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My 1-Minute Contour Look

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Between the lack of both sleep and sun exposure, my skin has been looking a bit washed out and sallow (the perks of being a new mom). Since neither of these issues will be fixed anytime soon, I've been making sure to at least make it look as though I get outside every now and again. When I don't have time to apply self tanner, here are my tips to looking sun-kissed in under a minute.


The products: Giorgio Armani 'Maestro' Liquid Summer Bronzer, Burberry Fresh Glow Luminous Fluid Base Highlighter, Tarte Cheek Stain, Dolce and Gabbana Foundation Brush



1. I always start with the hollows of my cheekbones by sucking in my cheeks lightly and following the natural curve. It looks really dramatic at first, but I go over it with my foundation brush multiple times until it's blended in well.

2. Then I put bronzer along my hairline, starting from right above my ear on one side and moving in an upside-down "U" until I reach the opposite ear.    3.  Whatever is left on my brush goes onto my eyelids and then down the sides of my nose.


4. I finish with a light swipe on my chin and along my jaw.


5. Because I use a liquid bronzer, I also like to use a cream or liquid blush for an all-over dewy look. I apply the blush to the apples of my cheeks and blend it upwards towards my temples.

6. I finish with highlighter on the top of my cheekbones, and dot it up and around the tops of my eyebrows and blend by tapping it into my skin.


p.s. Bronzed Peach Look and my Self Tanner Tutorial

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