I was reading the description of Nars Exhibit A blush on Beautyholics Anonymous and I was instantly reminded of Nars Taos which I own. Nars Taos blush is a bright brick red blush that looks really bright and red in the pan but when applied lightly, gives a beautiful flush to the skin.
I always have to be very careful when using Taos because one little mistake could lead to a day of clown cheeks. The brush I use is also instrumental in the application of this bright colored blush.
I now use a duo fibre brush to apply, also known as a “skunk brush” due to the white and black bristles. Brushes like these are useful for handling very pigmented colours because they don’t pick up a lot of color due to the alternating lengths of the bristles. My brush is from Flirt but there are many out there with one of the most popular being from MAC – MAC 187 brush. I haven’t checked it out myself but from pictures it looks fuller and I read that people love it for applying pigmented blushes and for foundations.Continue Reading