17 Jun Contouring look in Summer – Beauty Tips & Tricks

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Beauty trends come and go – but, if we have learnt anything from the past year, it is certain that contouring is here to stay! Popularized by stars like Kim Kardashian, contouring still remains the most talked about makeup secret ever. A simple magical technique that can create the best-chiseled look for any face type!


Via Sephora

Still contouring in summer has its obvious challenges and it has already often received flak for the use of thick layers of makeup. The technique can also get too overwhelming for some. But, really contouring is all about choice – and one can go from as simple to as complicated according to one’s wishes. However, for contouring in summer the best way is to go minimal and keep a natural look. Here are a few tricks to summer contouring –

1. Apply bronzer – Start off by using a bronzer few shades darker than your skin tone and make contours according the look you are going for. Tip – Use a matte bronzer here!


2. Choose the Right Blush – Once you’re done contouring with the bronzer, the next step is to blend with a blush. For summers the subtle illuminating blushes work wonder in adding the perfect bit of glow.


Clarins Blush Prodige Illuminating Cheek Colour Via Polyvore

3. Just the Right Amount of Highlighter – Contouring is almost incomplete without highlighting but it can be as easy to go overboard. Hold back on excess highlighting and only use it to add that perfect subtle shimmer over your contours.

4. Using Powder – Using powder to contour can be a very good idea for summers too.


Full Tutorial at emilyloke.com

So, are you ready to step up your contouring game this summer with a perfect sunkissed look?

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