Blush is only applied to the cheeks – at least that’s what we thought so far. According to the make-up artist, we always forgot one spot on our face
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Pink blush immediately conjures up more freshness in the face
If there’s one make-up product that’s getting unprecedented hype, it’s blush. While a lot has revolved around the perfect contour and eye-catching highlighter in recent years, rouge is currently experiencing a kind of renaissance among young and old. Numerous blush-related beauty tips and tricks are already circulating on social media channels such as Instagram and TikTok apply correctly (here you can see, for example, a make-up method that makes the face look slimmer) – but we didn’t know that we always forgot an important part.
It is clear that blush is applied to the cheeks or along the cheekbones towards the temples. But if you want your complexion to look particularly rosy and sun-kissed, then you should also apply the product to your nose. More precisely on the bridge of the nose. The “W” method helps with this.
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The make-up artist Mariela Bagnato is regarded as the inventor of the technology. She explains that all you have to do is imagine that there’s a capital W placed in the middle of the face and you want to trace it: so you start by applying blush from around the temples down, then brush it up again , so that you land on the bridge of your nose. From there it continues in a W-shape down to the cheek and then up towards the temple. In this video Bagnato shows how it’s done:
The result: a fresh look that emphasizes exactly where the sun would naturally hit the face. That is why the make-up technique is also referred to as “sunburnt blush” in social media.
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But how is the look perfect? The make-up professional reveals to Allure : “I like to use cream blush for this technique because the finish is reminiscent of a second skin and simulates the sun-kissed effect better.” However, if you prefer blush in powder form, you can of course also use it To fall back on. It is important not to pick up too much product with the brush, but rather to start with little product and low pressure and then increase to the desired color intensity.