Beauty: Insider Tips

Looking Sharp

The key to sculpting model-esque cheeks
isn’t what you think.

The days of in-your-face contouring have been replaced with a more au natural look—non-touring, if you will. But that doesn't mean losing those sculpted cheekbones entirely. Here, watch essential tips from Estée Lauder makeup artist Victor Henao (who's worked with major models, including our own Kendall Jenner and Joan Smalls). The big secret? You apply two shades of foundation—one deeper than your natural skin tone and one lighter—to fake high cheekbones and then add blush (surprise!) under your cheeks for a subtle but impactful finish. Watch to sharpen both your contouring skills and your cheekbones above.

Created in partnership with cosmopolitan.com.

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