When it comes to applying complexion makeup, one does contour looking natural is one of the hardest things to do. It is hard to contour your face without either creating harsh lines that don’t blend well or having the opposite problem occur and blending your contour so much that your foundation starting to come off.
Fortunately, there is a hack for that. Mary Phillips, makeup artist to celebrities such as Kendall Jenner and Hailey Bieber, has a proven method to make your face look incredibly sculpted. People have coined it the “Mary Phillips Technique” and the internet has gone crazy for it.
Phillips decided to join TikTok himself to create her own videos explained the viral makeup technique on Monday, and as expected, her first video already has nearly 2 million views. “To me, it makes more sense,” Phillips says of the technique. “It’s like putting the bones under the skin, the contour and highlight are the bones, and the skin is the foundation.”
In another video, Phillips goes into more depth, showing off the products and brushes she uses for the makeup look. She starts by contouring the hollows of her cheeks, forehead, under her chin and nose. After blending it in, she applies a highlighter to the high points of her face, then goes in with foundation and finishes with blush. For small areas, she uses a brow brush and a concealer brush to get the most precise details. Keep reading to shop the exact products she used.