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I dont really know how I pick now that I think about it. I just usually pick the blushes that usually work for me and thats it

… It depends on my eye makeup… It I have something dramatic then I do a soft blush!… If I have something soft on the eyes then I go for a little of more pop on the blush!…;0)

Same here, absolutely (and sometimes what clothes I’m wearing and what the occasion is, i.e., softer for office, more dramatic for parties, etc

this is kind of silly but since i don’t wear much myself… i just have a few colors and i tend to match it to my mood/the weather more than anything else. if it’s bright and sunny i pick something that’s peachy or bronzy, if it’s colder out then i pick something that’s more pinky. i also like to look more glossy in warm weather so i’ll often go for something with a little bit of shimmer in it OR highlight with clear gloss πŸ˜›

in the summer i usually have nars orgasm and nars penny lane in my ‘everyday’ makeup drawer. on the winter it’s mac plum foolery and nars penny lane, so i’ll grab for them most of the time…

I’m the same as you, I always use a blush that matches or is at least in the same “family” as my lips. Although sometimes, if I’m doing really strong lips I’ll go for a neutral blush or even opt out and just do a little highlight and contour

It usually will be in the same color family as the lipcolor I choose. If I’m wearing very dramatic eyes or lips, I go light on the blush. But if I’m not wearing very much color on the rest of my face, I might play up the cheeks.

I generally base it on my lipstick. Peachy with warm lips, pinkish with pink or purpley. Still working on finding the right red and figuring out what other makeup to use with it…

I use a warm toned blush if I’m wearing cool toned colors on my eyes. Then I wear a cool toned blush if I’m wearing warm colors on my eyes. Then peach blush if I’m wearing a smoky eye.

Can you do a review and thoughts on the Nars blushes, with swatches pictures, and you wearing them on your face? I wanna buy a few, but really not sure which ones. Thanks Christine!

Oh, and answer to your question.
Heavey smokey eye; Nude lips to tone it down
Natural eye; Dark lips or bright lip with color

It depends on what I’m wearing. For instance, if I’m wearing a purple shirt, I’m not going to wear a peach or bronze blush. I’d wear a blush that’s pink or plum to complement it.

I only have like two blushe shade…is that bad? How much of an effect do you think blush makes on a look? Should a pay more attention on my blushes??

i actually go by season/weather. if it looks super gloomy outside, i’ll wear a deep plum or another autumn-esque color. if it is rather sunny out, i’ll opt for a brighter pink or a bronzey peach. of course, this is also based on how heavy my eye makeup is, if im wearing very bright lid colors, i will try to go for a more natural peachy tan shade, if im wearing a neutral eye, i’ll wear a rosy pink blush.

This is kind of embarrassing but I just started wearing blush last yr? I believe…I only own two, one being a cream blush. My options are pretty limited. Now I am thinking of just using something like Guerlain Meteorites…

It depends on my mood and my eye make-up πŸ™‚ Then I choose the lipgloss according to the colour of the blush πŸ˜‰

It depends more on my eye makeup. For example, if I’m sporting a sparkly smokey eye, then I’ll probably reach for a matte blush (just to make sure there isn’t an absurd amount of shimmer on my face).

I don’t like having a lot of different products. I currently have three items, doubling lipsticks aside, that I can use as a blush. I base my decision mostly on the weather and light. Bright, sunny summer weather? Soft look, light on the cheeks but everything else as well. Dark, cold, gloomy weather? Pop on a bit more overall, though never too much on the cheeks when you have dramatic eyes or lips.

im ethnic so its complicated >__<
pink blush + red lipstick makes me look like a clown. i wear light bronzer or fun and games when i do bold lips (even pink colors lol) or eye make up. And i only wear pink blush with clear gloss on the lips.

what my skin is like that day. if it’s kind of oily i’ll pick a cool toned powder blush, if it’s dry a creme blush. If it already has a flush, a subtle blush and if it is really pale, a darker blush.

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