kind of girl—especially the sour ones. They perk me up instantly. Kind of like this fuchsia cream blush (#202 Coquette) from Loreal HIP line. The HIP stands for “high intensity pigments” which means that a little goes a long way. Don’t be intimidated by its brightness—that’s exactly what you want in a cheek color to ensure that it gives you a lit-from-within glow. Anything too pale or in-between will just look dull and unnatural. This particular cream blush is beginner-friendly because it blends so easily. (For extra staying power or if you have oily skin, top with a little powder blush in a similar shade.) When a makeup artist used it last spring on a photo shoot, and I immediately scooped up a pot at the drugstore. It’s since been discontinued, but I found a small stock on this random beauty site for only SIX DOLLARS. When was the last time you found the perfect anything for only $6? This is what I’m saying.

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Congratulations to Carol, Liz, Pat, Sherrill, and Helga, the winners of Friday’s freebie! They’ll be testing out the vibrating skincare from Aveeno and RoC—and reporting back on whether these new-fangled products actually work. Here’s hoping!

  • Elizabeth Dehn
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    Born and raised in Minnesota by surprisingly low-maintenance parents, beauty writer and lifestyle editor Elizabeth Dehn (aka Bets) spent her awkward years buying Mood lipstick and whipping up DIY face masks before founding Beauty Bets in 2009.
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