Since I'm a visual person I hardly ever remember the album title but I just remember what the album art looks like.
You guys know I’ve been about that glow life lately, and although I’ve always worn blush, I’ve branched out to a few different formulas that really enhance those glowy looks and give my face a fresh-looking flush.
I’ve mentioned some of my favorite shimmery blushes, but these blushes have textures that I think aid in giving me a really lovely look.
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Diffused Heat
I got this blush after I wrote about some of my shimmery faves, or else this definitely would have been included. This blush is infused with the brand's signature Ambient Lighting Powder, so where you think the shade might be too bold, it comes out as this very lit-from-within glow with a pop of color.
I like this particular poppy-ish shade, especially when I’m rocking a matching lip. I think the combo is really complementary.
Cream blushes are hit or miss for me, but this one is definitely a hit. The pigmentation is moderate so you don’t have to tap on too much product, but it builds to a really nice flush.
I typically tap it on with my finger and then blend with a stippling brush so the flush is nice and natural.
These have been my go-to for the weekends because I pretty much only do concealer, brows, blush, and tinted lip balm when I’m “off-duty.” These blushes are lighter, so you can really customize the level of blush you’re wearing. There’s a soft shimmer to these but it’s not over the top glittery.
Rosewater is my favorite, but sometimes I layer Water Poppy under the Hourglass Powder.
This is a product that I wrote about before and I was surprised by how much I like it. This formula glides on smooth and gives just the perfect amount of color.
It’s also super easy to blend, and I usually bring this with me on vacation so I don’t have to carry my whole powder-blush palette.
- What are your favorite formulas for creating a glowy flush?
- Do you find cream, powder, or liquid products lend themselves best for this effect?