A good blush can do it a lot for your complexion. It brightens your overall look, adds a nice pop of colour, and gives you that flushed, healthy glow that we all want (without having to exercise for it, of course).
There are some shades that work better on certain skin tones than others, though, and while we’re always advocates for finding products that works best for you, blushes are a bit of a different story.
Because as it turns out, there are some universally flattering blush shades that work for just about everyone. Nope, we’re not messing with you!
Think it’s too good to be true? Check out this list of 15 most universally flattering blush shades for every skin type that are guaranteed to make you look like a glowing goddess.
1. Nars Blush in Orgasm
The reason behind this blusher’s cult-like status? The fact that it is one of the most universally flattering blush shades out there. This soft, sheer peach with a hint of gold looks amazing on just about everyone, with the pressed powder formula ensuring an effortless, natural flush. Add it into your shopping cart, STAT!
The Nars Blush in Orgasm is available at all Nars boutiques, such as the one at Ngee Ann City as well as at selected Sephora outlets. It retails for SGD50.
2. M.A.C. Mineralize Blush in Dainty
A sheer, buildable formula that is super long lasting, this blush by MAC is adored by many precisely because of how it versatile it is. Trust us, this baby will look amazing on you no matter what your skin undertone is.
The M.A.C. Mineralize Blush in Dainty is available at all M.A.C boutiques, such as at ION Orchard and 313 @ Somerset. It retails for SGD49.
3. Too Cool For School Art Class By Rodin Blusher
One of the most universally flattering blush shades? Or how about three? Because that is precisely what the Too Cool For School Art Class By Rodin Blusher provides. Available in three peachy pink hues, you can simply swirl your brush over all three shades to get a perfect combination of them all, or pick the one that suits you best. We guarantee that you’ll love them all.
4. Stila Convertible Colour Two-In-One Lipstick And Blush in Gerbera
An amazingly subtle peach that gives you flushed, healthy cheeks? That is precisely what this blush from Stila delivers on, giving you a natural glow so ethereal that people will think you’re born with it (or fresh from the gym, at least)!
The Stila Convertible Colour Two-In-One Lipstick And Blush in Gerbera is available at all Sephora outlets and retails for SGD36.
5. Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge For Lips And Cheeks in Fresh Melon
Sure, it may be look a little more towards orange in pictures, but the Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge For Lips And Cheeks in Fresh Melon is actually a soft pink peach that serves to be one of the most universally flattering blush shades out there. You can even dab it on your lips for a nice pop of colour.
The Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge For Lips And Cheeks in Fresh Melon is available at all Bobbi Brown boutiques as well as at major departmental stores, such as Tangs and Robinsons. It retails for SGD45.
6. Missha Moist Tension Blusher in Rosy Dress
A cushion blusher is perfect if you’re looking for a long-lasting formula that gives you a dewy, glowing look, so opt for this one by Missha in the shade Rosy Dress. This rose pink will suit just about all complexions — thus making it a top contender amongst our list of universally flattering blush shades — with it adding vivid colour to your cheeks effortlessly.
The Missha Moist Tension Blusher in Rosy Blush is available at all Missha outlets, such as at Bugis+ and Orchard Gateway. It retails for SGD20.90.
7. Make Up For Ever HD Cream Blush in English Rose
We know this shade may look a little intense at first glance, but trust us, this dusty coral pink looks amazing on every skin tone. The cream formula blends easily into skin, too, giving a natural, flushed finish that will have everyone wondering if you woke up like this.
The Make Up For Ever HD Cream Blush in English Rose is available at all Make Up For Ever boutiques and at selected Sephora outlets. It retails for SGD52.
8. Clinique Cheek Pop in Ginger Pop
There are rave reviews abound when it comes to the Clinique Cheek Pop, especially in the shade Ginger Pop. With it being considered as a universally flattering blush shade and having a sheer, easy to build formula, there’s no surprise that it is a favourite in the beauty world, really.
The Clinique Cheek Pop in Ginger Pop is available at all Sephora outlets and retails for SGD40.
9. Peripera Ah Much Real My Cushion Blusher in Heart Pink
Adorable packaging aside, the Peripera Ah Much Real My Cushion Blusher in Heart Pink glides onto cheeks effortlessly, with a smooth, sheer formula that is extremely flattering. The subtle rose pink shade also looks great no matter your skin tone, with the sponge applicator making the blending process that much easier.
10. Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush in Exposed
Vibrant, highly pigmented but also easy to blend out, the Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush in Exposed is perfect for a natural everyday blush. The long-lasting formula also makes it a big hit amongst users, with it holding strong despite a whole day of wear.
The Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush in Exposed is available at all Sephora outlets and retails for SGD47.
11. Benefit GALifornia Powder Blush
A glowing, sun-kissed complexion is just that much easier to obtain with the Benefit GALifornia Powder Blush. Cited to be one of the most universally flattering blush shades out there, this warm golden pink blush sweeps effortlessly onto cheeks, with the formula diffusing easily with just a few strokes on the fan brush provided.
The Benefit GALifornia Powder Blush is available at all Sephora outlets and retails for SGD51 (full-size).
12. 3CE Duo Colour Face Blush in Peach Crush
It may look a little intimidating, but the 3CE Duo Colour Face Blush in Peach Crush delivers on the most flattering, versatile shade of coral when swirled together on a brush. Dust it lightly onto cheeks to give a subtle yet radiant glow to your skin!
The 3CE Duo Colour Face Blush in Peach Crush is available at all Sephora outlets and retails for SGD34.
13. Chanel Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Vibration
With a handy little brush available to complement this pigmented shade of bold pink, the Chanel Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Vibration is no doubt one of the most universally flattering blush shades out there. Pair it with a touch of highlighter to get the most luminous, dewy complexion there is!
The Chanel Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Vibration is available at all Chanel boutiques as well as at major departmental stores such as Isetan and Robinsons. Its price is unavailable.
14. Laura Mercier Blush Colour Infusion in Peach
This peachy coral blush blends seamlessly into skin, giving an effortless flush that lasts just about forever. This one comes with a matte finish, too, and can be layered flawlessly over your other base makeup.
The Laura Mercier Blush Infusion Colour in Peach is available at all Sephora outlets and retails for SGD49.
15. Pretty Vulgar Blush in Charmingly Sinful
This pigment rich and smudge resistant formula comes in one of the most universally flattering blush shades out there— a dusty pink that will give you the most radiant, luminous skin of your dreams. It helps that it comes in a gorgeous packaging too, of course!
The Pretty Vulgar Blush in Charmingly Sinful is available at all Sephora outlets and retails for SGD41.