The Best Fresh, Glowy Blushes Under P500 for College Students on a Budget

For that dewy sun-kissed glow.
by Leika Golez   |  Nov 23, 2022
Image: (LEFT TO RIGHT) Colourette, Issy & Co., Sunnies Face, Clocheflame Art: Ines Munoz
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Blush is one of the most beginner-friendly products to add to a makeup newbie's daily makeup routine. Learning how to apply it yourself is pretty straightforward, but choosing the right shade and formula for you can get a little tricky. While plenty of blush products go viral on TikTok every day, we suggest sticking to tried-and-tested picks that give you the best bang for your buck. Basically, these are the best ~effortless~ blushes to invest in if you're a student on a tight budget! See all the deets below.

The Best Fresh, Glowy Blushes Under P500 for College Students on a Budget

1. Colourette Coloursnap

For a travel-friendly option, try Colourette's multi-use tinted balm. All of its eight shades flatter Filipino skin tones!

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Colourette Coloursnap, P349, Available on Lazada and Shopee

2. Strokes Crush Blush 

Although Strokes is best known for their eyebrow products, their cream blush is a hidden gem. So fresh and glowy! 

Strokes Crush Blush, P378, Available on Lazada and Shopee

3. Issy & Co. Creme Cheek Blush 

Another cream formula that we love is Issy & Co.'s newest release. Did we also mention that you can choose from 10 vibrant shades?

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Issy & Co. Creme Cheek Blush, P349, Available on Lazada and Shopee

4. Barenbliss Spark-Tacular Party Blush On

Barenbliss' luminous blush is a K-beauty fave for a good reason! It's affordable, ultra-smooth, and so easy to use.

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Barenbliss Spark-Tacular Party Blush On, P299, Available on Shopee

5. Clocheflame All Around Flush

If you have a thing for gel textures, try Clocheflame's bestseller. Tip: Try mixing different shades together to find your perfect match.

Clocheflame All Around Flush, P389, Available on Lazada and Shopee

6. Essence The Blush Compact Powder

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This handy compact from Essence will give your cheeks some color without accentuating fine lines and pores. We're especially obsessed with its ~silky-smooth~ texture.

Essence The Blush Compact Powder, P315, Available on Lazada and Shopee

7. Maybelline Fit Me All-Day Natural Lightweight Blush

Struggling to work with powder blushes? Maybelline's powder blush is lightweight and easy to blend!

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Maybelline Fit Me All-Day Natural Lightweight Blush, P299, Available on Lazada and Shopee

8. Sunnies Face Airblush

The Airblush is your BFF when it comes to a smooth, seamless finish. Trust us—it's a must for that sun-kissed glow!

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Sunnies Face Airblush, P495, Available on Lazada and Shopee

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