These Makeup Hacks For Contouring And Highlighting Will Make Your Face Glow

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All us women envy how shapely Deepika Padukone’s face looks and we all wanted to try the similar highlighting and contouring that will make our puffy faces look angular and pretty. Well, it seriously is a no brainer really and can be done just fine if you get the basics right. Just keep in mind, the following makeup hacks and you are all set to steal the limelight!

1. Using the concealer

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To hide the blemishes and even out the skin tone, the shade of your concealer should exactly be the same as that of your skin. Concealer will be used for highlighting purposes. Use it to hide the bags under those eyes and any dark spots. The concealer is to be dabbed and not rubbed at the brow-bone and under the eyes, with a sharp line on the nose.

2. The right foundation

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The right key to acing your highlighting and contouring is to choose the right foundation. So basically, two shades of foundations are used when it comes to this part. One has to lighter than the shade of your skin and the other has to be darker than the shade of your skin. The foundation will be used for contouring.

3. Using the foundations

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The darker foundation will be used to draw sharp lines right from the corner of the mouth towards the ear in order to highlight the cheekbones and make the face look angular. The lighter foundation will be used above the cheekbones, right below the eye. This will give the face a natural glow.

4. Blending it all in!

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The key to remember here is that the concealer is never to be rubbed on the skin like face creams. Rather, it has to be dabbed lightly on the skin. The foundation is to be spread evenly on the skin with a beauty sponge.

5. Face shape

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Remember, face contouring is no rocket science, all you need to do is try it once with quality products and equipment with you. Also, to bring your A game, you just need to figure out what shape of face you have. You could have a diamond face, a heart-shaped face, a round face, a pear shaped face or even an oval egg shaped face. the contouring techniques for different face shapes is different.