Makeup can be of two types – one can be to enhance your features, the other is to ‘change’ your features in subtle and pleasant ways. However, this should be done in a way that is effective without looking unnatural. Most make up artists have mastered this subtle art. But when it comes to you – going to a make up artist every time is not always possible. Either you don’t have the time, or you don’t want to spend quite so much. So we thought we’ll bring you some D-I-Y help on correcting features using makeup!
Sounds interesting? Well then let’s get started!
We’ll start with…Contouring
Yes, the right contouring, done well, can actually make your face look a lot different. The right highlighting can make it look plumper, or in other cases slimmer! It is all a trick with a good contour.
So, how does one contour the face? Well, you will need to use 2-3 different colors, as you will see in a short while. And then you need to apply these colors in specific parts of the face. Finally you use a wet sponge to blend it all in and a facial powder brush to set it all. To finish off your look, all you then need is some blush and a gloss or lipstick!
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However, the thing with contouring is that while it is in basis the same, the finer details change for the different facial shapes. And what we have brought you is a video that walks you through the 3 main facial shapes – round, heart-shaped and square – and teaches you how to contour for each individually. Let’s look into it then:
So you saw how a little bit of contouring can go a long way and changing your very look? It highlights the right features and makes sure your face looks great!
And now moving on to our second tip…How to get the best shaped eyebrows
Eyebrow shapes vary from person to person. But there is a particular shape that is desirable. This consists of exactly where the eyebrows start, where they arch as well as where they end. Now these are pretty vague ideas. How does one know exactly what should go where. Our next video is aimed at explaining that.
It is a video on quick eyebrow tips. It tells you how to determine where you want your eyebrows to start and what you want them to look like. And for the tips we take you straight to the expert:
And once you have learnt how to correct eye brow shapes, we get to our final tip for the day…Making your lips look fuller and bigger
Not all of us are blessed with full plump lips like Angelina Jolie. And as a result, many women go in for cosmetic surgeries and injections. But why go through the pain and the imminent risks, when make up can correct the problem for you?
Plus, you can always wash it off and revert back to your original lips at the end of the day too! So, here is the video that shows you how to do that using just a lip liner, lip stick, lip color brush, foundation and highlighter!
So, there you have it – 3 ways to correct flaws or just make your make up pop! Do try them out at home, and make sure you experiment and work out your own looks too!