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I'm 45 how should I be putting on blusher?

(13 Posts)
ReluctantlyRedundant101 Sun 25-Jun-17 19:24:52

Just that really. I'm not sure if it should go on your cheek bones (I'd have to find them first I've a face like the moon!) Or on the apples

Nettletheelf Sun 25-Jun-17 20:25:27

On the apples. Don't get involved in contouring. It always looks terrible!

ReluctantlyRedundant101 Sun 25-Jun-17 20:41:51

Yes that was my instinct! The reason I didn't wear blusher for years was because I had memories of the stripy blusher horrors of the 80s shudder so I'm quite confused now it seems to be back

rightknockered Sun 25-Jun-17 20:43:36

Actually I put mine a little higher up on my cheekbones further away from my nose, incase it just highlights those marionette lines

rightknockered Sun 25-Jun-17 20:44:36

Oh and sometimes sweep a little highlighter over the highest part of my cheekbones, hopefully cheating a youthful glow. Although sometimes people stare...

ReluctantlyRedundant101 Sun 25-Jun-17 20:57:37

Oh my goodness I'm confused now! I feel like if I put blusher/ highlighter on my (hard to find) cheek bones i end up highlighting my crows feet

HattiesBackpack Sun 25-Jun-17 20:58:32

Don't put it on. You're beautiful just as you are!

NomDePlumeReloaded Sun 25-Jun-17 21:01:07

It's more about face shape and the 'look' you're going for, than age.

'Apples' gives a more pretty/cutesy 'dolly' look.

Cheek contours gives a more sculpted look.

ReluctantlyRedundant101 Sun 25-Jun-17 21:02:00

Thank you hattie flowers

AdalindSchade Sun 25-Jun-17 21:02:34

I used to do apples then realised that's well out of date so I youtubed it. So many tutorials on YouTube.

rightknockered Sun 25-Jun-17 21:17:29

I lost the baby fat on my cheeks, and now have high cheekbones at last, hurrah. Do have some crow's feet unfortunately, just don't put anything there - just a narrow fully blended in strip just on the cheekbones. Loss of baby fat has meant I have naturally cheek contours, (so I tell myself, I probably look quite drawn.)

rightknockered Sun 25-Jun-17 21:18:16

Highlighter is fab, really

dudsville Sun 25-Jun-17 21:51:38

I never knew what "apples" referred to. I stopped wearing it years ago as I just felt very 80's in it somehow.

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