The whole highlight and contour process is great when you’ve got the time to sculpt a photo-ready face, but what about those busy mornings when you need to do something fast? You’re in luck, because there’s an easy three-step approach to highlighting that will brighten up your face and make it look slimmer—all in thirty seconds or less.
Keep reading for the quickest highlighting hack you’ll ever try!
The trick is simple: Highlight the center of your face to make it appear longer. By hitting just three points—the top of your forehead, along the center of your nose, and your cupid’s bow—you pull all of the attention into one line, and away from the wider areas, like the sides of your face. (No contour required.)
You can highlight with powder, liquid, or cream, but when you want to brighten up in record time, we recommend cream formulas that you can blend with your fingers. Keep scrolling for five luminizers we love!