It's no surprise we are going down this path. You can't retouch highlights/shadows without proper highlights/shadows. I've always relied on my awesome makeup artists to achieve these looks. Now I want to know more about what I've been looking at this whole time.
And there's a HUGE difference between normal beauty makeup and high fashion makeup. I'll try to find more on this topic but needless to say, querying the keywords "high fashion" is important to your search.
I love how the cheekbones totally pop in this video. This is the type of definition I'm looking for when I'm retouching.
Applying Blush for High Fashion Makeup