back to top

This Is How To Contour Like A Kardashian

Bloop!

Posted on
Kirsten King for BuzzFeed / instagram.com

We all envy that Kim Kontour. I mean, let's be serious — those are cheekbones from the GODS. So three of us here at BuzzFeed decided to try our best at reaching that Kardashian perfection.

instagram.com

Step 1: Apply a base coat of foundation.

After moisturizing the skin, use a brush to apply liquid foundation and blend evenly all over the face. Then use a concealer to cover up dark circles, scars, and/or blemishes.
Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed

After moisturizing the skin, use a brush to apply liquid foundation and blend evenly all over the face. Then use a concealer to cover up dark circles, scars, and/or blemishes.

Step 2: Shape eyebrows.

Filling in and shaping brows can do wonders. Using an eyebrow pencil one shade lighter than your natural hair, fill in the eyebrows from the head to the tail. You can find more in-depth directions for how to shape your brows here.
Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed

Filling in and shaping brows can do wonders. Using an eyebrow pencil one shade lighter than your natural hair, fill in the eyebrows from the head to the tail. You can find more in-depth directions for how to shape your brows here.

Advertisement

After applying a base foundation, you're ready to start contouring!

instagram.com

Kim K is the master of the craft here. After looking at a few Kardashian-inspired tutorials, and this iconic selfie, we started our transformations.

Step 3: Apply highlighter to every spot on your face where the sun would naturally hit: the bridge of the nose, center of the forehead, the cheekbones, the chin, and the Cupid's bow.

Kat Von D has a great contouring kit with everything you'll need.
Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed

Kat Von D has a great contouring kit with everything you'll need.

Step 4: Apply the dark contour makeup to the places on the face where there is usually a shadow: the hollows of the cheekbones, around the hairline, the outside of the nose, and along the jawline.

Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed

Step 5: Using a brush or your fingers, blend the highlighter and bronzer.

Make sure that you don't completely blend the dark and light off of your face. There should be a gradual shadow happening once you're done.
Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed

Make sure that you don't completely blend the dark and light off of your face. There should be a gradual shadow happening once you're done.

Advertisement

Step 6: If you've blended a little too much, add a bit more bronzer to the hollows of your cheekbones to make them really pop.

You can put blush on the apples of your cheeks, too.
Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed

You can put blush on the apples of your cheeks, too.

Step 7: Add a dramatic eye for that Kardashian fierceness.

Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed

After contouring, you should have that ~Kardashian~ glow.

Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed

Which will obviously make you feel fierce as fuq.

Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed

And of course, take a selfie to document those beautiful cheekbones (and don't forget to post it online for all your fans).

Kirsten King for BuzzFeed