I’m calling this post Blush 101 because we are going to deep dive not only into how and where to apply your blush, but also into all the different formulas available and which is best for you. I also want to share my favorite “secret” blush shade.
Let’s dive in, this video has all the details, including my technique for applying blush in the perfect spot every time!
1 | Cream
2 | Liquid
3 | Powder
Tip to Make Blush Last | apply a small amount of cream or liquid blush first, then sweep a light layer of blush over that to lock in the color and set for all day wear.
A peachy, coral pink is one of my favorite shades on all skin tones for summer. But I feel like there is one shade that works on a ton of skin tones but gets totally overlooked: a beige undertone blush.
If you have a lot of redness in your skin and wearing blush only seems to bring that redness out, beige will be a great shade for you. It doesn’t contain a lot of pink or red in the formula, so it won’t exacerbate any surface skin redness.
More information on surface tones in this post.
3 | Patrick Ta Powder Blush (shade: She’s Seductive – beige mauve) | sephora
4 | Chanel Blush in Jersey | Chanel website (free shipping and samples)
5 | Charlotte Tilbury Look In a Palette (shade: Smokey Eye Palette) | charlotte tilbury website (free shipping)
Brushes for Powder Products
1 | Large Blush Brush IT Cosmetics | ulta
3 | Smaller Wayne Goss Airbrush brush | beautylish
Brushes for Cream + Liquid Products
2 | Individual RT Brush | amazon
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