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Let’s admit it—there’s something about blush that instantly lifts our appearance! From enhancing our skin complexions to creating that youthful glow, we can’t get enough! But the blush pigments are only a part of the equation. Knowing the best blush placement for your face is the actual secret behind creating picture-perfect blush looks! If you want to know your go-to spot for blush, or simply want to explore new blush techniques, then stick around! Let’s jump into the best go-to blush placements for our face structures!

Cheeks Only

Let’s begin with the classic ‘cheeks only’ blush look. 

  • If you have full, plump and round cheeks, then this look is for you. 
  • Applying blush only on the cheeks is a great way to design a youthful appearance
  • For a youthful glow – focus the blush on the apples of your cheeks. 
  • A pro tip is to place the product with a flat blush brush to pack extra pigment. 
Best Go-To Blush Placements

Nose and Cheeks

Now, let’s take a look at the ‘sunkissed’ blush finish. 

  • Adding blush to the next can create that iconic sun kissed effect. 
  • The extra touch of pigment on the nose works amazingly on all skin complexions. 
  • Begin this look by applying the blush on the top of cheekbones. 
  • Next, using a small fan brush, glide the blush across the bridge of the nose. 

Cheeks and Chin

Did you know, placing blush on the chin can liven up your entire face?!

  • The cheeks and chin blush combo can elongate the face and create a cohesive look. 
  • First, apply the blush to the apples of your cheeks. 
  • Next, blend out the pigment to the outer cheekbones. 
  • Finally, add a bit of blush to the chin using a fluffy blush brush or your finger. 

All of the Above

And lastly, let’s combine all of our cheek looks for a unique glow!

  • Start by applying the blush to the apples of your cheeks. 
  • Next, slightly drag the product to the cheekbones and temples. 
  • Then, using a fan brush, place some blush across the bridge nose. 
  • And lastly, tie in our blush look by applying blush on the center of the chin. 

With a few clever makeup tricks, we have transformed our entire blush routine! So, which blush look is the go-to for you?


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