Highlight & Contouring Products & Tips..
If you’re in the make-up loop you’ve definitely heard about contouring. This magical technique can transform round faces into super chiselled model faces with the right products and technique. Contour kits are cropping up everywhere nowadays and are great if you’re looking to achieve a more professional look but we’ve put together a few of our favourite products to achieve a more natural every day contour. These products can be used with your foundation and concealer to contour or to mix and match. Take a look at our favourite make-up bloggers so you can view the technique and become Angelina for the night!
Want that red carpet glow?… These Shimmer stacks are an absolute essential tool for every makeup collection! Let your inner goddess shine with this ultimate fusion of 5 shimmer powders. This multi-purpose product can be used on cheeks, brow bones and eyes. Light-reflecting, shimmering pressed powder formulation to add radiance and a healthy, youthful glow.
TIp: For a natural sunkissed look, ensure you keep it minimal & apply where the sunlight would naturally hit
Skin Illuminator & Complexion Highlighter. These are our best-selling hero products are ideal for creating a youthful dewy finish. Whether it’s a golden glow or pearly pink sheen you desire, simply dot along brow and cheek bones to highlight and accentuate or mix with foundation for an all over shimmer.
TIP: Dab along your cheek bone to instantly lift and brighten your complexion
Luxury Bronzing Rocks sent from above for a bronzed and sun-kissed glow for the complexions of us mortals. Apply in generous sweeps and dust over cheeks, nose and decolletage for a beautiful sun-kissed glow.
TIP: Use a large brush and swirl lightly over the rocks for an even but light dusting across the cheeks and decolletage. You can also use individual rocks as eyeshadow or add some shimmer to your gloss for that must-have copper lip tint!
Following the overwhelming success of our Essential Eyeshadow Palettes, CARGO decided to create a simple and easy system can contour and highlight flawlessly. Textures, colours and finishes were specially designed to be ‘fool proof’, with ease of application top of mind and the embossed shades give step by step directions; the closest thing to having a make-up artist in your make-up kit!
This palette of 20 sculpting and highlighting concealers has been created to not only create those perfect cheek bones, but to neutralise under eye circles, conceal blemishes and reduce redness. You can custom blend to your skin tone whilst making your flaws vanish. Pink, yellow, neutral and grey undertones – every shade you will ever need makes up the perfect contouring kit.
Go ahead, indulge yourself. You won’t add pounds when you dip into our antioxidant-rich, cocoa-licious, zero-calorie bronzer; just an irresistible, all-over deep tan. Infused with antioxidant-rich cocoa powder and signature bronzing pigments to create a unique matte bronzer that neutralizes red and evens skin tone.
Bronzer is super-flattering for fair to medium complexions and particularly if you have any redness in your skin. Gives a matte finish and is versatile and easy to use. Presented in an elegant, mirrored compact.
Tip: Use on your face, neck and body as a bronzer, on your cheeks as a blusher, on your eyes as an eyeshadow, on your lips under Clear Shine Gloss or Lip Sheen as a lip colour, on your arms and legs under moisturiser as an instant bronzer or on your nails under a clear nail varnish
If you’ve not heard of I Luv Sarah Hii then look her up on instagram. She’s a fabulous make-up artist from across the pond. Whatever the look you’re wanting to create this lady can help. She regulary posts short and snappy tutorials on contouring, eyes and lips but if you’re looking for something more in depth you can book onto one of her online make-up webinars.
This girl is nothing short of amazing. She is a special FX make-up artist who has a fab YouTube channel where you can find all of her wild and whacky tutorials. Mykie is bursting at the seams with persoanlity and this totally shines through in her videos. We fished out this video for you to show off her contouring skills. Pop over and check her out – you’ll be hooked!
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