I love cream blush. I think it looks so natural, but it's also the easiest thing to apply. I mean, if you apply too much, blend some powder over the top. Too little? Stipple a little more on. I've been loving Bourjois' cream blush in 01, and when I spotted this in a little Superdrug, in London, I thought it could be a nice alternative.
Before I start, I think I should probably mention the price - £2. Whaaaaat. That's crazy! I mean, a
The compact is quite hard to get into, and I have chipped many a nail getting into this, but I guess this means it'll never pop open in my makeup bag, which is great! The formula of this blush is really soft and creamy - and dries relatively matte on the skin. The shade Dolly contains no shimmer and is just a subtle peachy pink.
I like to apply this with a small stippling brush, on the apples of my cheeks, and then blended up along my cheekbones. It looks really natural when first applied, but layer on a little more, and you have a perfect pretty shade.
I find this lasts more or less the whole day, but it definitely begins to fade slightly around the 6 hour mark, which is nothing a quick touch up can't fix. Also, I find this is a great base for applying a powder blush over the top - a primer if you will.
What do you think of cream blushes?