Friday, May 6, 2011

Beauty Week- Extra Cheeky

As a girl who's naturally a little red in the face (thanks to a touch of rosacea across my nose and cheeks), you'd think I would avoid blush like the plague. Not so. I love blush! For me, it's the second most important step toward looking instantly awake (right after applying Bobbi Brown's corrector and concealer to my eye area). I like to layer two types of blush over one another for maximum glow and staying power.

I'm wearing Bobbi Brown's Sheer Color Cheek Tint in Mauve high up on my cheekbones, and a light dusting of Powder Blush in Pink Peony on the apples of my cheeks (the fleshy part that pops out when I smile). I like blush to look as sheer as possible, so once the color is on I blend it with a clean, fluffy powder brush.

The Outfit:

Ruffled tank top - c/o Sealed with a Kiss
Black bolero jacket- Lane Bryant
High waist dirndl skirt- Lane Bryant
Vintage cameo pendant- Grandma Ruth's
Pearl earrings- York Jewelry
Mixed metal bracelet- Lia Sophia
Embellished flats- Avenue


  1. can you come and do my makeup every day?? i have a little bit of rosacea, too and try to wear blush, but it always looks bad on me!

  2. Your cheeks just glow! I'm going to have to try the Bobbi Brown cosmetics, starting with the gel eyeliner and the blush.

    I love the look of that outfit! The shoes are so cute!

  3. I would secretly kinda love to be a makeup artist, Two Birds. :)

    Thanks, Patti! I don't think you'll be disappointed.

  4. Hi Sara! Your blog is awesome. I'm a fashion blogger out of MN too. Fun to see what's coming out of the midwest, fashion-wise! <3

  5. You look super gorg in that top pic! Love the makeup. That blush color is really nice; kind of coral.

    (Kimi-lou) :)


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