Best Buildable Blush

What's the best Buildable Blush that you've tried?

My favorites: Marc Jacobs Air Blush, Surratt Beauty Artistique Blush, Urban Decay Afterglow Blush, Clinique Cheek Pops, Chanel Joues Contraste Blush.

— Christine

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Buildable being the operative word, my favorites are Marc Jacobs Air Blush Soft Glow and Surratt Beauty Artistique. There are lots of others that are buildable but they don’t meld with my skin the way those two do. They retain their real skin glow.

High end: Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush, UD Afterglow, Too Faced Love Flush, Clinique Cheek Pop, Japonesque Color Velvet Touch Blush.
Drug store: Milani Rose Powder Blush and Wet n Wild ColorIcon.

The UD afterglow and the waterproof cargo blush.

Marc Jacobs ‘ ones are on my list! Wouldn’t it be awesome that they come up with a palette (or numerous let’s deals!) of blushes with this formula? ?

I know I am repeating myself when I tell you that I purchased two MJB air blushes. I kept each one a very short time in my purse.( separate occasions) One of them developed a small chip so I removed it from my purse. Within days it simply exploded into loose powder while sitting on my dresser. ( I guess it was the air powder LOL)
I accidentally threw the other one in my purse months later. Again, it was a fine dust the next time I opened it. They were not cheap. and I didn’t love it enough to repurchase :).

Tarte and NARS can be, depending on the shade for success. Same with Hourglass and Clinique for me. I find only Armani and Chanel to be almost perfect every time on their core blush line up. Cargo used to be too, but I haven’t used their blush in 10 years.

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