Sunday, 27 September 2015

Maybelline Master Sculpt Contouring Palette Review



Everyone loves a bit of contouring, right? Done the right way, it can make your face look sculpted, more defined and just, well, better. Contouring became huge a couple of years ago and it has stuck around ever since, so it comes as no surprise that Maybelline has got on board the contouring train and brought out their very own 'Master Sculpt' contouring palette.

Being a big fan of (faux) tanning, I've always loved to contour and highlight, and this product makes doing just that somewhat foolproof. Using any old bronzer and brush to contour won't do, so Maybelline has made it easy for even beginners to master the art of contouring, with a palette that comes with everything you need to look gorgeously contoured and highlighted - for just £6.99. 

Available in Light-Medium and Medium-Dark, the palette comes in chic black shiny packaging and features a mirror, the perfect brush for contouring and both a contour shade as well as a highlighting powder. This all comes together in one small palette, making it ideal for travelling or doing your makeup on-the-go. 

The contouring shades in both palettes (Light and Dark) are really matte and true brown (as contouring shades should be), without any red or orange undertones. Despite a fair bit of fall out when applying, they apply beautifully and blend really well. The highlighter is subtle but buildable and is the perfect neutral highlighter shade that looks great swept over the areas you want to highlight. In terms of whether to get Light or Dark, it really depends on your skin tone and the kind of contour you want to go for. I tend to stick with the Light-Medium shade most of the time as I want it to look a bit more natural, but for things like nights out (when I've put tan on) I like to go for the darker shade.

Overall I really love this contouring palette and completely recommend it. 
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7 comments

  1. I've never really tried contouring properly (shock, I know) I just tend to use a bit of bronzer and highlight here and there but instead of spending the money on an ABH kit I might try one of these, thank you! X

    Megan | http://www.meganjean.co.uk

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  2. My Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar bronze and glow contour kit is looking a little worse for wear and although I love it, I need to pick up something a little cheaper in the meantime and this sounds great!

    Emily x
    www.britishbeautyaddict.com

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  3. I definitely need to try this, have heard so many good things!

    Eilidh from Velvet-Winter

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  4. Im pretty surprised at this its drugstore but its really cool toned im so used to seeing really orangey contours from the drugstore!

    www.beautyandtheboy.com

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  5. This seems lovely and with it being so popular sounds like a good affordable palette to practice with.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale |

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  6. I've been looking for a good contour palette, I hope this comes to the US!

    Brunette-ish

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  7. I love contouring, but other than the Sleek contour kit there hasn't been a high street one I've fallen in love with. This sounds like it's worth a try though x

    www.pintsizedbeauty.com

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