5 Tutorials to Teach You How to Contour Cloudy with a chance of wine I don’t know about you, but I hate this time of year. The weather is miserable. The days are shorter. Everyone’s coughing and hacking all over the place. And if I keep up all of this emotional eating and drinking, I will be 5,000 lbs by the time bikini season starts. The good news is that I don’t have to cut back on my ice cream and wine habit to look thinner. Nope. Thanks to these tutorials to teach you (and me!) how to contour your face properly, I can continue on this downward spiral of mine while still fooling the world into thinking my chiseled face is a result of hours spent at the gym. (You’re welcome!) 1. How I Contour & Highlight! by Carli Bybel Carli always has a way of making me excited about makeup, and I especially love this tutorial because she provides both high-end products and drugstore alternatives. Oh, and she totally got me hooked on the Smash Box Photo Finish Foundation Primer and the Maybelline New York Dream Lumi Touch Highlighting Concealer – they were both fantastic buys! [embedded content] 2. How to Contour Your Nose (For All Nose Shapes!) by gossmakeupartist Whether you have a big nose, narrow nose, flat nose, or an irregular nose, this tutorial is just what you need to get the nose shape you want without plastic surgery. [embedded content] 3. How to Make Your Face Look Thinner by Makeup Geek What I love about this tutorial is that it has step-by-step instructions on how to contour using both cream- and powder-based products. I personally prefer powder-based makeup, but either option does the trick! [embedded content] 4. How to Contour and Highlight in 1 Minute by Makeup Geek This tutorial has been a lifesaver for me on mornings when I don’t have a ton of time to mess around with a million different bronzers, highlighters, and makeup brushes. It’s quick, easy, and gets the job done. Oh, and I managed to find the Makeup Geek Angled Stippling Brush online, which really helps me pull this look off! [embedded content] 5. Kim Kardashian’s Contouring & Highlighting Makeup Secret by GlamBooth While this is in no way a makeup routine I would recommend you do every day, it is a FANTASTIC way to transform your face for a big night out and includes lots of neat little tips and tricks that can be applied to your daily contouring routine. [embedded content] This post contains affiliate links. If you found these tips to teach you how to contour your face properly helpful, please share them on Pinterest! And if you’re looking for more beauty-related tips and tricks, please follow our Beauty board where we share all kinds of fabulousness! Dani is a 30-something freelance writer and social media consultant who has an unhealthy love for makeup, hair, and fashion. She lives with her husband and 4-year-old daughter in Toronto, Canada and hopes to move to a warmer climate someday. Preferably tomorrow. This is an excerpt from the article 5 Tutorials to Teach You How to Contour which originally appeared on http://www.cloudywithachanceofwine.com/.