Source: Blush 101: Picking the Right Color
From application techniques to color selection, blush, much like eyeliner, can be tricky to get just right. "My blush philosophy is, I use it not only to get a flush of color, but I use it to sculpt the face," explains Kate McCarthy, Glo Minerals' national makeup artist. And when it comes to color, McCarthy has a few tips on how to make the hue-selection process a whole lot easier. Check them out when you read more.
- Don't be afraid to throw it all out the window: "Back in the day they used to say, 'If you're a warm only wear warm colors; if you're a cool, only wear cool colors,'" McCarthy says. But, she recommends throwing that whole notion out the door. While McCarthy notes that she does look at her clients' skin tones to choose their blush colors, she also looks at their personalities: "In the end, it makes people step outside the box to kind of really see what makes them feel good about themselves."
- Think brightening, but