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Neutrogena Cheeky Wink Blushes are cream blushes with sheer but buildable color payoff and a subtle luminosity. They are available in 2 shades, retail for about $7 each, and are available at Walmart.
The texture is described as soft and bouncy. I am able to press lightly on the surface and leave an imprint of my finger. It feels ultra smooth to the touch and also very thin and lightweight. Fragrance is not listed in the ingredients and I don’t notice any smell to it.
I have tried applying these with both my fingers and a natural hair blush brush. It worked fine both ways. Using my fingers, I find I get more color payoff more quickly but I have to spend more time making sure the color is applied and blended out evenly. The finish ends up looking the same both ways. The cream isn’t very emollient so it doesn’t get goopy on a brush.
First Crush is a very sheer but buildable peachy pink with ultra subtle micro shimmer. The shimmer is so subtle that it’s difficult to see, even up close. It creates a natural looking finish that resembles the glow natural skin has without looking glittery. It is almost impossible to over apply. I doubt this would show up well on those with deeper complexions. It wore for about 7 hours before starting to fade.
Boys n Berry is a sheer, deep burgundy – also with micro shimmer. This shade is not quite as sheer as First Crush and the shimmer is hardly noticeable at all on the cheeks. If you have lighter skin like me, I recommend using a brush to apply. I found that using a brush gave me a lighter but more even application. I wore this shade for 8 hours and didn’t notice any fading.