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How to Choose the Perfect Blush

If you’re feeling a bit blah from the dark days of winter, a good blush can refresh your look and highlight your natural features. Here are a few tips for choosing a blush that’s right for you.

Spring has sprung! It’s time for sunnier days, budding leaves and rosy cheeks.If you’re feeling a bit blah from the dark days of winter, a good blush can refresh your look and highlight your natural features. Here are a few tips for choosing a product that’s right for you:

Step 1: Consider your skin type and makeup routine.

Powder Blush

  • Absorbs excess oil for normal to oily skin

  • Works well over concealer or on top of face powder

Recommendation: Mineral Fusion Blush is a luxuriously silky mineral powder formulated without talc, parabens or artificial colors.

Cream Blush

  • Provides added moisture for normal to dry skin

  • Works well with tinted moisturizer or bare skin

Recommendation: Mineral Fusion 3-in-1 Color Stick delivers lightweight, blendable color for cheeks, lips and eyes without parabens or artificial colors.

Step 2: Choose a color that complements your skin tone. There are no hard-and-fast rules when it comes to picking a color, but here are some general guidelines.

If your skin is:

  • Fair - Look for tones such as light pink, peach

  • Medium - Look for tones such as rosy pink, coral

  • Dark - Look for tones such as rich berry, orange-red

For more on natural-look makeup visit our beauty pages or ask one of our expert Whole Body team members for help the next time you visit your local Whole Foods Market.Expert tip: For a natural-looking glow, be sure to choose a blush in the same color family as your lipstick.

Do you have a good tip for natural-look makeup? I’d love to hear it.

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