Tips for Every Face Shape

The process of contouring requires a few key factors. The basics of contouring include:

  • Highlighting will draw the eyes
  • Contouring will help soften
  • Darker shades can hide sharp angles or create an illusion to shorten or thin the face
  • Lighter colors can make features sharper

Combinations of dark and light can further enhance your cheekbones, jawline or other angles on your face Depending on the impact you want, the specific placement of highlights may vary. Try different combinations of contouring and highlights to create the look that is most comfortable.

Identify the Shape of Your Face

Round Face

Square Face

Triangle Face

Rectangle Face

Heart Shaped

Oval Face

Pear Face

Oblong Face

Diamond Face


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