Thursday, February 6th, 2014

The Hit List

What’s the Best Cream Blush that you’ve tried?

Share your pick!  And don’t forget to share why :)

My top picks… Chanel Le Blush Creme de Chanel, Illamasqua Velvet Blush!

Thanks to Yves for this week’s topic!

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50 thoughts on “Hit List: Best Cream Blush

  1. Chanel Le Blush Creme, hands down. :)

  2. bella

    Might be more liquid than cream though :) but I love love love Clarins Instant Light Blush in Coral Tonic. It’s sheer but buildable and has a lovely peachy colour with tiny shimmers which works great on pale skin :) Sadly I think it’s been discontinued :( Please come back!

  3. TLC

    I like Stila’s cream blush. The blush applies nicely on the cheeks, and it is very pigmented. It lasts all day.

  4. I have so many powder blushes that I love, so I’ve actually never tried cream blush. That seems really

  5. Amanda R

    While I haven’t tried a huge number of cream blushes, Chanel Le Blush Creme de Chanel is my favorite by far. It blends so nicely, without messing up the makeup underneath like stickier cream blushes do.

  6. Melissa

    Le blush creme de Chanel and NARS cream blush.

    • Melissa

      Chanel because it lasts all day and the color Fantastic is gorgeous. NARS doesn’t always last all day on me, but Lokum looks so good on my skin tone, it makes me look super healthy, lol.

  7. Roxy

    Def NYX! No high end brand can beat this!

  8. Lisa

    MAC blushcream & Butter London cheeky cream blush…OBSESSED!!

  9. I really love the Chanel one and the LMdB one. Unfortunately, LMdB has a small line-up and doesn’t seem to be expanding it.

  10. Kate

    Chanel Le Blush Creme. They are extremely pigmented so you only need a tiny bit (but you can easily look like a clown) and it stays on all day and night.

  11. Definitely Chanel! The formula is the best I’ve ever tried!

  12. Kai

    I LOVE CHANEL’s Cream Blush!

  13. xamyx

    I really only have one “true” cream blush, MAC Brit Wit, and I really only love it for the color. I simply find powders to be more convenient. That said, I do love NARS Multiples, although I have yet to try one on a “blush” shade, but Maldives is in my online bag!

  14. Kica

    Drugstore would be NYX and HE is Chanel

  15. Kristen

    Agree 100%! I’m hitting pan on Revelation, even though I also have Intonation and Presage. Also Ilamasqua Sleek, but I keep forgetting about it, although it’s also great. Feels more fall to me.

  16. A. Mar

    Illamasqua Cream Blusher and Chanel Le Blush Creme de Chanel.

  17. Danielle

    It’s not really a cream, more of a gel, but Josie Maran Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelée’s. Applied with the real techniques stippling brush, it is perfect.

  18. Sarah M

    Chanel cream blushes… Simply the best!

  19. CeeBee

    Mehron Cheek Cream – super pigmented, blends easily, simple, practical packaging, fabulous texture that is slightly dry but still creamy and never tacky or gummy. The only downside is that the colour range is on the small side!

  20. I haven’t tried very many cream blushes before. I have a few NYX cream blushes and I think those are pretty great! Nice color selection too. I definitely haven’t tried Chanel, but I’d love to!

  21. beka

    i haven’t tried very many, but i like kevyn aucoin’s cream blushes. they are super pigmented so a little goes a long way.

  22. Amélie

    Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge !
    Easy to use, to blend, last all day, very pigmented so a little does a long way, it’s not shimmery, just a little glowy. For me, it’s the best cream blush because it looks fresh and real on skin (I always find that powder blush looks flat or dull on my skin).
    But recently I bought By Terry Cellularose Blush Glacé (in Rose Melba) and I’m in love with its texture : a fresh watery gel. If you have the opportunity, try it on your hand ! I have never seen that kind of texture before, for a blush.

  23. The Urban Decay recently discontinued cream blush in Indecent (the peach). One of my favorite blushes ever and I think I got my backup one for about $6 on the UD site. Natural looking, semi sheer and the perfect shade!
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  24. I’ve really been digging the Stila Convertible Colours – I cannot believe that I never used them before, but the formula is quite good! I’m curious to try the CHANEL one eventually though!
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  25. The German drugstore brand Alverde had these amazing cream-to-powder blushes – and one of the colours was really an HG product, but then I realised they were all limited edition! :/ So those are my favourites, but I also enjoy the cream blushes from MUA. I really could use more budget recommendations on cream blushes available in Europe / the UK.
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  26. beck

    MAC Cremeblends

  27. Tarte makes great cream blushes!

  28. embeast

    Stila Convertible Color in Peony. It’s become a staple, go-with-anything blush for me.

  29. Samantha

    Urban Decay discontinued them, but I really like the Urban Decay Afterglow Glide-On Cheek Tint. Quickie and fetish are my favorites.

  30. joyce

    Stila’s Convertible Color cream blushes are my longtime faves — great formula and pretty packaging.

  31. PigmenTex

    I really like Illamasqua’s ones!

  32. Lisa

    I love Chanel creme blush but La Prarie makes an AMAZING creme blush. I have it in some peachy/rose shade that is soo great. Glides on like butter lasts all day. Gorgeous weighty compact too.

  33. High-end: YSL Creme de Blush. In a very different texture, I also love Josie Maran Cheek Gelee.
    Budget: L’Oreal Visible Lift is pretty awesome!

  34. Nlm8

    Josie Maran Argan Oil Color stick is Spice is beautiful. Wears all day ( I always later with a bit of powder blush just to set it). I also like that it doesn’t make my skin break out.

  35. Becca’s Creme Blush (discontinued)
    MUFE HD Blush

  36. I like cream-to-powder ones, so formulas like Chanel’s, Bourjois’, Illamasqua Velvet, and Revlon Photoready are my go-tos. I don’t mind a more traditional cream blushes like Stila’s Convertible Colors, but I find they can feel slightly tacky and less comfortable to wear compared to their silicone-based brethren.

  37. Susan Dowman-Nevling

    I have two favorites and a former favorite. I am currently in love with the Sephora brand of creme blush called. Peony. It may have a second name but I don’t know for sure. The other is Nars, the Mutiples in G-Spot. I was using Nars Multiples in Orgasm but haven’t been in the mood for it lately.

  38. Stila Convertible Color – Lasts all day! I snagged both the warm and cool palette trios when Ulta had an online exclusive :)

  39. Liane

    Illamasqua Velvet in Peaked is the first cream blush that has ever worked for me. I like the drier texture; it seems that everything else I’ve tried has little to no staying power or just slips right off my cheeks.

  40. Angela

    Illamasqua cream blush

  41. Stila Convertible Color! I love the consistency of these, but my other favorites are the NARS Multiples (if those count).

  42. Eileen

    Without a doubt it’s got to be Chanel! But I also love the cream blushes by Chantecaille and, this past holiday season, Clé de Peau had a lovely one.

  43. KK

    YSL Cream blush and Chanel cream blush – in that order!

  44. Terri

    I got a gorgeous Cle de Peau one at Christmas, it was LE and I can’t remember the name but it is absolutely beautiful and is my favorite now. Of course it was a splurge so it will probably be a LONG time, if ever, before I get another!!

    I also got one from LMDB as part of their beauty subscription service that I think is quite nice but I am already hitting pan, which never happens to me……but still really great texture, color, etc.

  45. Maria Rosaria

    I’m surprised Bobbi Brown didn’t get more votes here. I have three Pot Rouges and I think the quality is amazing. Very pigmented, easy to blend, a glowy finish and long lasting. I also have Chanel Chamade which is an incredible shade but I don’t like all the shades in the range. Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge covers so many shades and can look pretty natural.