Why use blush? It's like a mini face-lift with the sweep of a brush! Applied properly, blush can give you a rosy glow and better define your cheekbones. "We get more plump and heavy towards the bottom of the face as we age," says makeup artist Laura Mercier. "Think of blush as something that makes you look healthy, youthful, happy."
Forget about the blush techniques you learned in the 1980s, when women brushed blush straight from their cheek to their temple like a racing stripe, cautions Laura. Follow these three simple steps to apply blush perfectly:
Now discover which blush colors would look best on you!
Published on July 15, 2005