MAC Mineralize Blush in Love Joy

We love pink and peach blushes best because they flatter our skin so well, but have you ever considered a rose brick shade like the MAC Mineralize Blush in Love Joy (P1,500)? I thought it was an odd color, at first, but it looked beautiful on me when I finally gave it a chance.

This is a scary blush because it's SUPER DUPER pigmented. When I first used it, I looked like a clown with two solid stripes of muddy red on my cheeks! After a bit of experimenting though, I found that taking off most of the product from my brush by rubbing it on the back of my hand delivers the color I want.

On me, Love Joy looks like a warm rose with bronzy-goldish undertones.  Oh and since it's mineral it also has this glowy finish that blends seamlessly on skin. Really pretty fall color, if you ask me!

As with all MAC blushes, Love Joy has an amazing staying power and smooth texture. You only need the tiniest bit to get the intensity you want, too, which means that it will take forever before you finally run out. I like using this blush with sultry eyeshadows and glosses because it brings out the warm tones of the colors it's paired with.

I'm not sure about how it would fare with cool and fair skin tones, but if you're warm toned, light medium to dark, then this will definitely flatter you.

So yeah, now I know why Love Joy is one of MAC's more famous blushes! It certainly is unique and brings something new to our blushing preferences. Definitely a must have if you want to try a new color separate from the usual pinks and peaches.