5 Powder Contour Palettes to Buy If You Can't Get Kim Kardashian's New Kit
The best powder contour kits
Want a more angular look in seconds? With the magic of makeup, you can contour your face and accentuate your natural features, toning your cheekbones, jawline, and nose. And although the Internet might have you believe it’s a tricky procedure, our quick application hack has removed all the guesswork from the makeup craze. Watch the video for a step-by-step guide to contouring.
NYX Cheek Contour Duo Palette
To buy: $9; walgreens.com
Does four shades feel a bit extreme for your more minimal makeup routine? This NYX kit features just one matte contour shade and an accompanying satin highlighter, guaranteeing a flawless, sculpted complexion without taking up as much space in your makeup bag.
tarte Tarteist Pro Glow Highlight & Contour Palette
To buy: $45; sephora.com
With a powder contour, cream contour, and four highlighting powders, this kit will give you a serious glow.
Smashbox Step By Step Contour Kit
To buy: $35; nordstrom.com
This Smashbox kit makes a dramatic contour as easy as one, two, three! It boasts two matte sculpting shades complimented by a highlighter. Plus, the super-pigmented palette gets bonus points for being vegan and free of parabens, phthalates, and fragrance.
Too Faced Cocoa Contour Chiseled to Perfection Kit
To buy: $42; sephora.com
Just like the KKW Beauty kit, this palette contains four powder shades and an accompanying brush. While the KKW Beauty palette has a 1:1 ratio of contour to highlight, the Too Faced version contains three different contouring shades, making it easy to customize your look.
e.l.f. Contour Palette
To buy: $6; walgreens.com
This drugstore palette has a similar setup to the KKW Beauty kit. It contains two lighter shades for highlighting—one matte and one shimmery—along two deeper shades for contouring. As a bonus, all the powders are infused with vitamin E.