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Top 5 Contouring Tips for Mature Women

Contouring tutorials are all over the internet like a rash however they are aimed at beautiful young things with alabaster skin or  for celebrity photoshoots. They aren't much use to us over 45s!

In my YOU TUBE tutorial I show you how to contour for different face shapes using cream contour as it is kinder to mature skin. Today there is a link to copyright free face charts that you can practise with and charts to help you identify your face shape so you know where to place your contour.

1. Why Contour?
You don't have to. It isn't the law however when done well it enhances your best features and tones down those you are not so keen on. For example, you can give your self cheekbones and hide a slackening jawline.


2. Identify your face shape.



Face Shape
Characteristics
Goal
Round
Same width and height without clear lines or features
Add more definition
Oblong face
Usually twice as long as wide
Shorten face
Square
Same width at temples as at jaw
Soften and round the face
Rectangular
Longer than wide, strong features, often sharp jawline
Soften and shorten the face
Triangular
Wider jawline than forehead or the wider forehead than jawline
Add and minimize width in appropriate places to balance face
Diamond
Narrower forehead and jawline than mid face area
Slenderize the mid face area

3. Less is more
Seriously, you don't want to be shopping for humus in Waitrose or Lidl and get captured by a passing travelling circus because you would make a great headline act as a clown!

4. Use a cream based contour stick or brown blushers. Using powder adds another drying layer which clings to pores and areas of dry skin.



5. Use the chart as a guide to placing your contour.Remember to blend like crazy.

Contouring is clever so do give it a go! I would love to see your before and after photos!

I hope you have found this blog useful. You can view the YOU TUBE tutorial here.

Here is a link to some copyright free face charts to use for practising just choose the one that suits your face shape.  

If you have any questions or your own hints and tip please feel free to comment below and share the love.
Have a great day
Namaste
Janie S x     

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