January 22, 2015 Makeup.com Natural Makeup

How to Make Your Blush Last All Day

It seems like a lofty goal: stay glowing and fresh-faced all day. But you can actually do it by addressing one major culprit — your blush! Make your cheeks pop, and stay put, by layering a powder blush over a gel or stain blush. Yup, it's that simple!

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Layering Laws

Start by prepping the cheeks with your favorite base (blur or primer) and foundation. Then, apply a gel, cream, liquid or stain blush. Next, set your cheek color with a powder blush in a similar color. Just like face powder helps to set your makeup, using a powder blush will keep your blush from sweating or slipping off your cheeks. Don’t be afraid to start off a little bright, as blush has a tendency to settle in after a few hours.

Here are some beautiful possible blush combinations: Maybelline Face Studio Master Glaze in Pink Fever with Maybelline Fit Me Blush in Medium Pink.YSL Kiss and Blush in Orange Fougueux with YSL Blush Volupté in Rebelle make for a lovely, light peach combo.

Thinking redder? Try Giorgio Armani Beauty Maestro Blush in 400 with Giorgio Armani Beauty Cheek Fabric in 509.

For a purple-pink flush, try Shu Uemura Tint in Gelato: Lip and Cheek Color in Sakura Cream with Shu Uemura Glow on Blush in Soft Mauve.

What’s your favorite blush color? Tell us in the comments below.

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