Round Face Shape 1 2
Prep the skin with moisturiser to create a barrier between the skin and the makeup. Next, dust a loose powder ( that is just half a shade lighter than the skin colour) onto the skin and use a brush to dust off the extra powder. Apply a primer — this has to be specific to a person’s skin type. For example, if a person has dry skin, a hydrating primer is preferred.
You can contour the eye first to avoid any smudges later on. Irrespective of face shape, use a lighter contouring shade under the arch of the eyebrow, then blend a darker eyeshadow along the lash line. While contouring the eyes, if one does not have an indented socket, applying a darker shade of brown along the socket line can help enhance it. Use a conto ouring palette and choose a sh ade that is rough hly three shade es lighter than the skin tone. T his is the highligh hting shade. Just as white gives the illusion of a large er surface area, the light shade enh hances all areas of the face it is applied o on.
Use this shade to draw a line a along the centre of the nose, in the sha ape of a palm tree. For round face shap es, this line will be longer, to elongat te the face. Next, draw the light shade under the eyes, in the shape of wings. T This is done to highlight the face and co over dark circles. The light shade is als so used under the lips, drawn upwa ards to give the effect of a face lift.