Smashbox L.A. Lights Blendable Lip and Cheek Color for a West Coast Glow!

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Purchased by me

Summer is the ideal time for cream blushes and for women over 40. Creams are more moisturizing than powder, adhere to the skin better, will not melt off skin in warm weather and most importantly, do not emphasize lines and dry skin. Smashbox L.A. Lights Blendable Lip and Cheek Color ($29) not only provides a beautiful “West Coast Glow” but can be used on lips as well!

“Photographers call the natural light just before sunrise or after sunset “magic hour”. It’s perfect for shooting because it casts golden, diffused light onto the models’ faces. Now you can re-create the amazing effect of L.A. magic hour anytime, anywhere!”—Davis Factor, Smashbox Founder and Photographer

These multipurpose sticks of color can be worn on the cheeks AND lips. Many brands claim to do double-duty.  but Smashbox L.A. Lights is the first I’ve tried that actually works for both lips and cheeks. Most are too drying for the lips or too sticky for the cheeks. Goldilocks would be proud because Smashbox got the formula just right! The texture is light and über creamy, it blends effortlessly and imparts a lovely  luminous sheen.

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The double-ended design features a flat buffing sponge on one end and a curved dome on the other for blending on-the-go looks. I apply straight from the tube and blend with my fingers.

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Shades available:

Hollywood and Highlight -sheer pink pearl

Beverly Hills Blush–  pinky peachy w.gold

Silver Lake Sunset – peachy nude

Venice Beach Bronze – soft bronzy shimmer

Malibu Berry – rich berry

Available in six shades, for my fair skin, I chose Silver Lake Sunset and Beverly Hills Blush. Silver Lake Sunset is described as a warm coral–I found it to be a pretty peach nude. I was immediately drawn to is Beverly Hills Blush like a Kardashian to a selfie. It’s a beautiful pinky beige with a teeny bit of gold shimmer–universally flattering. This shade in particular mimics a natural summer flush beautifully.  The shimmer in these only shows up on the lips, so don’t worry about having glitter cheeks.

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Smashbox Silver Lake Sunset

Smashbox Silver Lake Sunset

Silver Lake Sunset

Silver Lake Sunset

Beverly Hills Blush:

 

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SB Beverly Hills Blush

Beverly Hills Blush

Beverly Hills Blush

Do you prefer cream or powder blushes? Spill!

Bottom Line: if you’re looking for a flattering cream blush that brings a natural, glow to your face, you need to try Smashbox L.S. Lights Blendable Lip and Cheek Color!

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Comments

  1. Beautiful colors! I am loving the way they shimmer – might just have to check these out. They seem perfect for summer!

  2. Beautiful colors! I am loving the way they shimmer – might just have to check these out. They seem perfect for summer!

  3. These colours are gorgeous on you. I own two creme blushes and one is a deluxe sample. I think I need to go shopping…

    • Both of these shades would look great on you! Beverly Hills is gorgeous for lips and cheeks, I prefer Sunset only for cheeks.

  4. cream. no contest!

  5. These colours are gorgeous on you. I own two creme blushes and one is a deluxe sample. I think I need to go shopping…

    • Both of these shades would look great on you! Beverly Hills is gorgeous for lips and cheeks, I prefer Sunset only for cheeks.

  6. I love products like this. Beverly Hills look great on you.

  7. These are perfect for summer

  8. The blush gives such a beautiful natural look!

  9. cream. no contest!

  10. Aww, these colors are just lovely! Beverly Hills Blush looks like a color I’d pick for myself 🙂

  11. I’m still #teampowder but those look gorgeous on you

  12. I love products like this. Beverly Hills look great on you.

  13. I’ve tried a couple of the lip/cheek products, and found, like you, that they really don’t do double-duty as well as they claim, so this is pretty cool! The Beverly Hills blush is my pick!

  14. I like the look of both of these colours, they really give you a healthy look 🙂

  15. These are perfect for summer

  16. The blush gives such a beautiful natural look!

  17. Aww, these colors are just lovely! Beverly Hills Blush looks like a color I’d pick for myself 🙂

  18. I’m still #teampowder but those look gorgeous on you

  19. I’ve tried a couple of the lip/cheek products, and found, like you, that they really don’t do double-duty as well as they claim, so this is pretty cool! The Beverly Hills blush is my pick!

  20. I like the look of both of these colours, they really give you a healthy look 🙂

  21. These are some gorgeous summer shades and they look fab on you!

  22. Pretty! I like both cream & powders!

  23. These are some gorgeous summer shades and they look fab on you!

  24. Pretty! I like both cream & powders!

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