If powder blush has typically been your go-to — or if you're more the type who likes to skip cheek color altogether — allow us to present our case for the cream variety. Not only is it insanely easy to apply (if you have fingertips and six seconds to blend, you can manage), but it's also one of the only makeup products out there that looks good — better, even — when you sweat.
Aside from being super lightweight, the very best cream blushes are easy to blend easily and melt into a smooth veil atop skin, instead of becoming a cakey, chalky layer like powders often tend to do. The result? That perfect, dewy glow and long-lasting flush that'll play just as well with your bare skin as it will with whatever else you decide to put on.
If you haven't already made the switch, we've rounded up 11 novice-proof cream blushes in the gallery below that'll have you packing your powders away for good.
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