Learn how to even out your skin tone and highlight your cheeks and brows for a flawless complexion with this Highlight and Contouring step by step.
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Start by applying your appropriate foundation formula from the center of the face and working outwards, blend into the ears.
Continue with the chin, blending into the jawline and neck.
Follow with the forehead, blending evenly into the hairline. Don’t forget the area around the eyes.
Products used in photo: HD Foundation, Foundation Brush
Alternative products: Face & Body, Liquid Lift Foundation, Mat Velvet+
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Apply the concealer first to the deepest area under the eyes.
Apply corrections where needed (around the nostrils, chin or imperfections).
Products used in photo: HD Concealer
Alternative products: Lift Concealer, Concealer Pencil, Camouflage Cream Pot, Camouflage Cream Palette
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Apply highlights on top of your cheekbones. Be careful not to apply it on the area underneath the eyes.
Apply it also under the arch of the brow.
You may also apply it on top of your Cupids bow – at the edge of the center top lip.
Products used in photo: Uplight, Precision Highlighter Brush
Alternative products: Compact Shine On, Shine On Powder
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Apply contour in the hallow of the face with a darker shade then your skin tone.
Behind the ears along the jawbone, sweep towards the chin and blend upwards.
Begin application at the hairline (at the middle of the ear) and blend slightly towards the mouth to sculpt the cheek and blend it upwards to emphasize the cheekbone.
Blend next to the temple from the hairline towards the forehead.
Products used in photo: Pro Finish, Foundation Kabuki
Alternative products: Sculpting Kit, Mat Bronze
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Give your complexion a soft mat finish and fix your foundation by applying powder, starting at the center of the face, working outwards using sweeping movements. Don’t powder over your Highlights to keep this part very glowy.
Products used in photo: HD Powder, Foundation Kabuki
Alternative products: Super Matte Loose Powder, Velvet Finish
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You may even finish your complexion by adding a shiny powder on top of your highlights to intensify the shine.
Products used in photo: Star Powder, Precision Highlighter Brush
Alternative products: Diamond Powder
Steps 8 / 8: Result