If you happen to favor a bolder end, Correa recommends utilizing a synthetic-haired blush brush and softly mixing the shades (attain for vibrant pinks and brilliant oranges) in a figure-eight movement. “This may give a seamless mix however permit the three shades to nonetheless be seen individually,” says Correa. For a extra pure look attain for shades throughout the similar colour household— like all slightly-different shades of pink, berries, or corals — and use your fingers to mix them out, says Correa. Both manner, he recommends sticking with a cream or liquid components as a result of it’s simpler to diffuse the product in comparison with powder.
Correa prefers YSL Nu Lip and Cheeky Balm Tint (he’s an envoy for the model) in shades Pinch (on the cheekbone), Flush (on the apples), and Chills (on the contour). However any trio of shades will do the trick. Uncommon Magnificence Tender Pinch Liquid Blush, for instance, is available in all kinds of shades and its creamy texture makes it excellent for this method. We additionally love Charlotte Tilbury Matte Blush Wands for his or her sheer however buildable protection and vibrant colour vary.
I made a decision to attempt a mixture of manufacturers: Uncommon Magnificence Tender Pinch Liquid Blush in Fortunate went excessive on my cheekbones, I dabbed Uncommon Magnificence Liquid Blush in Love nearer to the contour of my cheeks, and stamped Charlotte Tilbury Matte Magnificence Blush Wand in Dream Pop on the apple of my cheeks.
After mixing with a fluffy brush in a figure-eight movement (per Correa’s directions) I used to be left with a reasonably flush of pink that lifted my face… though I can’t say my cheeks had been replicas of stained glass home windows. If you happen to hadn’t seen me apply it, you wouldn’t be capable of inform I used to be carrying a number of colours. I discovered that tapping the shades in together with your fingers is a greater technique if you wish to see the excellence between all three blushes.
Affiliate particular initiatives supervisor Talia Gutierrez additionally gave the method a attempt utilizing Charlotte Tilbury Matte Magnificence Blush Wand in Dream Pop above her cheekbone, Charlotte Tilbury Matte Magnificence Blush Wand in Peach Pop the place she would sometimes apply a dot of cream contour, and Uncommon Magnificence Tender Pinch Liquid Blush in Price immediately on her cheekbone. Although she gained’t be ditching her contour anytime quickly in favor of blush, Gutierrez says she did discover it enjoyable to mix three shades of blush and create a brand new punchy colour.