ELDE Cosmetics Lip & Cheek Rush

I loathe the heavy, artificial Kylie Jenner inspired makeup looks, there’s nothing natural about it. I’d rather wear skin enhancing makeup instead, natural beauty is classic. I’ve said it many times: I’m not a makeup junkie, I stick to my safety net and explore skincare instead. When ELDE sent a box of Norwegian goodies I hardly gave the lip and cheek rush a second thought… gimme.

Cream blush intimidates me, NARS powder blush is my safe space. Who would have thought a green indie brand would change my boring ways? Most of my makeup I haven’t changed in years…. yeah, lame. Thanks to ELDE and the shade Midnight Pink I got out of my comfort zone and found a new product to adore!

ELDE’s cream blush colors are vibrant, pigmented, and are all about enhancing your skin.  I get at least 8 hours of staying power, even after sitting in front of a steamer all day, and most days I feel the color lasts well past the 12 hour mark. The best part? You look SO dewy! Dewy is in ladies, matte is out! I don’t feel the need for highlighter, they’re just perfection! Do you see all the exclamation marks?! LOOOOOOVE.

Composed of an oil and glycerin base, they’re both hydrating and non-comedogenic. Richly pigmented a tiny dab goes a long way, and if you over do it you’ll look like a clown. Trust. My faves are Midnight Pink, Opaque, and Plum Wine. They’re a fab perk me up for my pale skin, giving life to my cheekbones!


Elde Cosmetics Lip & Cheek Rush Eco Diva Beauty YouGlowGal You Glow Gal Esthetician Sarah Payne Hiatus Spa Dallas Skincare Beauty Blogger
L to R: honeysuckle, plum wine, opaque, midnight pink

Honeysuckle: A sheer modern pink shade
Plum Wine: Reddish-coral with lavender undertones
Opaque: An orangey nude with pink undertones
Midnight Pink: A vibrant, soft true pink
Pomegranate: A vivid bright coral-red
Peach: Light creamy nude
Impulse: A darker, wine burgundy with brown undertones

Elde Cosmetics Lip & Cheek Rush Eco Diva Beauty YouGlowGal You Glow Gal Esthetician Sarah Payne Hiatus Spa Dallas Skincare Beauty Blogger
L to R: pomegranate, peach, impulse

Product: ELDE Lip & Cheek Rush
Ingredients: Ricinus Communis Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Brassica Campestris/Aleurites Fordi Oil Copolymer, Mica, Theobroma Cacao Butter*, Copernicia Cerifera Cera, Helanthus Annus Seed Cera, Orzya Stativa Bran Oil, Punica Granatum Sterols, Candelilla Cera, Cocos Nucifera Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glycosphingolipids, Tocopherol, Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil, May Contain: Mica (Cl77019), Titanium Dioxide (Cl77891), Iron Oxides (Cl77492, Cl77499, Cl77491)*, Ultramarines (Cl7772, Cl77007), Red 7 Lake (Cl15850), Red 6 Lake (Cl15850), Red 7 (Cl15850), Yellow 5 Lake (Cl19140)
FYI: Free from perfume, essential oils, toxic chemicals, parabens and phenoxyethanol. Gluten free, cruelty free and vegan.
Where to buy: EcoDivaBeauty $25


*ELDE Cosmetics samples provided by brand for review

About Sarah Nicole

Sarah is a Denver based expert esthetician, known for returning abused sensitive skin back to a glowing state without harsh products while boosting her client's skin confidence and self-worth. Sarah has been featured in Allure, New Beauty, Greatist, NBC News, and D Magazine among others. You can follow her on Instagram @sarahnpayne.

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  1. I love how beauty is constantly evolving — that’s what’s so fun about beauty! And all the cosmetics incorporating skin-loving ingredients is a trend that I hope is here to stay.

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