Months ago, if you asked us to choose a favorite blush, we would’ve whipped out our trusty peach. Maybe even a special-occasion pink. But these days, we’re swapping our usuals for something unexpected: mauve. Now, hold on, stay with us—mauve isn’t always as purple as you think. With the right shade, depth, and application (use a light hand!), it results in a gorgeous glow.

Below, we’ve listed 5 mauve blushes that are absolute must-haves. These look surprisingly natural, no matter what your skin tone.

1. Maybelline Fit Me Blush in Medium Pink, P349
For the perfect mauve, look no further than Maybelline’s Medium Pink. Not only is it lightweight and buildable, it also offers a punch-drunk flush that’s just right.

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2. Wet N’ Wild Color Icon Blusher in Mellow Wine, P299
Mellow Wine is a dusty rose with a comfortable matte finish. It offers a kind of radiance that enhances, rather than covers up, your natural complexion.

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3. Pink Sugar Sweet Cheeks HD Cheek Color in Florence, P299
Florence is a wine-toned pink that works on a variety of skin tones. It has a sheer finish, so you can layer it on without looking clownish.


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4. L.A. Colors Mineral Blush in Tenderling, P249
In between beige and rose with the sweetest berry undertone, Tenderling is a great alternative to your usual pink. One sweep gives you a soft flush, but you can add on for more oomph.

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5. City Color Be Matte Blush in Pink Grapefruit, P300
Don’t let the color scare you stiff! Grapefruit is a high-impact pink that looks bright in the pan but goes on sheer. It manages to flatter every skin tone and look surprisingly natural. Basically, magic.

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