How to Make Cream Blush Last Longer.
Excellent question. Cream blushes are really buildable and easy to reapply throughout the day when you need a lift, but here are a few other tips to try:
Apply your cream blush in layers (go over your handiwork a few times with the same product).
Go over your cream blush with a light layer of translucent powder.
Lightly press a powder blush in the same shade over the top of your cream blush (pressing rather than sweeping keeps your product from moving).
Try a primer underneath where you want your blush to sit.
Spray a Beauty Blender in setting spray and press over your cream blush.
My Napoleon Perdis Cheek Switch Crème Blush Stick Review.
Now for the fun part!
I've been wearing all three shades of the Napoleon Perdis Cheek Switch Crème Blush Stick on my Zoom work meetings this week and not to toot my own horn, but I looked damn good.
See Exhibit A below.
But about the actual blush though. It's a goodie.
First up, it comes in three fun shades:
Go On Rose (a muted, dusty rose), Pink Lady (a wearable fuchsia) and Save The Coral (a fresh AF salmon coral).
Some experts reckon there are specific shades that'll suit your skin type, but I’m inclined to say it’s about what you like the look of on your own face.
I mean, c'mon. Why just pick one?
This cream blush stick is special because it gives you the best of both worlds: the radiant, 'I just had...' flush of a cream blush and the staying power of a powder blush.
The formula is luscious and creamy but silky at the same time, and glides onto the skin ridiculously easily. Pigment-wise, the colour payoff is impressive and you can wear it sheer or built up into a bright pop of colour.
Once you've blended it out, the cream transforms into a long-wearing velvety, suede-like powder. The paraben, artificial fragrance and mineral oil-free product doesn't contain any shimmer or highlight. And it's vegan, too.
Here are some before and after photos of me wearing each of the blush shades. No photoshop here, just great lighting from sitting in front of a window.
Napoleon Perdis Cheek Switch Crème Blush Stick in Go On Rose.
Napoleon Perdis Cheek Switch Crème Blush Stick in Pink Lady.
Napoleon Perdis Cheek Switch Crème Blush Stick in Save The Coral.
And that brings us to the end of my TED Talk on cream blush.
Feature image: @theamyclark.