It doesn’t matter if your makeup preferences fall along the lines of fresh-faced or glittery glam. You can add some contouring to your daily makeup routine.

The art of strategically shading and highlighting specific areas of the face will enhance your best features even when paired with the simplest looks. Contouring products come in various shades and texture, but here’s a round-up of the best options that might suit you.

1. Fenty Beauty Match Stix Matte Skinstick

Best stick contour

Price from SGD37.00

This cream-to-powder formula is easy to use and perfectly blendable; with a lightweight matte formula that doubles as a concealer as well. It is pigmented and comes in a large variety of shades that are suitable for Asian skin tones. If you are used to powder formulas but want to give cream ones a try, then you should start with this Fenty Beauty Skinstick.

2. Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Cream Kit Light

Best cream contour kit – suitable for fair and pale skin

Price from SGD70.00

The smooth matte formula of this cream contour kit will blend beautifully into your skin without lifting your foundation. It's an excellent option if you take your contouring seriously. There are six shades to contour and highlight so you can achieve that perfectly sculpted look.

3. L'Oreal Paris Makeup Infallible Pro Contour Palette

Best drugstore contour palette for beginners

Price from SGD24.90

Give this affordable option a shot if you are trying out contouring for the first time. It is easy to use and comes with a fish-tail brush that saves you the hassle of getting a new and professional brush. The shades and highlights combo also makes it easier for you to sculpt and chisel your facial angles.

4. Too Cool For School Art Class By Rodin Shader

Best Korean contouring powder

Price from SGD19.70

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By experimenting with the three different contour shades, you can easily find the most suitable tone for your complexion. Besides, that'll give you a clean and subtly contoured look. The fine powder formula is blendable and fairly pigmented, so go light and build up accordingly.

5. Cover FX Contour Kit – N Deep

Best contour palette for dark skin

Price from SGD78.00

This Cover FX Contour Kit is incredibly creamy and pigmented. It comes in a variety of shade options, including Medium Deep and Deep palettes that are suitable for darker skin tones. The formula is buildable and can be blended easily even with your fingers. Additionally, there are shades for highlights as well.

6. Tarte Tarteist™ PRO Glow to Go Palette

Best contour palette for oily skin

Price from SGD29.00

This three-pan palette is infused with shea butter, vitamin E and Amazonian clay. They work to keep your face sculpted and fade-free even if you have oily skin.

It comes with two highlighters and a matte contouring shade that will look natural on your skin. These hues are suitable for fair to medium-warm skin tones. The compact design also makes it travel-friendly, making touch-ups a breeze throughout the day.

7. Canmake Shading Powder

Best contour powder for nose

Price from SGD10.73

This finely milled powder can create a soft-focus effect on your face. You can sculpt your nose and achieve a pore-free complexion at the same time. It comes in two shades that are suitable for fairer Asian skin tones. Fret not, as it will not appear too harsh or unnatural on your skin.

Sculpt and highlight your cheekbones like a pro with this six-shade contouring and highlighting palette. It has a buildable matte formula that allows you to achieve a natural-looking contour and highlight effect. Besides, you can layer on for a more glamorous, chiselled look.

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