This Just In: Purple Blush Is Trending & Here’s How We Feel About It

Rimsha SheikhRimsha Sheikh  |  Oct 8, 2021
This Just In: Purple Blush Is Trending & Here’s How We Feel About It


That’s right – there’s a new blush shade trending and it’s something out of the ordinary. If you’ve scrolled through your Insta feed enough, you know it by now. Purple – who would’ve thought? The beautyverse has begun an obsession with this new makeup trend that reeks of short-term fads. But will it really be short-lived? Or will it gain a long-term fan following? Let’s find out.

Let’s Refresh Our Blush History

Our first thought after hearing about this beauty update was to question what was wrong with the blush shades already in existence. The closest we have ever gone to purple in the blush range was with mauve and plum shades, However, this time we’re talking true purple – M&M purple. We have experimented with blush textures, blush placements, and blush formulas too. It was only fitting for blush shades to be the next form of change. Or have the beauty enthusiasts taken their will of being bolder too far?

Beauty Report

Turns out, that a purple blush has the same effect on all skin tones, that a hot pink blush does. No matter how not-skin like the pigment might appear in the container, it delivers a soft yet vibrant effect on the skin upon application. Unlike peachy corals and nude pinks, this one is will give your cheekbones a more prominent look. Purple blush might look and sound a bit intimidating, but trust us, it is definitely worth a try.

If you’re still a bit hesitant, feel no pressure. The classic reds, pinks and corals will always have your back:

So which one is it going to be – taking an adventurous path with a purple blush, or playing it safe with your corals?

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