Smashbox Soft Lights Blush Duo in Super/ Model

I had this blush on my Ebay ‘watchlist’ for months before I finally bought it, even though it was only around USD $10. Why? I felt guilty at buying yet another blush for my collection without having used any of the others up.  However, I’m really glad I gave in and bought this one, because I’ve been using it almost every day since I bought it. It gives the perfect glowy-cheek look for summer.

I haven’t included any pictures of me actually sporting Super/ Model because, try as I might, none of the pictures I took actually showed the subtle glow of this blush. Below is a picture of both sides of the pan swatched on my hand:

As you can see, the left side is a rosey-pink with a slight sheen, and the right side is a champagne-coloured highlight. They can be used separately, but I prefer to swirl my blush brush through both and apply:

The effect of both colours applied together is very pretty. Above is a light application, and you can see the glow that eminates from it.  Below is a heavier application:

This is how I prefer to wear this blush even though it looks quite overdone when swatched on my hand. With a heavier application, the highlight is still apparent and gives a youthful, healthy glow to the cheeks. I sometimes add a little more pigment from the ‘blush’ side to the apples of my cheeks if I’m going for a flushed look.

Wear time is okay.  I get about six hours before I have to reapply.

Smashbox Soft Lights Blush in Super/Model is available from youjudidoll on Ebay for USD $10.99 plus $4.95 shipping to Australia. I don’t think the seller I bought from is doing business any more.

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9 Responses to Smashbox Soft Lights Blush Duo in Super/ Model

  1. Jeanie says:

    That is really gorgeous- these shades make me weak in the knees (lol). I must have 10 like it but you have me lemming this split pan. I like Smashbox and don’t think it gets enough love out in blogland. Thanks for the seller link too x jeanie

  2. Dempeaux says:

    It’s really beautiful! I just wish that one of my fotd photographs could showcase how pretty it looks in person. I’ve been impressed with everything I’ve bought from Smashbox so far. Thanks for stopping by! :)

  3. Dee says:

    Oooh, that’s so pretty. Lovely for summer. :-)

  4. Jade says:

    Wow so very pretty, I know what you mean about makeup guilt I have a few eyeshadows I haven’t even touched at all yet lol :)

  5. Jessica says:

    Oh wow that is absolutely gorgeous! That is going on my wishlist!

  6. Dempeaux says:

    So pretty. I really enjoy wearing it!

  7. Dempeaux says:

    Haha, I think it happens even with the best intentions!

  8. Dempeaux says:

    The best thing is that it’s a beautiful product, but it’s not too expensive! I’m trying to resist the urge to buy more colours :O

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