By: | Updated: 10/24/2017

Wonder how to contour your face? Well, we know that this technique might be tricky, and that is why we are here to help you. The first and most important step is to determine your face shape. Then follow a contour and highlight technique designed for your particular face shape. Believe us, once you master this technique, you will look awesome in every photo.

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Сontour for Round Face

Here you can observe contour for round face techniques. Your main task is to work with the cheeks to eliminate that extra roundness.

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Different Contour Lines

There are different contour lines for every face shape. So, if you don’t know your face shape, you might highlight and contour the wrong lines.

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Oval Shape: How to Contour Your Face Correctly

Although an oval face shape is the most perfect among all, some contouring won’t hurt either. But it’s optional. Overdo it, and you will look artificial.

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Contour for Square Face

Here you can see several contouring techniques for a square face. The task is to make this face appear more oval.

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Oblong Shape: How to Contour Your Face

If you have an oblong face shape, your aim is to reduce its height and visually widen it a bit to achieve more balance.

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