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If there's an assured one-step way to instantly inject a healthy-looking glow, without actually having to do a full face of makeup (or spend time soaking up the sun), it's blush.

With spring on the horizon, there’s no better product to add to your beauty arsenal right now.

Read on for our edit of the best cream, powder, and palette blush shades to add to your beauty arsenal, from brands like Trinny London and Fenty Beauty.

Trinny London Flush Blush in Katrin

For a healthy-looking complexion, look to Trinny London's legendary Flush Blush. The creamy formula builds and blends in seconds (meaning it's impossible to overdo it). The shade Katrin is a cool, vintage dusky rose perfect for more laidback occasions.

Flush Blush

Trinny London


Max and Louie Blush Stick in Dried Rose

With a super-concentrated formula, Max and Louie's Blush Sticks are a serious game-changer in your makeup bag. We're loving the shade Dried Rose for a deeper hue, but it comes in plenty of colours for all kinds of tastes. Plus, it's versatile and cab be used for your cheeks, or as eyeshadow or lip tint.  

Blush Stick

Max and Louie


Westman Atelier Baby Cheeks Blush Stick in Bichette

A jojoba oil-powered blush, Westman Atelier’s Baby Cheeks has a cult reputation for a reason, being packed to the brim with pigments that allow the formula to perfectly mimic the skin’s natural texture, leaving a flush that looks effortlessly blended.

Baby Cheeks Blush Stick

Westman Atelier


Charlotte Tilbury Cheek To Chic Blush in The Climax

Charlotte Tilbury’s Pillow Talk range is one of the world’s most recognisable, and for good reason. This deep rosy-pink powder adds that signature Pillow Talk hue, and looks just as good as you’d expect from the brand’s signature range.

Cheek To Chic

Charlotte Tilbury


Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Blush in Petal Poppin

Fans of Fenty Beauty will know that the brand is renowned for its pigments, and this product is no exception. One dab of the Cheeks Out blush and you’ll be instantly reinvigorated with a healthy-looking glow. For added effect add a swipe of Fenty Glow, à la Rihanna.

Cheeks Out Blush

Fenty Beauty


Anastasia Beverly Hills Blush Trio in Pool Party

A buildable palette with a mix of three differing shades means you can use this blush trio’s colours as they stand, or blend them together to create a completely unique hue. Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Pool Party palette is a perfect blend of casual cool and statement-making shades.

Blush Trio

Anastasia Beverly Hills


Dior Backstage Glow Face Palette in 004 Rose Gold

As iconic as it gets, the Dior Backstage Glow Face Palette is many makeup artists' secret weapon for adding an instant radiance. The 004 Rose Gold palette mixes the best kind of pinks, from pearly and rose finishes to intense gold and peach with luxe metallic notes.

Backstage Glow Face Palette

Dior Beauty