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How to Contour and Highlight:

Contouring and Highlighting:

Contouring can really enhance your features, if it’s done right. Weather you are going for a bronze look, or more of a natural look, this is for you! Follow my super easy steps, and you will be ready for any occasion! 

Heavy Contour On A Blonde Pretty Female

Step 1:

First of all, before beginning to contour, you’ll want to have your primer and foundation all ready on. So, to find the right shade of contour, go for a shade that is about 2-3 shades darker than your skin. You can use a cream contour, or just a bronzer. I tend to go for a nice glow, so I went with the bronzer. Apply your contour above your cheekbones, your temple area, forehead, and Jaw. You also apply the contour to your nose to give it a nice snatched looked, I recommend using a smaller brush, like an eye shadow brush. Blend it upward, using a small circular motion.

Blending Out A Face Contour Using A Beauty Sponge/ Beauty Blender

Step 2:

After that, you will want to take your lighter shade, about 2-3 shades lighter than your skin tone, and apply that to your T-Zone, and under your eyes to brighten it up. To clean up your contour, you can take your lighter shade, and place it under your contour on the cheekbones. This will give you a super snatched Contour. 

How To Highlight And Contour Face

Step 3:

Finally, once you have all of that in place, blend with a Beauty sponge, or a brush to create a seamless contour. For your highlighter areas, take a setting powder and set that over the lighter shade. This will really give you a super nice, intense contour without overdoing it. With your setting powder, you can bake those highlighted areas to give it a nice finish. Which means, taking heavy setting powder and letting it sit for a few minutes and brushing it off with a brush.

Female Putting Setting Powder Over Makeup

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