How to Highlight Your Face – Photo Tutorial

by Rati on January 19, 2011 · 197 comments

How to Highlight your cheeks

I love to highlight my cheeks. Basically you highlight the areas of your face that you want to enhance and “highlight” So if you have very chubby cheeks you would probably want to contour them (than highlight) so that your overall face looks slimmer. I really don’t follow too many makeup rules so I like to highlight my “winter chubby” cheeks as well. :D

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Apply the blush on your cheekbone ,going upwards towards the temple.

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Then take a fluffy brush such as this. This is Sigma E 40. Similar brushes to this one are MAC 224 or Inglot 4SS. I have tried highlighting with tons of different brushes but i have failed miserably. For me this brush works perfectly. I can control the amount of product I want to use with this brush and do a precise highlighting with this. You can try highlighting with other brushes as well but for me , this works beautifully.

highlight Pick up a highlighter. I am using Bobbi brown Shimmer Brick in bronze.

Start by picking up a little highlighter and you can always build it up.

You have to make an “inverted C” starting from just on top of your blush going inward to your brow arch. (check photos below)

Place your brush just above where you have placed your blush.
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go upward..

highlight and into the brow bone stopping below your brow arch. Slightly move your brush left and right so that your highlight looks well blended with your skin and there are no harsh lines.

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Now blend your highlight into the blush by doing downward strokes with the brush . This is just to avoid any harsh lines.
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You can also highlight your nose. this will make your nose look taller. I mostly avoid this step. highlight

Highlight the center of your forehead.

highlight Cupid’s bow..it will give a define look to your lips.

Also your chin.


That’s it ! you are done. :)

Hope it helps! :)

Tip : Use powder highlighter with a powder blush and cream highlighter with cream blush.

Happy highlighting!

How do you highlight your face? Which is your favourite highlighter?

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zeeba January 19, 2011 at 1:52 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 1:53 pm

:happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:

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zeeba January 19, 2011 at 1:57 pm

i hve become so hopeless…u c rati..i hve sem exam at 3 ..and i am at IMBB.. stress buster..seeing all tempting and beutifoooool thngs,,, :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: madness has taken toll,,

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zeeba January 19, 2011 at 1:59 pm

and not to forget the first exam itself is efffing tough….

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:22 pm

All the best Zeeba… :victory: he he he :toothygrin:

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Appu January 20, 2011 at 12:01 pm

wud love a tutorial on Contouring..i am chubby cheeks and i have a big fat nose which shines like Rudolf sometimes..:(

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 1:52 pm

Yes..now do the same for me… :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: …thank you :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 1:54 pm

You being so nice to me :| :| I’ll write only ” :) ” for you :tongue: :tongue: :happydance: :happydance:

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 1:55 pm

HUH? Excuse meeeee….where in my comments did you read it’s looking nice on you :smug: :smug: :smug: No nooo..what I meant is you seeeem to know how to highlight..now I will permit you do the makeup for me..and of course I will look very prettty :smug:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 1:58 pm

you toh have the highlighter blush only… :hunterwali: you don’t need to highlight :hunterwali:

Just 2 days left for mickey contractor collection :yahoo: :yahoo: I am little little confoosed ?:)

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 1:59 pm

See meee..no money..no confusion :toothygrin:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:02 pm

:| But I am planning to buy some stuff ..not from the collection though..me mailzz you. :D

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 2:05 pm

:secret2:

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 1:53 pm

Heheheee…orangeeeeeeeeeeeee lipstick? :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-*

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 1:55 pm

Geee…this is revlon peach and I have topped it with fold and tuck…ANURRRRDDHHHHAA COPY :cat2:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 1:56 pm

OMG!! I suddenly remember the good old days when i used to ask you “how do you manage to do green makeup and i’ll wipe it” :weep: :weep:

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 1:58 pm

:| :| :| :| :| :hunterwali: heheheeee..you said it in one Chanel ka post first first naaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa :-*

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 1:59 pm

I think so… :wilt: I am suddenly missing those days :weep:

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 2:02 pm

?:) ?:) ?:) ?:) You want to wipe my face? That make you feel better? Errr…okayyyy…oh but I use only Chanel ka cleansing oil :smug: :smug: and MAC makeup-remover wipes :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:06 pm

Okay..me wipe your face and do pretty makeup :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :weep: :yahoo: :yahoo:

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 2:09 pm

And then I will not wash my face :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: so I stay pretty :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:14 pm

:-* :-* :-*

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calicoaster January 19, 2011 at 1:54 pm

Awesssssssome tutorial Ratiiiiiii… :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 1:55 pm

:thanks: You use highlighters?

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calicoaster January 19, 2011 at 1:58 pm

he he he…nooo..I never knew how to use them..so I think I had some cream highlighter from Revlon, lying somewhere untouched..I think I can use this tutorial now!! :D :D :D

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:00 pm

use it :toothygrin: and you must be having some german cream blush also :tongue:

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 2:06 pm

CALIIIIIIIIIIII…so many days since you said anything German… ?:) ?:)

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calicoaster January 19, 2011 at 3:05 pm

yeahhhhh Radsssssss…I will review some more German stuffs soon like Syoss Shampoo and Aok face wash and pimple cream!! :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo:

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Jinal January 19, 2011 at 2:00 pm

This was what I wanted since long….. :thanks: :thanks: :thanks:
Highlighting is what I always mess up with….this is going to help me for my sister’s wedding next week.
Rati I have request…u need to help me. :jiggy2: :jiggy2:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Mail me, Jinal. :-* :thanks:

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Jinal January 19, 2011 at 2:06 pm

okiessssssss………….will mail u by today :thanks:
abhi me going to work….catch ya all at nyt! :-*
And I loved your earrings a lot :inlove: ……..makes me remember my danglers I use to wear in my college years….I stopped wearing them now…. :((

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:07 pm

I had a phase where I totally stopped wearing earring , am addicted to them again. :toothygrin: Cya :))

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farha January 19, 2011 at 2:01 pm

:inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: Kya baat Kya baat!!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:Lovved ur loook!!! Lippie is lukin ekdum mast dhinchaak…which one is it???? Can u suggest any powder highlighter Rati….

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 2:03 pm

Farha..I just read the comment..saw dhinchaak…and then saw Farha…I was like :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

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farha January 19, 2011 at 2:05 pm

:toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: Kahaan thi aap madam…we were not missin u :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo:

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 2:08 pm

Farha darrrrrrlinggggggggggggggg…I was silent silent seeing what all you ppls commentingsssss…”where is Rads” “miss you Rads” and alll I sawwwwwwwwww O:) O:) O:) O:) O:) Is cos I am so goood I am not boasting about it O:) O:) O:) O:) O:)

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farha January 19, 2011 at 2:19 pm

Haaaaaaaaaaaawwwwwwww!!!! U spyin on us :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: …Pls ignore my comment where i was doin Batwaara of ur Chanel,Lush and YSL…i was kiddin :secret2: :lying: :lying: :lying: :lying: :lying: :lying: :lying: :lying: :lying:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:20 pm

me too want to take part in the batwara :yelo: :yelo: :yelo:

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farha January 19, 2011 at 2:26 pm

Since Batwaara was my idea i get Chanel :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: ..u can keep YSl Rati since u called in second :lol: :lol: :lol: ….lets start :zombiekiller: :zombiekiller: :zombiekiller: :zombiekiller: :zombiekiller: :zombiekiller: :zombiekiller:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:37 pm

OKAYYY :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 2:31 pm

:spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank:

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Natasha January 19, 2011 at 2:05 pm

u seem very happy today rads :yelo: :yelo: :yelo:

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Heheheee yaaaaaaaaaaaaaa…I spanked Jomol :toothygrin:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:08 pm

:yelo: :yelo: :yelo:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:04 pm

Thankoo..you got your courier? :weep: Both colorbar and The Body Shop have Bobbi Brown shimmer brick ke cheating highlighters. :D :D

http://www.thebodyshop.in/product_detail.php?prod_id=62&cat_id=2&sub_cat_id=20

http://colorbarcosmetics.com/Products/Shimmer-Bar__SB.aspx

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:05 pm

colorbar poora cheater..body shop thoda thoda cheater :toothygrin:

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Natasha January 19, 2011 at 2:08 pm

which of the 2 cheaters is better rati? :toothygrin:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:09 pm

I would go with the body shop…and pick only when they have sale. :toothygrin:

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farha January 19, 2011 at 2:08 pm

YUp :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: !!!! I already informed u in the ask imbb waala comment.in the maarninng…hehe thaanku…will chk these highlighters…Also i hnk if the blush has a bit of shimmer then we dnt need highlighter on cheeks na :| :| :| :| :| :| :| …i saw Loreal mineral blushes the othr day..they had sooo much of shimmer…so was jst wonderinng…sahi ya galat..bataiye…. ?:) ?:) ?:) ?:) …hehe n i was goin to say pls say Revlon…and then say ur commnt above…but it luks diff on me… :| :| :| :| :| :|

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:11 pm

Farha, I have topped it with tuck and fold lip glass , which is quite coraly orange..peach is much softer na.. :D :D

Thank god you got it. gggeee….hope you like the stuff..I am using that only these days. :yahoo:

No you don’t use a separate highlighter if you blush already has shimmer in it. It would look OTT.

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farha January 19, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Cant wait to try it :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: …i deperately needed an eye cream :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: …
I hav Lychee lux..will try revlon with it…i had read sum commnt by u that Lychee lux is close to fold and tuck and since MAC didnt hav F&T i got this one… :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: Hav u tried Loreal mineral blushes??????

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:19 pm

It is quite close..I think these two would work beautifully. :)) No I have absolutely NOTHING form Loreal. :| :|

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farha January 19, 2011 at 2:23 pm

I pickd up a lippie Spicy Cinnamon frm Loreal for my SIL…they had sum awesum shades…I fell in lovvv with their blue mineral kohl but they were out of stock..there is a discount of flat 10% off goin on in westside on all Loreal & streetwear products :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: Time to buy Loreal :yelo: :yelo: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm

or may be street wear as well :yelo: :yelo: :yelo:

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farha January 19, 2011 at 2:28 pm

I remembered Ikky’s post on their eyeshadow :stars: :stars: :stars: …i steered clear of that counter..but the SA kept on insistin so jst got a nail paint :toothygrin: …

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:38 pm

he he he ..i have absolutely nothing from street wear also..I dont even look at that counter..and the counter is located like 10 steps away from my house. :D :D

Rads January 19, 2011 at 2:40 pm

15% at Lifestyle O:)

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farha January 19, 2011 at 2:42 pm

Stupid Surat doesnt have Lifestyle,SS and crossword :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: …u knw i even wrote mails to SS and crossword to open up in Surat :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: ..grrrr..okay i knw i m crazyyyy…no need to commnt :| :| :| :| :| :| :| :| :| :| :|

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 3:03 pm

I wrote to Olay :|

Rati January 19, 2011 at 3:17 pm

Radhika , why you write a mail to Olay? :P :P

Rads January 19, 2011 at 3:28 pm

Dear Rati..is personal matter…hmmmmmph… :spank: Why don’t you ask Farha all these questions :spank:

farha January 19, 2011 at 4:27 pm

Rads u tell me y u wrote to Olay..apan doghi bahin na…. :drunk:

Rads January 19, 2011 at 5:57 pm

I asked them to open up in India :toothygrin:

Suma January 19, 2011 at 2:02 pm

extra awesome tutorial Ratiiiiidddddooooooooooooo :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:05 pm

Thankoo Suma :-*

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anks January 19, 2011 at 2:03 pm

NICEY!

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:05 pm

:thanks:

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ansh January 19, 2011 at 2:06 pm

this is what i always wanted. :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :thanks: :victory: :victory: :victory: :victory: :victory: and why were u blushing so much in all the pics?? :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: ;-) ;-) ?:) ?:) :vampire: :vampire: :vampire:

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ansh January 19, 2011 at 2:08 pm

and why d hell is my comment awaiting moderation?? just becoz i went overboard with d smileys!!

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ansh January 19, 2011 at 2:09 pm

again moderation :reallypissed: :reallypissed: :reallypissed: I’m not going to give uo :stars: :stars: :stars:

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monika January 19, 2011 at 2:11 pm

Love the tutorial…….u put it so simply & it would help me a great deal. :yes:
Love your lippies….what’s “fold and tuck”?

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:13 pm

lip glass. :)) http://makeupandbeauty.com/mac-fold-and-tuck-lipglass-review/

Just ignore the photograph angle in the review :tremble:

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Natasha January 19, 2011 at 2:13 pm

monika, fold and tuck is a gloss specially formulated by rati for rati at one of her own make up counters :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:20 pm

haaawww!!! :P :P

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shanaiia January 19, 2011 at 2:11 pm

:yes: :yes: :yes: Nice tut Rati :)
I prefer using a liquid highlighter tho…:)

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:13 pm

I have no liquid highlighter. :P But I should pick one soon. :))

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:15 pm

which brush do you use for liquid highlighters? or you just use your finger tips?

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shanaiia January 19, 2011 at 2:43 pm

i dont use a brush cos i feel u need a lot more product then and its wasted..i prefer using my fingertips and that way i use less of the product 2 :)

did u decide to pick up the moonbeam from benefit??? :P

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:47 pm

it’s not available here no… like it’s sold at million dollar prices here..

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shanaiia January 19, 2011 at 3:17 pm

hmmmm…what if u try mixing one the light mac pigments with the inglot liquid (which u reviewed) ..dont u think that can be used as a highlighter…i dont know…may be im just saying anything :P :P :P

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 3:25 pm

I havent tried as yet..let me try it today. :) I actually have a estee lauder highlighter pen but it is very subtle..it is of skin tone shade and has a very subtle illuminating particles. Looks good during the day and especially in summers, when you don’t want too much stuff going on your face. so that’s there but I wnat a proper proper highlighter. I’ll check out inglot. i think they have a few. :)

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shanaiia January 19, 2011 at 3:28 pm
jomol January 19, 2011 at 2:27 pm

you are looking so happy happy……..cute

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farha January 19, 2011 at 2:29 pm

Jomol..thk to ho..cyanide ka extraa dose to nahi ho gaya :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:40 pm

:thanks: :thanks:

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Insiya January 19, 2011 at 2:28 pm

Lovely tutz :thanks:
also love that lipstick you wearing :D

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:41 pm

Thank you, Insiya. :))

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Insiya January 19, 2011 at 2:30 pm

You know there should be a feature like liking someone’s comments, like how its there in facebook. Because I wanna like all the comments that say you look pretty here :woot:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:43 pm

Awww!! That’s very sweet of you. :-*

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Priya January 19, 2011 at 2:38 pm

:| :| :| ek tho i dont know how to use blush….and now highlight ….. bookmarking !!!! :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

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farha January 19, 2011 at 2:43 pm

heheh me too Priya :silly: :silly: :silly: :silly: :silly: :silly: :silly:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:45 pm

You toh in “no blush gang ” no :hunterwali: I will soon bring you in ” obsessed with blush” gang. :tongue:

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Priya January 19, 2011 at 2:48 pm

:tongue: :tongue: :tongue: me only buy silky underwear… :smug: :smug: :smug:

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farha January 19, 2011 at 2:48 pm

I hav started usin Blush…but ekdum thoda thoda sa :tremble: :shame: …i hav converted to loooov the blush gang..Priya will join sooon :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:58 pm

Reshmi underwear :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

You using brair rose? :D :D

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 3:01 pm

Raseela Reshmi UW :smug: :smug: :smug: and you all pay me for using that term… :smug: :smug: :smug: :smug:

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 3:02 pm

Lush means Raseela??? I never did get that… ?:) ?:) ?:)

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 3:05 pm

no no under veeerrr. :D :D :d :poop:

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farha January 19, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Nopes…Sunbasque :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: …i m savin briar rose for a specialll occasion :shame: :lashes: :lashes: :lashes: …..
raseele underwaear ka koi kya karna chahega…rads any idea???????? :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars: :stars:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 3:07 pm

you put it on your face :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

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Priya January 19, 2011 at 3:12 pm

hahaha….. :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 3:16 pm

haaawww!! you have sunbasque..I want to see your photee wearing it :smug:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:39 pm

:happydance:

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Anuradha January 19, 2011 at 2:43 pm

Just awwwwwwwwwsum..me saving the pics in slide show form…thaknuuu Rati for such a nice tut :yes: :yes: :yes: :victory2: :waytogo:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:46 pm

and anuradha.. orangee lipppyyy… me copy :cat2: you… :-*

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ki January 19, 2011 at 2:51 pm

A very useful tutorial :) :worship:

I use my mac 187 and body shop cheek and face powder in berry… I don’t do the “c” though, must try that tomorrow – I just lightly swipe onto my cheekbones, going upto my temple :blush:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:56 pm

Thank you. :)) That is also not a wrong technique..I just like this one more.. :)) Hope you like it. :)

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ki January 19, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Looks good :waytogo: i’ll try it tomorrow – aaj ka makeup ho gaya as I’m going out in a while :yahoo:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 3:06 pm

oy!!! :)) Enjoy yourself.. :woot: :woot:

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naina January 19, 2011 at 2:52 pm

rati u looking like golu molu doll :beauty:

:happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:57 pm

;-) ;-) I become super golu molu in wonters..that’s why i hate them :hunterwali:

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jomol January 19, 2011 at 3:05 pm

oh sheeet…………….she is pouting even while highlighting her cupid :yelo: :yelo: :yelo:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 3:06 pm

:tongue: :tongue:

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 5:56 pm

I have Airtel..why would I change… :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

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jomol January 19, 2011 at 3:13 pm

from tomorrow mobile number portability is coming into force…..which ones are you ppl going to prefer…… ?:)

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 3:15 pm

hain??? I am toh going to stick to my vodafone only..why do you want to change? :P

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jomol January 19, 2011 at 3:17 pm

its easy to change na….number will remain same….you can change the providers from tomorrow…..your present number wonlt change from vodafone to airtel to any other provider

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 3:21 pm

I know that jomol bt why do you wnat to change at all… you dont like your present service?

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jomol January 19, 2011 at 3:29 pm

yeah, i want ot change to virgin mobile………… :)

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 3:43 pm

why?? tell me the benefits// :P

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Shyna January 20, 2011 at 10:12 am

jomol u r giving publicity for MNP here??? :reallyangry: then pls convince all to change to reliance :devil:

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Sonam January 19, 2011 at 3:18 pm

Nice nice Rati…. :heart: :heart: I dunno wen I’ll be doin all this… :waiting: :waiting: :waiting:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 3:22 pm

Try it one of these days. :))

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Noopur January 19, 2011 at 3:47 pm

nice tutorial rati… :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
n ya i remembr, i got make up done last month n d lady used boby brown highlighter brick too ..i think silver one she had,,,i asked her a bit abt it but she ws lik acting sooo pricey n said it is not available in india , she got it frm bahargaon etc. :reallypissed: :reallypissed: :reallypissed: :reallypissed: :reallypissed: :reallypissed:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 4:07 pm

Noopur it is actually not available in India. I got mine from Singapore. But you do have dupes available in the body shop and colorbar, you can pick either. :)

:thanks:

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Uzma January 19, 2011 at 4:05 pm

Rati! The lipcolor looks lovely! This shade suits you a lot! :waytogo:

BTW did u feel the earthquake in Delhi! we didn’t feel anything here in Hyd!

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 4:10 pm

hank you, Uzma. :)
Yeah at around 2 am there was an earthquake for good 5-7 seconds. The intensity was quite scary…

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 4:23 pm

Oh!! Thanks. I am happy that you are liking the pigments. :)) I missed reading that…

I dont have the lakme blush trio but I’ll do a post on contouring next . You cna use your lakme trio instead of the products I will be using. :)) I’ll give the references acc to try to the lakme blush trio. :)

I just buy my foot products from Nature’s co. That’s about it. Never tried their face products.

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 4:42 pm

awww!! you are most welcome. i myself go through archives to check out the products.lolll!!!

Let me know how it works for you..it sounds good though. :))

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shanaiia January 19, 2011 at 5:22 pm

hey Priti talking of forest essential,have you tried the kashmiri saffron n neem facewash??jhow did u like the one u used??

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farha January 19, 2011 at 5:49 pm

Shanaiia..i am usin their kashmiri saffron and neem face wash..and i like it a lot!!!! :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

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shanaiia January 19, 2011 at 6:02 pm

oh wow Thanx Farha.:) :) :)..acually I already bought one the other day…i was kinda attracted to the packing n the color of the facewash…but i havent started using it yet..cos Im still using my clinique,nivea oxygen and teatree face washes…i thot let me ask people on Imbb or else i’d go return it as it’s still packed :P
I’ll start using it tonight then :P

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farha January 19, 2011 at 6:10 pm

In short the review is
Smells awesome…like rose water types…
Very mild…does not lather much…i use it after i use their saundarya ubtan..and it brightens up my face… :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

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shanaiia January 19, 2011 at 6:18 pm

:-* :-* :thanks: :thanks: :thanks:
thanx for telling me more about it :)

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shanaiia January 19, 2011 at 6:47 pm

im gonna try the saudarya ubtan 2 …Thanx Priti and Farha :)

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shanaiia January 19, 2011 at 6:54 pm

i think Tejasvi has pure ghee in it…an aunt of mine once told me that pure cows milk ghee is very good for the skin and hair…and i laughed at her…but it seems that its true !!

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shanaiia January 19, 2011 at 7:00 pm

sorry the tejasvi ubtan has milk and the night emulsion has ghee…

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Ankita January 20, 2011 at 1:37 am

This discussion is so tempting me to try to Nature’s co and forrest essentials! I’ve never tried either brand but their products sound so good!

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Shweta January 19, 2011 at 5:34 pm

awwww :lol: tat lip highlight was rofl :yelo: :yelo: super duper tutorial ;-) but oly thing i can implement it :| in chennai ppl luk at u lik u r sum weirdo if u wear a lippie :spank:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 5:40 pm

yeah I have heard the similar thing from another reader as well. But thankfully Aarthi (who also lives in Chennai) gives me hope . :)

:toothygrin: :toothygrin:

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Rima Kaur January 19, 2011 at 5:42 pm

so this is how you learnt to use your shimmer brick! cutie cute tutorial, very helpful :present:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 6:19 pm

:haanji: Thank you. :-*

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Shweta January 19, 2011 at 5:59 pm

lol :lol: i have read her comments :) i wear oly olay and maybelline tinted lipbalm in the morn and moi bus driver looks at me lik am sum kind of alien wearing lipstick :zombiekiller: :zombiekiller:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 6:22 pm

you must introduce him to IMBB and then you’d be in a position to give him looks. :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

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Fieran January 19, 2011 at 7:58 pm

You never know though :) Mr. Bus Driver could be looking at you because you look really nice:)

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Sabrina January 19, 2011 at 6:13 pm

Hi Rati, this is a nice tutorial. I would love to use highlighter, but….sigh….I have such oily skin. :(

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 6:23 pm

Thank you, sabrina. But then you have a natural glow no.. :))

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anshu January 19, 2011 at 6:29 pm

Hi Rati…gr8 post :victory: and u r looooking sooooo sweet..golu molu… :hughright: but if u can post a video tutorial for contouring, it will be gr8….waiting for that… :waiting:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 6:31 pm

ANhu I dont think I would be able to do a video tutorial.. I really dont get that much time these days. :((

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anshu January 19, 2011 at 7:12 pm

ok Rati…. :weep: but u r doing gr8 job and i simbly love imbb…love u… :kissblow:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 7:18 pm

Love you too :-*

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Rads January 19, 2011 at 6:32 pm

Ratiiiiiiiiiiiiiii…check mail :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :yelo: :yelo: :yelo:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 7:18 pm

O:) O:) O:) O:)

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Tommy January 19, 2011 at 6:39 pm

good tut. Rati…… :)

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shilpa January 19, 2011 at 6:54 pm

hi rati…lovely tutorial……..thx…it really helped

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 7:22 pm

:thanks: Tommy & Shilpa

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Bee January 19, 2011 at 9:01 pm

lovely lovely Rati darling!!!! lolzzz
very beautiful… i didnt know u cud highlight cheeks too… I only did on the brow bone and cupids bow…..
will try ;)

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 10:29 pm

Oh! mostly people know about cheek highlight only. :D :D Thank you. :))

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bhumika January 19, 2011 at 9:53 pm

u look sooo cute in d pics rati….!!! :)) :))

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 10:30 pm

Thank you, Bhumika. :)

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Sareena January 19, 2011 at 9:56 pm

I missed IMBB!!! finallly got some time…. i had sooo much work to do… :(( Finally i got time to read everything :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 10:32 pm

atleast you got time :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:

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Neha S. January 19, 2011 at 11:28 pm

i like this highlighter it looks sooo subtle…!

but it rings some bells ..i think iv seen colourbar making these these types! have they copied? :shock: :shock:

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 11:55 pm

yes they have copied :haanji:

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Janhavi January 20, 2011 at 12:24 am

Grrrr my cheeks are too sexy and HUGE for highlighting.. the only time I can do it is with red lippie, to *ahem* divert attention ….. :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:

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Rati January 20, 2011 at 1:22 am

yes no one else has such sexy nekkid cheeks like yours :-* but you gave a good tip. :))

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Ankita January 20, 2011 at 1:30 am

Nice tutorial Rati! My cheeks also on the chubby rather than slimmer side but I’m gonna try this out! I have MAC ‘naked’ pigment and I guess it shuould work as a highlighter.

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Rati January 20, 2011 at 9:39 am

I am not sure if naked would work out as a highlighter but you may give it a try. :))

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AyeDee January 20, 2011 at 1:40 am

Awesome tutorial. :thanks: I was thinking of asking you to do one. The lipstick looks too good on you. Love it. :yes:
I have read in many blogs that these shimmer bricks are a multipurpose product: you can use as eyeshadow,blush,highlighter. But i just wonder wouldn’t my face look too shimmery ?
Are there any rules of thumb for highlighting – like when to highlight browbone or cheek or chin ?Or should I be highlighting everything? I mean if I highlight everything on my face, wouldn’t i look all shimmery or OTT ?? I just don’t know when i should be highlighting what and When not. ?:)

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Rati January 20, 2011 at 9:49 am

AyeDee, Shimmer bricks are quite shimmery , as the name says and also multi purpose but I am not too fond of such shimmery eye shadows so I use it mostly as a highlighter. You highlight your part of you face that you want to probably enhance. Let’s say if you have a flatter nose, just put a little highlight on your nose and it would give an illusion of a taller nose..same with cheek bones. So highlighting is not the same for everyone.. you have to sort of decide what you want to highlight and what you want to contour.

Shimmer brick is super shimmery and that’s where the role of brush comes..he reason i use this brush is that I can control the amount and placement of product on my face.You can even use a fan brush for this but I like this eyeshadow brush more.

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Appu January 20, 2011 at 1:23 pm

hi Rati – wasnt sure if you had seen my reply above but really nice Tutorial..wud love a session on Contouring since i have a really round face..i think i do a decent job by myself but some tips wud help..i am currently using a MAC blush in Mocha/body shop loose powder in a slightly darker shade (which works just like a blush)

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Mermaid January 20, 2011 at 2:27 am

Verryyyy nice tutorial :yes: i always thought how do ppl highlight the cheeks n all! I have MAC strobe liquid u think it can b used as highlighter? N with wat kinda blush? ?:)

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Rati January 20, 2011 at 9:51 am

you cna use mac strobe liquid for that very natural highlight.. Use your finger tips and blend…

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Mermaid January 20, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Danke!!

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Shyna January 20, 2011 at 10:06 am

wow..very useful!!u look fresh n pretty! :blush:

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Rati January 20, 2011 at 12:04 pm

Thank you. :))

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Aruna January 21, 2011 at 3:25 pm

i have just ordered the Oriflame highlighter. any idea how good this is? I am planning on just using my fingers to highlight. will that work or is a brush always better?

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Chaya Ahluwalia August 12, 2011 at 3:15 pm

This lip color suits you a lot Rati. I saw you wear a similar shade-Lakme lip artist terracotta; and that suited you very well too! This type of color complements your skin and makes you glow… :pompom:

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ABI November 5, 2012 at 3:19 am

Thanks for this!! Really helpful :Dxx

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Rati January 19, 2011 at 2:06 pm

Thanks, Mansi. :))

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