How to Contour and Highlight Makeup Tutorial

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Highlighting and contouring are two artsy tricks that can magically enhance your cheek bones and creating a flattering bone structure and movie lighting. If you have been struggling for quite some time with this beauty technique, then you’ve come to the right place! This step by step tutorial will cover how to properly utilize your concealer, foundation and powder to put that spotlight on gorgeous you! Trust us; it does not take forever to perfectly blend lighter and darker shadows!

Step 1: First clean and moisturize your skin properly. This is an essential step which you should not miss!

Step 2: Then, apply foundation which best matches your skin all over your face. For this purpose, it’s better to use a foundation brush or sponge to help you even out your complexion.

Step 3: Highlight with a colour one or two shades brighter than your face. Focus on: under your eyes, the bridge of your nose, your forehead and chin.

Step 4: Now it’s time to contour with a colour one or two shades deeper than your base tone. Focus on the side of your nose, right under your cheekbones and hairline.

Step 5: Take a sponge to blend the makeup in until there are no visible line between the regular foundations the lighter and darker colours.

Step 6: Set with a light powder and add just a bit of blush on the apples of cheeks.

Step 7: Now all you need to do is to continue with your makeup routine – black smoky eyes, nude lipstick and false eyelashes.

As you can see from the final result, it doesn’t take forever to perfectly blend lighter and darker shadows! Now all you need to do is sit back and wait for the compliments to roll in!

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