If you’re using a powder blusher…
Dust on loose powder over your cheeks. Using the right brush helps, too. You need one with densely packed bristles like a flat-top kabuki brush, says makeup artist Larry Yeo.
This will properly set the loose powder on your skin and pick up excess blusher at the same time.
TRY: 13rushes Flat Top – Foundation Brush, $23
If you are using a cream blusher…
You can tone down cream blusher by pressing a piece of tissue paper over it.