7 Contour Sets under $50

Have you ever made your cheeks pop, jawline look impeccable, or eyes glimmer? With contour kits you can make all that happen! Nowadays. when you see a makeup tutorial it’s always incorporating the person contouring their face with their favorite makeup brands. In some cases, contour sets can be pretty pricey; while others appear affordable but the contents are cheap and cakey. Check out these 7 amazing contour sets that won’t break the bank, and have you feeling like a talented makeup artist.

It Cosmetics!
This contour set is ideal for any beginner trying to jump into the contouring world. It Cosmetics You Sculpted Universal Contouring Palette comes with visible directions to show you how you can apply the different shades of make to your face. By following the contour booklet inside your palette for reference, you certainly will gain the confidence of contouring in no time. Blend well to complete your final and beautiful look! At under $40 dollars at Macy’s you can pick yours up and start your journey of contouring.


Stop by your nearest Sephora store and pick up one of these step by step contour kits to get the look you love. It comes in varies shades depending on the melanin you have which is eminent for diversity. Their newest shade includes a deeper contour hue, a richer terracotta bronzer, and a soft highlighter ideal for contouring medium to darker skin tones. This palette lets you effortlessly apply the different colors to your skin, giving you a finished beat look. Smashbox also gives its artists tips on applying the make up to define your cheek bones, or perfect your nose.

Ulta Contour Kit

If you aren’t a fan of Sephora, don’t sweat! Ulta is like the second Mecca for finding the best cosmetics at a great price. The Ulta contour kit is only $18 bucks and ideal for those just trying to test the waters with contouring. This palette simplifies contouring for beginners, which is great for those of you who are always interested in trying new things. Follow the simple step-by-step guide to highlight your cheekbones, slim your face and get an allover natural and healthy glow.

Urban Decay

The Urban Decay Naked Flushed Palette Streak is available online and in stores for a low price of $34 dollars. This contour palette is perfect for achieving that radiant glow you’ve been looking for. A bronzer, highlighter and blush are all included in this urban decay contour palette. Urban Decay’s micronized, jet-milled formula has a luxe, feather light texture that feels amazing on your skin. Urban Decay palette comes in a sleek case with an easy-open magnetic closure and a big mirror which is perfect for when you’re on the go.

Tartiest PRO Glow to Go

Looking for a natural glow, that isn’t too heavy, but just right?! Tartiest PRO Glow to Go is the contour palette for you. This palette is the best at keeping your natural looks natural and not going overboard with the contour. Designed to work on every skin tone, the three exclusive shades have rich, cool undertones to mimic real shadow and light reflection for the most natural look. A portable highlight and contour that’s easy to apply while still leaving your skin free to breathe and not feel cakey.

Anastasia Beverly Hills
This glory contour palette will definitely leave your final look beat for the gods. Anastasia Beverly hills Glow Kit Sun Dipped can be located at any of your favorite make up stores for only $40 bucks. There are four velvety finishing powders that instantly bring your skin from dull to glow in seconds. The palette is available in three different shades such as Gleam, That Glow, and Sun Dipped. Complementing shades can be layered together or worn separately on cheeks for definition.

Flawless Contour Kit

Flawless contour kit by Bonita Cosmetics is a steal for your dollar! This contour kit can be found at your nearest Walmart for just under $10 bucks. The kit includes contour and highlighting to enhance your natural beauty effortlessly. When you open your kit, it should consist of a six-color face powder to help you achieve the different shades of beauty around your face, and highlighting. A pro tip: contouring is blending the different shades of powder and highlight to give your face the glam look you’ve been wanting.

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Why spend tons of dollars on having a professional contour your face when you can do it for a low price. Try these affordable contour palettes out and let us know what you think! Are you already a fan of contouring? If so, what tips would you like to share with the community that you find helpful? Like our Facebook page and keep up with the City Girl Savings community through our IG and Twitter accounts @citygirlsavings.

The CGS Team



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