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The Best Cream Blushes

by Lindsay on August 10, 2012

in face

While we are in the season of bronzers, I have found the real workhorse can be a rosy blush. They refresh the face with a luminous healthy glow. And I’m having a love affair with the cream variety. They tend to look more natural on me, blending out easily and evenly and having more radiance than their powder counterparts. Here are my picks for cream blush all-stars:

1. Chantecaille Radiant Fresh New Cheek Creme is a more pigmented formula. But because it is so silky, it blends out to a beautiful flush. The formula contains Lily Bulb Extract and Peach Extract which work as antioxidants.

2. Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush in Coffee Cake is not actually a cream but bear with me. The formula actually applies like a cream but but dries to a long staying powder appearance. They make a wide range of shades, and at drugstore prices, you can afford to pick up a couple. I love Lara’s tip for using this product. Check out her post on The Glossarie right here.

3. Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Luminious Creme Blush is oil free, but applies creamy. I’ve found it has great staying power with a balanced finish, not too dewy or pigmented.  The formula contains Vitamins C and E, Allantoin and Jojoba Esters to hydrate and protect the skin.

4. La Prairie Cellular Radiance Cream Blush is a true luxury product. This is the most nourishing formula. It almost feels like a moisturizer going on. Skin care ingredients actually make the underlying skin healthier. The finish is on the sheer side.

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

lara / the glossarie. August 10, 2012 at 8:01 am

why thank you for the link love miss lindsay!! xo

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Lindsay August 10, 2012 at 3:34 pm

You are most welcome! I love your little trick 🙂 Always makes me giggle.

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hannah / BeautyBets August 10, 2012 at 9:58 am

You left out YSL’s Creme de Blush! It’s the best.

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Lindsay August 10, 2012 at 3:35 pm

You know? I have never tried it! It is now on my list to check out. Thanks.

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