Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Temptalia Asks You


What’s your current go-to blush? Share!
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106 thoughts on “What’s your current go-to blush?

  1. Because it’s winter I’ve been wearing Nars Oasis quite a bit, it turns a really nice rosy color on my cheeks.

    • grlnxdor

      I wish I could wear Oasis, but no matter how careful I was it always pulled red on me. Had to give it away to my daughter.

  2. Kristanna

    Chanel’s Accent

  3. Avatar of Cindy Cindy

    Clinique Fresh Bloom Allover Color in 01 peony. Has been my “go-to” for years! It’s perfect with red lipstick . . .

  4. Kimy H.

    MAC warm soul! such an easy to use no-fuss blusher

  5. Becca Mineral Blush in Sweetpea and Chanel Joues Contraste in Accent. :)

  6. Avatar of Amy xamyx

    MAC At Dusk, NARS Douceur, & L’Oréal True Match Tender Rose (C3-4). All of these apply nearly the same on me, and are completely fool-proof!

  7. It’s probably super cliche and overdone at this point because it is so popular, but Benefit Rockateur. I was hesitant to jump on the bandwagon but I tried it in store and fell in love. You can really pack on the colour without ever looking cakey or overdone. It’s so pretty!
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  8. Samantha

    “Oasis” by NARS! I have big pores and oily skin , but the glitter does not emphasize either of those at all. Gives me a perfect glow! I got it in the half blush/Laguna bronzer set. Those two together are stunning! Plus it’s good with nude lips or a dark red lip….just perfect!!

  9. MAC Gleeful! As counter-intuitive as it is, a red-based blush is a lot more natural looking on my skin than a pink-based one.

  10. Avatar of Divya Divya

    I am using Tarte Park Ave Princess and one of the following/Tarte Blissful/Natural Beauty/Exposed/YSL Cream blush no.2

  11. Chanel cream blush in Affinite! Love how easy it is to blend for such a bright colour :-)
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  12. MAC Supercontinental! It’s been my go to for ages now.

  13. ashley

    chanel presage is gorgeous to liven up my very fair face :)

  14. Urban Decay “Quickie” (the bright pink one from the Anarchy face case) and Benefit “Rockateur.”

  15. I am lovingggggggg chanel reflex at the moment
    :)

  16. Bobbi Brown Pale Pink! Perfect brightening blush. Amazing for dull looking winter skin days.

  17. “Luminoso” by Milani. Probably not the most winter appropriate choice, but I’ve worn it almost exclusively since purchased, I adore it that much.

  18. zainab

    MAC Sunbasque

  19. Emiloutre

    NARS Amour!
    Perfect imitation of the healthy, wintery “I just went for a walk in the woods and it’s really cold outside” kind of look… :-)

  20. C

    Sleek Rose Gold ^^

  21. Essence Cream Blush in 01 Ice Bomb from Me & My Ice Cream collection. it has a really nice cream to powder texture that’s really easy to blend with just my fingers. The color itself is a beautiful coral shade that works really well with my skintone, and for some reason it works well with virtually every look.

  22. Avatar of Elizabeth cydoniac

    MAC Margin.

  23. Sarah M

    MAC’s Pink Swoon powder blush

  24. Big surprise – Tarte Natural Beauty (it’s been my “go to” for over a year). I also use Bobbi Brown’s Pale Pink a fair bit.

  25. HD brows blush (i think they only have one shade) but its kind of a ‘one size fits all) colour. It’s incredible and must be good as it suits my pale skin tone as well as my friend’s olive skin! Absolutely in love

  26. Bonnie

    Fyrinnae Nordic Angel!

  27. grlnxdor

    MAC Extra Dimension Blush in At Dusk. Just picked it up recently and for some reason I’m loving that “barely there” look lately.

  28. Avatar of Amanda Amanda R

    It’s hard to say that I have a “go-to” blush because I tend to use a different one every day, but I am really loving Bare Minerals All Over Face Powder in Glee lately. I just bought Benefit’s Rockateur yesterday though, and when I tried it for the first time yesterday, I LOVED it, so maybe that will end up as my go-to.

  29. Allison

    Nars Super Orgasm. I love the color and the slight hint of sparkle! I also love this light rosy pink that came in an Avon pallet I have. No clue on the name, but it’s similar to my Nars favorite, but with a little more peach to it than pink.

  30. Milani’s Red Vino. Awesome against my skin.

  31. Mac Pleasure Model. It’s so pretty and natural. I love the finish!
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  32. Sarah

    Tarte exposed!

  33. Avatar of ElKay ElKay

    Mac Mineralize Blush in Warm Soul

  34. I’ve been alternating between Illamasqua Thrust and Tremble, with Nyx Taupe as a contour. I was planning to hold off on using Tremble until spring, but I can’t resist it!

  35. For a while I was reaching for Benefit Dallas a lot, but I am trying to mix it up now haha.

  36. Avatar of Lily Kelley Lily

    Nars Luster and Madly.

  37. MAC The Perfect Cheek (LE but I have the one I’m using plus 2 backups) or Springsheen.

  38. lauren

    Tarte Exposed and Nars Sex Appeal usualy top off my list, but right now I’m really loving Mac Fleet Fast.

  39. Danielle

    At the moment it is Nars Lovejoy! Can’t get enough

  40. It seems I grab Burberry Earthy constantly despite having a huge collection of colour at my disposal in my stash. I love that it pulls so completely neutral, so easy to apply as it blends effortlessly and I like that it is sheerer blush, but still has considerable pigment to deposit colour where I want it. I like how the blush works into my winter wardrobe. I have so many blushes that I love, but overall feel Burberry and TF in particular are a step or two up from other blushes in terms of their quality and texture and they manage to wow me every time.

  41. Rae

    Bobbi brown desert pink. Its great for everyday!

  42. Melanie

    Illamasqua Lover or Mac Cream Soda

  43. Tom Ford’s Savage blush. For my complexion, it’s a neutral color that goes with everything. In the winter, it’s my “cheeks but better” with a subtle sheen. Highlighting is unnecessary with this blush. I love my NARS blushes, etc. but so far, this blush is my favorite blush investment.

  44. Avatar of Kristina Kristina Berry

    Tarte’s blush stick on exposed/awakening :) love that the color is dependent upon my skin’s pH.

  45. Mari

    Benefit Hervana. I think it works with anything. I also use Tarte Amazonian Clay in Blissful and MAC Pinch O’ Peach, but it depends if the rest of my makeup is warmer or cooler.

  46. Benefit Rockateur has been my go-to since I got it this Summer, I just love it. It’s the perfect fool-proof color for my NW15 skin tone. I got Bare Minerals Ready blush in The One in December, and I’ve been really enjoying that one, too!

  47. Avatar of ilona Emike

    Tarte powder blush in Exposed and Nars powder blush in Dolce Vita.

  48. There are a lot of replies I agree with here & a few I’ll be adding to my wish list!
    Blush is one of my favourite things to change up, and I like to try & pick a different colour every day. Ones I favour the most are generally:
    Benefit Dallas, Tarte Exposed, MAC Ripe For Love and NARS Sin (from the Danmari palette).

  49. Avatar of Ivana Ivana

    Zygomatic cream blush by Illamasqua

  50. Sleek’s Fenberry (from their Berry Collection released for a limited time in December) – a matte muted red-plum, very lovely for winter
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  51. brianna

    usually nars deep throat or tarte exposed, but lately it’s been nars madly

  52. beck

    MAC Tease Your Tastes cremeblend, and maybe Royal Sunset or Immortal Flower :)
    I am dyinggg to try a TF blush but they are not sold at my Saks or anywhere else nearby.

  53. Jessi

    MAC Talk of the Town and Lavish Living. Love them so much!

  54. MAC Cubic and then just today fell in love with Tarte Amazonian Clay blush in Flush

  55. Urban Decay cream blush in Fetish.

  56. Britt

    NARS Gaiety!! The perfect pretty pink flush :) I thought it looked too light in the pan and wouldn’t show up but it’s perfect! It instantly wakes the skin up and doesn’t have shimmer but still manages to make my cheeks look glowy. My all time favorite blush.

  57. Georgina

    MAC Pinch ‘O Peach or MAC Mocha right now.

  58. I just discovered the Extra Dimension Blush Formula by MAC, so I like Pleasure Model a lot.

  59. Avatar of Shanti Shanti

    Sleek Makeup single in “Flushed”.

  60. kaylee

    nars madly or stila self-adjusting pink

  61. vania

    frat boy-the balm!

  62. Avatar of Celine Celine

    Not sure if this counts as a blush, but I always use Benefit sexy in seconds powder over my blush. Just gives it an extra pop of something special.

  63. Avatar of Lauren Lauren

    Illamasqua Tweak with a very, very light hand.

  64. KP

    Nars “Madly”. My go to.

  65. AudreyNZ

    RMK Mix Colors for Cheeks 04 Coral Beige, just because it’s the latest addition to my makeup collection:)

  66. CeeBee

    It’s summer here, so La Femme Mulberry and Golden Rose for bright pops of colour!

  67. Avatar of Ruth Ruth

    Nars Desire!

  68. Avatar of WildDove WildDove

    Laura Geller Bronze n Brighten in Fair, and NYX Pinched

  69. Tarte Exposed and Bobbi Brown Desert Rose and have been using the Clarins Splendours Summer Bronzing Compact as a blush. I love to use it when I use a bolder lip color.

  70. Tara

    Benefit Rockateur, Revlon Naughty Nude or Maybelline Blush Stick in Nude.

  71. J

    I busted out my mac lovecloud again recently. I’m loving the pink trend right now!

  72. Nars Sex Appeal or Illamasqua Katie

  73. Nars Sex Appeal (AMAZING!!) or Illamasqua Katie

  74. Bonnie

    Bobbi Brown Pale Pink.

  75. Claudia

    I am currently shifting between different ones this winter. My go-to’s right now are MAC Lovejoy, Raizin and Pleasure Model, the Nars Guy Bourdain Palette and La Femme blush in Cinnabar.

  76. LESLIE

    Right now I’m loving NARS G-Spot. Oasis is another awesome one!

  77. Benefit’s “Dandelion” or Nars “Gaeity.” Highlighted with Nars Copacabana, Benefit’s Watt’s Up, or my favorite right now- Kevyn Aucoin’s The Celestial Powder in Candlelight.

  78. Nikki

    Rock & Republic Shameless

  79. nars coeur battant… i LOVE it. plus, i will have it for about 342 years because i don’t need a lot of it!

  80. Vee

    NARS Exhibit A or Tarte Tipsy

  81. KCO

    MAC Fleur Power. It matches the rosy winter flush of my cheeks perfectly!

  82. Avatar of Marianne InkyWinky

    Benefit Coralista most of the time, and I wear MAC Fleur Power a lot.

  83. Currently it’s Illamasqua Seduce but I just bought the NARS Love blush and that one looks pretty too.

  84. LunaNoix

    NARS Zen, sometimes with Albatross or Miss Liberty. Harsh wintersun(and reflecting snow) is so unforgivable.

  85. kurohana

    pinched by em cosmetics

  86. Avatar of Geneva Geneva

    Nars cream blush Lokum and Chanel cream blush Fantastic, I keep both in my travel makeup bag, the choice depends on what I’m wearing.

  87. My favorites no matter the season are NARS Amour and NARS Dolce Vita.

  88. Jessica

    Nars’ Sin. I bust this out every winter!

  89. Two of my current favorites are LE: Essence Beauty Beats in Groupie at Heart and Tarte Thankful (from the Thoughtful Treasures set).

  90. Ylona

    Chanel cream blush in Affinité. Love coral pink.
    Waiting to receive Tom Ford’s Flush.

  91. My current Go To summer blushes (as in NZ) are Spring Sheen and Nuance by Mac, also loving Bronzing Glow Blusher by Art Deco and Rockateur by Benefit

  92. Lindsey

    Estee Lauder Peach Passion!

  93. Avatar of Kulpreet KK

    Tom Ford Wicked for my brighter ad bold Pink lip pies
    YSL Creme blush Powdery Rose – for everything else.

  94. Avatar of Trudy Trudy

    Bare Escentuals The Tease – fave blush ever!!!

    I’m Blonde with blue eyes, nc15/nw20 for reference!

  95. Avatar of Veronica VeronicaV

    I want my go-to to be the BB Telluride Glow, but I had to return the set. It wasn’t worth the price of just liking 1 e/s and the blush. Can’t find any recs on dupes. Searched your blog for hours and hours looking for a review, but nada. In the meantime, I use Tarte Tickled with a nice brush. Can ya help a girl out? That Telluride for me was the perfect color for anytime; my color but better shade and it was the perfect formulation. Not dryish, not flat, not too dewy. Just right.