If you had to keep only 10 cheek products, what would your top 10 look like?

Tom Ford Love Lust (discontinued version), Chanel Jersey, Marc Jacobs Flesh & Fantasy, Natasha Denona Darya Palette, MAC Fairly Precious, Marc Jacobs Beauty Kink & Kisses, Clinique Peach Pop, Estee Lauder Modern Mercury, Laura Mercier Highlight 01, Hourglass Diffused Bronze Light.

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Clinique black honey pop ( 😛 ) Benefit Bela bamba blush (DC) Becca sunlit waves bronzer/highlighter, Becca Opal highlighter, MUG romance blush (old formula!) and lastly MILK Werk lip and cheek cream!!

All I need!!

Chanel Revelation, Presage and Destiny and my three MUFE creme blushes, Kevyn Aucoin Candlelight + Starlight highlighters are my ride or dies.
I’d also like a highlighter the colour of Anastasia Helia with a more natural finish, and a powder highlight the colour of Cover FX drops in Moonlight.

1. Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer
2.Fenty Killawatt Highlighter in Lighting Dust & Fire Crystal
3.Hourglass Mood Exposure
4. Clinique Cheek Pop in Nude Pop
5.Lancome Blush Subtil in Miel Glace
6. MAC Margin Blush
7. MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Highlighter in Lightscapade
8.MAC Mineralize Blush in Cosmic Force
9. Tarte Paaarty Blush
10.NARS Orgasm

MAC Margin is a nice blush for me as well, but for a similar color MAC Trace Gold works slightly better for my complexion… it’s amazing how sometimes even the smallest differences in a blush color can make an impact.

Great question!

1. Tarte Blush in Exposed
2. Tarte Pin-Up Girl Blush Palette
3. Physician’s Formula Butter Blush in Plum Rose
4. Urban Decay Afterglow Blush in Bittersweet
5. Milani Rose Powder Blush in Coral Cove
6. ABH Glow Kit in Moon Child
7. City Colour Cosmetics Intense Exposure Highlighting Powder (DC)
8. NARS Blush in Blissful
9. NARS x Man Ray Blush in Fetishized
10. Kevyn Aucoin Neo-Blush Trio in Sunset

I would keep my guerlain four seasons bronzer, becca shimmering skin perfector in rose quartz, becca shimmering skin perfector in vanilla quartz, surratt grisaille, ciate glow blush in in too deep, Urban Decay afterhour blush in quickie, Nars liquid blush in luster, Bite multistick in cashew, surratt in parfait, surratt in quimauve.

I think that would get all my bases covered.

I might not even need 10, since finding a few HG products:

Dior Rosy Glow Awakening Blush (or whatever the name is)
MAC Sweet Sentiment Blush
Dior Glowing Pink Glowing Gardens highlighter (the LE one)

but since I can pick 7 more, these are close runners up:

Tarte Natural Beauty blush
MAC Her Blooming Cheek and/or Plum Foolery blush
Urban Decay Aura highlighter
Becca Pearl Shimmering Skin Perfect (the powder one – I can never keep the names straight)

I love my other cheek products but with the ones listed above, if everything else vanished, I’d be able to cope reasonably well, after I wiped up my tears.

I can narrow it down to three:

1- Hourglass Incandescent Strobe Light
2- Hourglass Incandescent Electra Blush
3- Physician’s Formula Butter Bronzer

If this is all I had left, I doubt I would miss much from my current collection.

Ooh …good one.

1. Fenty “Chili Mango” (blush)
2. My Pretty Zombie “LSD” (shimmery/highlighting blush)
3. Aromaleigh “Pomona” (highlighting blush)
4. My Pretty Zombie Reclusa (shimmery blush)
5. UD Pirates of the Caribbean blush/highlighter palette
6. Aromaleigh “Caring Is Not An Advantage” (highlighting blush)
7. Aromaleigh “Ceres” (highlighter)
8. Aromaleigh “Divine Right” (highlighting blush)
9. NYX WInter Falls in L.A. (highlighter)
10. Milk Makeup Holographic Powder Quad

Aaaagh! Ten isn’t enough! Can’t wait to see how many people say they don’t have 10 cheek products. :-/

This is most of my cheek collection!

NARS Orgasm, Clinique Berry Pop, Clinique Blushing Blush in Cupid, Chanel Joues Contraste in Pink Explosion, MAC Mineralize Blush in Sweet Enough, Laura Mercier Baked Highlighter 01, Wet n Wild Precious Petals Highlighter, ABH Moonchild Glow Kit, Diorskin Nude Luminizer 02, and Laura Mercier Baked Powder in Bronze 02.

I’m not sure I even have 10 cheek products now. I’d keep NARS Taos, Laura Geller baked blush in Pink Grapefruit; Physicians Formula blush in Plum Rose; Benefit Benetint; Becca Backlight priming filter (I use along top of cheek bones); Chanel Tempting Beige (discontinued).

1. Blush: UD Video
2. Blush: UD Rapture
3. Blush: Rouge Bunny Rouge Orpheline
4. Contour: Makeup Geek (the fair cool one–can’t remember the name) — actually I’d probably switch this out for NYX highlighter Twilight Tryst (blue)
5. Contour: Inglot #504
6. Bronzer: Becca Capri Coast
7. Bronzer/Finishing Powder: Hourglass Radiant Light
8. Highlighter: UD Aura (pink)
9. Highlighter: Becca Opal (gold)
10. Highlighter: Inglot Intense Sparkler 11 (silver)

Oh man, where do I begin….
1.) UD x Basquiat cheek palette, because Jawbone, NOHO and Now’s The Time are in rotation constantly.
2.) DoC Mírame highlighter
3.) MAC Burnt Pepper blush
4.) UD Rapture Afterglow Blush
5.) Essence Satin Love blush
6.) Ofra Glazed Donut highlighter
7.) Fenty Metal Moon highlighter
8.) Nars Goulue blush
9.) Nars Fetishised blush
10.) MAC Oh My, Passion! Pearlmatte Face Powder

Urbane Decay all nighter foundation
Urban Decay naked skin concealer
Rimmel match perfecation loose powder
& Other Stories canvas taupe blush
Benefit gimme brow
Beccca shimmering skin perfector pressed pearl
Mac Omega eyeshadow
Bobbi Brown black ink gel eyeliner
La Roche Possay waterproof mascara
Mac velvet teddy lipstick

Arrrgh, challenge. Assuming we have to pick shades, not (Nars!) palettes. So, from the top of my head, trying to cover all bases, 1. Neutral (s): CP Aphrodisiac, Tarte Exposed; 2. Oranges: Taj Mahal And Ofra Mai Tai. 3. Plum, plumish: Mufe Dark Purple Taupe, Mood Exposure, Cabana Boy; 4. Red, dark red, browned red: #3 CE #Alluring, Burnt Pepper, Dolce Vita. Oops, no more room. Did not even look in the Nars box. Guess that I need 50, not 10, bec some all time faves are left out. No pinks or corals? No loss for me!

To KJH- I looked up mufe dark purple taupe (the name sounded interesting) and found it as an eyeshadow. Am I correct in assuming you use this as a blush? I would love to know because the color is gorgeous and I haven’t ever thought of using eyeshadow as blush. That would open up a whole new world of possibilities for me.

1. Mehron lip cream in Petal Pink
2. TheBalm Hot Mama
3. BH Cosmetics Duolight Highlight palette
4. BH Cosmetics Spotlight palette
5. By Terry Sun Designer in Hippy Chic
6. LA Girl Just Blushing in Just Playful
7. MAC Gentle
8. NYC Blushable creme stick in Pink Flash (DC)
9. Nars Unfiltered II palette
10. Morphe Boom highlighter

Good question. To my surprise, I had to leave out Estée Lauder x VB Modern Mercury highlighter and Saffron Sun bronzer. Same with Marc Jacobs O!Mega Bronzer. They are very good products but there are other products from my stash that look better on me:

1. Chanel Premières Fleurs Harmony of Powders
2. Chanel Tweed Cherry Blossom
3. Nars Liquid Blush in Orgasm (the powder version is not flattering on me – too golden)
4. Nars Unfiltered II cheek palette
5. Clinique Uplighting Illuminating Powder in Nude Glow
6. Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter
7. Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Diffused Light
8. Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Vanilla Quartz
9. Becca Sunrise Waves Gradient Sunlit Bronzer
10. Cover FX Bronzer in Sunkissed (powder and liquid – have & use both)

I’m a blush person — so this is hard but here goes:

1. Laura Gellar Pink Buttercream
2. Chanel Malice
3. MAC Harmony
4. Laura Mercier highlight 01
5. Nars Taj Mahal
6. Clinique Heather Pop
7. CT Love is the Drug
8. Hourglass Luminous Flush
9. ELxVB Bronzer java sun
10. Nars Wanted II Cheek palette

I never even used to wear blush, let alone multiple cheek products. Now it may be my favorite category to purchase from. Not necessarily in order of importance:

1. NARS Orgasm (powder)
2. Clinique Heather Pop
3. Urban Decay Bittersweet 8 hr blush
4. Hourglass Mood Exposure
5. Laura Geller Plumberry gelato swirl
6. MAC mineralize blush in Cosmic Force
7. Benefit Hoola
8. Becca Moonstone pressed powder highlighter
9. Lush Feeling Younger skin tint
10. Too Faced Diamond Fire highlighter

1. theBalm Girls’ Getaway Trio Bronzer & Blush Set (Balm Springs)
2. Tarte Exposed
3. Tarte Paarty
4. Tarte Fiesty
5. NARS Orgasm
6. MAC Desert Rose
7. Urban Decay X Kristen Leanne Beauty Beam Highlight Palette
8-10. My soon to arrive Get Cheeky Palette which will take spots 1-3 likely 🙂

I don’t even have 10 cheek products, but here goes.
1. Clarins Prodige blush in Sweet Peach.
2. Natio Blush/highlighter in Sunkissed
3. EA blush in Soft Peach.
4. Rimmel Stay Matte Translucent powder
5. The Balm Mary Lou Luminating powder.
But I am taking note of everyone else’s favourites to check out!

Being a face color fanatic, think i’m going to do 10 fave face palettes: Nars: Wanted 2, Unfiltered 1, Splendor in the Grass, the Summer DI palette (2016?,) Coucher De Soleil HL, Steven Klein. HL: ABH Aurora, Lottie London Holographic Haul, Cover Fx Perfect HL, and BH Blacklight. Love those offbeat HLs, and they are budget friendly. Yeah, answered twice. Had to.

Dior 002 highlight, Chanel Rose Petale, Burberry Earthy, NARS orgasm, Becca Vanilla Quartz, Laura Gellar Diamond Dust, Clinique Ginger Pop, Tom Ford Frantic Pink, Hourglass Mood Exposure

Becca Sunlight Bronzer in Bali Sands

Glossier Cloud Paint in Beam

Laura Geller Baked Blush n Brighten in Peach Delight

Flesh Beauty Highlighting stick in Pinky

Pat McGrath 01 Highlight (the original in the pink shifting color)

Stila Heaven’s Hue Highlighter in Kitten

Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer

MUG x Kathleenlights Highlighting palette

MUFE Highlight in 01

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Mood Exposure

MAC full of joy blush, MAC hyper real highlighting palette in flash and awe, Limecrime highlighting palette in Angels, Inglot sculpting powder (can’t remeber the shade number but great for pale skin), Inglot blush (again can’t remeber but it’s a dusty mauve pink), MAC extra dimension skin finish in soft frost, Makeup Geek blush in secret admirer, Incredible cosmetics you glow girl highlighting jelly in flocking fabulous, MUFE blush in B202, MAC extra dimension blush in just a pinch

Great question! I looooove cheek products, but I think I can narrow it down. Mine (in order of importance) are:
1. Glossier Cloud Paint – Puff (blush)
2. Colourpop Super Shock Cheek – Lunch Money (highlight)
3. Fenty Matte Matchstix – Amber (contour)
4. Nudestix Nudies Matte – Bondi Bae (bronze)
5. Elf Glossy Stick – Fresh Morning Dew (highlight)
6. Glossier Haloscope – Quartz (highlight)
7. Glossier Cloud Paint – Beam (blush)
8. Colourpop Super Shock Cheek – Bardot (blush)
9. Besame Cream Rouge – With a Song and a Smile (blush)
10. Bite Multistick – Blondie (blush/bronze)

All cream/stick products, what a surprise!

I would actually keep 5: a shimmer bronzer, a matte shade for contouring, a mauvish matte blush, a shimmery coral blush and a subtle highlighter. More than enough for me!

– tarte celebrated
– tarte exposed
– charlotte tilbury “instant look in a palette – seductive beauty” swish&pop blush

– cover fx sunkissed

– charlotte tilbury “instant look in a palette – seductive beauty” highlighter
– becca vanilla quartz
– becca parisian lights
– becca opal
– becca apricot blossom

I guess I only have 9! I don’t really wear bronzer and tend to stick to my faves for blush. I listed a bunch of highlighters but really I’d be fine with only 2 or 3 – I listed them because I had the space to and not because they’re actually holy grails of mine.

I had to really think about this.
1. BB pale pink pot rouge- #1 favorite and used almost every day.
2. BB pale pink powder blush
3. Burberry tangerine blush
4. Chanel ribbon blush-LE from several years ago
5. LM baked highlighter 01
6. Tom Ford terra bronzer
7. KA medium sculpting powder
8. Ciate blush- swirled colors, glowy looking. I can’t recall which shade I have but it’s really nice.
9. Benefit Coralista
10. Burberry white highlighter.

TelI cold survive with a lot less as I’m not a cheek person.

Nars Unfiltered I
Nars Unfiltered II
Kevyn Aucoin Creamy Glow in Hot Pink & Pravella
Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge in Pale Pink & Telluride (odd, but so beautiful color on me for Fall, must pull it out)
An old Versace pale peach cheek powdered blush (can’t remember the color code), but it’s the perfect light peach on me)

OOO, I had to reread the question, cheek products, not just blushes, so I’ll add:

Huda Winter Solstice Highlighter palette
Huda 3D Highlighter palette in Golden Sands
And for old time sake, The Balm Marylou Manizer

Now I’m at 10 😉

1. Marc Jacobs Tantastic Coconut
2. Too Faced Sun Bunny
3. BECCA Champagne Pop
4. NARS Forte de France
5. NARS Madly
6. NARS Deep Throat
7. NARS Luster
8. Clinique Nude Pop
9. MAC Mocha
10. Tarte Risque

Hourglass Ambient Light Diffused Light
Hourglass Ambient Light Ethereal Light
Tarte Exposed
Nudestix Multistick Bare Back
Au Naturale Cosmetics Multistick Grapefruit
Loreal Lumi Glow Bronzer Light

1. Nars Bord de Plage palette
2. Clinique Nude Pop blush
3. Becca Rose Quartz highlight
4. Hourglass Metallic Strobe Light palette
5. Essence Be My Highlight
6. Hourglass Nude Bronze Light
7. Marc Jacobs Flesh and Fantasy
8. Wet n Wild Apricot in the Middle blush
9. Benefit Dandelion blush
10. Nars Sex Appeal blush

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