Applying blush is so simple: Just smile and sweep it on the apples of your cheeks. Lately, however, TikTok users have been showing the world different ways to apply blushes, and they're worth trying out, especially if you want to switch up your look! While there's really no right or wrong way to apply your blush—after all, we all have different facial features to work with—it's always fun to play around with makeup and spice things up every now and then. Check out these *viral* blush tricks below:
Apply your blush higher.
This hack shared by user @lenkalul works wonders in creating a "lifted" appearance. Just sweep your blush a little above your cheeks!
@lenkalul how i apply blush to lift the face? ib @youngcouture #makeup #blush #facelift #faceliftmakeup #makeuphacks #makeuptransformation #fyp ? original sound - Tori
If you need a bit more convincing, here's another demo by user @suzi_sina:
@suzi_sina Did you know blush can change your face shape????!? #blush #blushhack #faceliftmakeup #roundface #contourtutorial #contouringhacks #makeuphacks ? Sky to Miss The Rage transition - alfongo
Mix your liquid blush with a liquid highlighter.
Instantly score a ~healthy glow~ with this simple technique we learned from beauty brand Rare Beauty's TikTok page. In the video, the girl dotted her liquid blush and liquid highlighter on her cheekbones and blended everything out. Check out how it gave her the prettiest flush:
@rarebeauty Reply to @melindamangiardi YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS ???? #rarebeauty #rarebeautyblush #blushhack #viralblush #glowyblush #blushtrend ? original sound - Rare Beauty
@youglowgrrl Trying the viral @rarebeauty blush and highlighter hack ???? #rarebeauty #selenagomez #beautytips #beautyhacks #makeuphacks ? Love You Like A Love Song - Selena Gomez & The Scene
P.S. If you wanna try this hack, we recommend mixing your liquid blush and highlighter on the back of your hand first before applying it to your cheeks. This way, your dewy flush won't look patchy!
Apply your blush using your palms for a natural-looking flush.
If you're not into the "face-lifting" blush hack, here's another trick worth trying out: Apply some liquid blush to your palm, press your palms together to evenly distribute the product, and gently dab them onto your cheeks. Blend the blush using your fingers and you'll get a gorgeous flush that looks totally natural. ;)
@mandylikes Ma favourite blush shade atm #rarebeauty #encourage #blush ? as it was bridge is a BANGER - ???? han
This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph.
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