The only thing that is going to help our complexions—thanks to there being no decent sunshine right now (*shakes a fist at the British weather*)—is contouring. Luckily for us, our pals over at Rank & Style have shared with us the top five best contour kits. You see, a little cheekbone-sculpting contour powder and a dusting of well-placed highlighter can work wonders to lift and brighten the face. Think of it like a quick nip and tuck without the downtime or pain. The modern way to contour is to make it so your handiwork is imperceptible to the naked eye—like you were born with a bone structure that good.
Not sure how to do it? We've got you—here's our guide on how to contour right now. But back to those brilliant contour kits… Rank & Style draws its data from across the web from trustworthy reviews and online retailers to bring you the best of the best. If you want to nail the art of contouring and make KKW proud, then you need to invest in one of these, from MAC's genius and super-easy multitasking crayon to the number one palette that has everything you could ever need to get that contour just so. Keep scrolling for the five best contour kits in the world right now.
If you're pale, you want to use lighter, more luminous powders to avoid your contour looking too heavy. This kit should be your go-to.
For contouring pros, this palette of three contour creams and three highlighters enables you to sculpt your face like a Kardashian. If you wear liquid foundation, blending these over the top will be a doddle.
For contouring beginners or for women who don't have tons of time to spend, this dual-ended crayon is for you. It comes in six colourways that allow you to scribble and blend on your contour, highlight and even a pop of colour (depending on which stick you choose).
This all-matte, refillable palette allows you to fake bone structure, buffing in depth and light without any unwanted shimmer.
The best contour kit on the internet is this palette by Tarte. With a combo of cream and powder textures (which can be layered) all with cool undertones to mimic real shadow and light reflection, this palette has everything you need to contour your complexion. They also contain Amazonian clay to mop up any unwanted shine. Genius.
To see the full list of the 10 best contour kits over on Rank & Style, click here.
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