Contouring for All Skin Tones by bestofmakeupalley

Sleek Contour Kit

4.2 /5

124 reviews

BEST FOR: all skin tones

"This is the perfect contour's really natural looking colour. It is matte and not orange looking at all."

Smashbox Contour Stick Trio

3.9 /5

18 reviews

BEST FOR: all skin tones except dark

"These are cream based crayons or jumbo pencils in a dark brown with a grey undertone for contour, a brown with an orange undertone to bronze and an ivory nude shade to highlight."

wet n wild Coloricon Contouring Palette

4 /5

80 reviews

BEST FOR: fair, fair-medium, medium

"A nice, matte cool toned powder for contouring and a highlight without shimmer!"

Tom Ford Shade & Illuminate, Intensity One

4.2 /5

23 reviews

BEST FOR: fair

"I find the pigmentation perfect for contouring my nose and cheekbones."

Kevyn Aucoin Sculpting (Contour) Powder

5 /5

4 reviews

BEST FOR: fair, fair-medium

"can be used every day...[to] shape nose, define jawline, lightly define cheekbones...or to really glam up...and give lots of depth. It's the perfect color for contouring..."

Smashbox Step-by-Step Contour Kit

4.1 /5

53 reviews

BEST FOR: fair-medium

"The contour colour is like a taupe- no red/ orange undertones so it actually looks like shadow when you apply it but manages to not look mucky."

Kat Von D Shade & Light Contour Palette

4.2 /5

129 reviews

BEST FOR: fair, fair-medium, medium-brown

"The colors [have] gray-ish undertones. Most contour palettes are too warm and shadows are more gray..hence why I love this palette!"

Coastal Scents Contour & Blush Palette

3.6 /5

43 reviews

BEST FOR: fair-medium, tan, olive

"I have olive medium tanned skinned and most of the colors on this palette suit me very well."

Ben Nye Contour No 1

4.8 /5

20 reviews

BEST FOR: fair-medium, dark

"Just a light, light hand will produce a noticable effect. It will last you forever. It isn't orangy like a bronzer. It's the perfect neutral."

Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit (all shades)

3.4 /5

152 reviews

BEST FOR: olive, medium-brown, dark

"For contour shades, I love Fawn, it's the perfect shadowy contour shade without getting to bronzey. I wish the other two shades (Havana and Java) weren't so warm..."

Too Faced Cocoa Contour/Face Contouring And Highlighting Kit

4.1 /5

22 reviews

BEST FOR: olive, medium-brown

"I am partial to using the two colours: deep cocoa and pop of light as they look the best on me."

NARS Contour Blush

4.3 /5

16 reviews

BEST FOR: medium, olive, dark

"[the shade Gienah] does a great job at enhancing it as long as I maintain a very light hand with it."

e.l.f. Contouring Blush & Bronzing Powder

3.9 /5

778 reviews

BEST FOR: all skintones**
**Reviews are love (contour-with-bronzer) or hate (not a true contour color)

"The bronzer part works great for contour."

"[It's] too orange. Contours are supposed to mimic shadows and shadows aren't orange."

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