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Dupe Alert for Estee Lauder's Pure Color Illuminating Blush

Okay so I heard Tanya Burr and Zoella, two of my favourite YouTube ladies raving about Estee Lauder's Illuminating Blush in their last monthly favourites I believe and it looked incredible on them. Co-incidentally I came across this Sun Bronzing Blush by KIKO which obviously looks quite different to the Estee Lauder one in the pan but translates pretty much the same on the skin.

Had to let you guys know considering people are having difficulties finding the Estee Lauder one in stock. Also because I am sure it's almost half the price compared to the Estee Lauder as it retails at an affordable £13.90 and who doesn't like saving some cash eh? I am currently not in the mood to buy expensive blushers. Foundations and powders is all I want to invest in at the moment so cheaper dupes as such are right up my street!

I love how it's packaged so elegantly in a classy looking pale gold container. It's not a heavy packaging but surely flaunt-worthy when you pop it out of your handbag and feels so luxurious too satisfying those high-end purchase cravings. 

Estee Lauder's Illuminating Blush in Tease would be the closest to this beaut however I have to admit, this is much more wearable and less disco ball like for larger pore ladies like myself. The effect it delivers is very lightening and brightening, a super radiant medium rose pink that almost disperses onto the skin and blends with foundation seamlessly. 

It definitely has that similar dewy, glowing effect without being metallic or frosty which in my opinion is much more flattering on combination-oily skin gals. 

It's equally pigmented as the Estee Lauder one and the pigments are just as finely milled and of superb quality to give that continuous veil like effect. KIKO's Sun Bronzing Blush is available in 4 shades and apparently this is the peachiest one I have in my possession. There's a more pinky trio too which I assume will be even more closer to it's high end counterpart.

I have been wearing this continuously since the past few days as it makes me look radiant without the appearance of cakey, obvious blusher that I despise in this season. Overall, it's not exactly the same as the Estee Lauder one but is pretty much the same on the skin minus the OTT shimmer and shine. Go ahead, give it a go!

Truly Madly Beauty said...

Oooooh I do love me a good dupe & this looks luuuuuuuuuverly! :D

Aysh xox

ABI said...

Great! Thanks for sharing :)xx

Lima said...

I'm hearing a lot about Kiko but not come across them in town? Unless I'm walking with my eyes shut which is known to happen, ha!

The swirls of colours look truly stunning.



Aliya said...

@Halima you won't find them in Manchester which is a damn shame because I'd live in there. There are a couple of stores in London though lol

Awesome dupe I'm jealous! X




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