Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Temptalia Asks You


How do you keep your blush lasting all day long? Share!

Temptalia's AnswerIf I really want it to last, then I apply a primer before my foundation, and I’ll apply a cream blush, then set with a powder blush.

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33 thoughts on “How do you keep your blush lasting all day long?

  1. I just use a primer, put on my foundation, and use a powder blush.

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  3. I honestly don’t try to. :x If it goes, it goes. /lazy
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  4. Nikki

    I always use primer before applying my foundation and blush, and I mist my face with MUFE Mist & Fix once my entire face is done. With this routine, I never have an issue with my blush lasting.

  5. Using blush over a foundation usually gives me better wear. Setting with translucent loose powder also helps!
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  6. I wear Chanel’s cream blush in Affinite. Seriously, that stuff just *works*. I never have to touch up, or do anything special. Love!

    If I’m wearing one of the only two others I’ve ever tried, I tend to use such a light hand that I probably wouldn’t notice if it went away, to be honest :-P I also have dry cheeks, which probably helps?
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  7. I’m a big Skindinavia fan. One good mist after I’m done with my makeup and it stays put all day.

    • Nikki

      Setting spray does make a huge difference. Since I’ve started using MUFE Mist & Fix after applying my makeup, I have no issues with my makeup lasting all day, and it still looks great when I remove it at night. I never touch up throughout the day. It’s wonderful!

  8. I find the Tarte Amazonian Clay blushes to be pretty long wearing – they last pretty much all through my day. And I tried Sephora’s own cream blush (I think it’s called “Contouring Blush”) last week and was really impressed with its lasting power and overall gorgeousness. There was only 1 shade in the Chanel cream blush that I liked at all (I was pretty luke warm with the colours, though I know many adore these blushes) so was thrilled that there were 2 shades in the Sephora range that really suited me.

  9. I’m still in the process of figuring this out, personally!! I have tried layering a cheek tint underneath but my blush still fades (I work in a building with awful air conditioning, and live in a hot climate) . My next step will be layering the tint UNDER my foundation, then using a normal powder blush at the end. I have not yet forayed into the world of cream blush…! I only own the cheek/lip cremes in the Balm Jovi Palette.

  10. If layer a powder on top of a cream blush.
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  11. Primer, foundation, cream blush and setting spray….

  12. I just apply my blush on top of foundation and it tends to stay.

  13. If I really want my blush to last, I’ll use a cream blush as sort of a base, and then set it with my powder blush.

  14. Avatar of Wwendy Wwendalynne

    For me, it comes down to blush formula. I usually wear primer before TM or foundation and blushes tend to not fade on me. There are a couple of formulas that do not hold up on my skin: MAC powder blushes and Tarte Amazonian Clay

    Best in my collection that hold up: Estee Lauder, Nars, Chanel (cream and powder), Tom Ford, Edward Bess, MAC cream, Illamasqua (cream and powder), Clinique Pop

  15. I put my blush on over my foundation then use a translucent powder to set it.

  16. Avatar of Tuss Tuss

    I just use a pigmented and long lasting blush like Illamasqua.

  17. I use a Becca Beach Tint as a colored anchor for a similar powder blush. It lasts pretty well then!
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  18. Avatar of Laura Laura

    Translucent powder => powder blush => another dusting of translucent powder. Works well for my oily skin!

    • @Laura,
      That’s *exactly* what I do, also!
      Sometimes (which is usually, to be honest), when I’m wearing a bright/intense blush, I’ll sweep my fan brush over translucent powder, then over my [pressed powder] blush, then onto my face. This softens the color, and helps it last on my extremely oily skin.

  19. Powder never lasts for me. I’ve been using stains exclusively recently, and they last all day. :)
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  20. I don’t typically need my blush to last all day. But if I do, I will either wear a primer or just touch up my blush about midday.

  21. I always use primer but it never occurred to me that it could help with blush. I still feel sometimes like I don’t have it on at the end of the day. So I’ve started doing the powder-over-cream two-blush system and that helps.

  22. Avatar of kimberly Kica

    Exactly the same way you do! :)

  23. I apply Benefit Stay Flawless under my foundation.
    My skin remains untouchable all day, as my blush and highlighter!

  24. I don’t do anything special. Oddly enough, even though most of my face is obscenely oily, my cheeks are fairly normal, so blush wears well on me. Besides, I’m blessed with good natural coloring, so I look all right even if my blush does fade.

  25. Melissa

    I use Le Blush Creme de Chanel, layer it over my foundation with my fingertips and it simply lasts all day.

  26. I always use a primer and my blushes are always powder and I never have a problem with them staying on. A problem I DO have is them darkening as the day goes on due to my oily skin. Bizarre how that works =/
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  27. Avatar of Jerrilyn Jan

    It rarely lasts all day.
    Other than some NARs and some Tarte blushes, nothing I do gets them to last all day.
    But the closest is cream blush, followed by powder blush, light powder and then more blush.

    With NARS and Tarte, I don’t need the powder and second application!

  28. Nars and Tarte clay blushes last all day on me. When I know I can’t touch up I use one of these two brands.

  29. I either use cream blush then set it with powder blush or use powder blush before I set my foundation with powder.