Glossier Cloud Paint | Demo + My Thoughts

Glossier Cloud Paint | Demo + My Thoughts

I finally have a new video up on my YouTube channel and it’s a little demo / swatch video of Glossier Cloud Paint.  The last time I did something like this was way back when ColourPop came out with their Ultra Metallic Lip (video in this post).

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You guys know that I love natural makeup and cream blush is so good for that.  I’ve mentioned the H&M cream blush a few times, and then I used (and loved) the Lancome cushion blush recently.  But I’m always looking for quick and easy makeup, so when the Glossier Cloud Paint came out, I snatched up all 4 shades immediately.

Click here for 20% off your first purchase at Glossier.

I’ve used lots of cream blushes before but this one is pretty different.  The texture of the Glossier Cloud Paint is really unique.  It feels like foundation and just blends right into the skin.  I actually don’t even have to rub my face at all; I just tap until it’s all melded into my skin.

I love that it’s not streaky or patchy at all either.

about the colors…

The shades were inspired by sunsets in New York and they’re all watercolor washes of color.

glossier cloud paint in dusk

Wearing glossier cloud paint in dusk. shop for a discount!

Dusk is a neutral, medium brown with pink undertones.  On my skin tone, this gives a barely there flush.  I think it’s nice to add some shape and dimension to the face rather than an actual color.  If you’re my skintone or darker, I think there are probably better options for that natural blush look.  Bobbi Brown’s Pot Rouge in Milk Chocolate is the perfect super natural cheek color (and you can wear it on the lips too).

Here are the details on the makeup I’m wearing in this picture:

Glossier Skin Tint in Deep

NARS Soft Matte Concealer in Amande

Glossier Stretch Concealer in Deep

Glossier Boy Brow in Clear*

Maybelline Colossal Big Shot Mascara*

Tom Ford Cream Color in Spice

Mac Liptensity in Toast and Butter

glossier cloud paint in beam

Wearing glossier cloud paint in beam. for a discount!

Beam is a really pretty peach. I think this is a nice everyday color.  It brightens the face without going over the top.  The  thing I really like about these blushes is that you can still see your skin underneath the color.  The formula is really unique because you can layer for more color but somehow the formula never gets totally opaque.  I’m wearing Lancome Juicy Shakers in Apri-Cute* on the lips btw.

glossier cloud paint in puff

Wearing glossier cloud paint in puff. shop for a discount!

Puff turned out to be the surprise favorite.  Now when I heard “cotton candy pink” I was super skeptical.  Cool-toned baby pinks are rarely #browngirlfriendly.  They can look ashy and straight up fake.  But somehow this color works.  I love how it gives my skin that babyfaced/angelic look.  I paired it with one of my favorite lip glosses ever – ColourPop Bestie and definitely see myself wearing this combo all spring.

glossier cloud paint in haze

Wearing glossier cloud paint in haze. shop for a discount.

Haze is such a wearable berry pink.  I mean it’s intense here (I used 2 layers) but my skin is still peeking through.  I think for darker skintones, this is a must have.  Such a pretty color that adds so much life to the face.  And don’t be scared of this color.  The formula is so easy to wear, so you don’t have to worry about overdoing it.  I had to do a berry lip to match this blush, so I mixed Buxom lipgloss in Berry Bramble* and Anastasia Beverly Hills lipgloss in Tango.

You guys know that I’m a Glossier rep, so use this link to check out the Cloud Paint.

If you’re new to Glossier, that link will get you 20% off your first purchase.  If you’re a Glossier OG, then use the code 2BLUSH to get 2 for $30 and free shipping (they’re normally $18 each).

I have the video showing up top, but in case you’re having trouble, here’s a link to the video.


  • A. Larasati

    The blushes look so pretty on you! I wonder how do you think this compares to YSL Kiss & Blush?

    • Hmm…they’re actually pretty similar! I think the main difference is the YSL is meant for lips and cheeks but Glossier is only for cheeks. I think Glossier is a bit more sheer too.

      • Adia

        Also the Glossier CP had a more liquid texture and the YSL have a more mousse texture.