When parenthood turns you into an unwilling night owl, some days you need a little extra help to look human. Cue the wonders of cream blush. It not only brightens and enlivens your whole face in seconds, but it melts into your skin and can easily pass as a natural, healthy flush. Try it, we promise no one will know you’ve been up since 3am…
Swipe the handy stick across cheekbones, then blend out with your fingertips until the formula turns to a powder. Transfer- and water-resistant, this toddler-proof formula will stay put throughout the day.
Bourjois Little Round Pot Cream Blush, £7.99, bourjois.co.uk
This cream-to-powder velvet blush, goes on super-light and takes no effort to blend. Swirl your middle or ring finger into the cream, smile to yourself in the mirror and blend into the fattest part of your cheek, blending up and out. Keep blending until there are no visible lines, just a healthy flush.
All the shades in this range are very natural, making it foolproof and brilliant for lips and eyelids. Dinky and light enough to keep in your handbag for touch-ups during the day.
Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge for lips and cheeks, £19, bobbibrown.co.uk
The ultimate skin pick-me-up, this little round pot transforms skin – and lips – with its award winning formula. Available in 10 great shades, from Chocolate Cherry to Pale Pink, you’ll find a shade to suit you.
Stila Convertible Color, £16 stila.co.uk
Slightly opaque in consistency, this lip and cheek cream gives a luxe pop of colour. Tap and blend onto lips and cheeks with your fingers, or a brush if you have a little more time. The paler pink shades make a great 60s-style lip, too.
Wild About Beauty Ultra Dewy Creme Blush (£17, wildaboutbeauty.com)
Perfect dinky little size to pop into your handbag/nappy bag for quick application and touch ups. Super-easy to blend and gives skin a gorgeous glow as well as natural flush of colour.
Max Factor Miracle Touch Creamy Blusher (£6.99, Boots.com)
Sheer, dewy and easy to apply, this little pot gives a healthy pop of colour to cheeks. Choose this bright raspberry shade to best disguise the effects of sleepless nights.
Laura Mercier Creme Cheek Colour (£20.50, lauramercier.co.uk)
Velvety in texture, this creamy blush blends to a sheer finish or can be layered up for a stronger look. The built-in mirror means you can apply on-the-go.
Revlon Photoready Cream Blush (£7.99, boots.com)
Available in a uber-bright pink or orange for a serious pop of colour on cheeks, or this more natural hue, Revlon cream blushers can't be beaten for blendability and their long lasting finish.
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