• Krystal Ford

NYX Wonder Stick Contour

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We did our first family photoshoot with our six month old and it was seriously so much fun, I can't wait to see our photos! However, I've been feeling a little self conscious about the baby weight I haven't done a damn thing to lose, plus Quarantine... so I wanted to make sure to add contour to my face for our photos.

Here's my tutorial, super great for beginners or mamas in a hurry!

I have been wanting to try the #NYX Professional Makeup Wonder Stick Concealer and contour stick. All of the reviews I read were kind of in the middle somewhere, not horrible but not amazing. The stick comes in Light, Medium, Deep, and Universal shades, with one end a highlight and the other a contour shade. To me it seems like a good one to have on-the-go or as a quick fix, but maybe not a full replacement for contouring.

How to contour with the WONDER STICK:

I'm using the Medium/Tan shade, and already applied foundation first.

  • Using the darker contour end, I shade in where I want a slim effect.

  • Start by lining under your cheekbones, make a "kissy face" to make it easier. Then outline the temples/forehead, and jaw bone.

  • I also contour my nose drawing lines down the sides of the bridge, but you don't have to.

  • Next, grab the lighter highlight color. You'll place this where you want a highlight effect, usually the higher points of the face.

  • Highlight the chin, forehead, bridge of nose. I also apply this under my eyes for dark circle coverage.

  • Wet a beauty blender or sponge, and start blending. Dab, dab, dab! Seriously keep blending, and then blend some more!

  • I also add a highlight powder and bronzer, but you don't have to!

  • Set with powder!

My review:

I actually loved this contour stick!! The shades gave a natural contour and highlight and apply like a crayon, it's very smooth and creamy. Great for beginners!

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