The Best Way To Apply Blush According To Your Face Shape

Does blush scare you a bit? Are you unsure how to apply it?

If your answer is yes then continue reading to find out the best way to apply blush for your face shape.

Blush can be a tricky product to apply, use too much and you risk looking like a clown and apply it in the wrong way and you risk ruining a killer makeup look.

Don't worry, we're here to help. Here are the best ways to apply blush according to your face shape:



If your face shape is round like Selena Gomez, the last thing you want to do is make that more obvious.

So when applying blush place it slightly below the apples of the cheeks and sweep it up to the hairline/top of the ear.

An easy way to help you remember this is that the blush should always go in between your highlight and contour.

This helps to add dimension to a round face.



For those with a square-shaped face like Olivia Wilde, the goal is to soften your gorgeous sharp features slightly.

Apply blush to the apples of the cheeks and blend towards the nose, sweeping slightly towards the top of your ear.

Adopt a less is more approach when it comes to applying blush.

It's much easier to build it up than tone it down.


If your face is heart-shaped like Cheryl then you should be highlighting your lovely high cheekbones.

Apply your blush in a C-shape starting from slightly behind the apples of the cheeks and sweeping up towards the temples in a C-shape motion.

It's important to note that the blush should still be concentrated on the cheeks.


For those with oval-shaped faces like Beyoncé, it's all about trying to add width to the centre of the face.


Apply your blush from the middle of the cheeks towards the top of the ears, similar to the method used for a round face.

This helps focus attention on the outer half of the face making it appear wider.

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