March 23, 2018
People have a lot of questions and concerns surrounding the existence of blush, that pinkish powder millions of women love to dab onto their cheeks.
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Meanwhile, the Romans used red vermilion and the Greeks used crushed mulberries on their cheeks, which stood in stark contrast with their pale faces.
In the 1700s in Europe, blush began to signify a kind of youthfulness, like a kid running around in a park with plump, pink cheeks.
Jumping ahead to the 1920s, the product became mainstream as flappers started applying blush.
Now, contouring the face with powder in shades of brown rather than pink is popular, although wearing blush isn’t all that rare, either.
So, here’s to blush, for constantly adapting to trends and the people who love to wear it.
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