By: | Updated: 11/02/2017

Highlighting and contouring are the two most popular techniques nowadays. And there is no wonder why as with the help of these two you can transform your look dramatically. Even though makeup artists have been using them for a while now, the popularity gained nowadays is due to the numerous tutorials shared by the celebrities.

How to Contour and Highlight Makeup

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There are different tips on how to apply contour. But remember that your primary task is to combine the light and shadow so that you achieve the desired illusion, be it higher cheekbones or slimmer face.


Highlighting and Contouring for Beginners

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While considering to give up to contour and highlight, make sure that you see the thin line between enhancing your features and painting a completely new face. At the beginning, go for something more natural and less complex.

How to Contour and Highlight Your Face

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You can’t start contouring without knowing your face shape. That is a must, since each shape has different placement for the highlight and contour. And it’s clearly visible at these pictures.

Contouring and Highlighting Makeup

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Never skip the blending step. It is not less important than the other two. In fact, blending is that special way of making your face look perfect and natural after all the transformations added.

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Highlighting and Contouring Tutorial

To add that perfect sparkle to your everyday look – that is what highlighter is used for! But you shouldn’t overuse its power not to end up looking like a tin man!

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