Pick a rosy or peachy-golden blush, says Berta. But don't go overboard—use color on just the apples of the cheeks. Gel and cream blushes work for normal-to-dry complexions; powder is best for oily. As for formulations, stains are great because they give you a flush that looks like it's coming from within, Berta says. You put them on with your fingertips, which heats up the color and looks moist and young. One downside: You've got to work quickly, because stains dry superfast. For a look that will endure, place powder blush on top of the stain. A cool trick to try: After applying blush, dot a shimmery white highlighter along the tops of cheekbones. Got a dark complexion? Mix in bronze.
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