Video Tutorial: How to Contour & Highlight Your Face for Everyday Wear

Beauty Basics: How to Contour & Highlight Your Face for Everyday Wear

This tutorial is about contouring and highlighting your face in a way that’s subtle and practical for everyday. You can always create darker shadows for a more dramatic look.

Products Used

  • MAC 165 Brush (Review)
  • MAC 184 Brush (Review)
  • MAC Sculpt Sculpting Powder (Review)
  • Dior Amber Diamond Skin Shimmer (Review)

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hey great video…thank u so much. I would love if you would show how to contour the nose in a future video. Also is there areason you dont contour your own nose? thanks Christinee…:)

Thanks, Tehreem! I’ll see what I can do. I like my nose, so I don’t want to make it appear differently, actually 🙂

I’ve always used an angled blush brush to contour and it’s always been too heavy for me, so thank you SO much for suggesting a dual fiber fan brush! I also prefer a very natural, subtle look and it looks like that brush will save me a lot of effort trying NOT to overdo it, lol.

Hi Christine. Loved the video. I’m 20-25 on MAC. I believe Sculpting Powder Bone Beige would be too light for me to contour (hollow cheeks). Would you recommend Sculpt color for me? Or should I have the Bone Beige anyway?
Again, thanks a lot for this great video and this great website.

Thanks, Ale! 🙂

Sculpt is amazing — I really think it’s a good shade for just about everything. For 20-25, yes, definitely Sculpt!

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