17 Gel And Cream Blushes For A Dewy Spring Flush

Trust us, you’ll never look at powders the same way again.

(Photo: courtesy of Fenty Beauty)

Is there a more classic summer makeup look than fresh skin and rosy cheeks? To fake a natural flush, try swapping your go-to powder blush for a dewy, dab-and-go option in a soft watercolour hue. Offered in an array of shades and textures, gel and cream formulas are completely foolproof to use: dot the product on your cheeks, blend with your fingers and you’re done—no brushes required. From a cult favourite to a brand new, ultra-pigmented pick, we’ve rounded up the best gel and cream blushes for a radiant glow.

Originally published 2020; updated 2022. 

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