Blush is one of those must-haves that can really change the way your face looks (hello, happy and healthy glow!). We’re here to give you the the complete lowdown on this beauty product, including how to find the right color, how exactly you should apply it and how to differentiate between all those textures. Pick Your Perfect Palette For the most realistic color boost, the glowy pink that your own cheeks take on after your morning jog, afternoon pilates class or any other physical activity is the most flattering. If you're not able to pin down that post-workout hue, here are a few other tips for choosing the prettiest shade, courtesy of makeup artist Dell Ashley. Find Your Formula Blush comes in nearly as many formulas as does foundation, and with good reason. Blush should look natural and like a second skin, while adding just a hint of color. Here’s how to figure out which type is best for you. Apply With Ease When you’re looking to create an everyday, natural rosy color, Ashley recommends keeping blush on the apples of your cheeks, above the tip of your nose and away from your undereye area. For a more sculpted appearance (think Jennifer Lopez), reach for blush, bronzer and highlighter to bring out your cheekbones. Try: Urban Decay Naked Flushed palette, which includes all three. Contouring can really add definition to the face, but it is a more challenging technique. To get it right, Ashley says to follow these steps:
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