Make-up: Making Blush
Pictured: the current batch of blush I am using.
Earlier, I wrote about making foundation. Making blush is incredibly similar, and, once the foundation is done, super quick and easy.
Not being a huge blush-user, I will usually make a relatively small portion. My preferred type of blush is mineral powder (as opposed to cream), because I will just as often use the color as an eyeshadow (either on the globe area, or in the outer corners of the eyes).
The Easy Peasy Blush Making ProcessStarting with a portion of blended powder foundation, I just mix/sift in additional pigment in small increments until the desired blush color is achieved.
(see? told you it was easy peasy)
A lot of the time is spent testing the color. It's always a good idea to have ample cotton rounds and a hydrosol/tonic to remove all color between tests.
Tip: always test foundation and blush color where you plan to wear it (on the face – not the hands!).
This blush was all about creating a sun-kissed, bronze look. I've been quite pleased with the result.