How to choose your perfect contour shade

Because contour products are designed to fabricate trompe l'oeil shadows on the face, they should be dark and cool in tone, mirroring a lack of light. 


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A good rule of thumb is to begin by selecting a powder or cream that is one or two shades darker than your foundation color. 


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TIP • With a light enough application, even the darkest shades can work on pale skin tones and vice versa; lighter shades can work to highlight darker skin tones. 

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