ELF Blush with Brush – Shy Review

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ELF Blush with Brush – Shy Review

After lipsticks, blushes are my top favourite and I am never ever tired of collecting them. This time, I tried my hands on a pink matte ELF blush – the shade is called “Shy.” Let’s find out whether it’s a hit or a miss.

ELF blush with brush shy

Product Description:

This silky smooth powder blush melts into the skin creating a beautiful brightened glow. Formulated to create lasting colour that accentuates your features and flatters your skin tone. A built-in mirror and brush are included for convenient flawless application.


£2.5 – exclusive of shipping and taxes.

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Talc, Mica, Magnesium Stearate, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Dimethicone, Polyisobutene, PVM/MA Decadiene Crosspolymer. May Contain: Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Yellow No.5 Lake (CI 19140), Red No.40 Lake (CI 16035), Blue No.1 Lake (CI 42090).

ELF blush with brush shy

My Experience with ELF Blush with Brush –  Shy:

Packaging: It’s a simple packaging. The pan has a small brush compartment, underneath is a small mirror for touch-ups.

ELF blush with brush shy

Texture: The texture is smooth and finely milled, but well compacted as I haven’t noticed any fallout in the pan. The brush blends easily with a few strokes/

Colour/Pigmentation/Finish:  The color of this pretty blush is matte baby pink. Pigmentation wise, it might disappoint you because it takes some effort for the color to show up on the cheeks.  Once you start blending, it feels like you need a little more product and so on. It settles with a matte finish and a totally natural look.

ELF blush with brush

Longevity:  The brush lasts on my cheeks for four hours, which is not bad at this price, consider that the shade is light too. It doesn’t sink in pores or enhance dry patches.


The brush is honestly useless. You can tell that just by looking at the clicks.  It’s not good for application nor can it ever blend the product. In fact, if you try to use it in touch-ups, it might end with streaks on your cheeks.  So always carry your own blush brush if you are travelling. The shade will precisely suit fair skin tones.

elf blush with brush

Pros of ELF Blush with Brush –  Shy:

  • Lovely baby pink matte shade.
  • Blends easily.
  • Finishes with very natural look.
  • Smooth and soft texture.
  • Travel friendly.
  • Does not accentuate pores.
  • No breakouts or clogged pores.
  • Easy on pocket.

elf blush with brush

Cons of ELF Blush with Brush –  Shy:

  • The pigmentation is not so good.
  • The brush is of no use.
  • Availability in Asia.

IMBB Rating:


Will I Repurchase ELF Blush with Brush –  Shy?

No, I won’t repurchase it.

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17 thoughts on “ELF Blush with Brush – Shy Review

  1. wooow i have a smilar shade and even that is called shy *happy dance* *happy dance* *happy dance* this looks a bit chalky but great one for the priceee *happydance* *happydance*

  2. I have a liquid and cream blush from them, although I m going to try their powder blushes next time, the shade looks so cute 🙂

  3. Does anyone remember buying ELF products in India? I have faint memories of buying ELF liquid lipsticks in Health & Glow stores in Bangalore….sometime in 2007 /8.

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