Swiping on some bright blush is a great way to add some life to your face (truly, nothing wakes up a tired complexion quicker). But sometimes it’s a little overwhelming to look at an intense, bold color and imagine how it’s going to look on your face. How are you supposed to apply neon pinks, attention-grabbing corals and lively reds without looking like you’re off to join the circus? To find out, we asked celebrity makeup artist Julianne Kaye to give us some tips.
“Going from classic to clown is a fine line that you don’t want to cross!” Kaye says. To stay on the right side of that line, it’s important to not only know how to correctly apply tint to your cheeks, but to first and foremost choose a color that will go well with your skintone.