|How To Contour | HAC Foundation |

Welcome back to The Hush!

Today is all about CONTOUR.

Now, most of us know what contouring is & how it makes us feel about 10 times prettier (I can’t be the only one) and most of us have seen those odd photos floating around social media of girls with war paint all over their face. Well, ladies here is my war paint. I really am a huge believer in BLENDED contouring. I don’t like sharp lines & when I tried out this contour kit from MASKCARA COSMETICS I just about died. I was so excited to share it with all my followers. It makes contouring SO fast & simple. A huge thing I’ve learned while doing make up on clients & myself is that cream contouring is the most goof proof way to do it. Powders can look muddy & obvious. Creams really melt into the skin with the most natural, glowing finish. So, if you want to know how I personally like to contour keep on reading.

{Colors I use in this tutorial are Sunlit, Stone, Pink Grapefruit & Pearl}

{Step one}
Exfoliate & moisturize your face. DO NOT think this step isn’t necessary. It’s so important to have a nice healthy looking base.

{Step two}
Apply a light amount of foundation (this step is optional with the HAC kit). I personally like a little more coverage so, I do apply small amount of my favorite foundation. This contour kit I’m using DOES have coverage so you don’t need to apply a foundation first if you don’t feel like you need it 🙂

{Step three}
Now comes the good stuff! Grab your cream contour kit. Dip into the high light shade (the light colored cream) & apply to the areas of the face you want to pull forward. Which are almost always under the eyes, cheek bones, under the hollow of your cheeks, middle of chin, bridge of the nose or all over the nose & middle of the forehead. (This is pictured below)

{Step Four}
Dip into your contour shade (the darkest color cream). Now, we are going to apply this to the areas we want to recede. These areas are typically the edges of the forehead, down the sides of the nose, along the jawline & under the cheek bones. With the cheek bone contour you will notice in my photo below that I don’t take the contour down to the mouth like most do. I think it actually makes the face look fuller. If you really want to slim your face take that color under the cheek bone & before you get to your ” smile lines ” dip that color down. Almost creating a nutcracker jaw shape. I know that sounds so strange but trust me. Your face will look MUCH thinner once it’s all blended. It’s life changing really. (This is pictured below)

{Step 5}
Take your blush color & tap it onto the apples of your cheeks & whatever is excess tap onto your lips. Why? Because why not.

{Step 6}
Were almost done! This is probably my FAV step. Add the glow! Take your shimmer shade & apply to the tip of the nose, tops of cheekbones & cupids bow (above the top lip).

{Step seven}
Now you are all sculpted & glowy.

*To some of you this may sound like a lot of steps but it really isn’t! 5 minutes tops & it’s the best 5 minutes you’ll spend on yourself*

Go purchase this kit! You’ll thank me.




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