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The Best Blusher For Your Skin Tone: Olive Skin

Welcome to part four of The Best Blusher For Your Skin Tone. In this installment, we are exploring blush for olive-colored skin. You lucky girls are the ones with the gorgeous and natural golden glow all year round! For this type of skin, petal pinks and deep peachy apricots give you a subtle warmth. Here are a few of my suggestions—and by all means, please leave comments and share your own favorites with everyone!

Pantina Cheek Sweeps ($5.50) aren't out yet, but you can expect to see these shimmery and mess-free blushers this fall in two shades: Tru Bliss and Radiance.

For olive skin tones, I'd go with Tru Bliss. It's a bright pink/coral hue that glides on easily and blends flawlessly into the skin, leaving a slight iridescent trail and a gorgeous flush to your cheeks.

For two more blushes for olive skin,

Benefit Sheer Cream Blusher in Hush ($18) is an ultra-smooth, creamy, bright yet sheer pinky-apricot color suitable for olive skin.

With just a little bit applied right to the apples of your cheeks, you can create a very warm effect. With a touch more, you can really give your face some pizzazz! Blend upwards and outwards (towards your hairline) using your fingertips.

DuWop Blushbooster in Mango ($22) is a powder blush with a little bit of shimmer for a natural and radiant glow. You can either wear it alone or on top of another blush for a highlighting effect. It is available in four shades, but Mango (pictured) is a shimmery apricot which would look fantastic on olive skin tones.

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weraalol weraalol 4 years
this is a fact : Therefore, fair skin can have an olive hue, and some olive skinned people may burn easily in the sun if they are also fair.[3] goo to en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olive_ i have fair skin with olive undertones and i burn rarely and tan usually ... who said olive undertones are just for dark or not fair skinned people ? lol
weraalol weraalol 4 years
this is a fact : Therefore, fair skin can have an olive hue, and some olive skinned people may burn easily in the sun if they are also fair.[3] goo to en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olive_ i have fair skin with olive undertones and i burn rarely and tan usually ... who said olive undertones are just for dark or not fair skinned people ? lol
aspenvee aspenvee 7 years
I simply can not live w/out blush!
tatsauce tatsauce 8 years
I always thought I was tan but I'm more on the olive side because my skin has yellowish tones. I like to call them golden but more on the yellow side. Nars Orgasm is great but it's kind of too light by itself. I like to layer it with MAC's Fancy Ray (great for olives) which is a cream blush and then Orgasm on top. MAC's Style is a nice peach for olive toned girlies like myself.
0037sammie 0037sammie 8 years
han2, most people with asian skin are considered olive, but alot of asians from the far east (i.e. china, Philippines, Japan…) are actually fair!! Hope this helps x
0037sammie 0037sammie 8 years
han2, most people with asian skin are considered olive, but alot of asians from the far east (i.e. china, Philippines, Japan…) are actually fair!! Hope this helps x
0037sammie 0037sammie 8 years
han2, most people with asian skin are considered olive, but alot of asians from the far east (i.e. china, Philippines, Japan…) are actually fair!!Hope this helpsx
classybltch classybltch 8 years
im olive skinned & really like nars blush in orgasm, too. (a cheaper & more shimmery version is mark blush in after glo). i sometimes contour with loreal tru match in w3-4.
SoulfulSuga SoulfulSuga 8 years
love the DuWop blush! I'm not big on creamy blushes. xoxo
SoulfulSuga SoulfulSuga 8 years
love the DuWop blush! I'm not big on creamy blushes. xoxo
Daisies Daisies 8 years
It would be nice if there were 'swatches' of skin color to help us determine the difference between medium, yellow, and olive. Sometimes those things are a judgment call but swatches could help us determine which colors go with which skin shades.
brigitteplease brigitteplease 8 years
I had the same problem and just recently went to a shop and they analyzed my skin, I was already aware I had combination skin but apparently my skin tone is a combination as well, comprised of 4 different shades I have to apply quite a few different shades and types of foundations to look ‘natural’ I sometimes wake up and don’t even bother anymore and blush lol, .. That’s something I don’t think I still quite understand
Hope5 Hope5 8 years
I have olive skin!
Hope5 Hope5 8 years
I have olive skin!
almostloli almostloli 8 years
i am so confused when it comes to deciding my skintone.........................
CocoChic CocoChic 8 years
Vienvien, I am pale and have a yellow/olive undertone. In no way are olive tones only in darker skin. I tan very easily, never burn, and look awful in anything cool toned.
leoladie23 leoladie23 8 years
well when i saw the yellow undertoned blush article, i thought okay this is me, because in the winter when i have no tan im still pretty medium skinned but sometimes my face looks, well, yellow. but then i looked at the olive skin article and i was so confused because thats what i always thought i was. can anyone help me??
han2 han2 8 years
is asian skin considered olive?
inaeymi inaeymi 8 years
Nars blush in orgasm is the best!
The-Italian-Jem The-Italian-Jem 8 years
Where is Pantina sold?
The-Italian-Jem The-Italian-Jem 8 years
Where is Pantina sold?
AucuneRancune AucuneRancune 8 years
CocoChic: I totally know what you mean. I have olive skin and get pretty dark in the summer, but that fades and I'm fair looking by winter. You can have olive skin and still be fair. I think that fair skin is just assumed to not be olive because most fair skin has pinkish undertones, as opposed to olive or yellow (as horrible as that descriptions sounds). I would match your products to olive tones, as opposed to pink/fair tones, just make sur eyou don't get anything too dark for your particular shade.
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