The Benefits of Blusher

Knackered, pasty, complexion like a tub of custard? Join the club, says Alex Peake-Tomkinson. Here’s how to cheat that elusive healthy glow

I love blusher like only a pale woman can. And of course, the main reasons I am cravenly dependent on it is that I am one of those people that never blushes. I am often hideously embarrassed, excited and out of breath. And yes, sometimes, I am all three of these things at the same time but – for whatever reason – this never results in a flushed face.