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11 Contour Makeup Kits That Will Leave You Looking Flawless

Want to make your cheekbones and jawline pop? Looking to camouflage some of your not-so-favorite features? Contouring can be a woman’s best friend, and when the right products and tools are on hand, it can be easy to achieve the look you want. Get started with our favorite contouring and highlighting products listed below, and get ready to love your look.

All of these kits and palettes can be purchased from US stores and shipped to your international address with MyUS:

11.  MAC Studio QuickTrick Stick $20

Mac black tube with gold tip and pink tip

A real winner when it comes to versatility, the QuickTrick Stick from MAC can be used for highlighting, contouring, bronzing and adding a pop of color in all the right places. It’s creamy formula glides on easily, but it’s subtle, so you can build up to your desired color without going overboard. Buy it here.

10. NARS Contour Blush $42

Black Nars brown and pink shades palette case

Choose from five color options for the one that best suits your skin tone, and this contour blush set handles the rest. It comes with two shades, a lighter shade for illuminating high points, and a darker shade for enhanced definition. Buy it here.

9. CoverGirl Trublend Contour Palette $10

Three brown shades Covergirl palette case

Need some extra coaching when it comes to contouring? This palette was created by celebrity makeup artist Pat McGrath, and contains three super blendable colors that compliment each other for a cohesive look (and each color is labeled with what it’s purpose is, so no getting confused). Buy it here.

8. Lorac Pro Contour Palette & Brush $45

Six brown shades Lorac palette case with mirror and black brush

For contouring that goes to the next level, try the Pro Contour Palette & Brush set from Lorac. Use the two matte highlighters, shimmer highlighter and three matte contour shades created by celebrity makeup artist Carol Shaw for a sculpted look you’ll love. It even comes with a specially designed brush and step-by-step guide to get you started. Buy it here.

7. Maybelline Facestudio Master Contour V-Shape Duo Stick $7

Brown contour stick in tube with clear cap

For a less complicated application (and smaller price tag), try this two-in-one stick from Maybelline. Each of the three available shades has two sides for super fast application - just flip to the other side of the stick when you’re ready for the next step! Buy it here.

6. Black Up Contour Powder $45

Dark brown and light brown powder shades in black case

This contour powder from Black Up was specifically designed for darker skin tones, so you won’t get a chalky or ashy look, and it defines and illuminates like a dream. Buy it here.

5. E.L.F. Cream Contour Palette $6

Four brown shades in square black palette case

For those that prefer more color options in a palette, try this one from E.L.F. It contains three bronzers and one brightening shade to blend together or use separately for a customized look. And at only 6 US dollars, it’s a steal! Buy it here.

4. Smashbox Conquer Your Contour Kit $20

Brown makeup pencil, three brown shades in black palette case, and clear water spray bottle

This kit takes you step by step and instantly primes, defines and highlights for a flawless look in minutes. This cruelty-free set includes Photo Finish Primer Water to prep and hydrate your skin, a mini palette of three velvety matte powders to contour and define, and a full-size Illuminate Stick to brighten all skin tones. Buy it here.

3. Step-By-Step Contour Sticks $45

Three shades of brown makeup pencils with black sharpener

For a soft and natural look, try this contour stick set from Smashbox. The creamy formula feels great on your skin, and the color is a little more subtle than most powders for an understated (yet still sculpted and gorgeous) look. Buy the trio here.

2. NYX Highlight & Contour Pro Palette $25

Eight powder shades in black case with clear lid

Although this isn’t the least expensive on our list, with eight shades included, it certainly gives a big bang for your buck - and when a shade runs out, you can swap it out with a new single available here. A great set for all over contouring and highlighting, and the palette pulls double duty as eyeshadows too! Buy the palette here.

1. KKW Contour Kit  $48

Two pink tubes with brown crayon tips and tube with brush and sponge tips

Voted the best contour product of 2017 by Allure magazine, this creme contour and highlight kit from KKW Beauty includes dual ended contour and highlight sticks for sculpting and brightening and a dual ended blending brush and sponge applicator for a seamless look. Buy the kit here.

Found a new product to try, but don’t want to pay overseas shipping for one small contour kit? No problem! For big savings on overseas shipping, use our free package consolidation service. To use this free service, just order multiple items from multiple websites, and when they all arrive at our warehouse, we will rebundle your purchases before shipping them to your international address for big savings. So easy!

We work hard to find the best deals and products, but some makeup kits featured above may have purchase restrictions, or may not take every form of payment. To find more information, please check with the merchant’s terms of sale, shipping guidelines and/or terms and conditions.




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