How to Contour & Highlight your Face

Life needs glamor in every field. As a girl/woman, whether you are a working woman or a housewife, a college/university going student or a business w

 Life needs glamor in every field. As a girl/woman, whether you are a working woman or a housewife, a college/university going student or a business woman, you have to get ready every day with a new energy level.

How to Contour & Highlight your Face

Your face is the showcase of your confidence and ability, and you must know about how to apply make up on your in a smart and time saving way, Here we have shared some techniques to help you know about how to contour & highlight your face.

How to Contour & Highlight your Face

You must be aware of your face shape before, and then apply the given instructions to apply contour and highlight on your face.

For Oblong or Oval Face Shape

An Oblong or Oval face shape means that the shape of your face is twice in longer as it is in wide. Your chin, jaw or hairline also have on defined points. So, you need to contour and highlight your face keeping your face shape in mind. So, follow the given points:

Contour:

With your hairline to bring it down and show your forehead smaller.

Under your cheekbones, starting from ears and end at the middle of your cheek.

Highlight:

Highlight your face under your eyes in upside down triangle shape.

For Diamond Face Shape

A diamond face shape means that on your face your cheeks look wider, with narrow hairline and chin. Diamond face shape also looks longer. And here is how to contour and highlight your diamond shaped face:

Contour:

Under your cheekbones starting at your ears, and end at the middle of your cheek.

Remind not to bring the contouring too close to your mouth to get the best results.

Highlight:

In the middle of your forehead and chin.

Under your eyes in upside down triangle shape bringing it down with your contoured line.

For Heart Face Shape

A heart shape face has hairline looking wider and your cheeks and chin look narrower. Follow the given instructions to contour and highlight your heart face shape:

Contour:

Contour along the sides of your foreheadand temples.

On the lower chin, it will bring up the point.

Highlight:

In the middle of your chin and forehead, and under your eyes in upside down triangle shape.

For Round Face Shape

A round face shape means that the length and width of your face is almost the same and there are no obvious differentiating points along your forehead, chin and jawline. Here is how to contour and highlight your round shape face:

Contour:

To make your face look slim, contour around the sides of your forehead and temples.

Under your cheekbones starting from your ear to the middle of your cheek. To add length to your face contour down to your jawline.

Highlight:

In the middle of your forehead and chin, and under your eyes in upside down triangle shape.

For Square/ Rectangle Face Shape

Your hairline and jawline are about even if you have rectangle face shape, and a square shape face means the the face has roughly the same width and length. And here is how to contour a square/ rectangle shaped face:

Contour:

Along your hairline, under your jawbone, around the sides of your forehead and temple, and below the cheekbones starting from your ears and ending at the middle of your cheek.

Highlight:

In the middle of your forehead and chin, and under your eyes in upside down triangle shape.

And that's it, the main points to contour and highlight your face is to hide the parts of your face that make your face look imperfect and highlight the facial areas that you want to make prominent. And this way you can make your face look glowing and more beautiful.