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Let’s face it– contouring is not an easy task! These days celebrities have been sharing their before and after contouring on Instagram, Self.com’s Ayren Jackson-Cannady wanted to know the secret behind the streaks. Check out the story below to find out my tip on how to achieve a beautifully sculpted look!
Read the full story online: http://www.self.com/flash/beauty-blog/2014/08/mindy-kaling-shows-contouring-makeup-really-looks-like/
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“Nothing that’s natural is perfectly identical, including each side of your face,” says celebrity makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor. For symmetry, “contouring is one of the best makeup skills you’ll ever learn. Contouring and highlighting can minimize asymmetries, enhance bone structure and actually make you look younger.”
Here are some of my tips to help define & contour face by using makeup tricks that I have learned over the past several years as a makeup artist.
“The most common mistake I see with women of color is having one flat shade over their entire face,” says Andrew. It’s important to have two or three shades that you can blend on your face to create a flawless, naturally dimensional complexion. To start, you should apply a concealer under your eyes.”The concealer should be two shades lighter than your skin,” says Andrew.