Color makes everything more fun, especially when it’s on our cheeks. And who doesn’t want to have a little extra glow without breaking the bank? There is nothing wrong with a well-deserved beauty splurge, but for an everyday staple like our beloved blush, it’s nice to have some cost-effective options as well. From natural finishes to more pronounced pigments, you don’t need to spend a fortune to look like you have won the lottery.

Maybelline Fit Me Blush


Its creamy and smooth texture.It's almost like it's a 2-in-1 blush and highlighter! It gives a nice pop of colour to the cheeks. It also adds a bit of a glow (sort of like a highlighter does), but it's VERY subtle. Available in other colors. True-to-tone color. Creamy and smooth texture.

Milani Rose Powder Blush


Complement with one of these equally affordable bronzers for a perfect summer glow. Available in other colors.Free of parabens, phthalates, and sulfates.

Burt's Bees 100% Natural Blush

Bamboo, honey, and vitamin E nourish your skin while creating a rosy glow. Burt’s Bees is committed to environmentally responsible products and packaging. Available in other colors. Free of parabens, phthalates, SLS, petrolatum, and synthetic fragrances.

Physicians Formula Powder Palette Multi-Colored Blush

A perfectly blended palette of natural color combines to contour and accentuate your cheekbones. Available in other colors. Hypoallergenic. Fragrance-free.

e.l.f. Blush Palette

Mix and match pigments that create custom colors. 4 shades in a mixture of complimentary matte and shimmer finishes. Formulated for contouring, shading, sculpting, and highlighting.

L'oreal Paris Visible Lift Blur Blush

Cream blush that gives a healthy glow while helping to erase fine lines and wrinkles . Just use a teeny bit of this and blend toward the top of the cheek bone and you're done...it stays all day and looks so natural. And it doesn't move into crease lines. Available in other colors. Formulated with Opti-Blur Technologyers.

NYX Powder Blush

Signature quilted compact. Rich pigmentation means long-lasting, all-day color. Available in other colors. Featured in a signature quilted compact.

CoverGirl Cheekers Blendable PowderBlush

Experiment with applying more than one layer to achieve your desired level of color. Available in other colors. Lightweight and natural-looking formula. Dermatalogically tested.

L'Oreal Paris True Match Super-Blendable Blush

True-to-life shades precisely match your skin tone and undertone for a natural glow. For a more natural look, apply where the sun would normally hit your face on your forehead, cheeks, and chin. Available in other colors. Non-comedogenic. Made in the USA.

Milani Baked Blush

Shaping, contouring, and highlighting. Milani is cruelty-free and PETA-certified. Available in other colors. Sunbaked on Italian terracotta tiles. Richly pigmented and highly buildable.

That’s why we’ve rounded up our drugstore favorites to keep your cheeks glowing and your budget intact. Whether you tell anyone the secret to achieving the perfect pop of color cost you less than $13 is up to you!