The Jakarta Post
The Jaw Strobe: Highlighting around the center of the face. Hair strobing specializes in complementing a different array of face shapes.(Courtesy of Matrix)For beauty lovers around the world, towering cheekbones paired with a defined nose and jaw is considered to be an ideal look. Some woman find the act of sculpting the face with layers of powder a tad bit tedious and many end up looking more aged by the effect than was intended.
The less-fussy sibling of contouring, a technique known as ‘strobing’, was introduced a year ago. Its advocates apply highlighting powders to areas that the sun would naturally hit.
“It’s about using reflection on high planes and points of the face that catch the light to create spotlit areas,” Alex Box, creative director of Illamasqua, told the London Evening Standard, adding that it was a much more forgiving way to focus and shape the...