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your look ● makeup By Liz Everett The Keys to Contouring Refine your look by contouring like a pro A ccentuating the positive is a pretty good motto for almost every aspect of life—and this in- cludes applying makeup. Why do we apply makeup in the first place? It’s because almost everyone has a feature or two that they’d like to minimize or maximize to increase their aesthetic appeal. One valuable technique that can help you accentuate the positive in your beauty routine is contouring. Contouring is one of the most misunderstood tech- niques in makeup. You can do a heavier more glamorous contour or a more natural look that simply reinforces your gorgeous angles. In this tutorial, we will give you 5 easy steps that will help you achieve a natural photo shoot con- tour finish. It is important to know how to do this type of contouring so that you do not look overdone, whether you are shooting at the beach, like Asia, or for certain other modeling projects, as well. WHAT YOU WILL NEED: 1) L.A. Girl Pro Concealer for the Highlight 2) Kat Von D Shade + Light Face Contour Refillable Palette 3) Real Techniques Beauty Blender 4) Givenchy Poudre PremiereMat & Translucent Powder 5) MAC Powder Puff 5 STEPS TO A NATURAL PHOTO SHOOT CONTOUR FINISH: 1) Smoothly apply your primer and foundation with a foundation brush, and take note of your face’s angles. 2) Grab your L.A. Girl Pro Concealer to begin your liquid high- light. Use the brush on the pod as a guide. Make sure your lines are drawn straight and crisp. You will want to focus this part of the 30 PAGEANTRY Photo: Nina Haaskivi Model: Asia Hickman, Miss New York's Outstanding Teen 2017 BEFORE process on 1 to 2 stripes (depending on the width of your nose) from mid forehead to the tip of your nose. You will fill in under your eye from your tear duct up to your hair line and then down to the corner of your nose crease. Lastly, you will do a detail stroke above your cupid’s bow, mid chin, and out from the tragus which is that center piece of your ear. 3) Switch to a powder contour palette for the actual contouring part. we like the concentration, as well as the blend out. Take the