Contouring has taken over the beauty industry over the past few years, and despite new trends like Strobing coming to light – the contour craze is still going strong.
From chiseling your cheeks with a powder or a cream, we can all agree that we wouldn’t be going ANYWHERE without adding a little bronze to our cheekbones.
There’s plenty of contour palettes out there at the moment, from high-end to cheap and cheerful – so we’ve put together a list of some of our fave contouring kits.
Take a look…
1. Sleek MakeUp Cream Contour Kit
Sleek has fast become one of our favourite affordable makeup brands in recent years – and their contour kit is nothing short of AH-MAZING.
The kit contains two highlighting and four contouring ultra blendable shades that work together to help you achieve a perfectly contoured complexion – and it’s only €13.99!
2. ICONIC LONDON Multi Use Cream Contour Palette
Iconic London has become seriously well-known for it’s contouring palettes – and we can definitely see why!
Much loved by beauty guru Marissa Carter, the cream shades are said to blend seamlessly, leaving you with an airbrushed glow thats sure to turn plenty of heads.
The Cream Contour Palette contains six shades to sculpt and highlight the face, and retails at €37.83.
3. Youngblood Contour Palette
The Youngblood Contour Palette is one of our favourite because it’s suitable for all skin tones, in velvety powder shades.
Youngblood Cosmetics is still a relatively new brand to Ireland, but is fast gaining traction among makeup artists, celebrities, and beauty bloggers for creating top-quality cosmetics that are free of talc, oil, and parabens.
Pick up their contour palette here for €43.00.
4. SEVENTEEN Define & Conquer Contour Kit
If you’re looking for something that’s going to give you that perfectly contoured look without breaking the bank – then look no further.
The Define & Conquer Kit from Seventeen is the perfect little contour palette, especially for beginners, that simple contains a pretty highlighting shades, and warm contour shade.
Complete with a cute little mirror, you can pick this baby up for just €8.49.
5. Yves Saint Laurent Couture Contouring Palette
Now, this may not be the cheapest out of the bunch – but there’s a reason for that.
The quality of this contour palette is SERIOUSLY amazing, and the luxe gold packaging definitely makes this kit worth the slightly heftier price tag of €47.00.
Choose from a Golden or Rosy shade – and you’ll be glowing in no time!
6. SOSU Complete Contour Palette
The SOSU Contour Palette will seriously provide you with all the products you need to sculpt, strobe and highlight your face.
Created by one of Ireland’s top blogger’s Suzanne Jackson, the kit contains an awesome mixture of x3 cream concealers for your night time look, x2 contouring powders for your day time look, and an AMAZING highlighting cream for strobing.
And – you can pick it up for just €29.95 now!
7. NYX Highlight & Contour Pro Palette
If you’re looking for a customisable palette that won’t break your budget, then NYX is definitely the brand for you.
Each kit includes eight customisable highlighting and contouring shades, perfect for emphasising your features. Then – when it’s time to swap out a pan or two, you can replace them with the Pro Singles from NYX, so you won’t be left with a half empty palette!
Pick it up for €25.25!
8. Smashbox Step by Step Contour Kit
One of our favourite beauty brands has to be Smashbox.
Having been around for so many years, you can guarantee that products from Smashbox are definitely worth the price tag – and their Contour Kit is no different.
Simplifying the contouring craze with their 3-in-1 kit, add shades of contour, bronze and highlight to your face in an easy-to-follow guide that demystifies how to add depth, warmth and a glistening glow. Plus – you get a free specially designed contour brush!
Pick it up for €45.00.