How to Apply Makeup Like a Pro: Contouring
Kim Kardashian may have made this technique popular today, but believe me, contouring has been around for as long as I can remember. Kevyn Aucoin is the creator of this cult makeup technique. When you say contouring, though, it automatically means you sculpt and highlight.
Sculpting is creating shadows to the areas of your face or even your body that you want to recede. In short, you push those areas away. Meanwhile, highlighting is when you pull areas on your face or body that you want to put a focus on.
For a more natural contouring, it’s best that you use cream products. Powder contouring products, on the other hand, will appear more pronounced, so they’re best for photo shoots or formal events. There’s only one key technique to contouring and that is blending! Whatever you do, you have to make sure that there will be no visible or harsh lines on your face. Everything should look seamless and you’ll be able to do that if you blend patiently.