If there is one makeup trend that has really taken over it’s contouring and highlighting. It’s always existed… I even studied it way back in my Cosmetology school days. But it’s never been as popular as it is now. I’ve actually had many requests to do a tutorial on the subject. I thought it was a little odd because there are SO many contour/highlight makeup videos out there. I always figured, why would anyone want to hear about it from me?
That’s when I realized that so many of the contouring/highlighting videos out there are made by girls with the same face shape, and the same look, using the exact same technique. So many people (myself included) would copy them exactly hoping to get the same “perfect” features. In my case (and I’m sure many others), I looked overdone and sometimes even silly.
I was contouring places that didn’t need it, and overlooking areas that did. I also highlighted with pure abandon until I looked like I’d been slapped in the face by King Midas.
That’s when I realized how important it is to customize your makeup to fit your individual face. So here are some tips for individualizing your technique and helping us full faced girls get a slimmer look…
How to Lose Weight with Makeup: Contour & Highlight Tips for Everyone
I didn’t contour my nose, because I just always feel overdone when I do. But if you feel the need to contour yours, here are some videos that I think are great…
- How I contour my bulbous nose with a bump and a chitchat about noses by Girlbehindthechair09
- Nose Job? by Chrisspy
Here are some of the products and tools I mentioned so you can shop this video…
- Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit
- Real Techniques Brushes
- Sephora Pro Angled Blush Brush
- Charlotte Tilbury Powder & Sculpt Brush
- Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder
- Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette
- Anastasia Beverly Hills Illuminator in Starlight
- Anastasia Beverly Hills Brush #23
- Sephora Pro Fan Brush
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