For a natural day time look, the best way to go is to use as little shimmer as possible especially on the cheeks. If you have oily skin, you especially want something matte so that it absorbs oil instead of adding to it. A good matte blush in a couple of colours is always in my makeup bag, and my latest fave is Tarte’s Amazonian Clay Blush.
The blushes are totally matte, but unlike most matte powders, these don’t actually dry out the skin. They just stick to it, and absorb any excess oil so that they last on your face.
Tarte says that they last 12 hours. Guess what? I wear the blush daily, and it lasts even 16 hours.
The Amazonian Clay blush is awesome because it’s probably the most long-lasting blush that I’ve ever used, and the colours are bright and easy to wear.
The blush is quite pigmented so a little bit goes a long way.
My favourite colours are: Exposed which is a nude beige pink that’s easy to wear, and Tipsy which is the perfect coral.
Pick it up at Sephora. Each blush is $30 and well worth the price.