Do you contour your face on a daily basis?

Do you contour your face on a daily basis? Just for special occasions?

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I only contour every so often. I don’t know if it’s really for special occasions, but maybe just when I feel like putting a little extra effort into it.

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Sarah M Avatar

Not on a daily basis… because I don’t wear makeup everyday. When I do wear makeup, I only contour occasionally. It really depends on what look I’m going for.

sureyya Avatar

hiya! if i knew how to i would, i tried doing my cheekbones yesterday, and i had comments that my face was bruised! i’d love to contour my nose! xx

Silvia Avatar

I contour sometimes. For example if I use Nars orgasm multiple, then I feel like it is better with contouring. I guess always when I want to focus on my cheekbones I try to not forget contouring.

Musingonbeauty Avatar

I do, most of the time, but only for my cheeks and very quickly, with a 109 brush and Nars Zen blush. If I wear bronzer (which is quite often since I’m so pale)I’ll do some contouring with it at the same time.

J Avatar

I contour whenever Im going out somewhere and already have dramatic makeup on. I wouldn’t say it’s reserved for special occasions, because I do it fairly regularly. But yeah, I dont bother to contour if I’m going to university or anything, I think it’s a bit much.

Wilcoa Avatar

I contour my face ever so often, but mostly when I’m expecting photos to be taken. I’m so pale and washed out in photos that adding contour gives a nice dimension to my face. Otherwise I don’t contour much.

sooze Avatar

Me too. I felt contouring took a bit more effort and time from my daily make up routine for work. If I were to contour it’d take 5 more minutes of my precious sleep time. Heh.

lunatwinkle Avatar

Yes, everyday! It’s one of my must-do before I leave the house. I may be 25, but I still have a flat asian face with some baby fat and I hate it. Contouring my cheeks, temples, and nose helps give my face dimension and makes me look more awake. 😀

amy Avatar

I contour every know and tend, I usually just highlight. Usually I just contour the sides of my nose because the contouring on the hollow my cheeks are often not noticeable anyway.

Rae Avatar

…yes. Cheeks are my favourite part of a look, so Im usually wearing at least three different cheek colours :/ One to contour, one for colour up the cheekbone, and one for a slightly lighter, brighter colour on the apples!

Carrie Avatar

Yeah, I always do the letter E trick with a pale bronzer (Organic Wear brand, the brown and pink one. Healthy Glow, i think its called? Its very subtle). I have a wide, round face, and it helps to balance it more.

Chai Avatar

I’m asian & have cheeky cheeks so I feel that I have to contour. I always contour! It helps so that it doesn’t make my cheeks look like a large pink circle!

Melissa Avatar

I generally don’t contour for daytime makeup because it seems way more like obvious makeup trickery, but for going out in the evening, contouring is an important part of putting on a full face for me. It makes my cheekbones pop and gives my jawline definition. 🙂

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