Blush Ingredient Education

With that gorgeous Crave blush on my brain, I thought it would be helpful to share some blush ingredient education with two other companies that often use marketing techniques that simply are not accurate when you dig into their formulas… like “organic”, “all natural”, “chemical free”. Not everybody loves playing label detective (like I do!) and this one was an eye opener for me!! So let’s take a look…


🌱Do you see even ONE organic ingredient in the other two blushes? Nope. I’ve found that companies who throw around “organic” may have a select few ingredients in a select few of their products which is 100% the case with this comparison. You’ll find “organic” on their websites, but NOT in these blush ingredients.

🌱When looking for synthetic dye, just look for color names like “red” or “violet”… I spy a few of those in the bottom two formulas.

🌱We’ve already talked about our blacklist ingredients Talc and Phenoxyethanol (feel free to use that search bar to go back and find that info) and I spy both of those down there!

🌱I’m also of the mindset that if I can’t easily pronounce an ingredient…I probably don’t want it on my face, and I’m struggling with a couple of those questionable names…

CRUNCHI: Mica, Rice Powder, Boron Nitride, Silica (Amorphous), Organic Argan Oil, Zinc Stearate, Organic Oregano Leaf Extract, Organic Thyme Extract, Organic Olive Leaf Extract, Organic Rosemary Leaf Extract, Organic Lavender Extract, Organic Goldenseal Root Extract, May Contain: EcoCert Titanium Dioxide, EcoCert Iron Oxides (CI 77491), EcoCert (CI 77499), EcoCert (CI 77492)

Blush 2: Talc, Mica, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Silica, Capryloyl Glycine , Undecylenoyl Glycine, Lauroyl Lysine, Hoya Lacunosa Flower Extract, Zinc Stearate, Tin Oxide, Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide, Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Manganese Violet (CI 77742).Red 6 (CI 15850),

Blush 3: Barium Sulfate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Lauroyl Lysine, Dimethicone, Zinc Stearate, Boron Nitride, Ethylene/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Buddleja Davidii Extract, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract, Marrubium Vulgare Extract, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Flower Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Hexapeptide-10, Ribose, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Sorbic Acid, Sodium Dehydroacetate. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 6 Lake (Ci 15850), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850).

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