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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.

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

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!

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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“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!!

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

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

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… 🙂

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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

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.

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!

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).

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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