A fresh faced, flushed cheek look is always in style, but having perfectly rosy cheeks only really comes naturally if you spend time freezing your bits off in icy winter weather. Luckily for us blusher has been a make-up staple pretty much forever – the Ancient Egyptians popularised it! We round up what the beauty world has to offer our cheeks right now.
If you work in the city you only realise how clogged up with fumes it is when you escape to the rural countryside and breathe in the fresh air. Spending so much time in a polluted area can wreak havoc on our bodies, especially our skin, so it’s essential that you get rid of as much dirt as you can at the end of the day.
Contouring was the buzz word in beauty last year, but this year it’s all about canvassing - embracing a more natural feel while also emphasising the areas of your face you like the most. Beauty expert Grace Fodor told Cover Media: “As we move into 2017, perfect skin is less about the matte finish and heavy contouring of the last few years, but much lighter, and more polished.”
If like us you've tried everything to hide the evidence of a big weekend showing on your face, specifically your puffy eyes, then you'll know the pain of skipping your favourite salty snacks, banning wine in the evenings and turning in for an early night only to wake up and see those eye bags still intact.
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