Friday, March 4th, 2011

Temptalia Asks You

What is your favorite cheek color combination? Your blush (or multiple blushes!), highlighter, bronzer, etc. combo that you love?

Temptalia's AnswerI love Le Metier de Beaute Echo on cheeks with Korres Natural to contour (just slightly) and Dior Amber Diamond to highlight.

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43 thoughts on “What is your favorite cheek color combination?

  1. I really like NYX powder blush in Peach on my cheekbones with a bit of Aromaleigh’s Rococo blush on top, Physician’s Formula Healthy Wear Bronzer (Light) for a bit of contouring, and LORAC’s Perfectly Lit powder in Spotlight to highlight…which seems like a lot of work when it’s all written out.

  2. Ashley Sarah

    I love my Smashbox Fusion Soft Lights Intermix with my Laura Geller Backed Highlight

  3. Haruka

    Mac Mineralized Skinfinish in Petticoat with my Stila bronzer (I don’t know the color because the label got ripped off), and just a dab of Mac Peachykeen on the apples of my cheeks.

  4. Rhonda

    I’ll usually use Sephora Bronzer in either Bahamas or Bora Bora, highlight with Lorac Highlighter (from a boxed set), and blush depending on what I’m wearing. Though lately my favorite has been NARS Orgasm, or Makeup Forever Powder Blush in Pearly Baby Pink 133.

  5. I use MSFN to contour and Love Thing Mineralize blush on the cheeks.

  6. Liz

    I contour lightly with Physicians Formula Healthy Wear Bronzer, then highlight with MAC Perfect Topping MSF, followed by MAC Ladyblush Creme Blush with NARS Sex Appeal to set. Sounds like a lot but makes for a really nice/defined cheek :)

  7. francesca

    Mac Harmony or Cargo Matte bronzer in Medium to contour, Mac Pink Swoon as a blush, Mac MSF in Porcelain Pink to highlight.

  8. Carrie Ann

    I like to wear MAC Dainty Mineralize Blush w/ Rhapsody in Two as a highlighter. It’s subtle and pretty.

  9. Amanda

    I like Illasmasqua’s Rude cream blush paired with NARS Laguna bronzer for a fresh, summery look. I top it off with Dior Amber Diamond to highlight, too. :)

  10. Hoola Bronzer, Nars Luster, Dior Amber Diamond – :)

  11. Nunuiviet

    I use Mac hang loose blush and then follow with Mac MSF by candlelight, it gives me such a nice healthy glow

  12. Sylvia

    benefit sugarbomb on cheeks, benefit hoola for contour and sometimes if i want more glow, mac by comfort msf

  13. Adelita

    • Recently, I’m in love w/ MAC WW MSF Golden Lariat, it’s a nice bronzer, blush & highlighter in one product!
    • Benefit Posietint + Benefit High Beam/Moon Beam + MAC Beauty Powder Briar Rose.
    • NARS Laguna + Rock and Republic Call Me.

  14. MAC Blunt + Raizin is an excellent neutral combo while Tenderling + Blushbaby is sweetly pinkish-plum.

  15. Ashley

    NYC Sunny bronzer with Nars Douceur and Nars Albatross to highlight.

  16. Hannah

    Barry M natural dazzle as a bronzer/ contour, UD quickie blush and benefit high beam but I put my powder over high beam to mute it out slightly and to create a ‘lit from within’ look, otherwise it looks too harsh

  17. Lindz

    Right now my fav is mighty aphrodite blush with pink peer over it. It gives me color and makes me look fresh and awake without looking made up or overdone. I need a mighty Aphrodite backup!

  18. ChristineD

    I like Pink swoon (MAC) with a bit of Nars Orgasm on top, then I use Cheek and Ceerful to contour

  19. Jill

    For bronzer I use MAC Belightful (I think they just discontinued it though), Blush is either Benefit Sugarbomb or MAC blush in Pink Swoon, and highlight near my temples with NARS The Multiple in Maldives.

  20. by candlelight highlight powder and ripe peach blush ombre.

  21. Marie

    I contour with TheBalm’s Bahama Mama, a perfectly matte bronzer that has NO orange in it (!); Nars Oasis blush on my cheeks; and either Stila’s shimmer liquid luminizer (in gold) to highlight or a combination of the two highlighting powders in Stila’s contouring trio palette.

  22. Susana

    I like using warm soul(mac) mineralize blush and peachykeen from mac also just to give it a fun soft golden peach color to my cheeks

  23. lazeny

    I love using MUFE Sculpting Kit to contour and highlight. I also love to use Guerlain Bronzers and Shu Uemura Glow On in P Amber 83 to contour my face, then Guerlain Meteorites to give a subtle highlight. My favorite blush is my Shu Uemura Glow On M 44

  24. Jade

    for a natural/peachy glow, i love wearing mac virgin isle cream color base with rock and republic immoral blush on top. or, i wear stila convertible color in poppy with bare minerals aubergine on top for a really rosy look.

  25. honoluluhoney

    lately i’ve been loving mac’s pink power msf from the WW collection, blush, bronzer, and highlight all one and it makes me look so glowy! i’m glad i got it before they were all sold out in my area!

  26. Meg

    NARS Orgasm Blush + Laguna Bronzer :)

  27. Chau

    Currently I’m in love with Guerlain Blush G Serie Noir, Dior Amber Diamon to highlight.

  28. bxboricua

    I really like my new Estee Lauder Bronzing Blush with NARS laguna Bronzer and MAC Gana to highlight

  29. Angelcat47

    Cover Girl Light Bronzer as contour,Maybelline Dream Mousse Blush in Soft Plum and Benefit High Beam to highlight.

  30. Sixx

    *This is my dilemma every morning…deciding which favorite combo to do.
    Currently, my go-to is MAC Pearl cream colour base to hi-light (& as a sticky base), NARS Deep throats on cheek bones, then MAC Gana (LE blush) on top of Pearl to set & hi-light.

  31. Soley

    Pretty plain I gotta admit! haha just plain ole’ Ladyblush CremeBlush or CORALISTA with NYC bronzing powder :) No highlighting for me! I def need one……..

  32. CeeBee


    I start with Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge in Powder Pink, dabbed on and blended then dusted with MAC Mocha for a natural flush. On top of that I buff in a litle Benefit Sugarbomb and if I’m not too lazy, finish with a swipe of bronzer from Natio’s Warm Day bronzer and highlighter duo.

  33. P

    MAC Gingerly for blush and MAC Trace Gold as highlighter or MAC Blushbaby for blush and Bebefit Sugarbomb as highlighter

  34. Benefit Hoola Bronzer to contour, MUFE HD foundation #2, caught in the act on the cheeks and Benefit Moon Beam/MAC Gana to highlight.

  35. Mac Peachtwist on my cheeks, NARS Albatross as a highlight and Coastal Scents 6 color blush and contour palette.

  36. Mariella

    I’m so lame…99% of the time, I just wear blush – one blush, all on its own. It’s only if I’m going out that I’ll apply a highlighter and I’m such a disaster with bronzer that I rarely use it (either it doesn’t show at all or it looks like I’ve got 2 dirty stripes on the sides of my face).

  37. Lisa

    I like doing a pinky-peach cheek using NARS Super Orgasm blush with MAC’s Springsheen on top. Then to add a “glow”, I blend a bit of Micabella’s Sunlight Face and Body Bronzer on top of the blush. To highlight, I use MAC’s Mineralize blush in Hand-Finish and to contour I use MAC’s Sculpt Sculpting Powder.

  38. B

    I use Hoola to contour, MAC’s Gingerly to add a bit of warmth on my cheeks, MAC’s Pinch O’ Peach on the apples and MAC’s Stereo Rose as a highlighter! I’ve come a long way from just using NARS Orgasm on my cheeks daily haha!

  39. Jen

    Smashbox Halo Perfecting Bronzer blended with MAC’S Coppertone to cheekbones then I apply MAC’s Hush CCB to highlight.

  40. Meghann

    I so agree. I am loving MAC WW MSF Golden Lariat. It is gorgeous! Plus as an added incentive, it is well worth the $ for the amount you get. I’m so glad I got it. It gives a beautiful glow.

  41. LilyM

    Becca byzantine with MAC melba on top :)

  42. MAC Desert Rose on the outer portion of my cheekbone and NARS Orgasm on the inner half! It gives a nice glowy gradient and both colors work well on my skin. Then I use MAC MSF Natural in Dark to contour and L’Oreal TrueMatch powder in Ivory to highlight. I’m medium toned skin – NW35