Battle of the Blush Cream vs. Powder1Do you have a preference?

Blush enhances any makeup look. Bronzed cheeks or colorful apples of the cheeks makes for a great face. So, you have to have it. You may have a preference or may not have even known cream blush exists. But, you should know about them both. The blush you use should depend on your skin type: if you have oily or dry skin, and your goal for your makeup. Take a look at the features and benefits of both powder and cream blushes so you know where you fall.

Cream vs. Powder Blush


  • Great for contouring
  • Good for oily skin
  • Simplest and quickest to apply
  • Most commonly used: perfect for all skin types (except very dry)
  • Variety of colors


  • Easily applied with finger
  • Good for dry, aged and normal skin
  • Moisturizing
  • Dewy glow
  • Good to use as a base: powder blush on top

Is cream blush or powder blush your favorite? 

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