The best magic trick I ever learned involved my makeup. Though it may not seem very mystical, your beauty products can fool people into seeing things that may not be completely real. With a little artistry and practice, you can use your everyday makeup to create shockingly beautiful results.
One of the greatest tricks is knowing how to contour. Shadowing and highlighting can transform your features, making them appear slimmer, narrower, or longer. You may even
look like a completely different person!
There are many ways to sculpt the face (even without a plastic surgeon's scalpel), but first you need to find the right products. And because searching for the perfect bronzer and highlighter separately can be exhausting, it’s smart to invest in a kit. Here are our Top 3 favorite contour sets for every budget:
Finding the right dark shade is crucial—choose the wrong one and it may appear
ashy on your skin, or worse, make your face look dirty! MAKE UP FOR EVER eliminates has the guesswork with four duos that suit a range of complexions.
The oil causes the makeup to smear—and you end up looking like your face is melting. The mattifying powder is this kit lets you create a matte canvas before adding illumination with the blush and highlighter. The enormous mirror is also a plus.
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