Great Makeup Guides! (highlighting/contouring and eyes)

4 Dec

Here are some great steps to follow that can help you whether you are experienced or just starting to wear makeup!  I feel like the two hardest “makeup” techniques to master are highlighting & contouring and creating the perfect smokey eye.  Below I have chosen my favorite guides to achieve these looks.

As far as highlighting & contouring goes, Keep in mind all face shapes and bone structures are different so you don’t have to follow the illustrations exactly, they are just guides to help you. Don’t worry everything will be fine after you blend blend blend!





The guide above can help you achieve these looks…..



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Weren’t born with chiseled cheekbones? Don’t fret neither were most of the models or celebrities you see in magazines.

H&C 2



Where to highlight???highlights


How to


Highlighting and contouring works on all skin tones!  Below are some beautiful examples including some before and afters.Deeper skin tone




Fair skin


Love her or hate her, Kim Kardashian has absolutely mastered highlighting & contouring….



Her achieved look is gorgeous!


5 Responses to “Great Makeup Guides! (highlighting/contouring and eyes)”

  1. Dana December 4, 2012 at 8:25 pm #

    I’m a MUA and this is great stuff! Hollywood’s little secret weapon! Not a KimK fan but her makeup is always flawless.

  2. Katherine December 4, 2012 at 8:26 pm #

    Yay! You finally posted it! This is such a great guide, I love it ❤

    • yourstylejourney December 4, 2012 at 8:27 pm #

      YES! I could go on forever but I feel like these guides are the easiest to understand! This was for you Kat!

  3. Kelly December 4, 2012 at 8:32 pm #

    I’ll be referring back to these thanks!

  4. nonfashionista December 5, 2012 at 1:28 am #

    Very useful post! Thanks for sharing!

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