InStyle Magazine
March 02, 2018 3:00 pm
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So you’re down to copy Kim Kardashian’s chiseled contour, but not exactly thrilled with the price of the $48 kit? Problem solved. We reached out to top industry makeup artists to get their suggestions on the best drugstore contour kits for making your cheekbones pop on a budget that allows for your addiction to shopping.

And if you haven’t aced the technique yet (don’t worry—it takes time), picking up an affordable contour kit is probably a better option anyway. Keep scrolling to check out seven pro-approved buys from some of your favorite makeup brands.

1Jordana Sculpt N’ Go Creamy Contour Stick

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Justine Purdue, a makeup artist for Streeters, says that Jordana Sculpt N’ Go Creamy Contour Stick is one of her favorites to contour with because it “blends like a dream” and perfectly creates a shadow on the skin. She pairs it with the Jordana Glow N’ Go Strobing Sticks in Radiant Glow.

$8

2Hard Candy Look Pro! Ultimate Kit

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Makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor told InStyle that this Hard Candy buy is one of his favorites because it includes everything you need to do a full contour.

$8

3Maybelline Face Studio Master Contour Stick

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“Maybelline Master Contour V-Shape Duo is my favorite drugstore contour product,” says celebrity makeup artist Jamie Greenberg. “I love it because it’s super user-friendly.” She says it comes in different skin tone options, and the light cream texture of the stick makes for incredibly easy blending.

$8

4COVERGIRL truBLEND Contour Palette

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“This reasonably-priced contour palette includes makeup for highlighting, contouring, and bronzing,” says Yuki Hayashi, a Makeup Artist for Streeters. “The creamy formulas can be easily applied and blended with a sponge.”

$10

5Physicians Formula Bronze Boost Contour

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“If you love a matte finish, this is the perfect, easy-to-use formula,” says Stoji, a makeup artist for Streeters. She says the velvet finish is bendable and buildable, and the formula is gluten-free and cruelty-free.

$10

This article originally appeared in InStyle.com.

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