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7 of the best contour sticks to define and sculpt your complexion

7 of the best contour sticks to define and sculpt your complexion

Contour sticks are the most foolproof way of sculpting, defining and enhancing your natural features.

So creamy, precise and blendable, they make it so easy to master the art of contouring and can be used to define your cheekbones, jaw line and nose with ease. Unlike powder contour products or palettes which require the perfect brushes for seamless application, with contour sticks all you need to do is draw and blend.

Which are the best contour sticks?

If you’re new to contour or simply want to find a new formula to help you create the illusion of supermodel cheekbones, we have curated an edit of the best contour sticks which have the perfect hue and blend beautifully for the most natural-looking contour you could wish for.

7 best contour sticks

  1. PÜR Cameo Stick Dual Ended Contour Stick in ‘Light’ with Contour Blending Sponge
  2. Clinique Chubby Stick Sculpting Curvy Contour
  3. Illamasqua Contouring Gel Sculpt
  4. Nars The Multiple
  5. Burberry Face Contour
  6. Barry M. All Night Long Foundation Stick
  7. NIP+FAB Make Up Definition Fix Stix
  1. PÜR Cameo Stick Dual Ended Contour Stick in 'Light' with Contour Blending Sponge
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    PÜR Cameo Stick Dual Ended Contour Stick in 'Light' with Contour Blending Sponge

    Enhance your natural features with PÜR Cameo Stick Dual Ended Contour Stick in ‘Light‘ with Contour Blending Sponge, a 2-in-1 contouring and highlighting formula that works to sculpt and define the natural contours of your face.

    Utilising natural light reflective ingredients that illuminate natural highlights whilst defining facial shadows, the formula expertly ‘chisels’ and ‘sculpts’, delivering a creamy texture that sets into a flawless powder finish.

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  2. Clinique Chubby Stick Sculpting Curvy Contour
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    Clinique Chubby Stick Sculpting Curvy Contour

    Oil-free yet still so creamy and blendable, Clinique Chubby Stick Sculpting Curvy Contour makes it so easy to contour your complexion in seconds. Once applied, the creamy formula lasts for hours on the skin and create the illusion of depth underneath your cheekbones and around your jawline while still looking so natural.

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  3. Illamasqua Contouring Gel Sculpt
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    Illamasqua Contouring Gel Sculpt

    With a sheer finish that looks so natural on the skin, Illamasqua Contouring Gel Sculpt in Silhouette works beautifully on a wide array of skin tones. The gel formula has a cooling effect on the skin and is so easy to blend with your fingers or a brush for an almost undetectable contour which softly defines your features. It can also be used lightly over your lips to deepen your natural lip colour.

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  4. Nars The Multiple
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    Nars The Multiple

    This multi-purpose stick can be used on eyes, cheeks, lips and body to give you a sheer shimmer that lasts. Its unique, creamy formula blends effortlessly to provide gorgeous colour for creating shimmering accents, contours or dynamic highlights on all skin tones.

    Created as an easy to apply stick, Nars The Multiple is a must have for every woman’s make-up bag.

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  5. Burberry Face Contour
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    Burberry Face Contour

    Super slim and precise, Burberry Face Contour is the perfect contour stick for defining intricate areas of your face such as around your nose, lips and eyes. Although it can be used on the cheekbones and jawline, its pen-like size means it deposits colour exactly where you want it to help you achieve your desired look even in those intricate areas. The formula itself is so creamy and blendable and creates a beautiful, natural-looking contour.

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  6. Barry M. All Night Long Foundation Stick
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    Barry M. All Night Long Foundation Stick

    Achieve a flawless complexion that lasts for hours with the All Night Long Foundation Stick from British cosmetics label, Barry M. Presented in a twist dispenser tube, the creamy, lightweight formulation glides smoothly over skin, blending effortlessly for a seamless finish that looks natural and even. Enriched with Vitamin E for its moisturising benefits, the multi-use foundation stick provides medium coverage and can be used as a foundation or to contour and highlight.

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  7. NIP+FAB Make Up Definition Fix Stix
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    NIP+FAB Make Up Definition Fix Stix

    Infused with nourishing ingredients including shea butter and jojoba oil to make it so creamy and blendable, NIP+FAB Definition Fix Stix work beautifully on bare skin and on top of foundation to help you define your features effortlessly. In a variety of shades which mimic the tone of natural shadows on a variety of skin tones, they create such a natural-looking contour.

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Rosie

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