How To Apply Blush Perfectly

Follow our step-by-step guide to show you how to apply blush perfectly, with precise application using best-selling blush by Charlotte Tilbury.

No makeup look is complete without a flush of blusher colour to the cheeks to give you a youthful glow. Blush is a dividing factor in the makeup world, normally due to a little heavy-handed application giving you a slightly Coco the Clown-esque vibe. We’re giving you the lowdown on how to apply blush using Charlotte Tilbury’s SWISH & POP application. This clever 2 step routine makes it so easy to apply, using a Cheek to Chic blush to give you a lovely colour to your cheeks.

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    Step 1: SWIRL

    Take your trusty dome-headed blusher brush, and swirl lightly into the outer ring of the blusher, and popping the top of the brush in the centre shade.

  2. Cheek to chic Pillow Talk blusher

    Step 2: TAP

    Make sure you tap off any excess, we want light application!

  3. Open, two-tone powder blushes in shades of light, warm, and dark pink.

    Step 3: SWISH

    SWISH your blusher by running the brush flat up your cheekbone starting from the apple of your cheek to structure your face.

  4. A fair-tone, brunette model wearing nude-pink makeup and getting a glowy, nude-pink blush applied.

    Step 4: POP

    POP the colour by taking the pointier end of the brush and applying to the apples of your cheeks to make them glow.

    TOP TIP: Always remember to blend seamlessly together in circular motions so you have no streaky lines at all. This will give you a flawless complexion that finishes off your makeup look beautifully.

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Charlotte Tilbury

Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty

With over 30 years experience, Charlotte Tilbury MBE is the world's number 1 makeup artist and British beauty entrepreneur. Charlotte established Charlotte Tilbury Beauty in 2013, which is now a record-breaking beauty brand that has won over 400 awards.

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