The art of contouring, like any make-up look, requires some know-how and practice. Whether it’s your first time or you’re simply trying to hone your craft, here are easy guides and video tutorials to achieve that naturally sculpted look. Become an expert on how to contour and highlight the face.

Nude by Nature’s NEW Contour & Highlight Collection features 2 contouring options: Contour Fluid Trio ($39.95) and Contour Palette ($39.95).

If you’re not sure which product is right for you, our first tip is to consider your skin type. If you have oily skin, using powder-based contouring products such as our Contour Palette will help add depth and definition to your face while controlling oil and shine.

If you have dry skin, we recommend using a lightweight, liquid-based product such as our Contour Fluid Trio to hydrate and contour simultaneously.


After selecting your contour product of choice, start with a fresh clean face and prime your skin with Airbrush Mineral Primer. The primer extends make-up wear and smooths the skin to create an even, luminous base for make-up application.

The next step involves applying your desired foundation and/or concealer before contouring. This step is optional and dependant on what look you would like to achieve.

For an every-day look, simply apply the BB 5-in-1 Miracle Cream or a lightweight foundation such as the Liquid Mineral Foundation or Natural Mineral Cover. If you’re after a full coverage look use the Pressed Mineral Cover and conceal any dark spots or blemishes using the Liquid Mineral Concealer.


For a simple guide, watch our “How to Contour” video with the face of Nude by Nature, Elyse Taylor. For a detailed guide, scroll down to view our Contour Fluid Trio and Contour Palette face guide.

How To Contour Using The Contour Fluid Trio

The Contour Fluid Trio are three shades in a fine fluid texture which melts into the skin to create a soft, dewy finish. For best results, we recommend using the Pointed Precision Brush for application.


How To Contour Using The Contour Palette

The Contour Palette has 3 matte shades to create depth and dimension that is buildable from a natural finish to a deeper intensity look. For best results, we recommend using the Ultimate Perfecting Brush for application.


Once you’re happy with your look, lightly brush a finishing powder such as our Mineral Veil or Pressed Mattifying Mineral Veil all over the face using a Finishing Brush, focusing on the T-zone and under the eyes to finish your look and extend your make-up wear.


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