Once upon a time, the only decent cream blushes on the market came with fancy packaging and an expensive price tag. But on a recent drugstore raid, we found ourselves pleasantly surprised by the number of affordable options available for the summer makeup staple. If you haven’t already made the switch, consider this your invitation to pack up the powders and pick up this summer staple.
Check out our five favourites!
Thanks to its wearable shades, our love of this blush goes beyond the soft, almost bouncy texture. Its blendable color and soft, satin finish make it a cream blush even powder devotees will love.
Blush sticks are the ultimate in on-the-go beauty products; just swipe it on, blend it in, and go. These tint sticks deliver the sheer, dewy glow we all strive for this time of year.
e.l.f. HD Blush ($3)
e.l.f.’s cheek color is the only high-definition friendly product of the bunch and the only formula to come in an easy-to-use pump. The texture is super lightweight and velvety smooth—you’ll want to scoop it up in all three colors.
NYX cosmetics are known for their pigment payoff, and these cream blushes are no exception. As a nice beauty bonus, the long-lasting tints are packed with minerals to hydrate and condition the skin.
BODY: The incredibly smooth application and candy-colored shades make these shea butter-infused sticks an instant favorite. Grab a few or even just one and play up your cheeks, eyes, and lips.
Do you switch to cream blush in the summer? Tell us your go-to!