Even if you've never heard of contouring, you've definitely seen it: celebs like Kim Kardashian aren't shy about the makeup trick that uses shadows and highlights to emphasize different bone structures in your face. In fact, Kim even shared this photo back in 2012:
The final product can be stunning, but the application process? Well, that's a little less attractive. BuzzFeed challenged three women (and forced one guy) to give contouring a try. Though they were pretty horrified during the application process, they actually liked the outcome. "I don't even look like myself -- I can see parts of my face that don't usually show on my face," one participant laughed.
Check out the before and after photos below: