Beauty spot: Blush is back!

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A dusting of blusher is a sure-fire way to give you an instant lift.

But how exactly should you apply blush for a natural flush of colour? Make-up artist and delilah co-founder, Rupert Kingston, recommends dusting a small amount of powder onto the cheekbones and building up and blending the pigment until you reach the desired shade.

"For a healthy glow, apply to the apples of the cheeks and blend backwards towards the top of the ear," he advised. "For a more sculpted look, apply along the top of the cheekbone and into the temple."

Read on for some top-notch options to check out right now.

Jillian Dempsey's Cheek Tint

Look no further than Hollywood make-up artist Jillian Dempsey's range of cream blush for that flirty Bridgerton-inspired flush.

Made with a blend of natural and organic ingredients, including sunflower seed wax and organic shea butter, these cream blushes glide onto the cheeks, blend easily, and deliver lasting colour. Check out Cheek Tint in Bloom, a soft ballerina pink, or Rosy, a warm red/pink that will suit just about any skin tone.

delilah's Colour Blush Compact Powder Blusher

This blush is totally fool-proof! The lightweight, silky powder blends beautifully over the skin while the micronised formulation helps to blur imperfections. Available in three universally flattering shades, including the pretty brown-pink hue Dusk, this product comes packaged in an aluminium compact and features a handy mirror for accurate application.

Huda Beauty's Cheeky Tint Blush Stick

For those wanting a natural yet vibrant blush, Huda Beauty's latest launch is the way to go. It can be layered on top of any foundation and works beautifully on top of a full face, or a bare face for a natural flush of colour. Available in five shades, including Perky Peach and Rebel Red, this formula is suitable for all skin types and infused with moisturising lychee extract and soothing vitamin E to keep the complexion hydrated.

No7's Matte Powder Blusher

You can never go wrong with a touch of blush. For a natural healthy-looking glow that'll have you beaming, check out No7's offering in Peaches, a pink/coral pigment, that glides on seamlessly for a perfect pop of colour.

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