One of the biggest current beauty trend is having perfectly contoured and sculpted facial facials, this adds dimensions and highlights you favorite facial features. You can also alter your appearance, you can do things such as giving yourself higher cheekbones and slim down your nose. One of the best ways to contour is to use contouring make up that contains shades darker and lighter than your skin tone. To make things easier some of the best make up brands have come up with with complete contour kits and here are the best ones.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit
You can use this kit as a make up artist or for make up enthusiasts. It comes in 6 shades in total great for highlighting, contouring sculpting and defining your facial features. Each powder is removable and interchangeable. Anastasia Beverly Hills also has a cream version of the contour kit.
COVER FX Contour Kit
This is a highly pigmented cream contour kit that works well to highlight, illuminate, and contour. It blends easily to give a flawless natural looking finish. There are six different kits to suit different skin tones and each kit come with four shades.
Smashbox Step-by-step Contour Kit
This kit is a cult favorite in the world of make up. It is powder based and the kit comes with three different shades to contour. The powder is very blendable and works with most skin tones. This kit also comes with easy to follow instructions that shows you how to sculpt every face shape. In addition, the angle brush is included in the Smashbox Step-by-step Contour Kit.
Dr. Jart+ BB Mate Contouring 1.2.3 Kit
This kit is the perfect contouring counterpart to BB cream. It is liquid based applies smoothly and blends easily. Just like BB cream it a great multitasking beauty product. It works to contour, moisturize and offers sunscreen protection. Each kit comes with three shades to illuminate, highlight and add depths to your face dimensions
Estee Lauder ‘New dimension – Shape + Sculpt’ Contour Face Kit
The kit comes with two matte cream colors. One to add highlight and the other for contouring. It comes with a angled to sponge to make application easy. It provides a matte finish and can be worn on top of your foundation.
Sephora Collection Step-by-Step Contour Stick Trio
This is an easy to use kit, these are creamy pencil-like sticks that offers precise application. Use the sticks to draw directly where you want light or shadow then blend with your finger, sponge or make up brush.
Too Faced Cocoa Contour Chiseled to Perfection
Too Faced have always made coveted beauty products and the Cocoa Contour Chiseled to Perfection is no exception. It comes with four shades in total per kit. 2 darker shades for sculpting, adding depth and definition and 2 light shades. One is a matte highlighter and one is a luminous light shade. Each powder is infused with a cocoa complex that is antioxidant rich and smells like chocolate. It also comes with an angled Buki brush for easy application.
MAC All the Right Angles Contour Palette
This palette combines three MAC sculpting products in one. It contains a color base cream and two powder; one to highlight and one to contour. There are four different palettes to suit different skin tone; Light, Medium, Medium Dark and Dark, great for anyone to create beautifully chiseled features.
Make UP For Ever Sculpting Kit
This kit comes in pressed powder form and features two different shades. One light shade and one dark shade. The undertone is neutral and provides a matte finish.
Charlotte TilBury ‘Filmstar Killer Cheekbones’ Set
This is a luxurious set comes with:
- Filmstar Bronze & Glow
- Powder & Sculpt Brush
- Sample Charlotte’s Magic Cream Treat & Transform Moisturizer
This is a bronzer and highlighter duo great out bring out your best facial features while providing you with a youthful glow.
How to Highlight and Contour
If your new to contouring and highlighting here are our favorite YouTube tutorial videos.
Where your pro or make up newbie, there is a contour kit to suit everybody. Each of these kits are designed to make contouring and highlighting easy. Plus with a little practice you will be able to sculpt like a pro.