Nothing enhances your complexion as quick as a touch of colour on your cheekbones. Powder, cream, stick… discover five different blush textures.
TUBE OR LIQUID BLUSH
The effect? A small dab is enough to provide a natural-looking and fresh finish. But beware, using more than a small drop can make you look like a Russian doll.
Who is it for? Every skin type.
How do you apply it? Liquid blush is the hardest texture to work with. You might need a bit of practice to get the hang of it. Use a small brush to apply the blush along your cheekbone and immediately blend it with your fingers. If you don’t feel you’ve got the skills necessary, you can simply put a bit on the tip of your finger, quickly apply it on your face and blend with a sponge.
L’Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Blush
The effect? Just like foundation, blush is also available in a stick. Its texture is a cream powder with a velvety finish.
Who is it for? For any skin type, but especially those with dry skin. They’ll appreciate the comfort it provides. Because stick blush isn’t hard to apply, anyone can use it, beginners and pros alike.
How do you apply it? Because it’s creamy, a blush stick is very easy to use. All you need to do is apply some on your cheekbones and blend it with a brush or even your fingertips.
Jouviance Beauty Stick Cream-Powder makeup 3 in 1
The effect? It’s available in a variety of shades, from matte to glitter.
Who is it for? As a matte, powder blush is recommended for combination and oily skins. Those with dry skin should however avoid this texture because it can draw attention to dry zones. Easy to use, this is a product that’s great for those who aren’t quite used to applying blush.
How do you apply it? Use a round brush and sweep it over the powder a few times. Tap off excess product and then quickly blend it on your cheekbones.
Lise Watier Blush-On Powder
The effect? Its dense texture and velvety finish allow you to create an intense effect on your cheeks.
Who is it for? Ideal for dry skins and those who love bright finishes. Those with oily skins should avoid this texture.
How do you apply it? Apply a small dab along your cheekbone and use your fingertips or a sponge to blend. Make sure to only use a small amount or you might overdo the intended effect.
Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush
SPONGE (or cushion)
First came cushion foundation, now say hello to cushion blush! Inspired by the latest South Korean makeup trends, blush cushion combines the effect of a liquid blush with the practicality of a compact.
The effect? Its rich texture allows for customizable coverage which results in fresh and natural-looking makeup.
Who is it for? Any skin type and for anyone who wants to try something new.
How do you apply it? Thanks to its cushion soaked in liquid blush and its sponge applicator, applying this product is very easy. Simply use the applicator to soak a bit of liquid blush and then dab it onto your cheeks. Keep applying until you get the desired coverage.
Lise Watier Beauty Cushion Blusher Liquid Blush-to-go