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'Leg contouring' is now a thing on Instagram

Leave it out.

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THIS TIME LAST year, we were just starting to learn that you can contour your face with makeup. But in the past 12 months, we’ve discovered that you can contour literally ANYTHING.

Ears, neck, abs, hair, boobs – and now, legs.

Makeup artist Meri posted this Instagram video of her ‘contouring’ a client’s legs for a more toned, tanned look:

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It’s not too far and away from the shiny, shiny legs we often see on celebrity chat shows (which Amy Schumer excellently parodies here) but the definition of each muscle is next level.

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This version of the ‘leg contour’ is a little less painstaking, and more along the lines of strategic fake tan application:

So what do the regular, non-makeup artist, non-Instagram models of the world think? Well:

All excellent points. Say no to leg contouring, people.

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