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Lately, it’s been MAC’s Oh My, Passion Pearlmate from Fruity Juicy! Annnd, another MAC blush from Steve J & Yoni P, Sugar Or Syrup, which is surprising in that it actually shows up on my cheeks! Brush? Whichever one is clean….hey, it’s summer, so I’m lazy!

I am not sure I have a “go to” blush as I wear a lot of different colors and formulas. If I had to pick one it would be Tarte Exposed or Shiseido Maquillage Dramatic Mood Veil in PK200. Lisa Eldridge used this blush a couple of years ago in a spring look and I fell in love with it. I couldn’t find it anywhere in the states so ordered off of Amazon. Cost an arm and a leg to purchase and ship but I have never regretted it. It is shimmery though so not for everyone. I apply most blushes with my Wayne Goss Airbrush these days unless they are too stiff and then I will use the RT blush brush. The Shiseido blush comes with a little brush that has a dauber on one end and a brush on the other. I actually like both of them and use them frequently for applying that particular blush.

Becca Luminous Blush in Foxglove applied with Wayne Goss # 02

This shade of fuschia pink looks almost too bright, but I blend and apply highlighter or finishing powder over it and it stays just pink enough.

Hi, blush buddie! Have both and love them both, but Score is a bit intimidating for me – it’s soo pigmented that I always I get nervous that I will apply too much. And the color in the pan is smth, of course! πŸ™‚

I do not have a go to blush, cause I have 10 waiting to be used and I do my best to rotate. That said, the one that I use when I do not know what blush to use is NARS Orgasm (yeah, very original, I know πŸ™‚ ) cause it looks very natural on me and goes with most of the looks I do. I only have four brushes that can be used for blushes, but at the moment I often reach for the small Eco Tools brush , which comes in a set with two eyeshadow brushes and a fan brush.

OMG that’s a hard choice. Though lately it’s been more creams and liquids. I’m quite liking the Glossier Cloud Paints and should be getting two NARS liquid blushes in the post tomorrow. My tried-and-tested cream blushes that I’ve had for a while though are the CT X Norman Parkinson Color of Youth cream blush and the one from the Hourglass Illume Trio.

Oh and with all of those the application method has been fingers, and then going over the edges with my foundation brush to blend a bit more.

I’ve never tried “fairly precious” but now i know I must. We are skin twins, so if you love it I must too. I recently picked up 2 Fiona Styles blushes, seeing as they are purging them from Ulta for $5. I couldn’t resist. The stand out to me is Lex a beautiful apricot shade. It looks scary and orange online but I assure you, that is not the case. As for my go to brush, this is a recent discovery as well. The IT cosmetics velvet luxe empress fan #324, is my go to face brush. I can do almost everything with it and it is exceptionally soft. If ever it were probable for a person to love a brush completely, I do.

My current go to blush is MAC Blushbaby and I use any blush brush that I have near me to apply it πŸ™‚


Seeing how beautiful Fairly Precious looks on you, Christine, I’m not surprised you have to make an effort to resist wearing it (I even took a look at it, based on how pretty it looks on you, thinking it might be a shade I could wear….alas, I don’t actually think so). For me, my current go to is Rosy Cheeks, also from the Extra Dimension collection. As for what brush – it’s silly, really, but the only blush brush I use is an old, angled one from PUR Minerals. I really should treat myself to a new brush but of those available to me (MAC, Sephora, Real Techniques, etc. – “in store” brands that don’t cost as much as a small car!), none of them seem to have really stellar ratings from users.

I’m blush obsessed so I don’t have one single blush that is my go to. Some favorites include TF Wicked, Too Faced Papa Don’t Peach, Tarte Paaarty and Exposed. MAC Prism. Benefit Rockateur. NARS Orgasm. MAC Cosmic Force. Wet n Wild Rose Champagne. Essence Babydoll. I apply most with a dome blush brush from Up& Up (found at Target). Wet n Wild I apply with an elf small stippling brush

Don’t really have a favorite, and need to rotate. If it’s a stiff one, like DI 2016, I start it with a dense Zoeva, then move on. The brush choice largely depends on the depth of pigment. E. G. For Ex. A, a fan or WG Air. An ‘invisible’ mcbb might get a buffing brush…it, WG, Zoeva More shimmery blushes usually get the WG 14, the Zoeva longer and floppier brush. So, there’s a system. No current go-to color. Prob go-to brush is the WG air. I have to clean it so often that I’m picking up that Ulta between colors brush cleaner thingy today after work, as U is in this hood.

My forever go-to blush is always Tarte exposed..it’s perfect for a nude pinky color on my pale skin. My go-to as of late is probably Bobbi Brown nude peach. I’m not in love with the formula since I feel like I have to really shove my brush into it to pick up product, but the color is beautiful.
My favorite brush is a duofiber brush by crown. I have no idea what brush since the name rubbed off. I find duofibers are my favorite for blush because it gives an airbrushed effect.

Right now, Becca Mineral Blush in Flowerchild… sooo pretty! I use a Morphe blush brush that came in a vegan set I got a few years ago.

I honestly don’t restrain myself in any makeup application and just grab whatever is closest to me. Now it’s about a fair share between becca Jacklyn hill palette blushes and Chanel rose ecrin. I recently got the ecotools contour and highlighting brush duo and I’ve been using the contour brush as my blush brush ever since.

I’ve been enjoying Becca’s Luminous Blush in Camellia. I apply it with the blush brush in the Chikuhodo Noel Collection set I purchased a few years ago.

I have currently four favorite blushes in rotation. Three are in powder form: CiatΓ© Summer Love and Date Night and Hibiscus Bloom from the Becca x Chrissy palette. The cream one is Inglot AMC Blush in 93 – a beautiful pinky-coral.

I apply the cream one with my fingers. It melts into my skin, it’s not tacky, sticky or drying and it has no shimmer. I love it so much because it looks natural on the skin.

For the powder ones, I use the Real Techniques blush brush or the contour blush.

I just received my Ciate blush, and I used the most dense brush that I have to use it, and I still have to keep brushing and brushing it through the blush to get it to pick it up. I swear it takes 5 minutes just to apply my blush to one cheek. I love the color, but holy it doesn’t want to pick up very well. I’m going to try some different brushes and see if it makes a difference. Otherwise I am using a sample right now of MUFE HD cream blush, it’s a coral, not a color that I usually choose, and it’s looking pretty nice. I also don’t usually use a cream blush. Now that I am getting older I think I will be trying creams more as powders are not friendly for fine lines.

Sorry to hear that Brenda. I don’t have this problem with my Ciate blushes but again I prefer a blush that is not so pigmented from the start as I have fair skin and some redness on my cheeks. So I to pick up a little bit of product and then start to build it up if I need to.
I hear you with respect to the liquid/cream blushes. The liquid blushes without shimmer are my favorites.. They are the best for my mid thirties dry skin.

I’ve been wearing mostly NARS lately with their Multiples from the CGC or Goulue which I got for being Rouge. I usually use an RT Bold Metals blush brush or an old Armani one.

I love my Marc Jacobs air blush in Flesh and fantasy. I use it with the Sephora pro angled blush brush or the Sephora pro small blush and contour brush. I have very dry skin and would love any good recommendations for a nicer blush brush.

Iv been loving Colourpop Martian (shimmery purple/plum) applied with an elf angled blush brush!

I’m also really digging NARS Deep Throat for a nice peachy pink summery cheek, applied with an ELF small Tapered brush!

Blush is a big weakness of mine so I have more than I will ever use. I try to rotate through my collection so it is hard to pick a go-to. If I am in a super hurry and need to quickly put one on my cheeks I will grab for Tarte Exposed, Chanel Jersey , Nars Madly or another shade in that Rosie-nude-beigey range. No problem with a shade like that ever being “wrong”, no matter what I have on the rest of my face.
I also use many different brushes but my favorite natural hair is a blush brush from Giorgio Armani. Favorite synthetic is from It Cosmetics and is called, I think, The French Boutique blush brush.

Lately I’ve been using the blushes from NARS True Story palette (Sarah Moon) I use the second one the most. If I don’t know what I want to use I fall back to my all time favourite, NARS Orgasm.
I use an angled blush brush from Luxie, 504, Large Angled Brush. I got it in a subscription box, I think it was Glossy Box.

I don’t have a single go-to blush, though my go-to type is powder. Tarte Exposed is my default when I don’t know what to wear. Some favorites of the last few weeks are MAC Nutcracker Sweet Magic Powder in Sweet Vision, Medusa’s Makeup Blush in Georgia Peach, Looxi Beauty Highlighter in Venom (it’s dark enough to be a blush on me), and Milani Rose Powder Blush in Coral Cove.

My go-to tool for powder blushes is always my Real Techniques Blush Brush, because of my very fair skin tone. It helps me not pick up too much color and blends out blushes nicely. For creams, I usually just use my fingers. For ColourPop blushes, I use the e.l.f. Small Stipple Brush.

My current go-to blush is La Femme Blush on Rouge in Cinnabar, and my tool of choice is the Sonia Kashuk Highlighting Brush (now known as the Large Duo Fibre Multipurpose Brush No. 115).

Tarte Exposed and Nars Orgasm are my defaults. Bobbi Brown Antigua in the summer applied with an It Cosmetics face brush I got in a tsv.

i’m surprised not many people have mentioned burberry’s blushes. they are very very finely milled and pigmented. they also apply smoothly. the value is also great weight-for-weight compared to other high end brands.

im using the rose shade applied with WG 12.

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