MAC Melba Blush
MAC Melba Blush is described as a soft, coral peach with a matte finish. If you’ve tried traditional peach blushes (such as MAC Peaches, Illamasqua Lover, Nars Gina, etc) and found them to be too vibrant/orange, you might enjoy Melba, as although there is a slight orange tone, there is a good balance of red tones in the peach, so it doesn’t lean as orange. It’s more of a rosy-peach.
I purchased this blush after countless recommendations as this being a great blush for my medium skin tone. I agree, it’s a really great peach blush for anyone, but I’ve noticed that those with light-medium to medium coloring (MAC NC25 to NC40) seem to really enjoy Melba as an every-day shade.
It’s very pigmented, so it’s easy to go overboard. Applying Melba with a duo-fiber brush, such as the MAC #187 yields a light application. It looks best when built with very sheer layers.
If you’re a peach blush fiend and don’t own Melba yet, make sure to swatch it the next time you swing by your local MAC counter. 🙂