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How to Contour Your Face with Makeup and the Triangle of Light

Monday, March 14th, 2011

how to contour your face with makeup

You paint your face to make it appear a certain way. You don’t use actual paint, but you use shadows and all sorts of things. Tricks, even. And although I was taught to always apply blush on my cheeks and then a swipe down my nose, that’s very wrong. To shape your face and contour your face with makeup, you don’t swipe color on your nose at all.

How to contour your face with bronzer and highlighter

The basics for knowing how to contour your face is about light/dark. It’s like in art class when they’d talk about the foreground and background, and how you’d make items look diminished by being smaller/darker. Well, apply that to your face!

Senna Cosmetics has outlined 6 steps to use in creating a “triangle of light” which is an “inverted triangle inverted triangle in the center of the face where light is focused on eyes, nose, lips and cheekbones.” They mention their products, but you can also use similar ones you already own.

Can I tell you guys I’ve tried this and SERIOUSLY noticed a difference? YUP. I used all my own products that I already owned.

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