Makeup has the power to accentuate your looks makeup tricks can transform your face. The following tips on easy makeup tricks are aimed at giving a slim look to your face. Of course, these are just optical illusions created by applying makeup in certain ways.
You can create an illusion of thin cheeks by carefully applying a contour shade as a diagonal line starting from the center of your cheek and ending at the ear. To get the perfect placement, making a ‘fish face’ while doing this will help. Remember to blend it well. Your cheekbones will look sharper if you place your contour shade higher. To enhance and bring out the contour, swipe a highlighter across the top of your cheekbone.
It is a fact that dark makeup shades tend to recede whereas light shades tend to bring your face features forward or into focus. Use a matte bronzer or a contour color, one or two shades darker than your skin tone. Also, complement it with a luminous highlighter which is slightly lighter than your skin tone. Use cream or powder or a combination of both and blend it well using a makeup brush. Avoid using streaky contour makeup.
To avoid the double-chinned look, define your jawline by applying a bronzer and make sure to blend the shade in order to create a contour that is seamless.
You can even create the illusion of a thinner nose by swiping contour powder along the sides of the nose bridge. You have to blend the highlighter in a vertical stroke down the bridge of your nose.
Blend the highlighter on the bridge between your eyebrows, and on the cupids bow area above your upper lip as well as in the center portion of your chin, to highlight the center of your face. This way the width of your face will be narrowed down and your facial features will come into focus.
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Do up your eyes and stay with the natural look for your lips, by applying just a gloss or a tinted balm. If you want to emphasize on a round face, then go for the full lips look and if you want to make your face appear slimmer and smaller, then play up your eyes with eye makeup.
Remember to blend the contour shades to your temples and the near the hairline to accentuate your bone structure.
The correct eyebrow shape for your faces important to slim down your face. Go for a higher and more pronounced arch, to give proper balance to a round face. It gives a stretched out appearance to the face.