Choosing the right blush for you

By 18 March, 2015Bridal

Do you know what colour blush is most harmonious for your skin tone?! It is essential for all brides to wear colour on the cheeks for their big day as you can appear washed out when you are wearing light colours. If your photographer is using flash this can also drain colour so applying the correct amount is very important. Follow our guide for choosing the right blush for you!

 

Light to Fair

Skin Type: Palest skin type characterised by creamy ivory skin, does not tan naturally, tending to redden and burn very easily

Undertone: Pink

Blush Colour: APRICOT

We suggest

Budget: TOPSHOP Powder Blush -Head Over Heels £6

Luxury: Yves St Laurent Creme De Blush- #No1 £32

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Fair

Skin Type: Milky pale skin does not tan naturally, however bronzing products can suit

Undertone: Yellow

Blush Colour: PALE PINK

We Suggest

Budget: No 7 Powder Blush – Cool Pink £8

Luxury: Illamasqua Powder Blush- Unrequited £22

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Medium

Skin type: Beige looking skin that naturally tans well

Undertone: Yellow/ golden to warm

Blush Colour: TERRACOTTA

We Suggest

Budget: Barry M Blusher – Terracotta £5

Luxury: Guerlain Terracotta Blush- #No 03 £27

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Light Tan

Skin type: Olive toned skin often of Mediterranean, Hispanic, Brazilian or Asian descent, tans easily.

Undertone: Yellow/golden

Blush Colour: ROSE

We suggest

Budget: Boujour Cream Blush – Rose Tender £7.99

Luxury: Giorgio Armani Blush Cheek Fabric – #No 506 £34

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Dark Tan

Skin Type: Light brown skin tones that appear slightly richer in colour.

Undertone: Warm

Blush Colour: CORAL

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Budget: Revlon Photo Ready Cream Blush – Coral Reef £7.99

Luxury: NARS Powder Blush – Rotonde £23

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Warm Brown

Skin Type: Rich brown skin tones that appear warm

Undertone: Reds

Blush Colour: FUSCHIA

We Suggest

Budget: Sleek Powder Blush – Santorini £7.99

Luxury: YSL liquid to matte blush – Desinvolte £28.50

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Bronze

Skin Type: Darker skin tones

Undertone: Warm to blue black

Blush Colour: TANGERINE

We Suggest

Budget: Sleek Powder Blush – Pumpkin Palette (P Pie) £9.99

Luxury: NARS Powder Blush -Taj Mahal £23

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