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Guest Jenn348

Cheekbone Contouring...

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Anybody else done it? Is it 'magical'?

But seriously, I bought an "instant cheekbone" kit from Covergirl and watched a bunch of vids on how to apply contouring makeup to make little cheekbones look bigger.

Anybody else here tried it? Any words of wisdom for those of us without much real cheekbone?

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Guest Lizzie McTrucker

Not yet, I'm currently looking into it myself.

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Guest Kaylee234

Pretty sure you can achieve the same effect with bronzer, blush, and light colored powder.

~ Kay

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VickySGV

There are two main ways, one is to use a foundation about two shades darker than your regular on your existing cheekbones before you put on the normal foundation. The other way is what Kay suggested, and that is to use a blush or bronzer powder on the cheekbones. Brush it on from front to back nearly to your ear.

My suggestion would be to go to a major makeup counter or store where they will put some on you, and learn that way. A friend who is a professional make-up artist kicked me around for about 8 years before I got mine to be tolerable.

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Guest KathleenMarie27

Look up gossmakeupartist on youtube. He is by far the best I have found. When I use his techniques my face is flawless and I get compliments from complete strangers on how good looking a young women I am.

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Guest Jenn348

I got to looking at gossmakeupartist. Good tips. I'm still very inexperienced with makeup, but tried countouring this evening. It looked pretty good, for somebody who doesn't know how to do makeup :)

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