Why You Need To Get Your Cheeks Out - En Route Beauty

Why You Need To Get Your Cheeks Out

Bring 'em out, bring 'em out

It wasn’t too long ago when I experienced my first awkward moment inside a department store. Some may call it an act of discrimination, while others may call it ignorance. I, however, will never forget it.

One afternoon I went shopping with a friend to find her a foundation, and little did I know that this was a constant struggle for her! Having darker skin meant that it was near impossible for her to find a foundation suitable to her skin tone in Australian department stores and the only time she could find her shade was by shopping when travelling overseas.

This lack of variety, obvious customer frustrations and their subsequent demand for more are how brands like Fenty Beauty were born.

Buying a blush or a bronzer is just like finding the right shade of foundation. You need to consider your skin’s undertone. “I think people generally have trouble finding the right shade of bronzer. Finding your shade of bronzer works the same way as a foundation – you want to choose based on your undertone,” explains Priscilla Ono, Global Makeup Artist for Fenty Beauty.

Fenty Beauty’s blush range expands over 10 different shades, from purple, pinks and oranges. The texture is extremely buttery and soft, melting into your skin when applied. Don’t be frightened of the darker shades as the colour is sheer, making it easy to build on if needed.

My favourite? Cheeks Out in Fuego Flush

Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Fuego Flush
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Fuego Flush

$33.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Crush On Cupid
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Crush On Cupid

$33.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Petal Poppin
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Petal Poppin

$33.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Daquiri Drip
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Daquiri Drip

$33.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Cool Berry
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Cool Berry

$33.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Strawberry Drip
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Strawberry Drip

$33.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Bikini Martini
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Bikini Martini

$33.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Summertime Wine
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Summertime Wine

$33.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Drama Cla$$
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Drama Cla$$

$33.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Rose Latte
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Rose Latte

$33.00

HOW TO WORK OUT YOUR SKINS UNDERTONE?

 

By looking at the colour of your veins you can determine whether you have a cool, warm or neutral undertone.

Green Veins = Warm Undertone

Blue Veins = Cool Undertone

Neither Green nor Blue = Neutral Undertone

Rule of thumb: 

Warm Undertone = Warm-toned blush/bronzer

Cool Undertone = Cool-toned blush/bronzer

Neutral Undertone = Either Cool or Warm tones will suit

Photography: Lucy Alcorn

Whether you have really fair skin or the deepest of darks, you can be sure you WILL find not only a foundation but your perfect shade of bronzer as well.

I’ve recently fallen in love with cream-based bronzers and blush. They allow me to build up my desired colour and achieve an overall soft dewy look.

“If you’re looking for a more natural finish, I recommend going with a cream bronzer, like the Cheeks Out Cream Bronzer. Both photograph beautifully and are sweat and water-resistant,” tells Priscilla Ono.

Whether you have dry or oily skin, you can incorporate cream-based makeup into your makeup routine.

While Priscilla recommends cream bronzers for people with normal-to-dry skin, as “It melts into your skin and doesn’t really pick up texture. But if you prefer a creamy formula and have oily skin, you can always set it with a setting powder or Invisimatte Blotting Powder to remove some of that excess shine.”

Fenty Beauty’s Cream Bronzer comes in 7 different shades total. 

Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Amber
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Amber

$50.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Butta Biscuit
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Butta Biscuit

$50.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Macchiato
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Macchiato

$50.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Hunnie Glaze
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Hunnie Glaze

$50.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Teddy
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Teddy

$50.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Chocolate
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Chocolate

$50.00
Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Toffee Tease
Fenty Beauty

Cheeks Out Toffee Tease

$50.00

How To Apply?

 

Don’t be afraid to use your fingers, I find that the warmth from my fingers allows me to easily apply the blush. 

To contour, Priscilla explains that if we’re “Using Bronzer to create definition or contour, I recommend a more densely packed brush that gives you control like the Sculpting Bronzer Brush 195.

For an all-over, diffused application requiring a less precise application, I recommend a fluffy brush like the Face Shaping Brush 125.”

The finish? A natural non-greasy glow that will have you looking snatched this summer.

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