Correct Blush Application for Your Face Shape and Desired Effect


Blushers lift the face. So, it's very important to know where exactly you must put that favorite blusher of yours.

 

First, you need to determine your face shape.


Face Type

For ROUND FACE
We want to achieve: A slenderized cheeks
What to do: Apply blush in a sideways V along your cheekbones and blend upward.
Effect: This will highlight and lift the cheekbone and give an illusion that your cheeks are much thinner than they might be!

For OVAL FACE
We want to achieve: You’re very lucky! You already possess the best face shape
What to do: Apply blush in the most prominent part of your cheeks
Effect: This will give a more lifted look

For HEART-SHAPED FACE
We want to achieve: Draw away attention to forehead
What to do: Dab a bit along the underside of your cheekbones, all the way up to your ears.
Effect: Will gives attention to your cheeks rather than in your forehead

For SQUARE FACE
We want to achieve: A softer face What to do: Apply your blush to the apples of your cheeks and blend upwards.
Lightly dust some blush from your chin to just below your ears.
Effect: This soften the angles of the face

We want to achieve: Draw away attention to wide jaw
What to do: Apply blush to the cheekbones.
Effect: The emphasis remains on the cheekbones.

For OBLONG FACE
We want to achieve: Reduced emphasis on the lower part of the face
What to do: Apply blush to the apple of the cheeks in circular motions and extend the blush outward towards your ears.
Effect: This effect will shorten your long face.