With these makeup tips, Makeup Tutorial: How to Contour Your Face let this step-by-step map be your guide on contouring like a pro. Use these contouring makeup maps to find the most flattering way to contour for every face shape. When Beth wrote this blog entry on Kim Kardashian's face contouring technique, let me tell you, everyone went wild! Inspired to test drive the technique, I asked Laura Mercier makeup artist Matin Maulawizada, to give me a detailed step by step tutorial on face contouring. Step 1: Apply primer. "It.