ELF Studio Blush in Candid Coral

ELF Studio Blush in Candid Coral

This summer, I am literally obsessed with anything tangy and coral. I got a dress, scarf, lip gloss, nail paint, bowl, and I am also eyeing a lipstick :chewsnails: and this blush!!! I think anything tangerine is kind of perky and energizing, you think so?

ELF Studio Blush in Candid Coral

These days whenever we go to Target (it’s like the Westside with munchies :)), hubby lets me run wild in the cosmetic section, which has an array of hair care, skin care, almost all the drug store brands lined up in their shelves and honestly, a person can get lost in those isles, I should click pictures when I go there next; I found this blush on one such trip!

Product Description:

The soft sheer texture blends into the skin for a silky finish. Designed to be worn alone or layered for more depth. Highlight your complexion with a subtle healthy glow!  Shade: Candid Coral is a medium coral with slight shimmer. Not really vivid, kinda subtle.

Candid Coral


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$3.00 for .168 oz.

My Experience with ELF Studio Blush in Candid Coral:

The blush is a peachy coral shade, it looks like a really gorgeous shade, perfect for summer, but it is not my favourite blush. The pigmentation could have been much better. In this regard, MAC has spoiled me 🙁 It’s still a wearable blush, so in that respect, its not exactly gone to waste. It has a lot of glitter for my taste and honestly it goes on so light that I am using it as a highlighter on the top of my cheeks.

Candid Coral

Thankfully, ELF Cosmetics is very well priced, so no regrets there 🙂 I would give brownie points to the texture though. The powder is very finely milled and goes on smoothly, so it’s a delight to work with.  My complaint is just that I wish it showed more on me and the glitter, why is everyone coming up with so much glitter in their products?

Candid Coral

Also, I tried swatching it up, but it just does not show up 🙁 gives a subtle effect.

Candid Coral

Candid Coral

So, summing up:

What I Like about ELF Studio Blush in Candid Coral:

  • Blends easily.
  • Doesn’t appear cakey.
  • Easy to apply.
  • Good for highlighting.
  • Looks natural.
  • Extremely cheap 🙂
  • Lot of colours in the collection.

What I Do Not Like about ELF Studio Blush in Candid Coral:

  • Why so much glitter???
  • I wish it was a little more pigmented to show as a blush (only this particular shade I mean).


These blushes are good for their value and though I am not such a big fan, I am going to use this up only because I like it as a highlighter. Dusky beauties might like it too!!

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30 thoughts on “ELF Studio Blush in Candid Coral

  1. nice review epsecially the pros and cons and you are right that for that price you dont feel too guilty abt it either.highlighter is a good idea. 🙂

    1. chanel :drool:
      honestly, I wanted to show a face piccy but it just shines on my face- doesnt really show the exact color 🙂 but will post piccys soon 🙂

  2. hiiiiiii beeni nice shade actually i want to use blush regularly in office bt i felt that is it look good on me? because i never use blush

  3. very pretty shade Bee.. I have one ELF studio blush, which i never opened… :-/
    I should have ordered it this shade 🙂

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