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We Found The Fail-Proof Way To Contour Like A Pro

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Whether you're pro- or anti-contouring, you can't deny the fact that the makeup trick can do wonders — when done correctly. "Correctly" being the key word. Though there are a myriad of video tutorials out there, they tend to involve a ton of products or lengthy, hard-to-follow routines that we just can't seem to master — or want to try. Lucky for you, we've got an easy contouring hack using just foundation and a handy-dandy sponge.

That's right, no crazy-confusing makeup brushes, no multiple bronzers and highlighter creams that have too much shimmer (or not enough). With just three long-wear foundation shades from the L'Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation collection — and some seriously pro tips — you can contour your way to subtly sculpted perfection that won't budge for up to 24 hours. Watch above to see how your basic, everyday makeup product can become a contouring machine.

Written by Jada Wong, Beauty expertise by Heather Muir, Makeup by Ashleigh Ciucci, Hair by Matthew Tuozzoli, Styled by Bethie, Photographed by Ali Gavillet, Shot by Liam Le Guillou, Edited by Amanda Madden.

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Easy Foundation Makeup Tutorial VideoReleased on April 27, 2015