5 Contour Kits That Make the Sculpting Technique EasyMay 13, 2021
When done correctly, contouring is like straight-up magic. It can either completely transform your face or make minor yet impactful tweaks to your complexion, depending on the look you’re going for. Like any makeup technique, it can take some practice to get it right. To start, we recommend adding one of the contouring kits and palettes below to your cart. With one of them in your arsenal, you’ll be flexing your newfound sculpting and highlighting skills in no time.
Maybelline New York Facestudio Master Contour Face Contouring Kit
This affordable, straightforward contour kit is divided into three steps: contour, blush and highlight. On the back of the packaging, you’ll find detailed instructions for each step, so you can nail the technique with ease.
IT Cosmetics Your Most Beautiful You Anti-Aging Matte Bronzer, Radiance Luminizer & Brightening Blush Palette
Swipe the bronzer in this palette in the hollows of your cheeks up towards your ears to contour. Then finish with a flush of color on the apples of the cheeks and some highlight along the high points of the cheek bones.
NYX Professional Makeup Highlight & Contour Pro Palette
Your contouring options are pretty much endless with this eight-pan palette. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the number of colors to choose from, check out this video from the brand for a full tutorial.
Sculpt, shade and brighten your complexion with this quad. Use the darkest shade in the hollows of the cheeks and along the hairline and jawline, the lightest shade along the tops of the cheekbones and down the nose, and the two medium shades mixed together as a bronzer or to blend out the darkest shade for a natural finish.
With its three versatile shades and compact, travel-friendly size this palette is a must for anyone on the go. Use it to contour, bronze, highlight and brighten up your complexion.