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How to Apply Blush to a Square Face

How-To: Apply Blush on Square Faces

Having a square face can be tough: you've got amazing bone structure but almost none of the common application techniques apply because they fail to play up your features and soften any hard angles you might have.

It's OK for square girls like Jess Simpson who have stylists-a-plenty on hand, but for everyone else, here's some handy how-to . . .


  1. Starting at the outer edges of the apples of your cheek, sweep blush along the upper side of your cheekbones right up to your temples.
  2. Blend with a large brush, working in circles, to soften and set. Keep reading. . .
  3. Apply a little blush or bronzer to the underside of your jawline and blend.
  4. Dust the corners of your hairline with blush; this will soften the angularity and keep your hairline from looking wide or flat.


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