Slightly flushed, rosy cheeks can instantly brighten up any look, adding a touch of youthfulness and girlishness to the cheeks. The way you define your cheekbones changes your entire makeup! Many girls avoid applying it as they find it too difficult for they don’t know how to use the blush according to their face. Actually, it’s not difficult if you just find out the shape of your face and the way you should highlight it. It’s just important to know that blush should outline the natural cheekbones that you have, but if don’t have them pointed, you may not find the correct line where the blush should be applied. It’s easy to bear in mind several tips for choosing and applying blush for a flawless-looking makeup. So here we are to help you with the task and reveal the secret to you how to apply blush according to your face shape!
Blush Application Tips for Oval Face
You are lucky if you have the oval face shape, as it’s easy to choose a hairstyle, makeup and sunglasses for your face, since almost everything suits you well. For the blush application, you need a fluffy blush brush and your favorite blush color.
You can pick either a powder blush or a cream one, depending on your skin type. Although cream blushes apply much more easily, avoid it, if you have an oily skin. Firstly, apply the blush to your cheek apples, then move to the temples blending well. You may take two blush colors and blending them create a nice soft color.
Blush Application Tips for Round Face
Girls and women having a round face long for having them slimed down usually. Here the blush application plays a big role. With it you may create a vertical line, which will make your face look slimmer. So apply the blush at a 45-degree angle, outlining your natural cheekbones.
Blush Application Tips for Square Face
Square faces have very pointed cheekbones, so you should be attentive to apply the blush gently not to overdo the look. Apply the blush in small circles and mainly focus on the apples of your cheeks. Then blend softly to create a shade. At the end apply a little amount of blush on your forehead corners to break the sharp square lines.
Blush Application Tips for Heart/ Diamond Face
In contrast to round faces, where it is essential to make the face slimmer, here it is necessary to make it look rounder. So we have totally a different portrait with heart shaped faces! But again there is no problem, as blush can save the situation again. With a small blush brush, start by applying the blush on the cheekbone’s outermost point, going downwardly and inwardly. Be attentive not to cross the vertical line, or else you will overdo with the blush. Now, with the leftovers on the brush cover a little your forehead and its corners.
Blush Application Tips for Oblong Face
The case with longer faces is easy as the blush should be applied in a way to make your face look broader and shorter. So you will easily get it if you apply the blush in a horizontal direction and blend it out thoroughly and deeply. Here you may also blend two tones of the same color to create a slimmer look.
As you see, no matter what face shape you have, you need good makeup brushes for an easy application and a pleasant blush tone. Get the necessary tools and practice the blush application tips to create the perfect shape of face!
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