How To Contour Like A Pro With Eleanor Pendleton

Eleanor Pendleton

Beauty Writer

Jul 19, 2020 Contributing Beauty Editor, Eleanor Pendleton walks you through and easy step-by-step method to contour your skin like a pro. Watch the star beauty expert in this video as she shows you how to use shadows and highlights to frame and flatter your face! 

See below for Eleanor’s step-by-step instructions to contour like a pro! 

First up, apply a primer onto clean, hydrated skin! – Models Prefer Liquid Light Brightening Primer $16.99

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Use your fingers so primer melts into your skin. This will ensure your make-up will last lot longer.

Next take a lightweight liquid foundation and a foundation brush – Maybelline NY FITme Foundation $18.95 & Models Prefer Foundation Brush $17.99

Screen Shot 2014-09-05 at 11.53.57 AMApply from the centre of the face outwards. Don’t use too much and blend it well.

Now it’s time to use concealer to cover up any imperfections – Models Prefer Concealer Stick $9.99 

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Use your finger to let the product blend sinuously. Now is the fun part, it’s time to highlight – L’Oreal Paris LumiMagique Touch of light Highlighter Pen in Light $27.95

Screen Shot 2014-09-05 at 11.57.30 AMApply to the high points of your face. Use 1 – 2 shades lighter than your natural skin tone.

Next, using a Matt Bronzer by Models Prefer $10.99, take some of the powder and brush it onto the brush then apply it onto the cheekbones, the bridge of the nose, on the forehead and on the chin.

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Matte Bronzer is best as shimmering bronzer reflects too much light.

Once you have finished highlighting and contouring, it’s time to set your look with a translucent powder – Covergirl Professional Finishing Powder $14.50

Screen Shot 2014-09-05 at 12.03.25 PMAnd, there you have it, perfect contouring like a pro!

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By Eleanor Pendleton

Beauty Writer

Eleanor Pendleton is a leading authority on all things beauty. The award-winning journalist has been published in some of world’s largest publications including Harper’s BAZAAR Australia and Cosmopolitan Bride. She has also served as Beauty Editor at magazines including InStyle and FAMOUS. Eleanor is responsible for editing the popular beauty website, Gritty Pretty. Here are her stories and videos during her time as The Carousel's Contributing Beauty Editor.



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