Contouring may be a trend that was graced upon us by the likes of the Kardashians themselves but the evolution of contouring has surely come a long way. We bet that even the Kardashians do not use this technique this viral trend on the internet that people are using to contour their faces. Forget about concealers and foundation to contour, ladies. The internet is divided with this new beauty trend where many "skinfluencers" are ditching conventional products for sunscreen to give that natural, sun-kissed contour. Moreover it is not just social media but celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow too have sparked debate with her use of the product for its hazards.
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So how do you even contour using sunscreen, you may ask? Sunscreen contouring is done using sunscreen of a stronger capacity on the higher points of the face. High points such as cheek bones, foreheads, chin, bridge of the nose and the jawline is very many often apply sunscreen while leave the rest of the areas bare to catch a tan. While this may sound like a genius hack to try, it has more health concerns than you know and a hack you should avoid at all costs according to many dermatologists.
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The original sunscreen social media hack may have originally come to effect in the summer of 2020 but it has resurfaced rather recently. The influencer suggests using a sunscreen of SPF 30 as a base and SPF 90 on all the areas you would otherwise use a highlighter on and the sun will contour your face where you put a bronzer and the video has garnered million views and likes. But how can something as simple as this cause such grave skin problems? Sun exposure of the slightest degree can cause sunburns that may have long-term consequences and even cancer since UV light is a carcinogen as quoted by many dermatologists. Many have even gone ahead to do this trick to create abs in a shortcut method too.
Sunscreen in way should be avoided and instead be used liberally and consistently even on days when you're not stepping out of the house often. A quarter-sized dollop is more than enough to be applied on the face to avoid premature ageing and many skin cancers. Doctors advise using sunscreen to protect your skin and not as a cosmetic; instead use makeup for whenever and wherever it is necessary.
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