Blush - a cosmetic product which is used in very small quantities, cautiously, barely noticeable, but, nevertheless, it gives the face a healthy glow and helps to arrange the necessary accents.
It is known that paint used in ancient Egypt. Then they were applied not only in the cheek and cheekbone, and lips. In some age blush enjoyed by both women and men - in particular, it was accepted in the Regency.
Proper use of blush can help smooth out many of the shortcomings, but mistakes and carelessness will be very evident. For example, to make the nose visually shorter swipe faint stripes rouge from the middle of the nose to the tip. If the nose is very wide, you can apply a little blush on the wings of the nose.
How to apply blush
Apply blush need so that they look natural. Day use lighter shades of the evening - dark. Apply them to the substrate and for the powder.
Using the blush is closely related to the shape of the face. Owners oblong faces should apply blush on the cheeks, towards the ears. Due to this the person will seem somewhat broader.
If a square-shaped face, apply blush on the lower part of the cheeks and jaw - it will make the person more visually rounded.
Those who have a round face, rouge on the cheeks should be applied towards the nose. A little blush should be applied just above the cheekbones.
Do not use blusher in hot and humid weather. Because humid air blush and quickly rolled up will look very unnatural.
If you have done too much blush, do not wash the excess tissue. Take a soft, dry sponge and slowly, gently swipe it across the skin. Then apply powder on top to make almost imperceptible blush.
Recommendations for the use of blush
Blush - one of the most underrated of cosmetic products, because most women think that blush make them look like clowns. Hopefully these tips will help you use blush, to achieve maximum effect. Unlike other cosmetic products that are decades out of fashion, blush became undeservedly forgotten.
Do not be afraid of blush. Of course, the inability to use blush much more than fail-up eyes, but that should not stop you. There is an easy and convenient way of applying blush, which guarantees excellent results.
It is best to choose a shade of blush, as close as possible to the natural blush that appears on the cheeks after intense exercise or long stay in the frosty air. You can also pick up a shade of blush to match the color of the lips; pink, olive and peach shades are best suited to girls with fair skin and darker shades (apricot and red) emphasize the beauty of dark skin.
Blush and skin type
On sale you can find a variety of different consistencies blush. The main thing - to determine the consistency of paint suitable for your skin type
How to determine your skin type
. We recommend the following:
- Oily / combination skin: compact and crisp blush
- Dry skin: cream blush
- Oily skin: liquid blush and rouge on the gel basis
The best result provides a combination of crumbly rouge and blush on cream base.
To apply blush
Many women mistakenly believe that the place of applying blush it does not matter, and lightly brush spend where they want them to. In fact, blush should be applied to the so-called "apples" of the cheeks ... period! Identify these mysterious "apples" is very simple - you need to stand in front of a mirror and smile or retract the cheek. Rounded portions of the cheeks and have these "apples"!
What and how to apply
The first thing to do before you start applying blush - throw away the brush, which is included in the purchased rouge (whatever quality they may be). As a rule, these brushes are cheap and hardly provide a natural result. Do not skimp on the makeup, because in this way you save on health and beauty. Choose a professional cosmetic brush. Makeup artists recommend not to use the same brush to apply blush and powder.
There are many techniques applying blush, especially depending on the consistency of the selected blush.
So, as for the application of powder, dunk the brush in the paint and gently shake it to remove the excess blush. If you use a crumbly rouge, always carry a brush in the same direction, but do not drive it back and forth, otherwise will make sloppy. Start with the center of the "apple" and spend a brush gently toward the corners of the eyes and temples. Or if you prefer liquid, cream or gel blush, middle finger, apply one drop to the center means "apple" and two more in the direction of to the cheeks, forming a dotted line. Middle and index fingers gently blend the blush.
When finished with the application of blush, use a dry cosmetic sponge (sponge) to shade blush as they do not naturally blend with the tonal foundation. The tip sponge smudge or erase the contours of land, on which a blush. Overdo the blush? Slug of powder the loose powder to make the color more natural. If you use cream blush, blot with a clean sanitary napkin. If you have done too much liquid or gel blush have to wash and re-do the whole make-up, as this type of rouge dries quickly and is easily absorbed into the skin.
- Recommended: regular brushing wet wipes and keep them clean to prevent bacteria and infections.
- Recommended: for mature skin are more suitable rouge on a cream base. They lie down and look perfectly natural.
- Recommended: to change the shade of blush depending on the time of year. More dark, saturated colors are more appropriate in the fall and winter, and lighter shades are perfect for spring and summer.
- Not recommended: Apply blush to the area under the nose or closer than the pass line dropped from the center of the pupil on the cheek.
- Not recommended: to put too much blush.
- Not recommended: to use the same brush to apply blush and powder.