Last and best makeup, put up These days, hacks seem to come from one place, and you guessed it: TikTok. Between fake dimples heated eyelash curler and even nail polish removal tips, tik tak became our favorite source of everything that inspired beauty. Whether you swipe for hours on end (no judgment, we’re all to blame!) or you’re a creator yourself, it’s impossible not to learn a thing or two while you’re on a social media app. ICYMI, one of the latest beauty trends to take over the platform. how to contour a nose. We’ve seen a plethora of techniques – from reverse contouring to using tweezers to create precise lines – and we’re breaking a fool’s nose ahead. hacks for contouring from TikTok, which the creators swear by.
If you’re new to contouring, here’s skinny: it’s a makeup technique that can enhance your existing features or create the illusion of ones you don’t have (read: higher cheekbones, a sharper jawline, or even a smaller nose) regardless of whether your face shape. Contouring is done by applying dark (usually a bronzer or concealer a few shades darker than your skin tone) and light makeup (usually a highlighter or concealer a few shades lighter than your skin tone) to targeted areas to shape the face. See our article for a complete step-by-step guide. How to contour like a pro makeup artist.
As TikTok showed us, there are many different ways to contour, especially your nose, as no two noses are the same. Who doesn’t need a good hack that will save you time and make your makeup look better? These hacks do just that, and they’ll even make you ask, “Why didn’t I ever think about that?”
Contour hack with tweezers
To make your nose appear thinner and more angular, try drawing parallel, straight lines down the center. Imitate the TikTok viral trend and use tweezers to create precise lines on the bridge of your nose. Place a set of tweezers on your nose before picking up concealer, as L’Oréal Paris Infallible Full Wear Concealer two shades darker than your skin tone and a thin makeup brush. Apply a little concealer to the brush and run it along the bridge of your nose, using the tweezers as a guide for sure, straight lines. Then, leaving the tweezers on your nose, gently dab the concealer inside the tweezers until it blends. Remove the tweezers and admire your thin bridge.
Outline the eye sockets
Yes, you heard right. Slightly outlining the contours of the eye sockets, you can increase the size of the nose. Let us explain. If you start contouring from the crease of the eyelid and move it down to the bridge of your nose, this will create a more sculpted look. Since we are talking about the eyes, we recommend using L’Oréal Paris True Match Eye Cream in Concealer two shades darker than your skin tone and apply with a clean eyeshadow brush. Instead of starting at the sides of the nose, start at the outermost edge of the eye crease, following the shape of your eye down the sides of the nose. When you reach the tip, round it with a brush and to mix. We like to apply a little lighter concealer to the middle of the nose to accentuate the size we just created. Take the same concealer a shade or two lighter than your skin tone and lightly (emphasize lightly) draw a straight line between the lines you drew with the darker color.
Reverse contour hack
Reverse contouring might be the easiest of the TikTok viral hacks to master. All you need is Fundhow L’Oreal Paris Infallible 24 Hour Fresh Wear Foundation, a shade or two darker than your skin tone, a light shade of concealer, and a brush. Apply foundation all over your nose, including a little on your cheeks. Then, using a damp sponge, blend it into the skin. At this point, it will look darker than the rest of your skin, but stay tuned here. take the concealer and apply it to the areas you would normally wear with a lighter color, such as the sides of your nose and down the center. Iron it and make sure everything is blended so that the outline is easier than the old way and looks more natural too!
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