Makeup Pictorial How To: Contour & Highlight

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Ever wondered how I contour and highlight? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here, I will share with you step-by-step or picture-by-picture how I apply makeup, contour, and highlight.

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So, of course, to prep, I wash my face and make sure it is completely dry before starting. Usually I start off with an SPF moisturizer.

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Next, using IT Cosmetics Waterproof Bye Bye Under Eye® Anti-Aging Concealer, I warm it up on the back up my hand and pat it on under my eyes.

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Then, I blend it in.

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Next, I dab on IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream.

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Then, blend it in. Add more as needed.

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Now, to contour, I do my infamous fish face.

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With a contour brush, I used Milani Matte Baked Bronzer in Sienna and filled in the hollows of my cheeks.

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And, then traced a 3 with the bronzer/contour brush.

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And, the contour is complete, like so:

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Then, to blush, I use my blush brush and added Too Faced Sweethearts Flush Blush in Something About Berry to the apple of my cheek bones.

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And, the finished blush look:

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Then, to highlight, I used NYX Gleam. I add it on all the high points of my face, as shown:

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And, then blend.

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Then, I applied lipstick in MAC Thrills.

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Then, added L’Oreal Silkissime Eyeliner and Benefit They’re Real Mascara. And, brows were done using IT Cosmetics Celebration Foundation®, Brow Power® Universal Brow Pencil.

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And, ta-da! You have concealed, contoured and highlighted!

Does this help? Do you follow this same method to apply makeup?

Purchased by me. Press sample. All opinions are honest and my own.

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