Originally Posted by Barb_D
(Actually, I didn't think you were doing that badly.)
The phrase "in your face" (or "in my face" or "in our faces") is strongly suggestive of confrontation. As for "onto our faces" that would, I think, be used somewhat like "onto the beach". As for:
When we stepped onto the sandy beach, a gentle breeze blew in/on/onto our faces.
I wouldn't use that at all. I would say something like:
As we walked on the sandy beach we felt a gentle breeze on our faces. It was the perfect holiday. I will remember it always. It was the last day I saw her. Thinking about that day brings back memories happy and sad.