A research conducted by In Style Magazine has shown that in 1948 about 66 percent of US ladies used blush regularly but the percentage has reduced to 47% only by today. Though it seems that American women has lost interest in blush, still it is one of the easiest ways to gain instantaneous, healthy color.
How To Instructions for Applying Blush to Cheeks
vPick the Right Blush Shade
Picking the right blush shade is the first step in getting perfect blush look. Whether you like cosmetics by a reasonably priced brand like Cover Girl better or you prefer investing a little more on items from a retailer brand like Sephora, picking off the perfect shade is the key to fantastic blush results.
Try to find a blush shade that goes with your cheek color you get after doing exercise or when you are naturally flushed due to cold. Another way to find out the right blush shade include giving your cheeks a quick slap to make out what color appears or to see your natural lip color and match it up to a blush color.
Choose the Right Blush Formula
After deciding on the right blush color, see which blush formula is suitable for your skin. For those with oily or combination skin, powder blush is right choice and for dry skin, cream blush is ideal. Gel and liquid blushes also work well for greasy skin.
Apply Foundation before Blush
Don’t forget to apply foundation before purring on blush. Some ladies like to apply eye color and lipstick as well to make their blush last long. The key is contouring and accentuating your face without overdoing it.
Use a Proper Blush Brush
A full size blush brush should be used to apply the blush. Collect the shade onto the brush, get off extra blush by tapping and then brush it onto your cheekbone area moving the brush in upward and outward direction.
Where to Apply Blush
For a hale and hearty look, only apply the blush onto the cheeks’ apples. Go light and blend thoroughlyl.