Fundamental Beauty & Contouring Technique

Danessa Myricks teaches the art of Face Contouring, using the 4 Core Concepts and extensive step-by-step demonstration.
  • Lectures 21
  • Video 2 Hours
  • Skill level all level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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Course Description

FACE CONTOURING the Non-Surgical Facelift!

Danessa Myricks brings the incredible techniques of Face Contouring and Fundamental Beauty together in this comprehensive course, which includes extensive Step-by-Step Demonstrations on how to contour your face while working with various skin tones and face shapes.

Learn how to use Tone and Texture to create flawless, natural finishes.

Perfect how you strategically use foundations and powder to completely transform the face.

This face contouring course provides information on how to select the right tools and build a solid contouring kit and Danessa makes the principles of contouring and fundamental beauty dynamic and engaging with Quick Tips, Before and After Images and Excerpts from her Power of Contouring Book.

You will learn how to reshape, recreate and enhance any face for any occasion!

What are the requirements?

  • Access to a makeup kit or set of foundations or powders is beneficial

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 21 lectures and 1.5 hours of content!
  • By the end of this course you will be able to sculpt and reshape faces
  • Create flawless, natural finishes on the skin
  • Use tone and texture to enhance features or diminish imperfection
  • You will learn how to choose the perfect foundation tones for your client
  • You will learn how to select and use contouring brushes and how to use powders when contouring

What is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for all levels and includes thorough step-by-step instruction
  • A perfect course for makeup artists
  • A fun and useful course for woman looking for a way to freshen their look and create a youthful appearance


Danessa Myricks introduces the amazing principles of this Contouring Course. Learn Contouring Technique, see Before & After photos and watch step-by-step demonstrations. 

Personal insights on contouring and technique from instructor Danessa Myricks.

This section goes one step deeper into the introductory ideas and strategy used throughout this course.
Learn the 4 Core Concepts of the contouring technique. These are the essential principles that you will need in order to create flawless looks and reshape any face for any occasion.

The 4 core concepts are the foundation and guide of the contouring technique.

Danessa shows which brushes work best with the contouring technique and shares her personal methods for selecting and using tools.

How to use bronzers and illuminators as part of your contouring tool kit.

Creating contrast when contouring using Tone and Texture. In this section Danessa explains how to select foundation shades that will enhance the overall look and that achieves the goal of the application.

Quick Tips on how to use cream and liquid foundations with the contouring technique.

Section 3: STEP-BY-STEP Demonstration #1
Learn how to evaluate your client's face shape and determine which areas of the face need to be enhanced or diminished in order to create balance and a flawless final look.
Learn how to prepare your client's skin before applying foundation or powders. Properly prepping the skin will allow for a smooth application and natural looking coverage.
In this section you will learn how to determine the placement of your contouring shades and highlights in order to create the desired face shape.
Danessa recaps the information covered in the previous steps 1 through 3.
In this section you will learn how to use powders - placement, various tones and use of brushes - to enhance and further shape your contour.
Review the final results from demonstration #1
On to the Next Demo
In this demonstration you will see how to create the "perfect" face shape and apply a natural, glowing finish to the skin.
In this demonstration you will learn how to create a more editorial style contour and use reflective textures and illuminators to enhance the final look.
Section 6: Additional Segments
Brief wrap up overview of the concepts and techniques used throughout the demonstrations.
This section is a reminder of the 4 Core Concepts, adapted from Danessa's Contouring DVD.
Excerpt #1 from The Power of Contouring Book by Danessa Myricks
6 pages
Danessa Myricks shares the products used in her personal makeup kit.

Instructor Biography

Danessa Myricks , Makeup Artist, Educator and CEO of IMYB

After years of experience working as a corporate executive in education, marketing, and publishing, Danessa Myricks decided to express her creative side.

Forced to start a new career due to corporate downsizing she decided to take her hobby of experimenting with makeup and turn it into a career. Now, whether it’s for a celebrity photo shoot, a magazine spread or a wedding, she transforms women from simple to sensational.

Danessa Myricks has developed a robust educational arsenal to help others learn how to successfully start a career in makeup artistry. She has authored books and created DVDs, distributing thousands of copies worldwide. Now Danessa brings her hands-on training to the online community through Udemy.

Danessa has a passion for making people beautiful, and an extraordinary love and talent for teaching others to do the same.


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    • Makeba

    I truly enjoyed this course. I learnt a lot of new things ,and it has changed the way that I approach makeup application. The instructor was articulate ,and prepared .She was engaging ,it was almost as if I was sitting in a class room in front of her .The video quality etc. was great ,and she took her time and explained everything well.I like the fact that she went back over things ,to make sure they sunk in .I wish that there was a product list though .I would like to invest in those foundations .All in all it was a good course ,and I can't wait to do the others . I really enjoyed myself .

    • Deanna Robinson


    I really use to shy away from contouring because i did not understand it, now I see how and why it is done. Thank you.

    • Teneika Barnhill Woodson

    The Power of Contouring

    It was good. I am only giving it a 4 because I thought it would give me tips and tricks that I didn't know of. I already knew this information that was presented. But for someone who doesn't know about contouring this is GREAT!!!!

    • Candace Sheppard

    Detailed and well taught beginning to End

    I already had a basic understanding of the idea of contouring but wanted some more detail and a greater understanding of the process and possibly a few hidden tips as I learned. I got all that I expected and more. The benefit of having access to this information and being able to come back to it again and again is priceless.

    • Kay Ell

    She is amazing great instructor. Well explain

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