Contouring can definitely give you a chiseled and structured face. The contour kits come in various price options. If you are like me who cannot afford high-end products, then fret not. There are few amazing options in the budget range which can help you explore this amazing makeup technique without breaking the bank.
1. Sleek Face Contour Kit
Price: INR 800
The kit comes in 3 shades: light, medium and dark. The kit has a huge mirror and contains a sculpting powder (matte) and a highlighter (no chunky glitters or shimmers). The texture of the powder and highlighter is very smooth and easily blendable. Pigmentation is really good and is buildable too. The staying power is 6-7 hours which is amazing for this price range.
2. NYX Wonder Stick Highlight and Contour Stick
This is a great contouring stick that comes in 4 different shade options: light, medium/tan, deep and universal. You can be more precise with the details as it comes in a stick form and is also ideal for beginners. It gets blended well but you need to build up the pigmentation to really show it through.
3. ELF Contour Palette
The palette is quad style that provides a light powder, one yellow toned powder, and two dark contour shades. The texture may seem a little powdery but they are very easy to blend. The powders have great pigmentation and shades show up really nicely on the face.
4. Makeup Revolution London Protection Palette
This palette comes in 4 different shades starting from light, light/medium, medium/dark, and dark. The palette has it all from concealers (light, medium and Dark), pressed powder, bronzer, and blusher to a highlighter with great pigmentation. Concealers can be mixed to create your perfect colour which will go well with your skin. The palette is great at this price and can be used to contour and to create various makeup looks.
5. City Color Contour Effects Palette
Price: USD 7
The pan has three different products for contouring, bronzer and highlighter. All of them are really smooth, not at all chalky or powdery and super blendable. They are superpigmented, so it is advisable to use a light hand while contouring. The staying power of 6-7 hours is also great.
6. L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Contour Palette
This product comes in 3 shades: light, medium and deep. The palette has a contour shade and a highlighter. Both the contour and highlighter are pretty easy to blend. The product has a matte finish and stays around 5-6 hours. The brush that comes with the palette is also very innovative as it is made to fit the curve of your cheekbone.
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