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How To Contour Using The LARITZY Shade Stix

How To Contour Using The LARITZY Shade Stix
Lydia Woodward
The Queen Of Curls6 years ago
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If you're anything like me and struggle with getting a tan during the summer, bronzing and contouring is an absolute lifesaver. Luckily, in this month's box all you Glossies received the LARITZY Cosmetics Shade Stix which is perfect for adding a bit of colour!

So many of you have been calling this your fave product this month and we've seen many of you asking for a tutorial on how to use it correctly. So here is a step by step tutorial to get that subtle bronze definition you're longing for...

Step One: Cheeks

If you don't have prominent cheek bones, contouring is the perfect tool for making them stand out and giving the illusion of strong cheeks. Lightly glide the product just below your cheekbone, build up product as much as you wish but a little goes a long way.

Step Two: Jawline

Not many people do it, but contouring your jawline has a huge affect on your side profile to give subtle definition to your jaw and slimmer neck. Once again, lighly glide the product along your jawline to the bottom of your chin.

Step Three: Nose

The trend of contouring your nose was brought to our attention by Huda Kattan, creator of Huda Beauty and the amazing Queens from Ru Paul's Drag Race. If you're dying to make your nose look slimmer, this is the beauty hack for you. Apply the product to the sides of your nose (and your nostrils if you wish) to magically change the shape of your nose.

Step Four: Forehead

The amazing thing about contour sticks is that they allow us to play around with our features and make them appear however prominent we wish. If you long for a smaller forehead, adding shape to it with a contour stick is the way to go. Dot the product along your hair line and get ready to blend.

Step Five: Blend

Now, blend it all out. Take a contouring or buffing brush and work the brush in back and forth motions very quickly along the line of the product to blend into your skin. As said before, a little goes along way with this product.

Use a contour brush like Lottie London's Contour Queen Brush, which features a specially designed, flat edge.

Of course, contouring and bronzing works differently for everyone as what works for you depends on your face shape. I have a round face and pale complexion so for me, so I need to focus on contouring my cheeks, jawline and forehead. Make sure to do a bit of research into your face shape and play around to see what works for you! Also, don't forget to highlight once you have contoured to build up that definition!

Each Glossy will receive a LARITZY Shade Stix in their June GLOSSYBOX. Get yours  (along with 4 other French Riviera inspired products) by subscribing now!

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Lydia Woodward
The Queen Of Curls
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I am always searching for future trends - beauty, fashion, hair, you name it! I’ve tried every foundation under the sun and love trying up-and-coming makeup brands to compare them with the big names. Variety is the spice of life and my makeup bag is definitely wide-ranging.