It's a polarizing trend, but it appears the contouring craze is still going strong. The goal of contouring is to enhance your bone structure (or fabricate an entirely new one) by exaggerating hollows and high points of the face. On this site, we've seen countless iterations of this fad—including cream contouring, nose contouring ranging from subtle to extreme, and even strobing—and it seems like more techniques emerge every day. The video below examines a recent interpretation of contouring called "tontouring."
For those of you who are unfamiliar with this technique, tontouring involves applying self-tanner as semi-permanent makeup in the usual contouring areas (the hollows of the cheekbones, the sides of the nose, and along the hairline). The effect is extreme, and should last for a few days depending on how often or vigorously you wash your face.
Celebrity makeup artist Wayne Goss puts this method to the test, citing Marissa Carter, creator of Cocoa Brown tanning products, as a tontouring pioneer in the YouTube video description. Goss is renowned for his game-changing makeup tips, and he's not averse to sharing his opinions on the latest trends. He is also so dedicated to his craft that he is willing to use his own face as a test subject.
Goss leaves the self-tanner in place for three hours before washing it off. The stripes of tanner look harsh, but, per