The Best Blushers For Every Skin Tone & Type

Whether you want to add a subtle rosy flush to your cheeks or high intensity colour, you can’t go wrong with blusher. Instantly bringing radiance and definition to your base, having a good blusher to hand is a sure-fire way to achieve a healthy glow all year round. Thanks to its trending presence on TikTok (and everywhere else on the internet), blusher has had a serious upgrade from its simple powder form we all know and love. Available to haul in a wide variety of liquid, powder, and cream formulations, there is now a universally flattering blush for every skin type and skin tone. From blushers that complement darker complexions to ones that add warmth to fair skin, we’ve compiled a roundup of our favourite blushers that brighten and boost every complexion. 

1. By BEAUTY BAY Powder Blush

If you’ve got an oily skin type, this By BEAUTY BAY Powder Blush is a great choice. Adding colour to your cheeks without contributing to any excess grease, this powder blush delivers a matte, buildable, and pigmented finish. Fairer skin types can rely on the shade Peachy for a light flush of colour that won’t wash them out.

2. Iconic London Silk Glow Duo

Ideal for those looking to bring radiance back to dry and dull skin, the Silk Glow Duo from Iconic London is about to become your new makeup bag must-have. Acting as a two-in-one blusher and highlighter duo, this colour-boosting formula leaves skin flushed and glowing in just one sweep. Thanks to its super-soft, buttery, ultra-fine texture, you can enjoy radiant skin without the risk of it appearing cakey. 

3. Anastasia Beverly Hills Face Palette

Bringing a post-holiday glow to your base, this Anatasia Beverly Hills Face Palette is perfect for adding a sun-kissed vibe to any makeup look. Available in three different tones including a warm honey bronze, a golden highlight, and soft coral blush, this palette has the ability to boost every skin tone. With a powder formulation that’s suitable for normal and oily skin types, this blusher is definitely one to obsess over.   

4. Danessa Myricks Beauty Yummy Skin Blurring Balm Powder Flushed

This Beauty Yummy Skin Blurring Balm Powder Flushed from Danessa Myricks is designed with oily, combination, and mature skin types in mind. Working to absorb excess oil and minimise texture and fine lines, this pigmented blurring balm gives your complexion a smooth, matte, and flushed finish. Despite its oil-reducing properties, this innovative balm also adds long-lasting hydration to your base for an all-over, balanced glow.  

5. Youthforia BYO Blush

A top choice for all skin types, you need to add this Youthforia BYO Blush to your collection. Featuring colour changing technology that reacts with your skin’s natural PH level to design a shade that’s unique to you, this blusher promises to flatter every skin tone. It’s also enriched with a variety of radiance-boosting ingredients including 20 plant-based antioxidant oils, for the ultimate rosy glow. 

6. Freck Cheek Slime Lip + Cheek Tint With Plant Collagen

Matching your blush to your lipstick is a trend that shows no sign of falling from the limelight, and Freck knows it. The Cheek Slime Lip + Cheek Tint with Plant Collagen in shade Cuffed is the perfect nude pink blush to brighten fair to light skin tones. The tint adds a fresh, dewy colour to the cheeks and lips while helping to hydrate and plump the skin. Normal to dry skin types, this one is for you.

7. BPerfect Cosmetics X Ekin Radiant Blush

A hydrating choice for dry skin, this BPerfect Cosmetics X Ekin Radiant Blush provides a radiant glow without drying out your base. This liquid shimmer blush is formulated with light-reflecting golden pigments, for a lightweight feel and dewy appearance. It’s also enriched with skin-loving ingredients including hydrating hyaluronic acid, protecting vitamin E, and soothing camelia oil, meaning it not only looks great, but is great for your skin. 

8. Trixie Cosmetics Single Blush

Whether you want to add a pop of pigment to a full glam look or simply want your no-makeup look to have a healthy glow, look no further than the Trixie Cosmetics Single Blush. This buildable, easy-to-blend formula applies seamlessly to the skin for an effortless flush of colour. Given its powder-based formulation, this blusher would be the perfect match for normal and oily types. 

9. Nimya By NikkieTutorials Cheeky Flush Cream Blush

Here to add a hydrated glow to dry skin, meet the Cheeky Flush Cream Blush from Nimya By NikkieTutorials. Creamy and lightweight enough to be used interchangeably on the cheeks or lips, this versatile blush adds a vibrant, buildable colour to any makeup look. Enriched with antioxidant-rich pomegranate oil, this soothing cream blush glides onto the skin for a smooth, skin-like finish. 

10. Made By Mitchell Blursh Liquid Blusher

Who said blush had to be pink? The Blursh Liquid Blusher by Made By Mitchell is here to change up the world of blushers with their innovative liquid-to-powder formulas. Ideal for normal and dry skin types, this liquid formula can be layered under or over your makeup without the risk of your base products separating. This vibrant purple is Dairy Queen, the daring shade those with dark skin tones should have their eye on.

11. The Beauty Crop Juice Pot Lip & Cheek Tint

Drop a burst of colour in your base routine with The Beauty Crop’s Juice Pot Lip & Cheek Tint. Ideal for skin in need of a moisture surge, this liquid to powder formula is both hydrating and kind to skin, thanks to its combination of vitamin E, elderberry, and bilberry. Its lightweight and moisturising texture means this blusher can also double up as a lint tint for all-over, rosy radiance.

12. e.l.f. Cosmetics Camo Liquid Blush

The e.l.f. Cosmetics Camo Liquid Blush is another great choice for a complexion in need of some TLC. Putting your skin’s needs at the forefront of its design, this blusher is infused with a nourishing blend of hydrating hyaluronic acid, hibiscus flower extract, and rose flower water. Not only does it leave the skin with a long-lasting, dewy flush of colour, it also comes with a grooved applicator for an effortless, flawless application with every use. 

13. Makeup Revolution Superdewy Liquid Blush

Affordable and effective, we can’t get enough of this Superdewy Liquid Blush from Makeup Revolution. Boosting your base without breaking the bank, this liquid blush can elevate any skin type. It’s also super buildable, making it ideal for a dewy look that’s as intense or as subtle as you like. We’ve been enjoying the shade Flushing For You, which we think extra looks gorgeous on medium to dark skin tones.