Makeup Techniques – Contouring

Continuing on with the mini-series of makeup techniques, today I’m going to just briefly go over contouring your face. But the concept can be applied to other areas of your body if you wanted to contour elsewhere as I know that is a current makeup trend. Though I would probably never do this myself as I don’t see the point in spending time contouring my arms, back, legs, or abdomen granted you do look slightly more tone doing so. And this whole trend can basically be blamed on Kim Kardashian, granted it’s been around for a lot longer than that. The concept is to highlight areas you want to make bigger and darken areas you want to appear smaller. Think about the Lion King in a way for contouring: everywhere the light touches you highlight, and where there are shadows you contour. You can use this same technique to change your facial features to an extent by contouring in different places than you normally would.

Pink for Spring Makeup Tutorial

I haven’t done a proper makeup tutorial for a while and I thought with the season changing to Spring, I would create one of my favorite looks for the season which is everything pink or taupe. I decided to try something different though which is a show and tell version of a makeup tutorial which I saw Zoella do on her YouTube Channel. And thought it would work better then forgetting to mention half the…