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Find Your Perfect MAC Blush

Find Your Perfect MAC Blush
Team LF
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Looking at the huge selection available, it can be difficult to find your perfect MAC Blush. So to help you navigate the colourful minefield of powders and creams, we have put together an exclusive shade and texture guide so you can find your perfect colour match.

What are the best MAC Blushers?

MAC Casual Colour Blush

If you like the look of a natural blush, and the feel of a weightless product on your cheeks, you will love MAC's Casual Colour Blush.

Formulated with skin conditioning ingredients, the blush imparts a flush of colour onto the apples of your cheeks, whilst still looking natural and gorgeous. Its formula is super dewy and makes your complexion appear fresh and healthy with a beautiful illumination. It can even be used on your lips too as it contains Vitamin E to nourish and soften.

  • For Your Amusement - It may sound contradictory, but this blush is a bright, pastel pink. It gives a lovely colour without looking too overpowering.
  • Have A Lovely Day - This natural nude shade looks lovely when paired with a bronzed lip look.
  • Hi Jinks! - Keep things bright with this popping coral shade, which looks lovely in the summer months.
  • Keep It Loose - A warm nectarine shade, which gives the perfect "peaches and cream" complexion.
  • Lazy Sunday - This beautiful baby pink shade looks lovely on fairer complexions for a wash of colour.
  • Out For Fun - This cool coral shade looks lovely when blended into the cheeks for an understated pop of colour.
  • Relaxation - A warm and comforting pink colour; perfect for everyday wear.
  • Weekend Getaway - Pack this cool rose shade for a universally flattering pop of pink when you need it most.
  • Young At Heart - This bright pink shade has a cool undertone, which can be blended out for a gorgeous wash of colour.

MAC Cream Colour Base

The MAC Cream Colour Base blush is a luxuriously creamy formula that glides onto the apples of the cheeks for a pop of shimmering colour.

The finish is a gorgeously sheer colour swatch that leaves behind a dewy and radiant glow, for a quick makeup look when you need to perk up your complexion. You can even apply the blush on your eyes and lids if you are getting ready quickly in the morning and need a multi-purpose miracle!

  • Hush - A light peach shade with a hint of iced shimmer.
  • Improper Copper - Pale copper with golden speckles.
  • Luna - Like the light of the moon, this bright white shade has a hint of frosted shimmer.
  • Pearl - A pale golden hue with iced shimmer speckles.
  • Shell - A dusky rose beige with slight shimmer.

MAC Cream Colour Base Pro Palette

  • Bamboo - This beige peach shade looks lovely on those "no makeup makeup" days.
  • Bronze - As its name suggests, this shade is a gorgeous golden shimmering bronze, perfect for the summer.
  • Dusk - Choose this glimmering gold taupe shade for a sophisticated evening look.
  • Hush -  A light peach shade with a hint of iced shimmer.
  • Improper Copper - Pale copper with golden speckles.
  • Luna - Like the light of the moon, this bright white shade has a hint of frosted shimmer.
  • Madly Magenta - This vivid purple shade looks lovely blended out for a cool pop of colour.
  • Mid-Tone Sepia - This gorgeous golden brown shade looks lovely blended out for a naturally bronzed look.
  • Nude - Stay neutral with this pale brown shade; lovely as an everyday blush.
  • Pearl - A pale golden hue with iced shimmer speckles.
  • Pink Shock - Stay shockingly gorgeous with this vivid fuchsia pink which adds a bright pop of colour.
  • Premeditated - This bright red has blue undertones running through it for a cool wash of colour on the cheeks.
  • Rich Coral - This warm coral looks lovely in the summer months when paired with a nude lip.
  • Root - A shimmering red-brown shade which looks lovely when paired with a pink lip.
  • Shell - A dusky rose beige with slight shimmer.
  • Tint - Add a tint of colour with this shimmering soft peach with brown undertones.
  • Vintage Rose - This shade needs no introductions and is a gorgeous dusky rose.
  • Virgin Isle - Get happy with this cocktail coloured coral which adds a beautiful pop of colour.

MAC Mineralize Blush

MAC's Mineralize Blush is a baked blush that delivers a beautifully sheer and pearlised finish to the skin.

Formulated with Jojoba Oil, the blush helps to keep the skin conditioned as it colours, meaning that it blends easily into the skin for a beautiful and luminous pop of colour.

The blush is actually made with Mineral-Infused Water, which when baked, evaporates to leave behind a gorgeous pan of mineral-based colour pigments.

You can build up the blusher to your desired finish, as its lightweight feel won't ever look too heavy on the skin; instead it enhances the shape of your cheekbones with its pearly shimmer.

  • Cosmic Force - A deep nude, this blusher enhances the look of your skin for a barely there makeup look.
  • Dainty - This pastel pink has golden shimmering veins running through it pink for a pop of candy pink on the cheeks.
  • Gentle - Go natural with this pale raspberry shade, finished with gold pearl for a beautiful shimmer.
  • Gleeful - This gorgeous golden pink looks gorgeous blended out with a nude lip for a more enhanced version of the "natural makeup" look.
  • Love Joy - A warm beige shade with golden pearlised shimmer looks lovely as part of a bronzed makeup look.
  • Love Thing - Stay romantic with this pale burgundy shade, enhanced with golden pearls.
  • Petal Power - This gorgeous golden coral looks like the petals of a summer bouquet and has a beautiful shimmering finish to match.
  • Ray Beam - This soft pink shade is ideal for those looking for a natural pink flush to their cheeks.
  • Warm Soul - This mid beige with golden shimmer running through looks lovely paired with a natural makeup look.

MAC Powder Blush

The MAC Powder Blush has been designed to give you excellent colour, coverage and longevity thanks to its professional formulation.

With a huge range of shades available, the Powder Blush is a great first step into MAC if you haven't tried the brand before. Even though it's a powder consistency, the blush glides and blends onto the skin easily, giving incredible colour payoff with one simple swirl.

  • Burnt Pepper - Matte dark tangerine.
  • Coppertone - Matte dark peach.
  • Dame - Satin candy blue-pink.
  • Desert Rose - Matte pale mauve.
  • Devil - Satin coral orange.
  • Fever - Matte dark burgundy.
  • Film Noir - Matte hot chocolate.
  • Fleur Power - Satin pale coral.
  • Format - Frosted brown with pink undertones.
  • Frankly Scarlet - Matte bright rose.
  • Full Fuchsia - Frosted vivid pink-purple.
  • Harmony - Matte beige rose.
  • Lovecloud - Satin muted pink.
  • Margin - Frosted nectarine with gold shimmer pearls.
  • Melba - Matte peachy -coral.
  • Mocha - Matte soft plum tulle.
  • Modern Mandarin - Satin orange peach.
  • Peony Petal - Satin bright pink.
  • Pinch O'Peach - Satin pinky peach.
  • Pink Swoon - Satin baby coral.
  • Prism - Matte pinky-brown.
  • Raizin - Matte ruddy brown.
  • Sketch - Matte deep plum.
  • Style - Frosted shimmering coral.
  • Swiss Chocolate - Matte cocoa powder.
  • Well Dressed - Satin translucent pink.

MAC Powder Blush Pro Palette

  • Apple Red - Satin pillar-box red.
  • Azalea - Frosted bright fuchsia.
  • Burnt PepperMatte dark tangerine.
  • Cantaloupe - Satin pale melon.
  • CoppertoneMatte dark peach.
  • Dame - Satin candy blue-pink.
  • Desert Rose - Matte pale mauve.
  • Devil - Satin coral orange.
  • Fever - Matte dark burgundy.
  • Film Noir - Matte hot chocolate.
  • Fleur Power - Satin pale coral.
  • Format - Frosted brown with pink undertones.
  • Frankly Scarlet - Matte bright rose.
  • Full Of Joy - Frosted lavender.
  • Harmony - Matte beige rose.
  • Lovecloud - Satin muted pink.
  • Margin - Frosted nectarine with gold shimmer pearls.
  • Melba - Matte peachy -coral.
  • Mocha - Matte soft plum tulle.
  • Modern Mandarin - Satin orange peach.
  • Peony Petal - Satin bright pink.
  • Pinch O'Peach - Satin pinky peach.
  • Pink Swoon - Satin baby coral.
  • Prism - Matte pinky-brown.
  • Raizin - Matte ruddy brown.
  • Rhubarb - Satin vivid magenta.
  • Sketch - Matte deep plum.
  • Style - Frosted shimmering coral.
  • Swiss Chocolate - Matte cocoa powder.
  • Taupe - Matte pale beige.
  • Well Dressed - Satin translucent pink.

MAC Pro Longwear Blush

The silky powder of the Pro Longwear Blush glides onto the cheeks to impart a healthy flush of colour. Infused with Zinc-Stearate treated pigments, which help the blush to adhere to the skin, it has incredible longevity and keeps in place all day long.

The blush is also non-acnegenic, and suitable for both oily and dry skin types thanks to its unique formulation, which provides a lightweight film on the skin so that it glides and stays on with ease.

  • Baby Don't Go - Semi-matte cool brown.
  • Blush All Day - Dark rose beige.
  • Eternal Sun - Semi-matte warm beige.
  • Fleeting Romance - Semi-matte coral.
  • I'm A Lover - Candy pink.
  • Make You Mine - Dark Salmon.
  • Rosy Outlook - Semi-matte neutral pink.
  • Stay By Me - Semi-matte baby coral.
  • Stubborn - Semi-matte rosy plum.
  • Whole Lotta Love - Rosy spring pink.

MAC Pro Longwear Blush Pro Palette

  • Fleeting RomanceSemi-matte coral.
  • Make You Mine -  Dark Salmon.
  • Stay By MeSemi-matte baby coral.

MAC Sheertone Blush

MAC's Sheertone Blush is a finely milled powder that glides onto the skin to impart a sheer, even yet buildable colour.

Its super fine particles contains a blend of coated pigments, which when blended into the skin create a gorgeous wash of colour that looks natural and flawless.

  • Blushbaby - Blushing rosy pink.
  • Breath Of Plum -  Pastel-hued plum.
  • Gingerly - Lightly spiced ginger.
  • Peaches - Bright nectarine coral.
  • Pinch Me - Dusky mauve pink.
  • Sincere - Deep golden neutral.

MAC Sheertone Blush Pro Palette

  • Blushbaby - Blushing rosy pink.
  • Breath Of Plum -  Pastel-hued plum.
  • Gingerly - Lightly spiced ginger.
  • Peaches - Bright nectarine coral.
  • Pinch Me - Dusky rosy coral.
  • Sincere - Deep golden neutral.

MAC Sheertone Shimmer Blush

The Sheertone Shimmer Blush has the same fabulous qualities as its big sister Sheertone, but with shimmering particles running through it for a gorgeous twist of colour.

  • Ambering Rose - Dusky rose.
  • Breezy - Pearlised plum.
  • Dollymix - Twisted candy pink.
  • Peachtwist - Peachy golden.
  • Peachykeen - Shimmering baby peach.
  • Plum Foolery - Pastel plum.
  • Springsheen - Pearly peach.
  • Sunbasque - Golden nectarine.
  • Sweet As Cocoa - Pearly brown.
  • Trace Gold - Shimmering gold.

MAC Sheertone Shimmer Blush Pro Palette

  • Ambering Rose - Dusky rose.
  • Breezy - Pearlised plum.
  • Dollymix - Twisted candy pink.
  • Peachtwist - Peachy golden.
  • Peachykeen - Shimmering baby peach.
  • Plum Foolery - Pastel plum.
  • Springsheen - Pearly peach.
  • Sunbasque - Golden nectarine.
  • Sweet As Cocoa - Pearly brown.
  • Trace Gold - Shimmering gold.

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