The Balm Instain Blush - Toile

July 16, 2014

I received this blush the other day and was extremely excited to give it a try! I have previously used their original formula blushes but have never ventured into their Instain range. The shade I was sent is Toile -  an intense pink/coral shade that reminds me a lot of Strawberries!

Heavy swatch - Blended out

This is definitely a Jacquelyn colour. I adore the shade. There aren't any glitters visible to the eye however when applied to the skin there is a certain sheen to it. This makes it look lovely and natural like it is from your skin.

This blush is crazy pigmented, just like the rest of the The Balm blushers. You definitely need a light hand when applying this onto your cheeks or else you will look like a clown because of the red tones in the blush shade.

As for the staining power of the blush, I've been wearing it for my super long days at work and the colour is still apparent at the end of the day! Can definitely vouge for the staining component and would recommend this product to people who have troubles with the blush staying throughout the working day.

I'm definitely keen on picking up other shades in the Instain range! They have some amazing colours that are calling my name...

Have you purchased any of the Instain blushers? Do you recommend any colours for me?!?

Jacquelyn xx

* This product was kindly provided for review, however opinions are 100% my own!

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  1. Gorgeous shade! I love it when blushes have a sheen creating a natural highlight. I haven't tried any of the Instain blushes but I am definitely interested, because blushes never last on me!

    Sheri | Behind The Frames

    1. Yeah! I prefer them over the overly glittery blushes. Looks more natural and healthy!

      I definitely recommend them to you then! The staying power is great. They stained my hand after these swatches!

  2. This looks GORGEOUS. I have Houndstooth and I love it, so pretty, definitely want to add to my Instain collection!

    1. Ooooh, Houndstooth looks stunning too. Just give me them all, okay?!?!

  3. I own Toile and I just love it!!! Great review babe :) The instain blushes are lovely!!!

    Sarah | Bows & Pleats

  4. Beautiful colour! I love how pigmented these blushes are; I seriously don't think I will ever use mine up! I have Swiss Dot which is a little more peachy! X

    Bec | Bec & Beauty

  5. This has been on my wish list for so long! I need it so much!