Do you love blushers but are not sure if you are using it correctly? Before you go wild dusting your cheeks into a rosy pink frenzy, or follow that contouring Youtube tutorial religiously, read our basic blusher and face makeup tips.
All you really need are:
Two shades of blush, one a shade darker than the other. That way, you can highlight, contour your face shape and give it more balance. And a couple of blushers.
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Do you know the shape of your face?
This looks easier than it is. But sometimes it is not easy to pinpoint one face shape. Everyone is born with a certain shape of the face. And as all faces are unique, so may its shape. Some faces will change slightly with age and weight, but most people go through life with essentially one of the six basic face shapes, or somewhere in between two face-shapes. Our blusher makeup tips and tricks below are meant to naturally beautify the six basic face shapes.
You will also get the job done using far less makeup!
Blusher Makeup Tips and Tricks
Makeup Tips for Long Face
Widening is the primary goal of long-faced beauties. Dust a bright blusher onto the apples of your cheek, blending sideways (in almost a straight line) towards the ears, not the temples. By doing you create an illusion of width. Dust a darker-hued blusher on the forehead, just below the hairline, and along the chin. Hollywood and Bollywood beauties like Sarah Jessica Parker and Katrina Kaif respectively, have long faces.
Makeup Tips for Heart-Shaped Face
Heart-shaped beauties sometimes need makeup tips and tricks to soften a prominent chin. Instead of contouring, blend to soften the edges. cheek. Sweep upwards towards the hairline. Blend a bright blusher or a liquid highlighter around the chin and jawbone. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and Reese Witherspoon have gorgeous heart-shaped faces.
Makeup Tips for Square Faces
Square shaped beauties can soften sharp angles by circulating the blusher brush onto the apple of the cheek. Use a brighter blusher or highlighter on the apple, brushing it upward and outward to the temples to give your face a little ‘lift’. Apply the contour shade of your blusher from the chin up toward the middle ear area, the underside of your cheekbone. will round out your face. Hollywood and Bollywood beauties like Olivia Wilde, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and Anushka Sharma, have perfectly made-up square faces.
Makeup Tips for Round Face
Round shaped beauties need to create the illusion of a slimmer face. Apply the darker or contouring blush at an angle in a V-shape below the cheekbone, down to the chin line. Use a highlighter or the brighter blush on the apples of your cheek. Avoid going too close to your nose; use blusher only till under the iris. Mila Kunis, Vidya Balan, and Rani Mukherji are good examples of Hollywood and Bollywood beauties with round faces.
Makeup Tips for Oval Face
Very few people are lucky enough to be born with a perfectly oval face that goes with many cosmetics and hairstyles. For a natural daytime look, start applying blusher to the apple, and sweep upwards towards your temples. At night, get a more dramatic effect by a pop of colour on the cheeks. Use blusher along the bridge of your nose or the tip. Alexa Chung, Shraddha Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit use the minimum amount of blush to highlight their already perfectly symmetrical oval faces.
Makeup Tips for Diamond or Triangle Face
The goal of diamond-faced beauties is to add fullness to your jaw and forehead while the width of your cheeks. Apply blusher on the apples instead of the hollows beneath the cheekbones. Use tawny peaches and browns rather than bright pinks and shiny, metallic finishes to avoid making your cheeks even fuller. Scarlett Johansson, Kangana Ranaut and Deepika Padukone.
Take Home Message
Face shape is important in the world of beauty and fashion. It determines the best haircuts, jewellery and makeup tips for a customized look unique to your style. But many people do not know what type of face they have.
First, determine your basic face shape.
Then follow our makeup tips and tricks to instantly enhance your beauty!