Daniel Sandler Watercolour Blush Swatches

Posted by Lipglossiping On May - 3 - 2010

So… about a month ago, I ordered some Daniel Sandler Watercolour Blush samples online… unfortunately, they took flippin’ ages to turn up and by the time they did, all but one of them had dried out.  Thanks Royal Mail – so. not. cool.

I chose the 6 shades shown above and paid £2.95 for p&p, this sample offer is only available within the UK but it’s a great way to get an idea of which shades would best suit your skintone.

Anyway, when they arrived… I used my Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic to revive them which worked an absolute treat!  I thought I’d share some swatches so you can get a better idea of how they look applied.

As you can see, they’re pretty pigmented!  A little definitely goes a very long way.

Here they are applied, hopefully it’ll give you a better idea of how they look once blended… I’ve also included the official colour descriptions for clarity.

Life – A delicate, fresh pink shade as fresh as the bloom on a baby’s cheek. Wonderfully sheer with delicate highlights of shimmery pink make this perfect for any woman, any skin tone.

Flush – You will look naturally flushed with this Watercolour. The ultimate, timeless shade that will knock years off you. Used on lips it will give you that bitten lip shade that Hollywood ‘A’ listers love. Great for fair to medium skin tones.

Hail Mary – A peachy, delicate and shimmery shade ideal for fair to light skin tones.

CherubOur Number One Best Seller. A delicate sheer, pastel pink that’s perfect for fair to medium skin tones that want the daintiest, youthful flush of colour.

Truth – A barely there nude, peach shade with flattering highlights of peach and silver to brighten very fair skins. Perfect for fair to medium skin toned ladies that get high colour. This shade won’t make you look hot and bothered. In fact, it will help disguise hot flushes.

GentleThink Uptown beige mixed with some pretty peach and you’ve got this classy shade down to a tee. This expensive-looking, sheer, nude shade makes a face look Chic and chiselled. Perfect for fair to medium skin tones.

.

What can I say about the product?  Well, not much more really… I wouldn’t like to review them as is because by the time I’d received them… the formula had obviously been heavily affected by transit.  First impressions are good though and I hope the colour swatches are useful to anyone in the market for a new blush obsession.

I think my favourites are Life, Cherub and Truth… though Truth perhaps looks a little too warm against my skintone.

Have you tried these?  I know they’re having a bit of a resurgence in popularity at the moment.  I first heard about them a couple of years ago thanks to a Cosmetic-Candy haul and they’ve been on my “should try this sometime” list ever since!


20 Responses to “Daniel Sandler Watercolour Blush Swatches”

  1. VexintheCity says:

    Damn, they look beautiful on you! I’m glad I diidn’t order any that night though, since they arrived dried up. I think I’ll treat myself to a full sized one and see how I get on.

    Flush and Gentle look gorgeous, you’re glowing!

  2. Hail Mary & Cherub.. to die for! 😀

  3. Dani says:

    they all look great on you. my faves are cherub, flush, and life. it’s always great to learn about new brands/products so thanks for sharing with us :)

    -dani
    http://onemustbe.blogspot.com/

  4. Love Hail Mary & Life on you! Too bad one is LE… I hate that!

  5. Rebecca says:

    Cherub looks great on you!

  6. Redtiger21 says:

    Ooh, well I think they all look lovely on you, although the pinkier shades I guess suit your skin a bit more. I honestly can’t decide which I like the look of best,I really do like them all!

  7. gio says:

    Thanks for the swatches, Cherub looks gorgeous! Too bad they arrived all dried up!

  8. Connie says:

    I love life and Cherub on you! The blush looks so well-blended and beautiful on you 😀 Could these be dupes for MUFE HD blush? I’m gonna go check them out

  9. shifa says:

    you look stunning hun and all of them compliment you a lot :) Flush is so similar to Nars Dolce Vita you know

  10. Lillian says:

    They look very pretty, a nice subtle flush of colour.

  11. Tillyness86 says:

    Ive just ordered a full size life blusher and some samples :) can’t wait to try them! xx

  12. Sarah says:

    I reviewed the full sized Cherub a couple of weeks back – it’s a stunner, and the product in general is great. Good investment and not that expensive at £11/£12

  13. Cheryl says:

    These look so pretty!

  14. Lora says:

    I actually really like Truth on you, it’s less of a blush and more of a ‘healthy glow’ colour.. x

  15. Life and Hail Mary are my favourites on you :) stunning

  16. kelliegonzo says:

    I LOVE THESE SWATCHES!!! it shows some DEDICATION to do such awesome pictures of all of them, wow you are such a great blogger <33

    i like hail mary the best on you!

  17. Dosto says:

    As these are generally only available online and I have not been able to get hold of any samples, a visual of how the colours look on skin is invaluable.

    Thanks so much!

  18. Andrea says:

    I know its been five years since you posted this but as I just found your site, I was hoping you could tell me if you used respective colors on your lips in each of the photos.

    Thanks,
    Andrea

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

The “Swish” Factor? Pantene Pro-V NEW Aqualight Range

With my fine hair, I’ll happily admit that I don’t always use conditioner.  I love how conditioner makes my hair feel smoother and softer, but …

NOTD - Barielle Falling Star

So, I’m not a big glitter fan.  I’m really not.  I don’t mind how it looks (as long as it’s not rainbow coloured)… but the …

So, I bought some cheap eBay palettes…

(long before my no-buy, don’t worry) and I’ve started to dismantle them. It’s not the most interesting post in the world but I thought it …

Brand Loyalty?

How much loyalty do you show brands when you shop? I tend to be more loyal to my skincare brands than I do my cosmetic …

Review: St. Tropez Perfect Legs Spray

I’m not a great self-tanner. I mean that in both senses of the word — I don’t do it very often and when I do, …

Lipglossiping New Year Giveaway – The Winners Day 16-20

Day 16 Winner (Chanel Paradoxal) – Debbie Day 17 Winner (Moroccan Oil Set) – Tanya T Day 18 Winner (Jemma Kidd Palette) – Jaynee Day …

Jemma Kidd Pro Lip Perfector

Multi-use products often don’t provide the results that they claim.  The innovation is there, but the performance generally isn’t. Not so with Jemma Kidd Pro …

Inexpensive Beauty Find - Tesco Barbara Daly Nail Polish NOTD

Barbara Daly has some caaaaa-ute mini nail polishes (7ml) available in Tesco at the moment.  I’m wearing the shade Sunset which is a glorious pink-toned …

Free 15ml Elemis Pro Collagen Marine Cream @ John Lewis today & tomorrow!

Quick PSA thanks to catching this on moneysavingexpert.com before heading off to bed… If you’re near an Elemis counter (John Lewis) today or tomorrow (Friday/Saturday) – take …

Toot Toot! (that's my horn right there)

By some twilight zone-esque stroke of good fortune, I’m one of the nominated top 6 beauty blogs in the Handbag.com 2011 Beauty Awards. The competition …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads