Watercolour Gel Cheek Colour

Colour: Nectar

A long-wearing, water-resistant, hydrating gel blush with a natural-looking, radiant finish. For cheeks and lips. Voted Best Gel-Cream Blush in the Red Magazine Beauty Awards 2020, and Best Blush in the Woman&Home Beauty Awards 2020.

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As quick and as easy-to-apply as a cream blush, but better because Watercolour Gel Cheek Colour stays put all day. Less pigmented than our Watercolour Liquid Cheek Colour, these light-as-a-feather pretty gels are sheer and leave a natural, long-lasting finish.

The ultra-lightweight formula blends effortlessly onto cheeks, leaving a seamless wash of colour that feels like a second skin, instantly lifting your complexion with a healthy flush of stay-all-day colour.

The satin texture and sheer colour combined with micro-fine sheen particles gently catch the light for a completely natural lit-from-within glow. With buildable coverage, there’s no limit to the number of looks you can create, from a delicate whisper of blush to an intense pop of colour on cheeks.

This sweat and water-resistant, silicone formula quickly dries to a non-sticky, natural finish. Enriched with Vitamin E to soothe and protect, and Hyaluronic Acid to hydrate and soften the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, the lightweight formula stretches with the skin and won’t weigh it down. This is a unique gel blush that’s comfortable to wear and won’t leave cheeks feeling taut.

Quick and easy to apply with your fingers, and as lovely on lips as it is on cheeks, we guarantee you’ll want to take this little tube of colour everywhere with you.

Suitable for all skins but especially good for oily skin types. Great for gym go-ers. Superb performance in hot countries & humidity. No makeup tool needed to apply.

New to Daniel Sandler Watercolour? Take a look at our beginner's guide:

Watercolour Guide

Can be applied to bare skin or layered over cream/liquid base makeup. Gently squeeze a small amount of colour onto the tip of your middle finger, tapping onto cheeks until blended. Repeat step to intensify. Can also be applied to lips.

Aqua/Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Talc, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Glycerin, Mica, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Alumina, Phenoxyethanol, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Benzyl Alcohol, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Tocopheryl Acetate, Propylene Carbonate, Disodium Edta, Aluminum Hydroxide, Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate, Lysine, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Magnesium Chloride, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate,  Hexylene Glycol, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-DI-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate. May contain (+/-): CI 77891/Titanium Dioxide, CI 77491/Iron Oxides, CI 77492/Iron Oxides, CI 77499/ Iron Oxides, CI 15850/Red 6 Lake, CI 15850/Red 7 Lake, CI 19140/Yellow 5 Lake

Fill weight 10ml


Petal 5060250013651

Berry 5060250013668

Mango 5060250013675

Nectar 5060250013682

Tube & Cap - LDPE (4) plastic - check local recycling

Label (on tube) - not currently recycled

Box - card - commonly recycled - place in paper recycling bin

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We offer sample sizes of a number of our products, including our Watercolour Liquid Cheek Colours, so you can try before you commit to a full-size item. Take a look at the full range of samples on offer here. Our sample sizes are exclusive to danielsandler.com.


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Customer Reviews

Based on 40 reviews
Broch Anglestone
Eye Colour: Blue
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Skin Tone: Fair
An everyday staple

Used for: 3 weeks (daily)
Shade: Nectar
Application: Mainly fingers but have used with sponge and brush.
Skin tone: Peachy (neutrals are the best I can find)

Why I went for this type of product?

I have admired the watercolour products for quite a while but I'm quite minamilist with my make up collection and wanted to work through my existing blushes.

However...all my blushes are powder. And I was keen to remove the need to utilise brushes (it's a pain to wash them when I can just use my fingers for most things).

Why the gel and not the liquid?

I did the quiz and it recommended this particular product. I also felt that the watercolour blushes might require me to use brushes to blend into the skin.

Why the colour?

Again, the quiz! But I'm glad I did it as it picked a colour I would never typically use. I'm typically drawn to cool tones, being so pale any sort of orange tone/warmth feels over the top and unnatural.

But this surprised me, it melded well with my peachy tones and almost looks like I've caught the sun. I've stopped bothering with bronzer (it just never seems to fit my face) and I think this blush gives me the dimension I need to sculpt my face.


Admittedly, I can't give too much detail on this. I wear this for 3-4 hours on random errands and meals but not for long days.

I do feel it stays on my face, but the 'definition' it adds gets a bit lost when my more pinky tones start to work though my foundation.

My favourite combo?

I love this blush with a cool toned brown eye and a nude lip. It looks very clean and almost red carpet like. I sometimes dabbed it on my lips but I'd use sparingly!

Thank you so much Brock for such a detailed review - it really helps our customers make a decision! We're so pleased to hear our shade quiz helped you. Thanks for supporting our brand xx

Evan Brookman
Eye Colour: Green
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Skin Tone: Fair
Formula is swell

I love the gel formula. Dense, pigmented, but very blendable. My only gripe is that Petal is displayed as a coral pink, but is actually a true peach. I'll attach a picture with some swatch comparisons.

It's a bummer about the lack of pink shades- as someone with a warm, fair, and olive complexion, any orange tones in a blush look garish on me. Hope to see a cool or neutral medium pink out in the formula at s6ome point!

Hi Evan, thank you so much for your feedback, I've passed your comments onto the team.

Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Skin Tone: Light
Berry Watercolour Gel Cheek Colour

Thank you for the excellent customer service! I love the watercolour liquid blushes, very easy to apply and last for hours. They give a healthy glow and look like skin. I am glad I bought the Water Brush. It is perfect with DS products and I like having specific brushes for different products. I added the Watercolour Gel Colour the last minute to my order because I thought the shade Berry was really nice but I was initially interested by the liquid colours. and.. wow! it is not only a lovely cheek colour but the perfect long wearing lip colour for me! Still looking for the "perfect" concealer and a "peachy/yellowy" colour correcting everyday eyeshadow and I'll have everything I need for a daily quick healthy glow make up :)))

Ah thank you so much for such a fab review x