Sunday, 24 July 2016

Seventeen Contouring Products!*


Unless you have been living under a rock, then you probably haven't heard or seen the contouring phenomenon that has seemed to take over the world of beauty! I am a little late to the game when it comes to contour and whenever I see the charts or where to 'place' the products I cringe a little bit with fear of never being able to do it. I had been reading lots of blogs about these products and knew that I really wanted to try them out!

Seventeen Define and Conquer Contour Kit
So this palette is the perfect contour palette for complete newbies like myself! As soon as I opened the box I knew that this was going to be something that I loved. I wouldn't call myself advanced in makeup, I only really started wearing it properly when I started university 3 years ago, so I love finding products that aim to help you learn. As you open the palette you are greeted with what I can only describe as a dummies guide to contouring. This is something that I deffo needed! It gives you the four simple steps to contour, and tells you when to apply each product and in what places. If only all makeup application tips were this helpful! 


One thing I noticed with this product is how pigmented it is. I was a little worried with how 'chalky' the highlight shade appeared as I am used to a more 'shimmery' one. But when applied on the skin, it gives a subtle glow which finishes off the look perfectly. I have since used this to highlight the inner corner of my eye makeup too!






Seventeen WOW concealer

This product has become really popular recently within the blogging community and its clear to see why. It is basically a brightening concealer which could also double up as a highlighter. It gives skin the 'wow' factor. I love the whole application process of this product. To get the product out you simply push the button on the end which slowly releases to the brush applicator. This brush is super soft and makes it easy to apply it to places where you want to add that extra glow. I have used this product as both concealer and highlighter. Although it can be used as both, I much prefer using it to highlight cheekbone, brow bone and cupids bow. 




This is my final look of my first ever attempt of fully contouring the face. Although it took a little bit longer than my usual makeup routine, I love the results! I am obsessed with the highlight the concealer and palette gave me. I am certainly going to have to think about getting up a little bit earlier to use this more often! I also love the combination of the contour look with the darker lip. (I am wearing Kiko Velvet Passion, 319)



What do you think of my first attempt of contouring?
Let me know! 
Have a lovely rest of your day! 
Lots of love, 
Products mentioned in this post:
Kiko Lipstick: http://www.kikocosmetics.com/en-gb/make-up/lips/lipsticks/Velvet-Passion-Matte-Lipstick/p-KM00201020


*Products mentioned in this post were sent to me to try! All opinions and comments are my own and are as always completely honest!

15 comments:

  1. I have seen a bit of a hype around about this contour kit and would like to try it myself. I do have a bourjois chocolate one which is nice but I'm getting a little bored and need something new. I should definitely do a bit more research on this.

    It all looks great with your lips!

    Ellen,
    http://fishnetsxd.blogspot.ie

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    1. Thanks for the lovely comment!

      I know! It's one of the new bestsellers on the website. I had never tried a full on contour kit like this but I really love it! Although I am not sure I would make the effort to apply my contour like this everyday! I love my hoola from Benefit!

      Thanks again for the lovely comment x
      Francesca xx

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  2. £6 for the contour kit is a really good price. I have quite a few contour stuff already - do I need more? no, will i be getting this yes XD haha

    Kookii || Beauty By Her♥

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    1. Haha! The contour kit is amazing! You need to try it!

      Thanks for the lovely comment
      Francesca xx

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  3. I've actually never seen these products, haha, but they look really worth while. Also really like how you did a bit of a step by step in your pictures of where you applied the product!Lovely post xx

    http://acalculatedmess.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Thanks for the lovely comment!
      Francesca xx

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  4. I'm always so impressed with Seventeen products. I love their Doll'd up mascara, it's amazing. I definitely want to give these products a try after reading your post. Your finish look is gorgeous.

    Beauteagenes.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thankyou so much! I agree! I used to love their products before they had their rebranding and have fallen in love with them again!

      Thanks for the lovely comment
      Francesca xx

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  5. This has made me want to try the concealer so much the highlight looks amazing!

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  6. I see what you mean about the seventeen highlighter looking chalky in the pan, but it looks gorgeous on you! xx

    Cathy | overnightbelle.wordpress.com

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    1. Thanks!

      It looks so much nicer on the skin than in the pan!

      Thanks for the lovely comment
      Francesca xx

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  7. I have heard a lot about these products!! I really need to try them!! Great post!!

    Emma • www.emmalanglands.co.uk

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  8. That highlight and contour look so good on you! Im definitely going to have to look into these products! Lovely post Xxx

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  9. This looks really good! I'm not used to powder contour and I hadn't been able to do it before but this looks super easy to blend. Will have to give it a go!

    Sarah | scarletstate.co.uk

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    1. That's interesting to hear! I struggle so much with a creme/liquid contour! Can you suggest any products for me to try?

      Thanks for the lovely comment
      Francesca xx

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