It’s common knowledge that reality TV star Kim Kardashian has been a major trend setter and instigator of the infamous ‘contouring’ technique, with so many of us adding contouring to our make-up routine. My approach to contouring like anything else I discuss on this blog, is simple. You won’t see me sculpting out my face with a thousand cream products, or baking for that matter. I mean, who even has time for that shit? I surely don’t! Although I am a fan of contouring, I use the technique on a more basic level; choosing to enhance my appearance rather than changing it. I much prefer a natural ‘bronzed’ look as opposed to a harsh contour, but each to their own!
I’ve compiled my favourite four contouring products down bellow.
Soleil Tan De Chanel Or Bronze Universal:
The Bronze Universal by Chanel is on the higher end price spectrum, but has to be one of the best cream bronzers I have ever used. Although its expensive, a little goes a long way! I find this product is great for carving out the cheek bones and jaw line, whilst also looking extremely natural.
Also on the expensive side, the Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate is another favourite cream contouring or bronzing product of mine. I use this product when I want a stronger contour. The texture is like butter, making it extremely easy to blend out for that ‘natural’ contoured look.
The Nars Laguna bronzer is my absolute ride or die product! I use it every single day in my make-up routine to add a little warmth to my skin. There’s not too much to say. I love it! Its extremely build-able if your after the ‘Kim Kardashian contour’, but a small dusting also looks great for natural everyday make-up.
Bronzing Skin Perfector:
The Becca Bronzing Skin Perfector is a relatively new addition to my bronzing make-up collection. Rather than using the product as you would like the other bronzers I have mentioned, I mix this product into my foundation. The liquid consistency mixes smoothly into foundation and the combination gives your complexion that natural ‘sun-kissed’ glow.
Disclaimer* Obviously all these products are not necessary in your make-up routine, just a bit of fun and definitely worth checking out if your a beauty junkie like myself!