Non-touring: The Trend That’s ‘Spanx For The Skin’

There’s a new highlighting technique on the block. And we think we’re a little bit in love with this one. 

In a bid to keep things a little more natural, non-touring is here to give you gorgeous dewy skin, with very little effort. 

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Yup, this beauty trend has been dubbed as the ‘Spanx for the skin.’

Why? Well, celebrity makeup artist Renee Sanganoo told Marie Claire, ‘You know you’re wearing it, but no one’s supposed to see it… It just looks more natural.’

Sounds good to us. Particularly as (fingers crossed) springtime weather is just around the corner.

Less is more with non-touring. You only need THREE products (did you hear that, Kim Kardashian?).

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Get your hands on a primer, a tinted moisturiser or BB cream, and a highlighter.

Here’s a handy how-to: 

1. Prep your skin with a good primer. 

2. Apply your BB cream (or tinted moisturiser, if you prefer). It’s the perfect base for non-touring, as it gives the skin some luminosity to compliment the highlight.

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3. Grab your favourite highlighter, and apply on the places that the sun would naturally hit your face.

Think the bridge of your nose, the top of your cheekbones, and your cupid’s bow.


4. You’re done. It really is that easy. And It’s a natural way to define your face without harsh lines, complicated techniques or wrist ache from blending.

Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner have already mastered it. And if it’s good enough for them…