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7 Makeup Hacks for Girls Who Want to Transform Their Face Shape ...

By Alicia

Secrets to changing your face shape using makeup are easy to come by, but learning how to slim your face with makeup is tough. It isn’t easy to find this information but we've found 7 little secrets to give your face a slimmer appearance. None of them are particularly complex, but they take a bit of time and experimenting to learn. You don’t have to use all of them at once; choose the secrets to changing your face shape using makeup that feel right for your makeup and you'll be on your way!

1 Learn to Contour

eyebrow, face, skin, cheek, lip, Without a doubt, contouring is the most powerful makeup trick you can use to trim your face. It’s also the one that’s trickiest. But you can learn. There are many tutorials on Pinterest and YouTube to show you exactly how to master contouring. The most important areas you want to contour are the sides of your nose, your temples and hairline for a slimming look.

2 Fill in Your Brows

eyebrow, face, cheek, skin, lip, It’s been said time and time again and it’s true. Your brows are the frame to your face. So often they’re neglected because we aren’t quite sure what to do with them. Filling them in gives your face more angles. Angles are very slimming so they’re your friend.

3 Concentrate Your Eyeshadow at the Outer Corner of Your Eyes

eyebrow, eye shadow, beauty, eyelash, eye, Eyeshadow can be applied in a way to make your face have a slimmer appearance. While you want to apply your eyeshadow across your entire eyelid, you especially want to concentrate it at the outer corner. You can do this by adding a second color to your crease. While it makes your eyes look larger, it makes the rest of your face look smaller. Experiment with it and you’ll see the difference.

4 Don’t Neglect Your Brow Bone

eyebrow, beauty, chin, lip, forehead, Brow bone, magical brow bone! It’s a wow thing, what adding a bit of highlight to this area can do for your face! And it’s very simple. Take a very light eyeshadow such as white or cream and apply it right under your eyebrow. It makes your eyes look larger but slims the rest of your face.

5 Highlight the Top of Your Cheekbones

eyebrow, beauty, eyelash, chin, lip, Highlighter is good to use on the very tops of your cheekbones, too. The trick to using a highlighting product is to start with a small amount and build up. Highlighting products have a shimmery effect and a little can go a very long way. You can always add more if you feel like your first application wasn’t enough. Highlighter is a fun makeup product to play with and can bring certain facial features forward, which makes your face look slimmer.

6 Choose a Neutral or Nude Lipstick

eyebrow, skin, beauty, nose, chin, If you want to slim your face then it’s best to let your eyes be the focus. If you focus on both your eyes and your lips, there’s going to be a competition for attention. It also can make your face seem fuller when both eyes and lips are bold. Neutral or nude lipsticks are wonderful when you’re going for a slimming look. You can still do a bold lip but play your eye makeup down for the best look.

7 Sweep Bronzer along Your Jawline

beauty, eyebrow, supermodel, chin, model, A bit of bronzer can go a long way toward giving your face a slim appearance. But you want to be careful not to go too far with it. A bit on your cheeks works well, as does a bit along your jawline. It helps to define the area and create another angle on your face, which is what you want. Bronzer can be used year round, despite the beauty myth that it’s only for summer.

These are 7 little tricks you can use to create a slimming effect with your makeup. Which ones do you plan to try? I’d love to hear from you!

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