Elf Studio Cream Blush Review

June 10, 2014


I’ve really wanted to try the elf studio Cream Blush pots for ages, so when they were in their recent clearance sale I was overjoyed! I picked out “flirt” which is bright pink and “tease” which is more of a peach/russet colour. When I pulled these out of their boxes, the first thing I noticed was how big the pots were. They are literally the size of my palm and packed with a lot of product. The consistency was quite nice to touch once I’d opened the pots and it took a little bit of playing around with my fingers to get to grips with this.


The formula is a cream to powder, I was actually surprised by how pigmented this was and also how well it blended and applied to the skin. Both swatches above were applied with my fingers, the left side of the swatch is more heavily pigmented as I blended the product towards the right, which worked exceptionally well and was very easy to work with. I was a little worried at first that I would end up with way too much product and struggle to make these look anywhere near natural, but the Cream Blush is easily built up for full control and even easier to blend. I’m yet to try this with an actual make-up brush and I think I’ll definitely need to play with it for a lot longer before I start applying this to my face with a brush and as much as I love the pots in all of their enormity I am afraid these will often be left behind on gig days and festivals because I just wont have space in my makeup bag! With that being the only downfall, I’m definitely going to keep a look out for more cream blush’s in the future.

I picked these up for £3.25 each instead of the usual price of £6.50 so if you hurry, you may still be able to grab it in elf’s 50% off clearance here.

Have you tried any of the cream blush’s? If so, I’d love to know how you found them in the comments below.

Totally hellbent for half price and surprisingly creamy wonders



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  • Reply Jaq June 11, 2014 at 9:01 am

    I’m so scared of cream blush – I never knew how to apply them properly! Thanks for the tips!

    Jaq @

    • Reply Pants June 11, 2014 at 9:02 am

      I haven’t been brave enough to dip my brushes in them yet, I’ve just been using my finger. But a little definitely goes a long way and they are great for building cover if you start slow!

      • Reply Gemma June 11, 2014 at 9:03 am

        I used mine with a brush yesterday and it went on much easier than with my fingers!

  • Reply Lauren June 11, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    Those look very pigmented. I have a couple of the elf powder blushes and really like them. I’ll check out these shades!
    xoxo Lauren | Will Sing For Makeup

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