Big Primpin’: Trompe L’Oeil Makeup Tricks

How to get fuller lips, rounder eyes, and a smaller nose

Stock up on nude lip pencils and follow makeup artist Lisa Eldridge’s technique for drawing outside the lines.

Pixiwoo’s Sam Chapman opens up almond-shaped eyes with iridescent shadow, two shades of liner, and an eyelash curler.

The most important contouring tool: subtlety. Powder (one shade darker than your complexion), a makeup brush, and a few easy tips help, too.

Go pro with our instructions for contouring an entire face. Then watch more hair, nail, and makeup tutorials on our YouTube channel.