Trend To Try: Blush Up
THE colour blush you choose can make or break the entire make-up look. Blush might have taken a back seat to brows and baking over the years, but with spring finally here, bright cheeks might just be your make-up go to. We’ve got the hacks you need to be your own make-up artist and ace blusher like a pro. Just use your skintone and undertone as a guide.
Large Brush: R110, UBU
Don’t know your undertone? Look at the veins on your wrists: if they’re blue and purple you have a cool undertone, if they are green, you have a warm undertone.
Fair skin with warm undertones: add warmth with a lightly bronzed shade.
Little Round Pot Blush In Santal: R165.95, Bourjois
Medium skin with warm undertones: peach tones will brighten the complexion and draw out a natural glow
Beautiful Colour Radiance Blush In Sweet Peach: R465, Elizabeth Arden
Dark skin with warm undertones: highlight warm, dark skin with deep ambers and rust coloured hues.
Baked Bronzer In Atlantic Tan: R149.95, By Palladio, Dis-Chem
Fair skin with cool undertones: embrace your pale skin with a light pink.
Uplifting Cheek Colour In Kissed: R365, Mii Cosmetics
Mediums kin with cool undertones: fuchsia blush will inject a pretty pop of colour.
Powder Blush In Full Fuchsia: R300, MAC Cosmetics
Dark skin with cool undertones: try a bold blue-based red for a perfect flush of colour.
Bright Idea Illuminating Stick In Brick Red Blaze: R134.95, NYX Professional Makeup