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With and without makeup!
The desire for a more chiseled face is nothing new in beauty, but in Asia, the demand is a little more specific. Given that most Asians tend to have more rounded or square-shaped faces, it's common for people to want to sculpt their
Gear up for the ultimate sculpting lesson.
Although Kim Kardashian does deserve some credit for making contouring more mainstream, it's by no means a fleeting online beauty trend. Makeup artists have been sculpting faces for decades, and it's definitely one of those things that perfectly demonstrates just how transformative makeup can be. A few
Meet the best tools of the contouring trade.
Let's face it—your contour can only be as good as how you choose to apply it. Even the best contour palette in the world can be useless when it's not used with the correct tool, which is why before you chisel those cheeks, you better be
Just swipe and blend!
Ah, contour sticks. Our toddler selves would've never imagined that we'd be wielding something so similar to crayons with as much precision and care. And yet, that's exactly what we do, drawing ourselves a slightly more chiseled cheekbone than the one we're
Sculpted cheekbones made easy!
Whether you’re a makeup artist or you simply love glamming yourself up, a contour palette is one of the most versatile products you need to own. Not only can it be used to sculpt your face, the wide range of color options (and finishes!)
No brush? No problem!
Running late? The last thing you need is for your makeup to slow you down. If you only have a few minutes left to spare for a full face, choose your products wisely! Opting for makeup sticks can definitely help with this—it
Instant results guaranteed.
If you're blessed with more forehead space than the rest of the population, don't let that get you down. Just remember: People with narrow foreheads can't make theirs wider, but you can absolutely do the opposite with yours. YouTuber Chloe Morello, a
K-beauty fans, take notes!
When it comes to beauty and skincare, we can count on Korean brands to give results. More than that, we can also learn from their pros! Here, we share a few interesting tips from Banila Co's chief makeup artist Kangpil Kim. (Spoiler: they're
Perfumes, eyeshadows, and more!
Tom Ford Beauty has come a long way since releasing unique fragrances in 2006. The American brand is now home to a collection of classic cosmetics, including a wide range of lip colors and essentials for a perfect base. Now that it's
The hype is real, you guys.
The Treatment: The Oxylight Madonna FacialWhat it is: A total workout for the face—that’s how The Aivee Clinic describes The Madonna Facial. It’s named after the celebrity because it’s literally one of the things that she gets done for her face—no wonder
Selfies are actually mandatory.
Last Saturday, Preview had a chance to sit in YouTuber Patrick Starrr's first major beauty event in the Philippines. He taught a makeup masterclass using products from his collab line with MAC Cosmetics, while demonstrating a gorgeous look on his model, Asia's Next Top
Time to get extra chiseled.
Here's a fact: nose contouring does not exist to merely change the look of your nose. Rather, it's also meant to define the natural shadows of your nose. Have you noticed how your face somewhat looks less dimensional after applying foundation? That's because
Rosy cheeks forever.
A contouring product and blush have more in common than you think. Both add more color to your skin, therefore giving the face some extra dimension wherever they're applied. Although they're not exactly interchangeable, you can definitely opt to skip one for
Show off that golden ratio.
The MAAT Golden Ratio Search is a beauty contest unlike any other. It's an Asia-wide search for ten of the most symmetrical faces in the continent, spanning Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, the Philippines, and many more. They're basically looking for women with
Flaunt those cheekbones.
Chie Filomeno's flawless Instagram selfies speak for themselves. The girl knows what look suits her best that she even has her own signature way of polishing her cheeks. Read on as we break down her makeup techniques for you:Step 1: BlushSince she
Harsh lines? Where?
Subtle contouring is the no-makeup look of sculpting. That's because it manages to define your bone structure while keeping the look natural—almost as if you didn't contour at all. And the best part? You don't need professional skills to do it on
Even makeup beginners would love it!
Kim Kardashian-West is kickstarting KKW Beauty with a cream contour and highlight kit, which makes perfect sense because she's basically the queen of cream sculpting. So if you've been wanting to cop her chiseled cheekbones for the longest time, now's your chance!The
Customize those chiseled cheeks!
The idea of contouring is pretty straightforward. Makeup tutorials tell us to define our cheekbones, jawline, forehead, and our noses for a chiseled look. But the thing is, nothing in makeup is a one-size-fits-all, so a contouring technique that works on Kim
She reveals the ultimate secret to achieving a great look.
It’s no secret that Solenn Heussaff is a multi-hyphenate—she’s an actress, singer, model, and painter. And as if those aren’t enough, she’s also a professional makeup artist! This celebrity doesn’t need an entire team to glam her up because she knows her
Truth be told, contouring is not everyone's thing. A lot of us would rather achieve a more defined, tapered face by using less product in a shorter amount of time. And believe us, it's possible. Your makeup transformations can be as quick