Butter London is making me blush…the BlushClutch and Tiger Lily, Violet, and Hibiscus review and swatches

Butter London BlushClutch Single Blushes
Butter London BlushClutch Single Blushes

You know what drives me crazy? A single blush. Palettes have spoiled me. I have too many single blushes knocking around in my makeup drawer, taking up valuable space. Instead of searching through all the singles to find the right shade for the day, I like a good palette with several options all at once.

Butter London has two pre-made blush palettes called the BlushClutch ($39), one with three warm colors (Simply Sweet) and one with three cool colors (Just Darling). They also have several single blush shades ($15 each) that you can switch out for any of the colors, and those three blushes are the ones I am reviewing today.                                                                                                                                      PR samples

Butter London BlushClutch
Butter London BlushClutch

Overall, these powder blushes have a beautiful texture and are long-wearing. Other positive points:

Ruby Powder and Pepper Tree Extract help bring out a natural flush.
True color payoff with micronized pigments.
Primer infused for all day wear.
Creamy, velvety texture for smooth application.
Buildable coverage.
Universal for any skin tone.

The first single blush is Tiger Lily, which is a bright peach blush.

Butter London Tiger Lily Blush single
Butter London Tiger Lily Blush single

I typically stay away from warmer colors on my cheeks because I think they make me look sallow, but this is such a pretty peach! It’s a strong color so you don’t need much of it. A great tip is to first apply a little cream blush in a contrasting color, like raspberry or a blue/red. It gives a great base for the warmer powder blush, helping it last even longer and toning down both warmth and coolness.

The second shade is Violet, a bright lavender blush.

Butter London Violet Blush single
Butter London Violet Blush single

I thought this was going to be almost neon and take me straight back to the 1980’s, but Violet is a gorgeous pinky-purple that is subtle but buildable. I think this is my favorite of the three shades. It’s so feminine and pretty and just perfect for spring.

The third single shade is Hibiscus, a bubblegum pink blush.

Butter London Hibiscus Blush single
Butter London Hibiscus Blush single

This is a beautiful workhorse pink blush. You want a great pink shade that works for both day and night? Here you go. Like Violet it’s buildable and goes from sheer and natural to strong and dramatic. This is a terrific neutral pink that would look good on just about anyone.

Butter London Hibiscus, Violet, and Tiger Lily Blush
Butter London Hibiscus, Violet, and Tiger Lily Blush

If you just want one color, then go ahead, use it as a single blush…but why not go the BlushClutch route and have them all at your fingertips? I think it sounds like the perfect excuse to do just a little more shopping!  – Lisa

*sent for editorial consideration


  1. Phyrra | 21st Apr 16

    I love the Violet!

  2. Shipra | 21st Apr 16

    Oh, these are GORGEOUS! <3

  3. Cindy (Prime Beauty) | 21st Apr 16

    I want Tiger Lily!

  4. Hannah C | 21st Apr 16

    I adore those colors. So pretty! I love the Violet the most.

  5. Nidia - Lit From Within | 21st Apr 16

    I’m with you – spoiled by palettes! I loved their shadow clutches, too. I need to get some of these! I’m craving something a little different with that neat Violet shade

  6. Julie | 21st Apr 16

    I adore all three of these shades, they are so pretty!!

  7. Rachel Beltz | 22nd Apr 16

    Oh my gosh hibiscus has me in love… such a lovely shade!!!

  8. Zoey | 22nd Apr 16

    I love the purpley shade. It reminds me of Urban Decay Afterglow Blush in Bitter Sweet, which I just got at the Sephora sale!

  9. betzy cuellar | 22nd Apr 16

    that is so pretty and nice

  10. Leelo | 22nd Apr 16

    Tiger Lily looks beautiful!

  11. Amber | 22nd Apr 16

    These are stunning. I can’t wait to try. BL shadows are so creamy and pigmented, I’m sure I’ll love these just as much!!

  12. Kristina | The Feminine Files | 22nd Apr 16

    These are ALL gorgeous! I need this clutch in my life!!!

  13. Lola Seicento | 22nd Apr 16

    All three shades are GORGEOUS, but I would definitely were Hibiscus the most!

  14. Kat Dinges | 22nd Apr 16

    Oh my gosh these look amazing! I only have BL polishes!

  15. Bailey | 22nd Apr 16

    These shades are perfection!

  16. Babi | 22nd Apr 16

    Ooh! Love Hibiscus!

  17. Kath TheFabZilla | 23rd Apr 16

    I love Violet, I don’t own anything like it

  18. Chelsea | 23rd Apr 16

    Tiger Lily is SO my shade of blush- I love peaches! I think I need one of these palettes….

  19. Lisa Heath | 23rd Apr 16

    Ohh I need violet badly!

  20. Honeygirlk | 23rd Apr 16

    Oh my gosh – that Violet is absolutely gorgeous.

  21. Aleya Bamdad | 23rd Apr 16

    I can see why you would think that Violet would be neon but it’s really very pretty.

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