Makeup Tips: 8 Do’s and Don’ts of Applying Blush


Makeup is one simple thing that enhances your beauty quotient in just a few minutes. And when we talk about highlighting the features of your face, blush plays a very important role in that. Blush basically is a beauty product that adds color to your face by highlighting your cheeks. But, for a perfect look, it is very important that the blush is applied in the right way and is blended properly, or it will ruin your entire makeup. So, to help you with this difficulty, we have listed some do’s and don’ts of applying blush.

1. Apply blush according to your face type

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A very common question which is often asked by the makeup enthusiasts is how to apply blush perfectly? Well, there is no particular way to apply blush. But, it depends a lot on the shape of your face. So, here we have shared some ways to apply blush according to your face type.

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• If you a have round shape, then make a triangle on the apple of your cheeks.
• For a heart-shaped face, it is suggested that you start applying blush from the outer corner of the cheekbone and a bit of blush on the center of your forehead.
• And if you have a square face, light strokes of blush on the sides of your cheeks can work well.
• Lastly, if you have an oval shape face, then light circular motion on the apple of your cheeks is perfect.

2. Where to apply blush?

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Well, the application of blush limits to the face and only to your cheeks. As we have mentioned this earlier, the application blush is dependent on the type of your face, and according to that, you need to decide where to aim it. Still, in case of the heart-shaped face, you can apply blush to your forehead.

3. The simplest way to apply blush

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The best way to apply blush is by taking a large amount of blush on your brush and dab it on your face and blend it well. Though, many people do this but, one should always apply blush according to their face type which we have discussed before in this article.

4. How to end the blush application?

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There are many people who end their makeup by applying translucent powder over their face. But, this is a wrong way to end makeup because the translucent powder can change the shade of your blush. So, the hack is to use blotting paper instead of translucent powder to remove the excess blush from your face.

5. Most used blush colors

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The three common blush colors used on Indian skin tone are beige, plum and pink which is confirmed by many makeup experts. Besides this, another reason for using these blush colors is that it suits all types of skin tone and goes well with all kinds of attire.

6. Best blush color

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Well, this is completely dependent on your skin complexion. Still, the most common color used according to skin complexions are red and plum for dark skin, coral and pink for pale skin, and apricot and rose for normal skin.

7. What type of brush to use to apply blush?

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Well, the answer to this question is very simple. For blush application, you need to use a blush brush which is dome or round shaped. Plus, it should be tapered on the ends so that the blush deposits on those areas where you aim it. Though many people also suggest applying blush using your fingertips for which you need to be a pro.

8. Which type of blush you should use?

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There are different types of blush available namely, cream blush, gel blush, powder blush, and tint brush. Well, it is said that one kind of blush can never give an ideal after-effect. For a perfect look, you need to opt for a perfect combination of cream, gel and shimmer blush to highlight your cheeks.

So, these were the few Do’s and Don’ts of applying blush.

CH Mini
A die hard fan of Chainsmoker with a motto to live the life absolutely king size. Though Mini is an expert in killing jokes, she loves writing. And when she is not scribbling, you will find her in a corner with headphones on and watching Netflix television shows.

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