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A Guide To Highlighting Your Face With Makeup

By Riddhi

The highlighted face is very in these days. We see almost every single model on the runway with a highlighted face. So, here's a beginner's guide to highlighting the face with makeup.

For beginners, it can be a tad bit tricky to figure out which areas of the face you should highlight and which areas are not to be highlighted at all. But once you get the hang of it, you'll see just how easy it is to highlight.

The basic idea is to highlight the ares where the light naturally hits your face. You must avoid highlighting too much, else you'll end up looking greasy as opposed to highlighted.

So, here's a beginners guide to highlighting that would teach even makeup novices how to highlight without making any errors.

No need to use technical terms like strobing before you can master basic highlighting. The right kind of highlighting can actually make your best features stand out and make your face look slimmer.

So, keep reading to find out which areas of your face you should highlight in this beginner's guide to highlighting!

1. High Points Of Cheeks: Add some shimmery highlight to the high points of your cheeks to make it look like you have chiseled cheekbones that glow. The stars use this trick a lot.

2. Arch Of Brows: To highlight the arch of the brows and bring focus to them, use a light beige coloured eyeshadow. Blend it in well for a natural finish.

3. Middle Of Lips: Add some gold shimmer to the center of your lips to make it look like you are naturally endowed with fuller lips. This is an easy tip on how to highlight in this beginner's guide to highlighting.

4. Cupid's Bow: Highlighting the Cupid's bow makes the lips look well defined and makes it easier to focus on the lips.

5. Inner Corner Of The Eyes: Applying shimmer on the inner corners of the eyes can make you look wide awake even when you are feeling really sleepy.

6. Bridge Of Nose: Highlighting the bridge of the nose makes your features look really sharp and complete. And this is a step you must always remember from this beginner's guide to highlighting.

Story first published: Friday, December 9, 2016, 23:00 [IST]
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