I’ve always been a bit scared of blush: how do you apply it so you don’t look like a clown? Do we really need it?
For years, I had been doing my makeup and opting for bronzers and contouring my cheekbones rather than blush, but ever since makeup school and trying it out myself… I can safely say that blush REALLY makes a difference.
A huge difference, especially for days you don’t necessarily want to wear makeup, but need a little perk-me-up.
So today I thought I’d write a super-quick guide to finding the perfect blush shade to suit your skin tone.
- Fair skin: If you have yellow undertones, peachy blushes look amazing (this pinky-peach is my favorite); since it too is in the “warm” color family. Complexions with cool, bluish undertones look best in soft pinks.
- Medium skin: Use a deep golden pink shade for a subtle day look and pump it with a vibrant rose gold or apricot blush for night.
- Dark skin: You need colors that will pop against your skin, so look out for plum colors… and if you dare, bright fuchsia would look great.
What blush colors do you use for your skin tone? Now that you’ve found the perfect blush color for your skin tone, check out How to… Apply Blush According to Your Face Shape.