Saturday 10 December 2016

Fancy getting extra festive with your face? Christmas contouring is now a thing

Published 19/12/2015 | 11:11

Christmas contouring. PIC: Nicolconcilio Instagram
Christmas contouring. PIC: Nicolconcilio Instagram

It's been around for years, but contouring has become a beauty staple since Kim and the other Kardashian/Jenner sisters espoused its benefits to their millions of fans.

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And top Brit model and actress Rosie Huntington-Whitely (of the razor blade cheek bones) thinks it's the ultimate make-up technique.

“It’s one of the most important make-up skills I’ve learned,” she told People magazine.  "Where you apply your bronzer and your highlighter can seriously enhance your face.”

Beauty tutorials on how to contour have taken over Instagram and YouTube and there are a million and one ways to tackle this highly effective make-up trick.

With the festive season upon us, some beauty experts are having some seasonal fun with Christtmas contouring, which basically involves applying your contour stick and highlighter in a range of festive designs.

Once you've had your fun, rest assured it will look flawless after blending.  Of course, you could always venture out in public with your designs - anything goes this time of year!

Blended. PIC: Nicolconcilio Instagram
Blended. PIC: Nicolconcilio Instagram

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