Do you put foundation on before contouring and highlighting?

Do you put foundation on before contouring and highlighting?

Do you contour before or after foundation? Contouring makeup is usually applied after foundation and concealer. Cream, liquid, and stick contours can be applied directly on top of foundation and then blended out for a seamless finish.

What do I need to contour my face?

What Do You Need to Contour? You don’t need a special contour kit to achieve this: You can use two shades of concealer or foundation, or bronzer, highlighter, or even eyeshadow or brow powder to contour!

What shade should your contour be?

The best bet is to choose a contour shade a bit darker than your foundation, and a shade that is similar to how you think shadow on your face would appear.

How do you blend contour?

Blend It Out Once you’ve applied contour makeup to the areas of your face you want to contour, it’s time to blend it out. Use a regular foundation brush or a beauty blender sponge and tap over the contoured area, blending it into your foundation. You don’t want your contour to look streaky, so this step is key!

Is it better to contour with cream or powder?

If you have normal or oily skin, you’ll want to opt for a powder contour makeup instead of a cream one. Powder contour is easier to blend and it’s best for oily skin as it keeps it matte. Powder contour can also be combined with your cream product to create an even more dramatic, long lasting effect.

Can you use concealer to contour?

You might not think of concealer as contour makeup, but using a creamy, long lasting stick concealer is one of the easiest ways to achieve a gently sculpted, photo-ready look.

Can I use concealer as contour?

Can you use a sponge to contour?

When it comes to stippling and blending contour or bronzer, a makeup sponge with a flat edge can be a total game-changer, making it easy to sculpt areas like the cheekbones, jawline, and neck.