Quick and Easy Contour and Highlight.

Heres a quick and easy guide to everyday contour and highlight. Giving your face more structure and boldness without looking like you have a ton of makeup on.

Step 1. Find a good Contour and Highlighting kit. Try Smashbox or Makeup forever. Make sure the contour colour is no more than two shades darker than your skin. That might make you look muddy and make it harder to blend.

http://www.smashbox.com/products/search/esearch.tmpl?search=Contour+and+highlight&x=0&y=0

Step 2. If you are new to this, you’re going to want to use a powder for your contour and highlight since powder is more blendable.

Step 3. Key areas for contouring are, Under the jaw line, Under the cheek bones, along the sides of your nose, connecting to the crease of your eyes and on the outer sides of the forehead. Remember less is more and to build the colour and blend very well for a natural look.

Step 4. Key areas for highlighting are, Below the eyebrows, Down the center of the nose, above the cheek bone, on the chin, and on the top of your upper lip the cupids bow.

So much more come with Highlighting and contouring but this is just for your daily needs.

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Joan

 

 

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~ by aglowbyjoan on November 7, 2011.

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