The effect of contouring and highlighting in your makeup routine can be absolutely transformative; creating flattering shadows and shape to frame the face. But the process of chiselling those cheeks can be difficult and often thrown into the “too hard” category for most of us.
Enter: Nars Contour Blush Duo Collection. These new collection of bronzer/highlighter duos take the guesswork out of this tricky part of your makeup routine and makes sure you have perfect cheekbones for days!
The best feature of these products is their flattering contour colours and silky matte finish to add “natural-looking dimension and illumination to enhance the face”, according to Nars.
Although limited to only three shades; Olympia, Paloma and Gienah, the trio of colours definitely has the potential to look flattering on a variety of skin tones.
Olympia is the lightest of the three with an ivory highlight and rose-coloured bronzer is every pale girl’s answer to perfect cheekbones. No muddy or orange complexion here!
Paloma is the middle shade and is easily the most universal of the three. I can absolutely see the deep-rose bronzer and pink beige highlight working on a variety of different people.
And finally, the shade Gienah is described as an amber contour powder and a honey highlight. This will work amazingly on ladies with tanned to deep skin tones that often find bronzers are too light or ashy on their skin.
They are very user-friendly, buttery and nicely pigmented, making them a no-brainer contouring product especially for beginners. These products are definitely an investment piece at $56 (available from Mecca Maxima and Mecca Cosmetica), but if you haven’t had luck finding the perfect contouring product for you, then they are definitely worth the hefty price tag.
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