Blush is one of the most popular makeup categories, and for good reason. It adds a flush of color to your cheeks, making you look more awake and alive. It can be used as an all-over color or as a highlight on the apples of your cheeks.
Color: 02 Cloud Latte
One of my favorite bronzers and blushes. The highlighter is also great, but I prefer liquid highlight. ...I love the convenience of having blush, highlighter and contour all stacked in one.
What it is: A powder blush, powder highlighter, and cream bronzer with a creamy and blendable texture, housed in a pocket-sized palette stack.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: These pocket-sized stacks of blush, highlighter, and bronzer trios apply like butter and blend effortlessly into a cream-to-powder finish. They’re infused with Mangifera indica (mango) seed butter to help the formula blend seamlessly while moisturizing the skin.
Color: Italian Summer
This is an absolutely stunning highlighter. I have not tried a ton of cream highlights, usually just powders or liquids but I have to say I really like this formula. ...I am light skinned and this blush color looks amazing on me. The highlighter I had to be a little heavier with.
What it is: An all-in-one, three-well face palette featuring bronzer, highlighter, and blush for a touch of getaway warmth and glow.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This essential trio delivers a lightweight, buttery feel and seamless blend, illuminating all skin tones for a long-lasting, natural radiance. With easy-to-apply and buildable formulas, the luxe, portable glam compact provides an unbeatable one-and-done solution for a subtle to supercharged look.
I love this little palette! The highlight is stunning, and all of the blushes are beautiful! ...Best blush and highlight
What it is: A limited-edition quad featuring four shades for blush, highlighter, and contour inspired by bestselling Orgasm, all in a soft pink compact.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.
What Else You Need to Know: Experience an irresistible blush palette with iconic peachy-pink Orgasm, plus a duo of dimensional pink tones and a golden, shimmering highlighter. This quad features the illuminating Light Reflecting Blush formula that reflects light to expose pigment’s purest color in its most vibrant
Best contour/highlight/blush kit I’ve seen so far!...It goes on strong, but blends nicely with a blush brush. The highlighter is a the perfect kind of subtle. ...Amazing product, really love this blush, highlight should be more pigmented, but still love it anyway.
What it is: A three-in-one blush, bronzer, and highlighter palette with a new and improved formula that’s creamy, lightweight, and lasts up to 14-hours.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Ingredient Callouts: This product is also vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Stay Naked Threesome’s creamy, silky powder formula is blendable and buildable, without getting streaky or cakey. Infused with moringa seed oil, it contains antioxidant and anti-pollution properties that help balance and protect skin.
Size: .2 oz / 6 g·ITEM: 2581965
Color: Peach shimmer - shimmer pale nude
For me, it's not quite bright enough as a highlighter when used on top of blush, however it's magnificent when used alone. ...Natural, no-makeup blush!...I'd definitely recommend this product for those who want a multi-use cheek product (i.e. blush and highlight in one).
What it is: A long-wearing, sheer powder blush that provides up to 10 hours of buildable, glowing cheek color for all skin tones.
Ingredient Callouts: Contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.
What Else You Need to Know: This blush is customized with Laura Mercier’s unique RoseGlow Pearl Blend that adapts to all skin tones and perfectly balances warm and cool tones for shimmery, sunkissed, rosy cheeks. The micro-fine color pigments feel weightless and apply evenly to skin for a radiant-looking flush of color that lasts up to 10 hours.
I have pretty light skin and the blush doesn't show up too much on my face. It works as a nice highlight shade though. ...Despite this, it's actually a really nice highlight. It's darker than most but it has a glitter hue that really highlights the cheekbones.
What it is:
A duo of mini, signature cheek shades for sunkissed radiance.
What it does:
Channel summer’s sultry glow.
good blush, great highlighter...The highlighter is wonderful!! Blush was a little less timid for me but highlighter made up for it....Loving this Blush and highlight and how smooth it applies
What it is: A beautiful blush and a luminous highlighter with a gel-powder texture to deliver a glossy shot of radiance and a flush of color in one sweep.
Formulation: Pressed Powder
- Pearlescent Pigments: Deliver a luminous finish.
- Emollients: Provide a silky sensorial feel and blurring effect.
- Skin Conditioning Agent: Provides a silky feel.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, retinyl palmitate, sulfates SLS & SLES, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also cruelty-free.
Size: 0.28 oz·ITEM: 2115897
Color: Ecstasy - peach pink
I don't gravitate towards blushes but I fell in love with this blush! it is such a pretty shade and I truly love the subtle highlight it gives when you swirl the product around. ...I don’t normally make reviews, but I LOVE this blush. It gives me the perfect blush and highlight color.
What it is:
An easy swish-and-pop powder blush duo.
What it does:
Richly pigmented for long-lasting wear, Charlotte Tilbury's two-step application blush will brighten any complexion. The shades are buildable so you can adjust the color suit your look. The formula is blendable and colors are uniform. Swish the outer shade across cheekbones to sculpt, then dab the inner color on the apples of your cheeks for a pretty, youthful glow.
Light Flex Technology captures light and re-emits it for a luminous complexion. Color-rich pigments are ro
Size: 0.04 oz/ 1.3 g·ITEM: 1959063
Color: Mood Exposure - A soft plum blush fused with Mood Light to brighten the complexion
So beautiful on its own as a blush, but also beautiful as a highlight on top of a coordinating blush. ...May eliminate the need for highlighter...Lovely blush. I love using a subdued highlighter and find this blush works beautifully for cheek color and subtle facial highlights.
What it is:
A groundbreaking hybrid that combines the customized lighting effects of Ambient Lighting Powder with a spectrum of breathtakingly modern hues for seamless, soft-focus, and multidimensional color.
What it does:
Discover a new way to blush. Hourglass has fused Ambient Lighting Powder, the cutting-edge collection of finishing powders, with an array of vivid cheek colors, creating a hybrid product that is unique, contemporary, and revolutionary. Unlike traditional blush, which tends to be flat, Ambient Lighting Blush uses Photoluminescent Technology to exhibit depth and dimension.
What else you need to know:
Hourglass products are 100 percent cruelty-free.
Size: 0.17 oz / 5 g·ITEM: 2645117
Color: Oh Honey - warm bronze with a warm, tan sheen
Beautiful highlight on tan skin...Im using this as a highlighter on my tan skin and it is gorgeous! Bought it on a whim and I’m so glad I did. ...Amazing highlighter/bronzer duo...Has some shimmer which even reduces the need for additional highlighter which I love. Have been using for a week with no breakouts or other issues, may need to add an additional shade to my collection.
What it is: A radiant and glowing bronzer, highlighter, and blush in one.
Formulation: Pressed Powder
- Serum Network: Ensures a creamy, flexible texture that glides onto skin.
- Specially Formulated Micro-Powders: Have a weightless finish.
- Emollient Esters: Moisturize and blend into skin.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This innovative formula has a unique hybrid texture that is buttery soft and creamy to the touch. Embedded with a pearlescent serum network, it creates a glossy, dewy-looking glow.