Beauty

The Best Blushes For Every Skin Tone & Type

Blusher is really having a moment right now. And who can blame it? With summer on the way, the ‘clean girl look’ trending on TikTok, and the endless inspo on Instagram, it’s not hard to see why the rosy flush is back in business. What’s even better is that blusher has had a serious upgrade. Beauty lovers are no longer restricted to a sweep of powder blush, now there’s a formula for every occasion. All you need to do is choose your finish and give your cheeks their moment. 

ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS FACE PALETTE IN OFF TO COSTA RICA

Is there anything that says ‘I’ve spent the whole day on the beach and now I’m heading for an all-inclusive hotel meal’ quite like a bright coral blush paired with a bronze gold shimmer? Anastasia Beverly Hills Face Palette in Off To Costa Rica is the ultimate haul for a fresh, holiday look. Perfect for medium – tan skin tones, the powder formula is ideal for normal to oily skin types. 

FRECK CHEEK SLIME LIP + CHEEK TINT WITH PLANT COLLAGEN IN CUFFED

Matching your blush to your lipstick is very 2022 and Freck knows it. The Cheek Slime Lip + Cheek Tint with Plant Collagen in shade Cuffed is the perfect nude pink blush to brighten fair to light skin tones. The tint adds a fresh, dewy colour to the cheeks and lips while helping to hydrate and plump the skin. Normal to dry skin types, this one is for you. 

SUPERFLUID COMBO GOALS LIP ‘N’ CHEEK IN MAUVE

Superfluid’s Combo Goals Lip ‘N’ Cheek is the ultimate haul for any bona fide gen Z’er or anyone who wants to keep up with the gen Z crowd. The blusher stick adds an instant pop of blendable colour to the cheeks and the lips, leaving a weightless cream-to-powder finish ideal for all skin types. We love shade Mauve, perfect flattering shade for light to medium skin tones. 

BY BEAUTY BAY POWDER BLUSHER IN PEACHY

If you’re more of a sweep and go kind of beauty lover, you know that powder formulas are the most effortless. By BEAUTY BAY’s Powder Blusher are packed with soft, buildable pigments that means every sweep of blusher means business. Fairer skin types can rely on shade Peachy for a light flush of colour that won’t wash them out. 

MILANI BAKED BLUSH IN LUMINOSO

Milani’s Baked Blush collection doesn’t have over 200 five-star reviews for nothing you know. The baked powder formula has been fine milled for silky application and packed with pigments for a flush that makes this blusher famous. Luminoso, a peach toned pink with a slight pearlescent finish, is the one for all medium skin tones. 

MADE BY MITCHELL BLURSH LIQUID BLUSHER IN DAIRY QUEEN

Who said blush had to be pink? Ok, we said rosy like five minutes ago, but we stand corrected. Made By Mitchell Blursh Liquid Blusher are the ultimate for creating the blush effect of your dreams thanks to the innovative liquid-to-powder finish allows you apply colour under or over your makeup without separating your base makeup. This vibrant purple is Dairy Queen, the daring shade owners of dark skin tones should have their eye on. 

MAKEUP REVOLUTION SUPERDEWY LIQUID BLUSH IN FLUSHING FOR YOU

Liquid blush is the breakout beauty star of the last five years and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. Makeup Revolution’s Superdewy Liquid Blush can be built up to intensify your look or worn sparingly for a subtle dewy finish. We’ve been enjoying Flushing For You, and so will medium to dark skin tones. 

KASH BEAUTY BLUSH SCULPT STICK IN POPPIN PEACH

And finally, the blusher loved by the BEUATY BAY staff (insider knowledge), KASH Beauty’s Sculpt Stick. Blusher sticks and cream formulas work well on all skin types; their smooth enough as to not crack on dry skin, and heavy duty enough to not melt away on oily skin. This lightweight formula is a goodie for creating a soft sheer finish or building up for a vivid pop. Plus, Poppin Peach, warm peach with subtle gold flecks, is the has a lot of versatility when it comes to flattering all skin tones.