12 Cream Blushes That Won’t Settle Into Fine Lines

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The “rules” to makeup can be long-winded, but two things are for certain. One, when placed in the right location—on the apples of your cheeks, always avoiding the hollows of the face—blush can deliver a fresh “lift” to the face. Two, for a younger-looking appearance, creamy, non-powder formulas are always your best to keep from settling into fine lines.

Looking for the ultimate natural-looking flush with zero caking in sight? These creamy blushes deliver.

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Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush ($20)

Nestled somewhere between a liquid and a cream, this hybrid complexion-brightening blush is easy to blend and leaves behind a soft, powder finish that won’t crease or budge.

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Westman Atelier Baby Cheeks Blush Stick ($50)

Dot a bit of this creamy blush onto the apples of your cheeks and blend with your fingers for a quick, natural-looking flush that melts into the skin.

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Kosas Cosmetics Blush Intensities ($34 each)

Fans of the clean beauty brand’s blushes will love their new Blush Intensities, essentially punched-up versions of the classics. Our favorite? 8th Muse, pictured, which pairs a flattering fuchsia with a glow-enhancing rose-meets-pearl. 


Photo Credits: Kosas Cosmetics
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Chantecaille Aqua Blush ($44)

All three shades of this innovative cooling blush lets skin come alive without any extra weight. Plus, because it’s powered by water, the color is sheer and buildable, perfect for the blush beginner.


Photo Credits: Chantecaille
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Clé de Peau Cream Blush ($60)

Lighter than air and super easy to blend thanks to hydrating argan oil, this whipped blush not only gives the most believable flush to skin with next to no shimmer, but blurs the look of pores too. 


Photo Credits: Clé de Peau
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Decorté Cream Blush ($35)

Translucent pearls keep this soft crème blush from dulling or falling flat; natural botanical extracts keep skin from drying out.

Photo Credits: Decorté
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NARS Multiple in Orgasm ($39)

A must for the traveler, this portable blush is creamier than the original powder—it can also be used on the cheeks, lids and lips—but delivers the same lit-from-within flush we love.


Photo Credits: NARS Cosmetics
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Stila Convertible Color in Peony ($25)

Every blush connoisseur has this original cream blush in their kits for a reason: it feels weightless, sinks right in without looking cakey and lasts ALL day long.


Photo Credits: Stila Cosmetics
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Wander Beauty On-The-Glow Blush and Illuminator ($42)

Available in three complexion-perfecting shades, skin-brightening vitamins C and E work overtime in this two-in-one illuminator that works both on the surface and beneath.


Photo Credits: Wander Beauty
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Shiseido Minimalist Whipped Powder Blush ($29)

The name may suggest otherwise, but this blush boasts a mousse-like texture that dries down to a beautiful, soft-matte finish.


Photo Credits: Shiseido
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Clinique Chubby Stick Cheek Colour Balm ($26)

Boasting an oil-free formula packed with clean, effective ingredients, this point-and-paint stick ensures glowy skin and zero breakouts. 

Photo Credits: Clinique
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MILK Makeup Mini Lip + Cheek ($15)

Hydrating mango butter and avocado oil ensure skin stays taut and hydrated in this two-in-one stick. 

Photo Credits: MILK Makeup

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