Purple blush is TikTok's latest obsession—here's where to find it
The autumn season is all about moody shades and rich tones. As such, it only makes sense that the trend of the moment is purple blush. Don't be fooled by the shocking shade, however—purple blushers aren't as intimidating as they seem. Whether cream, powder, or liquid in formulation, the trendy hue is surprisingly versatile. Plus, they're a wonderfully suited shade for the autumn season. Better yet, there's a shade out there for every skin tone, and we have taken the liberty of rounding up our favourites. Ahead, find 8 purple blushers you can get in Malaysia:
Soft Pinch Liquid Blush in Faith, RM98
This deep mauve liquid blush packs a punch with pigment—all it takes is a single dot of product to give you the most stunning flush. The creamy texture blends into the skin seamlessly without ever feeling heavy and stays put all day long!
TIP: A little goes a very long way with this Rare Beauty blusher! Start small and build up to the intensity of your liking.
Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush, RM105
Don't be intimidated by this vibrant purple shade—the Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Cream Blush formulation is totally buildable and foolproof. It goes on as a sheer, gentle wash and can be built up to your preference. The lavender shade is best suited for fairer skin tones, but it does look pretty on tan to deep skin tones too with a heavier application.
Nudies Matte All Over Face Color Blush & Bronze in Moodie Blu, RM145
This is one product that has really been making its rounds on TikTok and Reels, and for good reason! This buildable, creamy stick blush is ridiculously convenient to use and delivers such a stunning finish. Don't be fooled by the vibrant purple shade—when blended, it leaves a gorgeous berry stain that looks totally natural and gives you a glow-from-within.
Cloud Paint in Eve, RM100
This blush formulation is a notorious cult-favourite, and this mulberry shade is the perfect introduction to purple blush as it is not too vibrant nor too out-there. Simply dot onto the cheeks with your fingers, and use the warmth from your skin to seamlessly blend it in.
PS: Bonus points to this humble tube because it lasts for absolutely ages!
Puff Paint Liquid Blush Serum in Bloom 7ml, RM136
Natasha Denona is renowned for her stunning eyeshadow palettes, but this liquid blush serum isn't one to be overlooked, either. The super-soft, silky, and lightweight formula is a skincare/makeup hybrid that doesn't dry the skin out nor fade. Better yet, it's totally foolproof—whether your tool of choice is a brush or just your fingers, it blends like a dream to leave you with a totally natural berry blush.
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Lip and Cheek Balm in Currant, RM116.40
This handmade lip and cheek balm is fortified with nourishing olive, shea, and grapefruit essential oils and delivers a wash of rich raisin to the lips and cheeks. More red than purple, it's another great introduction to purple blush for the more faint-hearted.
Joli Blush in Cheeky Purple, RM145
This plum-toned purple is yet another blush for the more straight-edged makeup lover, with a vibrant shade that adapts to your skin's unique pH. It has a gorgeous texture and is infused with hazelnut oil and the brand's exclusive anti-pollution complex for an added skincare boost.
InnerGlow CheekPowder 5g, RM158
This luxurious "glow-from-within" blush boasts buildable colour and a beautiful, weightless texture so you can achieve a gorgeous flush without ever feeling cakey. Further, it has been formulated to last for up to eight hours to give you maximum bang for your buck—no reapplications needed.