15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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Here are 15 outstanding tutorials that show you how to contour, from Buzzfeed:

1. Best Overall Contour: Sonjdra Deluxe

15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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The only thing to say about Sonjdra is this: Her contour is ON. POINT. If this weren’t a video, I’d assume her final look was Photoshopped because it’s that flawless. *bows down*

2. Best Pro Contour: Kandee Johnson

15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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Yes, Kandee’s video was technically uploaded on Dec. 30, 2014, but c’mon! Her professional take on contouring is too good to not include.

3. Best Contouring for Fair Skin: Stephanie Lange

15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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Stephanie is one of my Australian faves, so when she did an updated contour tutorial for 2015, I was totally stoked. She’s all about that less-is-more life, and I like that.

4. Best Contouring For WOC: Keisha Murdock

15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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Take one look at Keisha, and you’ll see why I put her on the list. I mean, she’s glowing, chiseled, and smoldering all at the same damn time.

5. Best Cream Contour: Jaclyn Hill

15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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Jaclyn proved that cream contours are truly god’s gift to humans in her killer tutorial from earlier this year. [insert billions of praise hands emojis]

7. Best Drugstore Contour for WOC: Rose Kimberly

15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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Rose Kimberly is not only the cutest human being alive, but she’s also great at sharing ~tips ‘n’ tricks~ to get the most out of your makeup.

8. Best High-End Contour for Fair Skin: Tina Yong

15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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If you wanna go balls-out on your contour, follow Tina’s lead to get the best brushes and highlighters in the game.

9. Best High-End Contour for WOC: Patricia Bright

15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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Patricia also is a fan of couture contouring (I miiiight’ve just made that term up), so if you’re only into high-end products, check out her tutorial ASAP.

10. Best Acne Coverage Contour: Raven Elyse

15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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Raven has been open about her journey with acne on YouTube (which rules!), but I’m obsessed with this fresh-faced, everyday tutorial she shared earlier this year.

11. Most Colorful Contour: Lauren

15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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If you want a contour with a serious pop of color, Lauren totally nailed it. I mean, who knew mixing yellow, green, and pink in one look could be so amazing?

12. Best Contour for Beginners: Jennifer Chiu

13. Most Original Contour: Joanna Ferdynus-Gołuszko

15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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I’ve seen lots of insane contouring in 2015, but this henna-inspired technique is definitely the most original — and has an incredible finished look.

Watch the full tutorial here.

 

14. Most Controversial Contour: Bella DeLune

15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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15 Outstanding Tutorials That Show You How To Contour

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When Bella DeLune created this clown contour look to call out all her haters, it became a trend of its own! Not only did women everywhere try this look on themselves, but she even stopped by the BuzzFeed office to show us her technique IRL.

15. Most Viral Contour: Nikkie de Jager

Most Viral Contour: Nikkie de Jager

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Nikkie de Jager aka NikkieTutorials showed just how powerful makeup — and contouring — can be in a video where she dolled up half her face to prove that makeup shouldn’t be taken so seriously. Also, anyone who says “contouring is my religion” is immediately my favorite person.

Watch the full tutorial here.