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8 Steps To Determine Your Skin Tone

8 Steps To Determine Your Skin Tone

Knowing your skin tone can be helpful in many ways-it can help you choose the best makeup colors, and determine which color clothes you should wear.

Blush Brush Basics

Blush Brush Basics

Are you confused about which brush is best for applying your blush? This month I have been covering everything there is to know about blush; How to Apply Blush for Your Face Shape, How to Choose The Right Color Blush for Your Skin Tone, and […]

How To Apply Blush For Your Face Shape

How To Apply Blush For Your Face Shape

Now that you learned what color blush is the right one for you, let’s dive into how to apply blush for your face shape.

Blush seems fairly straightforward, right?!? All you have to do is dab some blush onto your cheeks, blend it out, and you’re good to go, right? Wrong. It’s way more than just a swipe and a swirl. Blush can be incredibly flattering to your bone structure if you use it more strategically.

There are different makeup application techniques in regards to how to apply blush, depending on the shape of your face—and they can make a world of difference. And as it turns out, blush can do more than give your cheeks a nice, rosy glow. 

Once you know your perfect blush color and technique combo, you’ll never go back to that typical application again. Unsure about what face shape you have? Check out my How To Determine Your Face Shape Article!

Brushes

First things first, You’re going to need a good blush brush. When it comes to brushes, the more bristles, the more color you’ll apply to the skin. I recommend choosing a brush that has synthetic bristles.

My picks:

Sonia Kashuk Blush Makeup Brush: With soft synthetic bristles, this brush is gentle on your skin while applying your rosy tint or dash of red with a natural finish. A dome shape is perfectly designed to focus the blush on the apples of your cheeks, and a sturdy handle makes for easy application and control. 

Motives Retractable Powder Brush: It’s a retractable powder brush made from synthetic hair that you can use for powder or blush application

Oval

Oval faces are long with somewhat prominent cheeks, a narrower chin, and a narrow forehead. Start at the apple of your cheeks and sweep up towards your temples. Add the slightest bit just above the temple, too.

DON’T: Apply blush under your cheekbones—that’s actually where you should contour.

Round

Your goal, when you have a round face, should be to make your cheekbones pop. Make your face look more angular by applying blush slightly lower down and towards the outside of your cheeks almost, but not quite, under your cheekbones.

DON’T: Apply blush in circles to the apples of your cheeks, it can make your face look even rounder. Also, remember to avoid blending towards your nose since that can make your face look rounder.

Square

If you have a square face shape, you should stick to the basics. Soften your jawline by applying blush on the apples of your cheeks swirling in small circles.

DON’T: Make sure not to blend too far out horizontally because this may cause the opposite effect and give the illusion of a wider-looking face.

Oblong

Having an oblong face means you have more room for blush. Make an oblong face look wider by keeping blush more horizontal and don’t forget to blend well. Start under the pupils and blend to the middle of your cheeks.

DON’T: Go to high on the cheekbone.

Heart

If your face is long with prominent cheekbones and a pointy chin, you likely have a heart-shaped face. The goal is to soften your pointy features.

Swirl your blush brush in your blush, knock off the excess, then apply it in “C” shapes from the top of your cheeks to the end of your eye brows. Use more product along the cheekbone, then diffuse it up towards the temple, pushing it in and upwards.

DON’T: Go overboard with your application. Create t a blended look since it’s on more than just the cheeks.

Here’s a guide that I hope you find helpful 🙂

Blush Application Guide
The Best Eyeliner For Every Eye Shape

The Best Eyeliner For Every Eye Shape

All month I have been sharing information about eyeliner, but one of THE most important lessons is HOW to apply eyeliner that’s best for your eye shape.

Cleaning Your Makeup Brushes: Dos & Don’ts

Cleaning Your Makeup Brushes: Dos & Don’ts

How often do YOU clean your brushes? Spring is in the air and I am feeling a little urge to start spring cleaning the house, but what about makeup brushes?

The Best 2019 Makeup Trends

The Best 2019 Makeup Trends

Just like fashion makeup goes through trends each season. I’ve covered quite a bit for you and I hope that it’s giving you some options of how you can spice up your every day makeup routine by incorporating some of these 2019 makeup trends!

Bold Eyeliner

2019 makeup trends

You have already seen this trend in my article 5 Unexpected Ways to Wear Blue Eyeliner, bold and vibrant eyeliner is in this spring! Rock this makeup trend with my two favorite new blue Long-Wearing Liquid Eyeliners or shop for these classic eyeliners

Monochromatic Makeup

2019 makeup trends

Maintaining a makeup theme is a thing! Rather than figure out which shades will complement one another, simply stick with one or two tones that are similar. Go for pink or peach pastels that feel like spring, and work that color into your eyes, cheeks, and lips. Try this pink lip from the new Thrill Me Palette on your cheeks and lips.

Golden Glow

2019 makeup trends

Looking like a golden goddess is nothing new when it comes to spring, but still just as relevant as ever. The new Thrill Me Palette has a beautiful copper and rose gold shadow that will give you the first golden spring look.

Pretty In Pink

2019 makeup trends

Play up your pink lip or rosy pink cheeks this spring with this makeup trend. Follow the monogchromatic trend and even try a pink eye look.

Clean Skin

2019 makeup trends

The just got back from getting a facial look is in this spring. Keep your face makeup light and natural for a fresh spring look. Be sure you are regularly using your Lumière De Vie skincare routine for flaweless looking skin.

Airy Lashes

clean makeup

Don’t worry ladies lashes are still in, but put down the heavy strips of fake lashes and opt for a coat of mascara. Spring is all about airy flirty lashes which happens to one one of my favorite makeup trends this year!

‘Can’t Count on Cupid’ Exclusive Online Beauty Series

‘Can’t Count on Cupid’ Exclusive Online Beauty Series

GUESS WHAT???? We are doing it AGAIN 💃🏽💃🏽💕You can’t count on Cupid, folks! 💕.If you loved our last worldwide Beauty Bash event, you’ll love our next one! I’ll be one of the live video contributors, too. LET ME KNOW if YOU want in!!!! .❤️Self Love is The […]