Change-Your-Life Beauty Tip: The Surprising Key to Pulling Off Dewy Cheeks in Photos

by Beth Shapouri

Mark LeibowitzMark Leibowitz Blush with a glossy finish can look all Jennifer Lopez pretty when done well--or just look greasy if you make a wrong turn. That's why I turned to makeup artist Brett Freedman to get the scoop on how to make dewy cheeks look fantastic, even under the flash of a camera. His advice?

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He says, "For the red carpet I like to give a faux-dewy cheek. I use a finely milled highlighter powder that gives the illusion of a moist cheek with better wear."

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Here's what you do: "Use your favorite matte powder blush, then sweep/blend Lorac's Spotlight powderon top of cheekbones for a gorgeous new-car finish. Resist using on apples of cheeks--that gives a too full-faced effect."

So there you have it--the secret to having perfectly dewy cheeks in photos. You're welcome.

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