Summer Cheeks

Hey lovely people,

So we thought we’d share our favourite cheek combinations for the summer months.

hannah

My favourite cheek look at the moment is a bronzy coral look. I’m really fair so I have to be careful with bronzer otherwise it makes me look a tad orange. I’m currently using a mixture of the bareMinerals warmth loose pigment which I sweep under my cheekbone as a soft contour and then add a touch of Physicians Formula Happy Boost Bronzer over it. I also apply to hairline on my forehead focusing on the outer corners and then under my jaw, but I apply lightly as I like a very soft contour as I have quite a narrow face already.

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Then for blush I’ve been loving Clinque Cheek chubby stick in Amp’d up Apple which I apply first with my finger to the apple of my cheek, then up and out towards my ear following the contour line. I blend it all out using the Real Techniques stippling brush which I love for blush. I’ll then sweep a small amount of Benefit Coralista over the top of the blush to add a coral hint.

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To finish the cheeks off I’ve been using the Balm Mary-Lou Maniser for my highlight. I sweep this right on my cheekbone and around the out edge of my eye socket to just about my brow.

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Here’s the finished look!


Liv

My favourite cheek look is one I’ve been wearing for quite a while! I like the warm and rosey tint to this look and I think it helps to really warm up my complexion after applying foundation. I start with a subtle contour under my cheek bones with the shade ‘Sculpt’ from the NYX Highlight & Contour Pro Palette using the Real Techniques Angled Contour brush. I then brush the edge of my hairline and jaw slightly to define my face. I make sure the heaviest parts of my contour are the outer edge of my face just to help it look slightly narrower.

I then use the Sleek blush in the shade ‘Rose Gold’. I find this colour really beautiful, its rich and pink-y and got such a pretty gold undertone which is slightly shimmery but not glittery. Its perfect! I’ve hit the pan on this colour and will be buying another. I sweep this across my cheeks starting in the middle of the apple of my cheek. I layer this colour slightly over my contour so it all blends together.

I find this blush doesn’t need a highlight because of the gold shimmer to it, however my favourite go to highlight would be ‘Nectar’ from the NYX Contour & Highlight Pro Palette, its slightly warmer with a gold / bronze tone to it which I really love.

Anyways here’s the finished look!


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