You have tried to contour a multiple times, but have failed
miserably with the all the various shades you have to use on your
face? Have no fear for strobing is here!
What is strobing?
Basically it’s a fun term for highlighting but will give you a dewy, shimmery, more youthful glow. And just because ‘dewy’ can turn to ‘sweaty’ in no time we bring you a few tips to keep you from going overboard.
STEP 1 Prep with an hydrating moisturiser
This technique is all about getting the perfect glow, so you will need to replenish dull, dry skin with a good moisturizer first. If you have naturally oily skin, use one that’s oil-free. Kiehl’s, Sodium PCA Oil-Free Moisturizer, Rs 2,605.
STEP 2 Picking an highlighter
Ensure the highlighter you’re using compliments your skin tone best. You are not aiming for ’90s frosted look; you just want a natural glow. Benefit, High Beam Liquid Highlighter, Rs 1,869.
STEP 3 Scoping out the zones
Only use the highlighter in spots that catch light on your cheekbones, along your temples, down the bridge of your nose, below your brow bone, in the corners of your eyes, and above your cupid’s bow. This will enhance your natural features. Applying all over will only make you look greasy.
STEP 4 Blending is Key
After you’ve applied the highlighter, blend it out with your fingers, a fan brush, or a damp make-up sponge. To avoid blobs of product and obvious make-up lines, make sure you blend any harsh edges of highlighter so it fades into the rest of your skin.
PS: For an Instagram-friendly effect, keep your blush, highlighter and foundation matte.