Not everyone is born with sculpted cheekbones, a chiseled chin or a straight nose – and for this precise reason, contouring was created…

Using make-up and clever brush strokes, contouring – the hottest make-up trend right now – is credited for faking flattering facial features.

When done correctly, the result can be extraordinary; from redefining your bone structure and facial shape, to simply highlighting your best features and camouflaging your worst ones

Contouring done correctly
Contouring done correctly

Unfortunately for the following celebs, contouring can also go horribly wrong (even when you have your own personal make-up artist, nogal!) and judging by the pics in this gallery, the paps never let you forget it!

Face fail: Take a look at these celeb victims of contouring gone wrong…

Above: Lil Kim