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I have no problems with any formula unless my cheeks are patchy/flaky then I use a more hydrating formula. I stick to powder most of the time just because it’s easiest for me.

I still desire such a soft touch with blush that the idea of stains and liquids kind of terrify me.  😀
I have a mousse blush, which is especially great when I wear the cream/mousse foundation from the same line.  It blends out very well.  Otherwise, I’m fine with powder.  I just try to be very careful with the amount I get on my brush!

[email protected] feel this way about MUFE HD liquid blush. Ugh. Cannot work with it. 
I don’t have time to waste putting it on, only to have it wreck my foundation and having to start over. Grr.

[email protected] I’ve also got a touch of ruddiness to my cheeks as it is, and have only felt that I’ve gotten it controlled with my base makeup since I’ve started using BB cream.  I’ve gotta be able to buff out a blush, and tend to only really enjoy lighter, peachier shades to begin with.
A good proportion of days I just stick to a little bit of highlighter and hope for the best. 😉

Powder works best when I have a primer or foundation on; otherwise, it can take awhile to build up color on my cheeks if I just lay it on bare skin.  I generally stick to creams when I’m applying to bare skin.

All my blushes are powder; my skin’s normal to oily and I’m afraid cream blushes would look too shiny on my cheeks. Plus I find powder easier to use. If anyone has tips for a good cream blush formula for combo skin, I’m all ears!

[email protected] Try YSL Creme de Blush, The Body Shop Lip & Cheek Stain or Silk Naturals Cream Blush. 🙂

[email protected]! I’ll keep those in mind 🙂

All formulas work for me, I tend to combine creams and powder to make the blush last longer, but I prefer powder just because I find cream by itself looks oily in summer (I’m combo to oily)

Powder blush, but I love using either MAC’s Shell or Hush Cream Color Base under my blush (depending on if it leans coral (Hush) or pink/neutral (Shell). I then top sparingly with a beautiful highlighter. It makes my skin look absolutely fantastic to apply it in this sequence. 

Unrelated question, Christine. Last week I saw I had eight pts  (whatever that means) as a contributor and now I have zero. What does that mean?

[email protected]  It still shows you have 8 points for me (as of today) – I know that if you look at it before it finishes loading, everybody has 0!

I like powder, but cream isn’t too bad either. I seem to lean mostly to powder without any sparkle. I don’t mind if it has shimmer but glitter chunks aren’t welcome on my face.

Definitely cream & liquid. Not all formulas are easily blendable, but most that I have are and they look totally natural and gorgeous on me. And I have oily-combo skin!

I have very oily skin–so though I am in LOVE with the natural flush of a cream blush, I prefer powder blushes (but that doesn’t stop me from trying them regardless….sigh. I will never give up! :P)

I have oily skin and blush is my favorite makeup item but I can’t get any kind of formula to stay on me even for 2-3 hours 🙁 But I usually use powder formulations, they sit on me better than cream and I can never use liquid

I think cream blushes work best for me and although I do like them; I prefer powder blushes, due to their convenience. 🙂

Powder works best because it’s easiest for me to blend without messing up whatever is underneath (whether that’s liquid foundation or mineral powder foundation). I’ve got 2 “cream type” blushes from Clarins that I like but find they require a bit more care than a powder does.

My cheeks are normal so anything works! I like how good cream blushes practically melt into my skin, and I can do it without a brush. Also, when my cheeks lean just a pinch dry I prefer cream as well! However it seems that there are just more choices when it comes to powder blushes, so I own more powder blushes at the moment.

I have really dry skin, so cream based blushes work really well on me.   I still want to try some gel/liquid blushes but cream has really worked well for me.  I can use powder with no problem as long as I moisturize a lot or when it’s summer and my skin is far more hydrated.

Definitely powder. I wanna give cream and liquid blushes a try though. Suggest me some girls! I have oily skin.

[email protected] would suggest the MUFE HD Blush. It’s a liquid cream blush. The container looks extremely small, but such a tiny amount is needed. They have a great texture and hold up well on the skin, IMO.

[email protected] A stain might work well for you, though they seem to have a bit of a learning curve.  Folks rave about those Benefit tints!

[email protected]@Quinctia Also TheBalm cheek stain Stainiac is a good and cheap alternative to benetint. 

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