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How to Apply Blush: Tips and Tricks

Tips to apply the blush

Blush is something that has lost a good amount of traction over the past few years. Just a few decades ago, this is something that just about every woman did. That’s not to say that there aren’t a lot of women still doing it, it’s just substantially different than what has been a go-to in the past. In any event, there is still the need for just about every woman to understand how to apply blush correctly, as well as a few tips that will really help them out when they need it. It’s one of those things that we have really come to appreciate, and there’s the chance that you’ll take a few of these tips and really run with them.

Choosing Colour

The first thing that you’ll have to discern is the colour. Fortunately enough, this isn’t a really tough thing to do. According to InStyle, the best thing here is to choose the colour that’s closely related to your cheeks. But it’s actually a bit more than that, you’ll want to choose the colour that’s closest to your cheeks when you’re flushed, whether it’s from exercising or out in the cold. The best approach to figure this out is the “spank” test. By lightly hitting yourself on the cheek, you can basically recreate this effect, and this will really assist you in understanding what ‘s the best for you. Try not to hurt yourself here, and it’s always a good idea to do this at home – not at Sephora or somewhere like that.


Outside of the colour, the formula is easily the most important thing. If you have oily or combination skin, you’ll want to use powder blush for your face, as that will give you the best result. The cream is the best idea for those who have dry skin. Most experts say that a good idea is to choose cream and powder together. The reason for this is pretty understandable, as it helps the blush stay on longer and it actually helps it stand out a bit more, which looks a lot better on your skin. Fortunately, you won’t find that this is expensive, although it obviously does cost a bit more than just buying one or the other.


The application is actually very simple. All you’ll want to do is to put the blush on your brush, tapping off the excess. From there, you’ll want to look into the mirror and smile, applying it to the apple of your cheek. And since you’ll want some healthy blush, it’s a good idea to apply it only there, keeping the colour light and blended. If you’re using a gel or cream, dab it on with your middle finger and blend it in with your middle and ring finger. It’s as simple as that.

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