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.

Trend To Try: Blush Up

Shay Mitchell

Large Brush: Rxxx, UBU

Large Brush: R110, UBU

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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.

Warm Undertones

Fair skin with warm undertones: add warmth with a lightly bronzed shade.

Little Round Pot Blush In Santal: R165.95, Bourjois

 

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 Color Radiance Blush In Sweet Peach: Rxxx, Elizabeth Arden

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: Rxxx, By Palladio, Dis-Chem

Baked Bronzer In Atlantic Tan: R149.95, By Palladio, Dis-Chem

Cool Undertones

Fair skin with cool undertones: embrace your pale skin with a light pink.

Uplifting Cheek Colour In Kissed: R365, Mii Cosmetics

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

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

Bright Idea Illuminating Stick In Brick Red Blaze: R134.95, NYX Professional Makeup

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