Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Tip Of The Day: Illumination/highlighting and contouring Tips For All Skin Types!

Illumination which also goes by the name of highlighter or luminizer is a important part of ur makeup,it adds and reflect light off your face giving you a fresh, dewy healthy skin look.

Here Are Some Highlighting Tips For u,

Where To highlight:
* The top of the Cheekbones
* Bridge of the nose
* Under the Brow bone
* Cupid Bows
* Lips
* Forehead
Where To highlight

What Skin Type to Highlighter with:

Liquids: For Dry Type Skin,Liquid illuminators are normally blended using the fingers.

Creams: For Normal type Skin,Creams are best applied with the fingers. Try using a cream shadow!

Powders: For Oily Skin Type,Powder formulas of illuminators are best applied with a small powder brush. You can even try using a loose pigment or powder shadow.

How To Contour:

To contour Nose: To slim your nose you would apply the contouring shade on each side of your nose, blending carefully, and the highlighter down the center of your nose.

To contour Cheekbones: To enhance the cheekbones, suck in your cheeks, apply a darker shade to the hollows and a highlighter to the top of the cheekbones. Then apply blush as normal. Don't over do it!

To contour Forehead: If you have a wide forehead, apply a light bronzer to each temple and blend. This will create a shadow effect causing the head to look more rounded.

To contour Chin: For a small, thin chin, apply highlighter to the center of the chin, directly under the center of the lip. To minimize a double chin, apply bronzer  along the jaw line and blend it down, towards your neck. This creates depth and helps to strengthen the jaw line.
You should always apply contouring color on your neck to your shirt line to avoid a "mask" look.

To contour Eyes: Used at the back corner of the eye going upward toward the temple.

To contour Lips: To slim full lips, apply a deep shade of lip color to the entire lip. If you want to plump up thin lips, you can

I hope these tips will be helpful for u!
Waiting for ur comments and feedback (:
Thanks for Reading
Sara <3

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