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I love using the Real Techniques expert face brush for cream blush. Mostly its my fingers that get dipped into those creamy pans!

Exactly, the RT Expert Face Brush. Hate that brush for foundation, but cream blush… fantastic. Better then my fingers for blending. I use the Illamasqua Velvet blush in Sleek on a daily base.

Elf small stipple brush! Soft bristles that make blending easy, and duo-fibre so it picks up the right amount of color, and small enough to have precise application and good control!

I typically use my fingers, but if I’m trying to be super hygienic, I use a stippling brush to apply the color, and my fingers to blend it out!

I have only tried two brushes for cream blush as I usually stick with powder blush. I first tried a Sonia Kashuk black handled flat top small kabuki with short dense synthetic hair. It did a really pretty good job of both applying and blending but I wanted something a little lighter on my skin. I finally tracked down the Elf small stipple brush. It took me several months as my Target was always out of them. This gives me the perfect application. I no longer have the Kashuk one so I don’t know it’s official name, but I always seem them at Target.

I just purchased the Le Blush Creme de Chanel in Cheeky(love!) and tested several of my brushes…Elf small stippling, Mac 188, and the small Sonia Kashuk stippling brush. I found my Mac 159 the best and really perfect for this task…with a little extra help from my fingers for blending.

My fingers! 😀 ok, I do almost all of my makeup with my fingers, but cream blush just really lends itself to it, somehow.

I love the MAC 188 brush! It’s super small and perfect for my tiny cheeks. Plus it doesn’t pick up too much pigment so it’s great for intense blushes

The Real Techniques setting brush – I love the size and shape of this brush, it’s easy to blend and build up color!

I love the e.l.f. Small Stipple brush. You can blend easily, but unlike other brushes, it doesn’t get floppy and disrupt the foundation underneath.

I’ll be reading the comments regarding this as I’ve always been afraid of using a brush with creams snd felt I could do better with clean fingers. So I will be learning! 🙂

The RT stippling brush. I have two; one which I use for my BB cream that’s quite thin in consistency (oil free formula) and the other I use for my Benefit stains as well as my cream blush. The brush is so wonderful! It really helps buff the product into my skin. I found Cha Cha Tint completely useless until I bought these.

I usually use a stippling brush for cream blush. Especially if I’m doing it for theatrical productions

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