12 Highlight And Contour Palettes And Pencils To Help You Find Your Perfect Shade For A Little Subtle Sculpting

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Finding the right contouring and highlighting shades can be a daunting practice. Although many bloggers and vloggers tout specific bronzers and other powders as the perfect contour or highlight shade, taking a specific contour color recommendation is like taking a specific foundation color recommendation. We don't all have the same skin tone or even undertones. Because the practice of contouring and highlighting is supposed to mimic natural shadows and light on the face, these colors should be tailored to our specific complexions for the most natural results.

And yes, super intense contouring a la Kim Kardashian might be on the way out for 2015. But contouring as a practice isn't going anywhere anytime soon as evidenced by all the new palettes and sets that have been released in recent months. The best part about these new releases? They take the guesswork out of finding your ideal shades. So sit back, relax, and let your new holy grail come to you.

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