by Suzie Bonaldi

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The Makeup: Kevyn Aucoin Sculpting Powder

The Kevyn Aucoin sculpting powder will forever go down as one of my most used Christmas presents (minus the GHDs for my age 13 self that are still chugging along to this very day). Tied with a bow amongst mounds of Space NK packaging, I couldn't wait to crack it open and get to work on my uncontoured little face!

As they say the rest is history, I've pretty much used it every day since to give a little more definition to my cheekbones. The powder is very cool toned and once applied it creates a natural shadow, perfect for faking cheekbones.

Depending on how subtle I want my contouring to be I alternate between two brushes; the & Other Stories powder brush and the Real Techniques multi tasking brush. The powder gives a much lighter shadow, so if you're new to contouring then this type of brush would be a safe bet. On the other hand the shape of the multi tasking brush gives you a thinner application side on - the exact size of the groves of my cheekbones - and then blends like a dream when used in circular motions.

Faking cheekbones - yeup, totally guilty. The secrets out girlies...


  1. Oh dear, something else to add to my ever growing pay day shopping list! It looks lovely on you.

    Lottie x

  2. I have heard so many great things about this! I need to get it! :) ♥

  3. I love this, it's expensive but lasts forever!

  4. looks lovely, need to try it!

    Rachel x

  5. This looks so nice, I really want to try it! xxx
    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

  6. Looks amazing, definitely worth the price I think.

  7. Wow, that is gorgeous. It's such a cool tone, it's totally understated but lovely.

    Lyndsay xx

  8. I'm sold!!! Sold sold sold!! Need your cheekbones and going to give this little bad boy a try... :)



  9. I've been dying to try this for ages, a trip to Space NK is definitely on the cards!

    B xx

  10. This powder looks so lovely!
    I'm gutted Wales hasn't got a Space NK :(


  11. This looks amazing
    Need to get!
    S xx

  12. I've always wanted to try this product but am so unsure about contouring. I have ZERO cheekbones, so am worried about how it would look faking it...I am all about faking the cheekbones, but not sure if I can pull it off. Looks amazing on you!

  13. Dont know where id be without this, hate my stupid hamster cheeks! :) x

  14. Looks amazing on you, really suits your skin tone,

    Pipp x

  15. looks like a really lovely blush! love your make up a lot you look super pretty <3
    would you like to follow each other on bloglovin'?

  16. I've heard a lot of great reviews about this brand and this product sounds like another winner. Looks beautiful in the pic! xx

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