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Easy Everyday Contouring and Highlighting

Contouring and highlighting has been a huge makeup trend in recent years, and with good reason - you can use concealer to achieve more defined cheek bones, to make your lips look bigger, and my personal favorite - to hide a double chin. And despite all of the intricate tutorials out there, I want to show you that it can actually be quick an easy!

The first trick is to start with the right concealer shades. First, let’s get one thing straight: when I say highlighter, I do not mean the super light and shimmery highlighter that should only be reserved for above the cheekbones. I’ve seen all too many makeup vloggers apply that all over, from the forehead to the tip of the nose, to the cupid’s bow and the chin. Those however, are rather places for a creamy skin-tone concealer.


How to Pick the Right Shade of Concealer

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10 Fun Children's Activities for St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day Rainbow Cupcakes by The Fickle Pickle

1. Have them build a leprechaun trap using a cardboard box and craft supplies.

2. Hide a pot of gold (filled with candy coins) for them to find.

3. Let them create clovers by using their hand prints and green paint.

4. Give their breakfast a St. Patrick's Day touch by adding green food coloring to their milk or juice.

5. Cut out green paper hearts they can glue together to make clovers.

6. Several days before, use different colors of Jello to create rainbow Jello.

7. For home schooled children, have an Ireland themed day, with fun facts about Ireland. Give them an Ireland coloring map and any number of printable St. Patrick's Day learning activities.

8. For kids who love to cook, get them in the kitchen to help you make a fun St. Patrick's Day treat. You can use sugar cookie rolled dough and clover-shaped cookie cutters to make clover cookies.

9. Explain the tale of the blarney stone and let them make their own.

10. Let them play St. Patrick's day games online.

Comments

  1. All very good ideas!

    Do they have a parade in your area?

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