Follow this make-up trend for a sun-kissed look this winter

It's way easier than contouring.

Sarwat Fatima Sarwat Fatima Dec 28, 2016
The key is to make it look natural. Photo courtesy: Instagram/ oxentechique

It's that time of the year when your skin turns pale and you look ill despite being in the pink of health. So, in order to make your skin look healthier, you depend heavily on contouring products and bronzers.

Ladies, drawing a three on your cheeks with a bronzer will not help your skin look peachy. But, this new trend might.

People are going crazy over 'sun-stripping' and once you try it on yourself, you would too. This new make-up technique helps you achieve sun-kissed skin, albeit with the help of softer tones.

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All you need to do is buy a bronzer that is not too dark for your complexion. Now, apply it in a straight line horizontally, across the apples of your cheeks and the bridge of your nose. Now, blend it well. You can use a brush, a beauty blender, or just your fingers. The key is to make it look natural--mainly because these specific areas get hit by sunlight the most during summer.

Needless to say, this trend threatens to de-thrown the widely popular contouring technique since it's more natural. According to a report published in, make-up artist Rachael Brook has predicted that this trend will become huge in 2017.

You will be amazed to see that sun-stripping not only gives your skin a healthy look, but also uplifts and defines your cheekbones and nose, making them look more refined.

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In case you are wondering what the finished product looks like, you have an array of tutorials on YouTube at your disposal. Also, women who are digging this trend already have filled their Instagram feeds with pictures replicating the look. Take some inspiration and get going.

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