A dramatic look isn't quite complete without a contour. For those special occasions when you're feeling extra fancy, it's always nice to have something in your makeup bag that will take your look to the next level. We are talking perfect highlights and chiseled contours that give you a flawless, Photoshop finish. Lucky for us, many makeup brands have jumped on this band wagon and made it super easy to achieve your desired look with contour palettes. Whether you're looking for cream or powder (or even both), add one of these kits to your collection and you'll be ready to slay any event! Click any product to shop it!
LORAC PRO Contour Palette & PRO Contour Brush, $45
Created by celebrity makeup artist Carol Shaw (who has glammed up the likes of Sandra Bullock and Sarah Jessica Parker!), this go-to pro kit is your one-stop-shop for chiseling those cheekbones and adding dimension to your face. Perks of this kit include a brush, a shimmer highlight for those days you want a subtle glow, and a massive mirror! Make your life easy and snag this palette for a contour that's always on fleek. Click here to shop!
Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Cream Kit, $40
ABH changed the contour game when she came out with these bad boys. As one of the front runners in the biz, this kit is a true best-seller. Whether you are looking for a cream or powder finish, she's got you covered in three palettes to choose from. Pro Tip: For a long lasting look, use the cream contour first and then set with contour powder. Click here to shop!
e.l.f. Studio Contour Palette, $6
Inexpensive and compact? Throw this in your makeup bag and you'll always be ready for next level glam. This powder formula is infused with Vitamin E to promote happy skin and these 4 shades can be used all over (even as eyeshadow!) to achieve your desired look. If you're looking to test the waters, I think you might have found the one. Click here to shop!
It! Cosmetics My Sculpted Face Contouring Kit, $38
This stuff is powdered Photoshop in a palette! Developed with plastic surgeons who know all about sculpting the face to perfection, this kit contains 6 universal shades to enhance your favorite features and maybe even minimize those that you aren't so crazy about. It's great for all ages, skin types, and skin tones and even has anti-aging ingredients! And don't fret if you're just a beginner, it comes with a step-by-step face chart so you'll be on your way to a flawless face in no time! Click here to shop!
NYX Highlight & Contour Pro Palette, $25
You know the worst thing about having palettes? When you hit pan on your favorite shade! What do you do?! Well, lucky for you, NYX has thought of everything! This customizable kit comes with 8 matte powders that will flatter every skin type. You can swap these babies out when your ready for more! If you want to try a new shade (they're are 12 in total), pop in different tones and you have a whole new palette. I like my options! Click here to shop!
Cover FX Contour Kit, $48
Sometimes it's hard to match products because everyone has different skin types, shades, and undertones. If you often find this problem, CoverFX has your answers. With 6 different kits to choose from with varying undertones of pink, neutral, and golden, you'll find the cream contour of your dreams! The sneaky little pocket behind the mirror holds a how-to card so you can learn to define your features like a pro! Click here to shop!
Mehron Celebre Pro-HD Cream - Contour & Highlight Palette, $79
Are you a makeup artist? Do you love having a wide range of colors? Whatever the case, this 12 shade cream contour palette has your name on it. Mehron caters to theater, special FX, and high fashion looks so you know this product is the real deal! Get your hands on this kit and you'll definitely be a contour queen. Click here to shop!