Blushing Emoji

Blushing Emoj
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Emojis are used in written communication by more than 92% of the world’s total population: mostly using the category of people and emoticons. Emojis add humanity to messages, making dialogs between interlocutors emotional. After all, indeed, sometimes we experience emotions that are quite difficult to convey in words. Such as feelings of embarrassment or pleasure, which in the Unicode set are expressed by a group of so-called Blushing Emoji. Let’s take a closer look at each of the options offered by the developers, and try to determine which emoji is appropriate in which context.

😊 Blushing face with smiling eyes is a fully qualified emoji in Unicode 6.0, which was introduced in 2010.

☺️ A face with a modest smile is a fully qualified emoji as part of Unicode 1.1, which was introduced in 1993, and was added to Emoji 0.6.

😚 Kissing face with eyes closed – a fully qualified emoji as part of Unicode 6.0, which was introduced in 2010, and was added to Emoji 0.6.

🥰 Smiling face with hearts – a fully qualified emoji as part of Unicode 11.0, which was introduced in 2018.

🤗 Hugs is a fully qualified emoji as part of Unicode 8.0, which was introduced in 2015.

🤒 Face with a thermometer is a fully qualified emoji within Unicode 8.0, which was introduced in 2015.

Blushing Emojis

Meaning and Use of the Blushing Emoji

Blushing from embarrassment is regulated by the sympathetic nervous system. It works involuntarily, meaning you don’t think about blushing. When you are embarrassed, your body releases adrenaline. This hormone acts as a natural stimulant and has several effects on the body at once: it increases our breathing and heart rate to prepare us to flee from danger or an unpleasant situation. It causes our pupils to dilate so we can perceive as much visual information as possible, slows down the digestive process so that energy can be redirected to the muscles, and causes blood vessels to dilate to improve blood flow and oxygen delivery. This is what causes the redness.

As you can see, we have gathered together some very different emojis, which are responsible for reflecting a wide spectrum of feeling, even though, most of them are positive. So let’s take a closer look on each of them now.

😊 This emoticon depicts a great rush of positive emotions. This emoji may reflect the joy of a gift that is very dear to your heart. It is a very happy and positive emoticon. The emotion it conveys can be characterized roughly as follows: “happiness”, “great happiness”, “peace of mind”, “emoting”, “peace”, “joy”, “cheeks flushed with joy”, “very happy”, “very pleased”, “very happy”, “satisfaction”, “serenity”.

☺️ This emoticon has smiling eyes that are closed with pleasure. Pink cheeks may indicate slight embarrassment. A satisfied smile speaks of joy and happiness. It is usually sent when talking about something nice, someone you love. You can send it in response to a compliment or praise, showing that you are a little embarrassed, but generally very happy and satisfied. You can thank with it for a good deed or kind words to yourself. It can also mean approval, joy from a good deed. Smiley is very positive and neutral in that it does not hint at any romantic feelings. You can send it to a friend, girlfriend, any friend and relative, classmate and just any person in response to his good deed or words. Also, this emoticon can denote emotion.

😚 The case with this emoji is already more romantic, as the blushing face on this emoticon is blowing a kiss. Use this cute and kind emoji when communicating with close friends, family or your loved ones. It expresses exceptionally positive emotions, as if to say “I am very pleased with what I just heard”, or the strength of the embarrassment of sending a kiss.

🥰 This blushing face is the most romantic out of the category. It has a brighter shade of pink cheeks, and is surrounded by three red hearts. This face is literally saying “I am in love”. Also, many people use it as a response to a kissing emoji, like they have caught the sweet warm kiss, that was blown their way. Use it for your loved ones, or for those, who you know have romantic feelings about you.

🤗 One of the most positive emojis of the Unicode set, the Hugging emoticon with rose cheeks. It can have no negative connotations, and can be used in all the possible dialogues as a sign of gratitude, friendship, happiness and sympathy. The Hugging Blushing emoji can be sent to your loved ones, to your friends, and even to people you don’t know good enough, but want to express your warm feelings or just say “Thank you”.

🤒 The only sad emoji from the Blushing list is the face with a thermometer. It depicts a sick person, who doesn’t feel well. There are not many possibilities to mess up with the context of this emoji, so use it when you have fever, when you got a cold, or when you just don’t feel like doing anything outside your bed.

Emoji Blushing


As you can see, blushing can be a sign of different emotions, and the Unicode Set covers almost all of them. Use one of the emoticons above to reflect your shyness or sympathy, to show that you care about other person feelings, or appreciate someone. Be grateful, be nice to others, and the whole Universe will treat you the same way.

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