Lifestyle December 6, 2011

DIY: Cream Blush

Hi girls, I mentioned wearing a homemade cream blush on Corallista‘s FB pic today and a couple of you were curious. Hence, this post….

My DIY obsession started with a lipcolour. You can read the story here….

To get a cream blush, I used essentially the same technique. I mixed vaseline, Lakme Rose powder and a few old lipsticks and eyeshadows. I did not add almond oil or vanilla essence to it. The final product looks like this…

This gives a nice dewy finish and lasts upto 3-4 hours… I wear it around the house on dull skinned days 🙂

Did you girls like this? Have you done any DIY in makeup?

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21 Comments

  • Reply Ankita December 23, 2015 at 4:42 pm

    All the time. My favorite one is making instant eye liners out of eye shadows with MAC fix plus/ELF line sealer or any makeup setting spray. good job!

  • Reply Novice Makeup December 10, 2011 at 5:57 am

    @ Zara, lol… in the next janam…. in this one, i just showed you how to make your own! 🙂

  • Reply Zara December 9, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    Anks!!! marry mee!! i kno ul always keep me supplied with blushes…wo bhi homemade!!! 😉

  • Reply Novice Makeup December 7, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    @ CookDoKoo, thanks 🙂

  • Reply CookDoKoo December 7, 2011 at 11:10 am

    very innovative i must say !

  • Reply Novice Makeup December 7, 2011 at 4:19 am

    @ Shimmerlicious, welcome to my blog. While this will not clog pores, it will accentuate them like any other cream blush. Do you use cream blushes?

  • Reply Shimmerlicious December 6, 2011 at 8:54 pm

    Great idea ! But hmm i wonder if it would clog my huge pores :(:(. Nice idea though for those with great problem free skin !

  • Reply Novice Makeup December 6, 2011 at 3:45 pm

    @ Rids, yeah… I liked it a lot…

  • Reply Novice Makeup December 6, 2011 at 3:45 pm

    @ Raaga, you should… it is quite easy… 🙂

  • Reply rids December 6, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    Wow it has turned out to be too good

  • Reply Raaga December 6, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    Hey wow 😀 I will try it 🙂

  • Reply Novice Makeup December 6, 2011 at 1:37 pm

    @ Vanity, its a great try for winters…

  • Reply Novice Makeup December 6, 2011 at 1:36 pm

    @ Nivedita, do that and show us the results… 🙂

  • Reply Novice Makeup December 6, 2011 at 1:36 pm

    @ Corallista, most welcome…. 🙂

  • Reply Vanity December 6, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    hey this is creative. will def try this!

  • Reply Nivedita December 6, 2011 at 1:25 pm

    Wow! Nice trick! I would definitely try this one with my good lipsticks 🙂

  • Reply Corallista December 6, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    The shade is so pretty! It reminds me of my inglot lipstick no. 61! Thanks for posting 🙂

  • Reply Novice Makeup December 6, 2011 at 1:03 pm

    @ Sukanya, lipsticks as a cream blush is a trick a lot of MUAs use… am following ur blog 🙂

  • Reply few unnecessary stuff December 6, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    sumtimes i use lipsticks n vaseline…an apply ad a blush 😛 :D..nice post !! please check my blog,will be glad to hv you there 🙂

  • Reply Novice Makeup December 6, 2011 at 12:27 pm

    @ Manya, I agree we should not use very old stuff… they can have an adverse effect. I think mine were less than two years old and were unflattering so not used at all.. but yeah, they need to be in good condition…

  • Reply manya December 6, 2011 at 12:23 pm

    Woww its nice ,innovative but you mentioned of using old lipsticks,I cant use old lipsticks on my cheeks, you never know what bad effects it can have on skin.

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