NYX Swatch-Fest for the Cheeks

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As I mentioned earlier this week, NYX is 40% off at Ulta through Saturday.  Some of you may not be very familiar with NYX because the brand isn’t available in regular drugstores.  That being the case, I figured that I would do a bunch of swatches of my NYX products so that you can see what they look like before you buy.  NYX has a huge variety of shades, and it can be overwhelming.  As it happens, I have accumulated a lot of NYX, so today I am just going to focus on NYX blushes.  I have powder, cream and stick blushes to swatch, but first (as a bonus) let me swatch my NYX Slide-On Eyeliner pencils, because I know that many of you are interested in those.

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NYX Slide-On Eyeliner

NYX Slide-On Eyeliner, from left to right: Pretty Violet, Sunrise Blue, Tropical Green, Jewel, Golden Olive, Brown Perfection, and Jet Black.  You know by now, I’m sure, how much I love these liners.  If you haven’t tried them yet, do it.  There are a ton of shades.

Now, onto the blush.  NYX Powder Blushes are extremely pigmented and stay on really well.  They are great blushes for their price point.

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NYX Powder Blush

Top Row:

  • 01 Mocha- matte mid-toned pink
  • 08 Cinnamon- matte bright orange
  • 10 Sand- gold sheen, more of a shimmery bronze
  • 12 Terra Cotta- shimmery rose-gold
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(L-R) Mocha, Cinnamon, Sand, Terra Cotta

Bottom Row:

  • 17 Desert Rose- matte burgundy pink
  • 25 Pinched- iridescent coral-pink with gold glitter
  • 29 Amber- deep matte mauve
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(L-R) Desert Rose, Pinched, and Amber

Next up, we have NYX Rouge Cream Blush.  These blushes give a soft, dewy look to the skin.  I only have two shades, in Tickled and Orange.

(L) Tickled and (R) Orange (The textures look different because I’ve been using a stipple brush on Tickled.)

  • 13 Tickled- shimmering peachy-pink.  This shade is freaking gorgeous!
  • 09 Orange- NYX calls this a soft orange, but there is some real pigment here, so be careful.
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    NYX Cream Blush in (L) Tickled and (R) Orange

I have reviewed the NYX Stick Blushes here on the blog, but it’s been a while.  I still really like them.  The NYX Stick Blushes have a drier formula than the cream blushes, so if you have oily skin, or don’t love the dewy finish of the cream blushes, these are a great alternative.

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NYX Stick Blushes in (L-R) Hibiscus, Orchid, Eater Lily, and Tea Rose

NYX Stick Blushes:

  • 03 Hibiscus- deep beige pink
  • 06 Orchid- peachy pink with gold sheen
  • 07 Water Lily- deep mauve pink
  • 05 Tea Rose- plum-toned,berry pink
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NYX Stick Blushes in (L-R) Hibiscus, Orchid, Eater Lily, and Tea Rose

That’s it for my NYX cheek products.  I hope that helps some of you.  I will definitely do more NYX swatches in the future, but I wanted to get this up while there is still time to catch the sale.  I really like NYX.  I have tried many of their products, and I’ve really liked most of them.  I definitely recommend that you give NYX a try.

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6 responses »

  1. Wow. It now seems that I’m going shopping at Ulta… I really want the powder blushes in Mocha and Pinched – beautiful! I also need to bolster my liner collection… Jewel and Golden Olive would fit right in with the colors I usually wear… Thanks for posting these swatches!!

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