What's your favorite blush finish?

I love a slightly dewy blush when it comes to a cream-based formula, and then for powder-based blushes, I like satin to luminous–not super shiny or metallic but definitely a few steps above matte.

— Christine


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Mariella Avatar

Again, my preference is for something with a bit of luminosity or sheen. I loved MAC’s Sheertone Shimmer blushes (not sure if they still make those – it’s so hard to tell from how their site is organized now) and the finish of some of the Mineralize blushes, and the Extra Dimension finishes are blissful. Becca’s Luminous blushes are also among my favourites though there weren’t a lot of shades that flattered my skintone and, of course, they’re all no longer available. If I could only wear one blush for the rest of my life, though, it would be Dior’s Rosy Glow Awakening Blush (or MAC Sweet Sentiment Mineralize Blush).

Linda Avatar

Baked gelee blushes – love the old Benefit Rockateur and Gold Rush formulas, can’t believe they’re discontinued now 🙁 they’re creamier and easier to work with than the Clinique Blush Pops

Pearl Avatar

I like a satin with a bit of sheen finish for blush, whether it’s cream, liquid or powder. No sparkle just a little bit of dewiness. MAC Mineralize, MAC Glow Play, Rare Beauty Soft Pinch, Tom Ford and LYS Beauty blushes are some favorite formulas.

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