The blush with the biggest dent is MAC Margin, as it’s a bajillion years old and it was my only blush for years, but my currently most-used would be Tom Ford Love Lust.
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Clinique Ginger Pop.
I really don’t have one, as I’ve been exploring the world of blush lately! I’d have to say Maybelline Master Hi Light in Deep Bronze (iirc the name correctly). Perfect shimmer, perfect slight flush. It’s become my default!! Like you though, the only blush I had for awhile was MAC Gingerly… So that’s probably my most used! Still perfect but doesn’t give me dat shimmer I crave. 🙂
MAC peaches! It’s a perfect pinky, peachy, natural tint
Tarte powder blush in Daydream -came in a set. It’s a mix of pink, plum, berry and goes with a lot of lipstick colors.
Haha! I jump around a lot, but the blush I’ve used the most of in my time is Frankly Scarlet by MAC. I’ve not touched it for years, though.
Benenfit dandelion and nars orgasm…also had them the longest.
Currently, Hourglass Luminous Flush. Overall, Benefit Dandelion (I think I’m on my third or fourth Dandelion by now!).
Tom Ford Love lust is probably my all time most used up blush with ( the one with the dent ) . Thank goodness Mr. Ford is generous with many of his products because the price certainly is not kind on the wallet. Such a gorgeous color and formula. But my fickle blush brush has been swooned by ColourPop Fox a bit more for springtime/ early summer . It’s a bit more work . So, not a daily for me. But, if I have time ,Fox it is! It’s really nice mixed a bit with Milanis delizio pink too. I actually get asked a lot what it is when I’m out by the SA at the counters and Sephora. I so love it! I think the name takes me back to my hayday too..makes it all the more fun. $8 too..so why not! Note to self,order another in next ColourPop order in case they d/c it!
chanel inspiration, revelation, destiny
ysl velvety peach
Tarte’s Exposed hands down!
Pale Pink by Bobbi Brown 🙂
I tend rotate through lots of blushes. Of all time: BareMinerals All Over Face Color in Rose Radiance. I can’t count how many jars I’ve gone through since it came out (late 1990s or early 2000s, I think). Also: Sleek Life’s a Peach; Milani Rose Blush in Coral Cove; MUFE HD Cream Blush 410 (Coral); Tarte Exposed; Tarte Buff (DC’d, I believe); MAC Pink Sprinkles.
Most likely Essence Cream Blush in Ice Bomb from Me & My Ice Cream collection. However, when I travel (which is usually when I wear make-up the most because I’m not just cooped up in my room) I bring Bourjois Cream Blush in 01 Nude Velvet instead, because the packaging is far more travel-friendly than the Essence one. I love that I don’t really need brushes to apply these cream-to-powder blushes. <3
Up till now it has been Nyx Pinched, it just always looked so natural but glowy. Now that I have Clinique Cola Pop, that may change a bit! Also natural looking, but just different due to the lack of shimmer. And yet it’s still got a glowy-ness going on! Love ’em both.
Benefit Dallas – for me it’s the perfect blush-and-bronzer in one, which I love. I’ve actually stopped bronzer altogether since trying blush for the first time last year (I always wondered why spend so much time covering my redness only to put more on?) and I’m probably not supposed to, but I use it to contour and I get compliments on it.
Love the packaging *design* but it’s not the most practical, much prefer the round compact style. Oh well!
Recently I am so enjoying NYX’s Bourgeois Pig. It’s such a beautiful bright pink and suitable for everyday use.
Chanel cream blush in Cheeky!
Mine would be Wet ‘n’ Wild’s Pearlescent Pink — sort of a weak answer, but it’s versatile and one of four total blushes that I own.
Not a week answer at all. Wet n Wild makes some nice blushes, and that shade is beautiful.
Nars blush in Sex Appeal and Bobbi Brown blush in Nectar,Makeup Geek Summer Fling.these three are in my second repurchase! 😉
Most used ever is Bobbi Brown blush in Clementine (it might have been relaunched at some point, but this one is really old, in a round compact). Most used these days is probably Smashbox Halo blush in Warm Glow.
Gosh, it must be MAC Warm Soul 🙂 It’s such a no nonsense everyday blush that you just know it will go well with anything. BTW, can s/o confirm or deny that Warm Soul in the new packaging is a bit different from the one in the old packaging?
Honorable mention goes to MAC Please Yourself blush from the Lightness of Being collection and Inglot AMC blush #55, love those two as well.
I want Warm Soul sooooo bad! I have the Mineralize Blush in New Romance (peach with moderate pink) and I love the formula. I’m a big fan of luminous blushes and neutral blushes, and Warm Soul definitely fits the bill. (I actually went into the store interested in WS but the sales associate talked me into NR).
Oh gosh, hard to say, I alternate ’em all pretty consistently. Right now I’ve been loving my Bobbi Brown cream blush though. Been wearing it non-stop since Monday.
I haven’t used it recently since it’s so close to being done but MAC Moon River. I have a back up since it’s limited edition but I don’t want to touch it! I always go back to MAC’s Mineralize blushes, I just love shimmer and glow. 🙂
MAC Blushbaby or Bobbi Brown pot rouge in Powder Pink.
Tarte Natural Beauty used to be my most used but now it’s in a rotation with Clinique Plum Pop and MAC Sweet Sentiment – I use all 3 pretty equally. My blush with the biggest “dent” is still MAC Desert Rose, which simply will not die and is about as old as your pan of Margin, Christine. Mind you, it just languishes in my gym bag little makeup bag so it doesn’t get much use. I should probably just put it in with my other B2M stuff.
Revlon’s cream blush in Flushed. I just love hot pinks too much!
Benefit Dallas is the only blush I’ve ever repurchased, I always get compliments when I wear it.
Mine would be Tom Ford Love Lust too! Made a dent within the first month I got it! But I stopped using it for a while now.
Tough question.. ponders.. guilty of not having a single powder blush where I have hit pan so that takes me over to the cream stash. Two which are well worn down: Nars Altai and Chanel Cheeky
That is be ause you have toooooo many!
I knows 😛 spank~
It’s a tie between Hourglass Mood Exposure in the winter and Mac Hipness in the summer.
One of my first blushes was NARS Orgasm. I killed it off and haven’t repurchased. Now I have A LOT of blushes but my favorite I feel is Milani Luminoso. It’s a great price and compliments my skin and red hair REALLY well.
Kevyn Aucoin Transoleil, Nars Anguilla, Stila Peony
I think I used them all about equally before, but I think Clinique Nude Pop is going to be my most-used now.
Chanel caresse and Nars Orgasm.
The Body Shop All-in-One Cheek Color in Bubblegum! The only blush I’ve ever finished.
MAC Cubic followed closely by NARS Luster.
Nars Orgasm and Mac Warm Soul……I’ve hit pan on both.
I am -almost- never able to keep any cosmetic product for long if i don’t use it, cause then i’ll put it on blog sale and blush is the category that gets sold out fastest. So, personally, I guess it’s between MAC Harmony or Just A Wisp. I love them both like crazy!
I have way too many blushes haha. But my most used is Mac mineralized blush in LoveJoy. It’s just the best bronze/rose color on my dark skin tone that just about goes with any makeup look. Its the only blush that has the dome part flattened out!
It was MAC blushbaby for the longest time and I have just a tiny, sad ring left in my pan, but I discovered mocha and actually prefer that instead.
I use NARS Amour the most, but more recently, I’ve been loving Fig Pop by Clinique 🙂
MAC Desert Rose and Pink Swoon. They are both so so flattering and just the best!
Clinique Berry Pop and Nars Deep throat 🙂
Hourglass’s Diffused Heat and Mood Exposure!
DEFINITELY MAC’s Seduced at Sea from Alluring Aquatic in 2014. I used that baby up so bad. I still haven’t hit pan, and it’s one of the most used blushes I have. It just goes with everything!
That’s my favorite too! My sister got into a car accident right after picking it up for me, so I started off using it out of guilt, but I’ve used it so much the embossing is long gone.
I rotate through my blushes a lot as I’ve recently expanded my collection, particularly with MAC’s powder blushes. I used to use Benefit Hervana a LOT because it was the only one I had (I used to love Dandelion but it was too light for my skin!). Now, I’d say my most used blushes are MAC Sea Me, Hear Me and Tarte Exposed.
Lately: Becca Watermelon Beach Tint
All time: MAC Pink Swoon (DC)
I love my Cabana Boy, it’s been my go to for a while. I used to have a little Clinique mini that was nearly identical to it back from my mom’s destash in the 90’s, and I’ll always wish I had written down the name of the shade before the label wore off!
I also love Prenup and Birthday Suit from Colourpop, but they’re too new to me to really prove themselves as favorites yet.
Blush with a biggest dent: NARS Orgasm.
Currently most used/everyday blush: Tarte Blissful.
I jump around a lot, but during this past winter I used butter London’s cream blush in Ruby Murray almost every day. When the weather started getting warmer, I switched to their cream blush in Naughty Biscuit and Tiddly. Now that I’ve hauled a bunch of new ones, I’ve been going between Clinique cheek pops in nude pop and ginger pop and ColourPop blushes. Last spring/summer I wore Laura Mercier cream blush in sunrise and Hourglass ambient blush in dim infusion most of the time. Love coral for warmer weather!
I try to rotate regularly, but lately it’s been ColourPop in Trickery. Love, love, love this shade! Sometimes I add Milani Luminoso or Nars Sex Appeal on top for extra staying power and added dimension.
Bobbi Brown Nude Peach followed by Clinique Peach Pop
NARS Zen & MAC Brit Wit, but only because I use them to contour. The blush that shows the most “wear” is MAC At Dusk, and the *only* blush I’ve ever repurchased was Revlon Sandalwood Beige just before it was DC’d (my original one was the only blush I’ve ever finished). Currently, I’ve been favoring Lancome Cappuccino & Hollywood from an old LE blush quad I rediscovered about a year ago.
NARS Zen is my favorite contour too!
(My coloring is fair to light cool/pink NW15-20.)
Love it too, but a little dull on its own. Used to layer a priivate label blush called Santa Fe over it and it was perfect, but Santa Fe is gone and can’t find replacement. MAC prism is close, and its got a big hole in the bottom.
Benefit’s Dandelion 🙂 Been my favorite for 5 years now.
My most used blush would be….i have no idea. LOL. The oldest one with pan showing is an Almay plum coloured blush. My easiest to wear beigey pink is NYC Central Park PInk so that one is always in my daily items box. I would use everyday but it’s LE, is MAC Prim & Proper.
MAC “X-Rocks”. It came out a long time ago with the Solar collection. I’ve hit pan and I’m now dangerously low on it 🙁
Milani Baked blush in Luminoso, it is almost gone. The Balm Frat Boy has a decent dent in it as well.
I think blushes take the longest amount of time to use if you get one with a high enough quality, but depending on the brand they can wear down pretty quick. My Nars blushes will last me for years because they only take the tiniest amount to make me look effortless. On top of that they last all day long on my skin (I’m talking 12+ hours with no real fading). My milani blushes are pretty, way cheaper, but they fade after just 2 or 3 hours max no matter the weather. So Nars wins all day long. I love them so much I’m investing in a few more just for the summer. lol
NYX’s powder blush in Mocha. It’s a gorgeous color that’s really buildable and blendable.
probably clinique precious posy. it’s amazing!
Most used of all time would be MAC Pink Swoon and Milano Rose D’Oro; I’ve had both for a loooong time. Most used recently though would be ColourPop Between the Sheets, I’ve used it almost every day since I received a couple days after ColorPop released blushes
The only blush I’ve ever completely used up & repurchased is Benefit Dallas! It’s hard to say which blush is my most used right now, I try to switch it up everyday!
Armani’s #2 which is discontinued in that formula. One in my Tarte Treasures From the Amazon Palette is an up and comer. Orgasm gets a lot of play too.
Benefit Dandelion. I’m very pale and it’s a great light neutral pink on me.
That’s a tough one–I have so many blushes! Probably NARS Gaiety (good basic pink) or MAC Casual Color in Relaxation (pink with a hint of lavender.)
My most used up is Benefit Rockateur, mostly because I had to really dig into it to get the color payoff for my darker skin. The most used lately are Clinique Ginger Pop and MAC Sweet as Cocoa. Also, NARS Dolce Vita is, and will always remain in heavy rotation.
The only blush I have hit pan on is NARS Deep Throat. But currently most used… Laura Mercier Heather Pink.
I got heavily into makeup about 5 years ago. Blush is one of my favorite things to buy. I have a ton, I’ve never hit pan on a blush and most likely won’t! I’d say my most used are tarte exposed and benefit sugarbomb. I need to bust out sugarbomb again soon!
tough because i like to switch it up a lot but the one i always come back to would be my hourglass blush palette – mostly the orange shade in the center 🙂
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Radiant Magenta! I bought it thinking it would be more of a “special occasion” blush but it is totally perfect for everyday!
Before that my most-used blush was Sleek Rose Gold and that is now my #2. They are both similar peachy-gold pinks but the Sleek blush has a lot more fine shimmer/glow (similar to Nars Orgasm but more refined shimmer)… which makes it great for days when I don’t want to bother with highlighter on my cheeks… it gives the highlight effect on its own!
MAC’s Space Out from the Neo Sci-Fi collection back in 2008! The only blush I’ve ever hit pan on. I love it so much and still wear it (even though I probably shouldn’t lol). Hopefully they re-release it one day. A girl can dream. Otherwise, NARS Orgasm in spring/summer and Benefit Dallas in fall/winter.
Love the Clinique flowers. As usual, I can’t remember the names. I have a soft coral and a soft cherry from the first release.
Mac Dame and Nars Sin. Earthy and Oasis get a honourable mention.
I got it only recently, but the Becca Soufflé Beach Tint in Watermelon/Moonstone. It smells good and highlights just enough.
Sleek “Honour”. Mostly because it’s like a nice nod towards Game of Thrones.
I’m pretty sure it’s limited edition as I bought it as part of the 2012 Olympics collection (or the collection celebrating it). So… once it runs out I’ll probably cry.
Clinique Plum Pop
I love reading everyone else’s responses to questions like these! I rotate blushes a lot, but my most used ones would have to be Tarte’s Tipsy and Benefit’s Rockateur.
Probably MAC Whole Lotta Love Pro Longwear. It was the first blush I bought when I was starting to collect makeup. I bought it for the name because Led Zeppelin is one of my favorite bands ever, but it turned out to be a gorgeous pink that works well with my complexion and stays on really well. Pleasant surprises are the best. 🙂
I rotate a lot, but my most used (and most foolproof) is Illamasqua Zygomatic. I’m close to pan, though, and it’s super hard to get the brand in Canada now, so I’m trying to ration it!
my favourite blush is MAC Glamour Feast — I’m NC45 n it’s the most perfect, most natural blush I’ve ever come across. I don’t know what I’ll do when I run out!
Illamasqua Naked Rose. It’s just the perfect flush and I’ve had it for quite a while.
I change blushes daily as I rarely do the same m/u two days in a row, but I guess if I had to choose the most used, because they are some of my oldest are BB Powder Pink (discontinued) and in the spring and summer I love Benefit Coralista. My blushes range from fairly neutral like Armani #10 (discontinued) to pinks, mauves, plums, lilacs, heathers, and peachy pinks. Really the only shades I don’t wear are ones that are too warm on my fair to light cool (pink) skin to be flattering. I probably wear pinks the most. NARS Gaiety is a wonderful, foolproof all-purpose pink too.
MAC Cream Soda followed by Benefit Rockateur.
Like everyone else, I rotate a lot too. My most used blush would probably be Mac’s Format and Nars Liberte.
I don’t have a particular brand that I follow at the moment – but I am very keen on mosaic blushes in peachy coral hues. Currently I am using (and loving) NYX Sunkissed palette.
Becca Wild Honey or Mac Melba!
Nars Sex Fantasy. I love the way it brightens up my face. I sweep it from cheek to ear, then apply a more pigmented blush over it just on my cheeks. (I was fortunate to find a back-up on a wholesale site.)
I have a good three or four I rotate through pretty much regularly but I’ve been coming back to Clinique Cheek Pop in Nude Pop a ton lately. It’s so foolproof and I love a luminous formula.
Lately? Colourpop’s Prenup! I’m fair, cool toned and *cough!OLD!cough!* so the bit of pearly sheen is flattering as it adds a suggestion of youthful glow. I also like Luminous Flush from Hourglass.
Big di$$apointment for me recently was Guerlain’s Meteorite’s Angelic Radiance “Perles de Blush” as they sadly lacked the subtle, sheer, radiant color I was expecting from a “Meteorites” product. No matter how delicately I applied, it was always “too much”. I looked like the deceased Madam from The Grand Budapest Hotel. *sigh*
Looking forward to sampling the newest Clinique “Pop”s, particularly Pansy, when it comes into stock locally. Also want to play with the stronger shades of the new Colourpop Highlighters! At their prices, they are well worth the risk of experimentation. Any failures go gleefully to my niece… a total win/win!!!
Luminous Flush–the far left blush in the Hourglass blush palette. I use the other two–Incandescent Electra and Mood Exposure–quite a bit too. Prior to purchasing that palette, Rouge Bunny Rouge Florita and Orpheline were my go-tos.
I have narrowed it down to my two blushes I wear and feel best in: MAC “I’m a Lover” and MAC “Just a Wisp”. I love them! I wear both at the same time.
I was finally able to purchase the Clinique Pop blushes – I ordered five and will return all of them.
Physicians Formula Happy Booster blush in Natural.
Milani baked blush in Luminoso
NARS Amour. But I’ve been leaning towards pinks lately so I’ve been rotating btw Makeup Geek First Love, NARS Sex Fantasy and Tarte Dollface.
When Urban Decay discontinued their original blushes, I really stocked up my backup stash. I have been using Lounge and Paranoid probably equally. I also use NARS Sin as well as Oasis so I am not using up my UD stash as quickly. These four blushes really suit me, and the shimmer in the NARS blushes gives a little more dimension for evening looks. Before that, the only blush I ever used was a Clinique blush, long discontinued, that was a cream, and it was something Raisin. It doubled quite well as a lip color as well. I used it all through high school and college. I am thinking about going to Ulta today to see the new UD blushes in person today so I can pick up my birthday bonus. I loved the old blushes, so if the new ones perform as well as the old ones, I can finally use up my stash and start out with new colors. They released more than they had before, and I want to see if Fetish and Score are the color of if they have been tweaked or changed.
Probably NARS Rotonde and MAC Small Vanity blush. Those were my go to everyday blush for quite some time
MAC Warm Soul with Just a Wisp
I always reach for my Benefit Coralista or the Balm FRATBOY!!!
MAC Gleeful for sure! I’ve had mine for over two years now and I’m still nowhere near hitting pan even though I use it almost every day (It was my only blush until I got NARS Exhibit A last fall!). I’m still marveled at the fact that people hit pan on things!
I keep changing the blushes a lot, but my most used is Nars Orgasm, has been for years. I find it very easy to work with and very flattering.
Powder – Illamasqua in Sophie (pinky coral with fine gold shimmer)
Liquid – Daniel Sandler Watercolour in Flush (pink)
Cream – Bourjois pot, can’t remember the shade number but it’s a neutral pink
Rock & Republic Shameless
Tie between NYX Spice and NYX Terra Cotta
Nars dual intensity blush Frenzy (both the blush and highlighter shade)
For summer, I love peachy colors on my tan skin, so I’ve been using Benefit’s Majorette quite often. It’s a cream-to-shadow formula and leaves such a beautiful touch of peach to my cheeks. Also, as an added bonus, it smells like pomegranate. Love it! I purchased it last year and still going strong!
Cargo Tonga. I’ve been without it for a few months and miss it dearly! I plan to get one next week.
Benefit Sugarbomb is my most used blush and the only blush that I hit pan on. I actually don’t like this blush anymore now that I’ve used it a lot. It’s too frosty and isn’t as flattering on me as other blush colors.
I bounce around a lot based on how dark or light my hair seems. I’ve been gravitating towards more color lately, not just taupey browns. But my all time favorite was Bobbi Brown’s Bahama Btown from the Desert Twilight duo. Haven’t been able to find a dupe for it, although I’ve spent a lot trying!! I can ger close by layering two of her bronzers over each other, Natural and Telluride. But MAC Prism gives a similar tawny mauve tint as well, and that’s almost all gone. There seems to be quite an uproar about Clinique’s new blushes. The old ones were terrible quality, so hard and dry you couldn’t ger the color out. I’ll have to check out the new ones soon. But Ihave been loving the quality of MAC’s blushes, and I layer quite a lot to make my own combos, espectially with contour colos underneath.
I own WAY TOO MANY blushes! I have a real problem buying them because I just love all the pretty colors and trying them on myself but I never finish them. I never used to think of Benefit’s Dandelion as a blush because it is so light (even though I am SUPER pale) and I’d usually layer something over it. BUT, it really has to win out as my most used since I’ve used it ever since I started wearing blush many years ago and it’s the ONLY blush I have re-purchased. When I moved to another, constantly sunny state, my skin tone got a little darker and I also started working at a Sephora so with that discount came ALOT of NARS blushes. The first, and definitely most used/dented out of my collection is a very pigmented, crazy looking red called Crazed. To be honest, I loved the name, but it also looks great on me using a light hand, which usually goes for all NARS blushes. I than switched to NARS Sin, which has a pretty nice dent in it. That color looks nice and natural on me… WAY BETTER than Orgasm!
So, if I want a “red”- NARS “Crazed”
a “cool/blue pink”- NARS “Mata Hari”
a “peachy pink”- NARS “Deep Throat” (NO Orgasm for me)
a “very slight baby pink”- Benefit Dandelion
and to “amp up” and add some shimmer to Dandelion, layer over with- NARS Angelick
Sorry I had so many. I listed them according to the blush color/look wanted. But the definite most used are NARS Crazed, NARS Sin, and for the most EVER- Benefit Dandelion.
MAC Margin, MAC Style and NARS Madly.
I have a lot of blushes but the two I gravitate most to are Nars Orgasm and Gaiety.
One of my all time favorites is Coygirl by MAC which is now discontinued (unfortunately) but at the moment my most used is Clinique Color Pop in Fig. I think this is my new favorite blush!!!
For years, it would have been either MAC’s Peachykeen or Sunbasque. But I recently got Hikari’s Tango in my Ipsy bag and I am in LOVE. I’ve never had so many people – men included – compliment my skin as when I wear that.
Now that summer is here, I’ve been using Too Faced’s Ross and Rachel Bronzer/Blush duo. When it is not summer I usually use Bobbi Brown Pale Pink or Chanel Rose Ecrin. or Innocence. It really depends on what I’m wearing. I’m a neutral so if I’m wearing warmer colors I’ll warm it up with Chanel Innocence.