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19 March 2014

Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush Review - Blissful

Given the highly anticipated arrival of Tarte Cosmetics to British shores (cue mass hysteria from us beauty obsessed types!) i thought i'd tell you a little bit about the one and only Tarte product i've managed to get my hands on to date. Please excuse the unseasonal photos - i took them back in October and have just never got round to writing up the post until now!
The Amazonian Clay Blush in the shade Blissful is a blusher that i fall a little bit more in love with every time i use it and i cannot wait to get my hands on a few new shades. 

To start with i love the packaging which is colour coordinated according to the shade of the blush, compact enough to carry around easily but with a decent sized mirror in the lid, and how gorgeous is the embossed Amazon river design?? Almost too pretty to use... almost, but not quite! 

Theses blushes are described as long wearing and fade resistant due to the Amazonian clay, which i would agree with; the trick seems to be in the application. I've found that because the actual powder is really hard i need to layer the colour up and when i do that it does last all day. On first use i was surprised at how different the texture of the product was compared to other blushes in my collection. This is not a soft buttery powder by any means, but that is not to say it doesn't blend well; i think because you don't pick up excess product and layer it up gradually you can achieve a really soft, natural looking flush of colour.
Because the powder is so hard and you pick up so little product i can see this lasting for a really long time; i've had this, and used it a lot, for a few months now and the embossed design is still really clear so i've hardly made a dent in it!

Amazonian Clay is used due to its balancing, hydrating properties. It helps to minimise oil in us oily/combo skinned gals helping the product to stay put, and it restores moisture levels in drier skins. Its a natural ingredient used in a lot of Tarte products so i'm looking forward to trying some other things from the line. I'd love to know if you have any recommendations. 

I believe they are going to retail for around £26 on QVC so they are more expensive here than in the USA but i guess it's still cheaper than a plane ticket! In my opinion they are worth the money and i will be first in the queue to get a couple more, i fancy a blue toned pink, possibly Dollface(?)

Have you tried the Amazonian clay blushes? If you have please let me know which other shades i need to try!


  1. Charlotte MacDonald-Gaunt19/3/14 08:18

    I've been lusting after these for almost a year now, and I'm so excited to see what'll be in the QVC range

    :o) Xx

    Makeup by Candlelight

  2. LouLovesBeauty19/3/14 10:48

    I can't wait to get my hands on some Tarte blushes, a friend is brining one back from the US for me so I should have it soon! This colour looks so pretty!! xx

  3. Beautiful. I have Dollface and can't wait to get some more! xxx

  4. Stacey Kane19/3/14 17:44

    I've wanted to try these forever they're so pretty, that shade looks beautiful on you :) The packaging is so cute too, will definitely be investing in one- I have my eye on Blissful and Charisma x

  5. On The Dressing Table19/3/14 18:10

    I know, its so exciting but dangerous for my bank balance! xx

  6. On The Dressing Table19/3/14 18:10

    Ah how exciitng, i couldn't wait for my little haul to come back from America with my dad! xx

  7. On The Dressing Table19/3/14 18:11

    Ooh have you reviewed Dollface Vanessa? xx

  8. On The Dressing Table19/3/14 18:16

    Ah thanks so much :) Charisma looks gorgeous as well, i want them all!! xx

  9. The colour is so pigmenting and the shade is perfect for Springtime!

  10. Beautyqueenuk19/3/14 21:03

    cant help but love this everytime I see it x

  11. I didn't realise these had come to british stores! I'm going to try and get one as soon as possible, as I've wanted to try one of their blushes for ages, but didn't know where to get one! Great post!<3

  12. Beauty Bird20/3/14 07:10

    So pretty! Love this shade xx

  13. This shade is gorgeous! I'm so pleased we can get Tarte in the UK now, it is way overdue! :)

    Bea x

    Bea's Beauty Blog

  14. You look gorgeous Anna, the blush is such a flattering and warming shade, I love it! I haven't tried any tarte products which is rather odd seen as QVC stock them! I'm thinking of a sephora order so maybe I'll pick some up then. A while back I really fancied the blush palette with the cuff but ended up going for the Nars one night stand palette. Happy with the choice although I wish I'd just bought both, I don't usually exercise such restraint!

    Love Kate xx

  15. I would love to try out some of their blushes one day. I forgot to pick them up when I was in the States and unfortunatelly, they are not avaliable in my country. :(

    Sandra - The Puzzle of Sandra's Life

  16. Not yet no, but I will do! xxx

  17. On The Dressing Table21/3/14 12:05

    Thats such a shame :( if you are ever in the states again, be sure to pick some up :) xx

  18. expatmuaddict21/3/14 13:36

    If you like coral you need to get Tipsy! The ones I have are SO pigmented (I have a little collection now!) Doll face will look fab on you-if you like a nude blush then exposed is beautiful too

    Stacey Expat Make-Up Addict xx

  19. On The Dressing Table22/3/14 21:35

    I just want them all Stacey! :-)) xx

  20. On The Dressing Table22/3/14 21:37

    Thanks honey, that's lovely of you to say. I really wanted that blush palette too but missed the boat, i wanted the one night stand palette too you lucky thing, that bright pink in it looked beaut! :-) xx

  21. On The Dressing Table22/3/14 21:37

    Yeah it is, im going to be taking full advantage of it!! xx

  22. On The Dressing Table22/3/14 21:37

    Thanks lovely :-) xx


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