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The 50 Best Cruelty-Free Contours Rated on MIRA BEAUTY

The rankings for these drugstore cruelty-free contours are updated weekly. Shop with confidence & get the best price guaranteed.
Sculpt 'N Go Creamy Contour Stick by Jordana

"I love this product! I got the light because I have really pale skin, and it's the perfect cool toned shade for me. I usually have to build up the product a bit to get bolder contour I usually go for, as the product blends seamlessly into the skin (almost entirely so if you blend too much at first). However, I see that as a plus because you can really customise the level of pigment. My only complaint is that it's a bit more challenging to use on oily/dewy foundations, as the foundation can sort of cling to the stick - covering the contour colour and making it tricky to get good colour. The picture I attached features the product on my face after a couple of layers of the cream and set with a tiny amount of light brown powder." - beautybay user

Cocoa Contour Chiseled To Perfection by Too Faced

"The colours aren't too orange, with the contour shades working nicely on pale skin. A little goes a long way and building it up too much can make the contour look too heavy or unnatural. The sparkly highlight called 'Pop of Light' is a little sheer and I use a more pigmented highlight underneath with this shade on top. Smells of chocolate but it's not overwhelming- you can only smell it if you hold the palette close to your face. Is quite pricey but that's expected. Can also see it lasting me a really long time!" - Debenhams user

Hollywood Contour Wand by Charlotte Tilbury

A soft-focus, semi-matte contour wand with sponge applicator.

Sculpting Stix by Colourpop

"I was looking for a cream blush because I have dry skin and cream products look better on my skin than powder, and this is perfect! It blends incredibly easily, and it's not too pigmented that I end up with a super bright pink splotch on my cheek that I can't blend out. It's buildable, so I get the exact look I'm going for. I either use my beauty blender and rub it on the stick, or I can apply the blush right from the stick to my face. Either method works and doesn't move any of the products underneath around. And, the price is better than the other cream blushes I was eyeing! Absolutely love it, my go-to blush. " - ulta.com user

Colorful Face Powders – Blush, Bronze, Highlight, & Contour by Sephora Collection

A collection of long-lasting buildable blushes, highlighters, bronzers, and contour shades.

MegaGlo Contouring Palette by Wet n Wild Beauty

"The formula of this palette is so good! Both are very pigmented and blend very easily - they almost go on creamy. I have very dry skin and use the lighter shade to set my under eyes - it works very well and doesn't cake or crack. I have naturally tanned skin and went for Dulce De Leche after reading reviews that the lighter shade is too yellow. I have no problems with these colours at all - they are both warm enough and create a really nice contoured look. Would recommend for makeup newbie or a pro!" - beautybay user

4.5(199)$32
Gel Sculpt by Illamasqua
4.5(199)$32

"I always love to contour, I like it subtle during the day and a little more dramatic if I'm going out at night, and the Gel Sculpt achieves both of these. It appears to be a very dark colour in the tube and when applied to my skin it was very very dark (I'm very very light skinned and freckly), but as soon as I blended it it provided such a gorgeous effect. It's a very buildable and blendable product, it combines so well into my foundation. It's such an easy product to use and I think it would work for anyone, no matter your skin tone or skin type (I have very dry skin and it was moisturising and cooling on my skin, but I think even for oily or combination skin it would stay on perfectly throughout the day/night!) I definitely recommend it for anyone, £22 is such a good price and is definitely better value and quality compared to products from Mac etc. It's the perfect starter tool for anyone who's new to contouring and for someone who's mastered the art, I love how wearable it is!! Oh and PS: the smell is wonderful, so fresh! « less" - www.illamasqua.com user

Greatshape Contour Kit by Jane Iredale

"I've been wanting to use a contour palette but they've always looked too heavy, sparkly, etc. until I found Jane Iredale's! The colors are soft and natural looking but you have to use a light touch with the dark contour color. The highlighter is soft and luminous and the blush is the perfect color. I am fair, blonde hair and got the cool palette. I'm going to order the warm for the summer months. Finally a contour kit that doesn't scream "make-up" "fake"!! (important when you're over 65!) " - janeiredale.com user

Cameo Contour & Highlight Stick by pür

"I hate multiple steps when it comes to foundation. I feel if I have to use a primer, setting spray, powder, etc., then the foundation just isn't for me. I have combination, light skin and am 37 yrs old. This stuff is actually one of the few stand alone products that delivers good multifaceted coverage with literally no fuss and doesn't feel too heavy. I used it on my bare face and over eight hours later, it is still in place and has not glided around or broken down, even around my nose. I plan to repurchase this. Awesome product." - ulta user

Contour Powder Pan by Makeup Geek

"Simply incredible! Just the right amount of pigment, super-soft powder, blends like a dream! I am very fair skin (MAC NW10/15) and I got the shade 'Love Triangle' for warm porcelain skin tones. Finally! A contour powder that isn't muddy looking on me. These powders are the right balance between warm and cool... Despite being warm toned, love triangle reads like a contour not just like a bronzer. Zero complaints, buildable, flattering... I cannot say enough, and for the price?! I'll be buying the other colours for my pro kit" - beautybay user

Lowlight Sculpting Perfector by BECCA

"This stuff is truly amazing. I picked it up on a whim because I was unfamiliar with the Becca brand and wanted to give something of theirs a try. This seemed like a key piece in their Perfector line, so I gave it a go. First thing, when you use this product, be sure to choose your brush carefully. You'll want to use something flat -- like a flat, more traditional foundation brush; or a flat angled brush. This will just ensure that you apply the stuff correctly so it can live up to its promises :) Once you've chosen your brush, it's super easy to apply. The color can be easily adjusted to your skin tone (i.e., to accommodate a tan in the summer or paler skin in the fall/ winter). It's a neutral brown (think, a slightly more sheer cream/ gel version of Chocolate Soleil), so it can suit those with olive skin tones, darker chocolate/ mocha skin tones, yellow undertones -- you name it. Lighter skinned ladies should obviously use a lighter hand in the application; and if you do, I promise you won't be disappointed. The stuff has a very natural look, but it can be adjusted for additional drama/ photo makeup. I love this stuff -- and it works particularly well under bronzing powders. I like to blend some in after my BB/ CC cream (I don't do foundation in the summer); then, I go in with Chocolate Soleil to the contoured areas and blend it out with Milk Chocolate Soleil or traditional setting powder. The effect is a beautifully tanned looking face -- but NOT a "bronzer face"... i.e., no orangey-red undertones or any of that weirdness. For the no-tan seasons, this product also performs well alone over foundation/ under setting powder + illuminator for a natural glow. I like to use it in concert with my Too Faced Natural Face pallette for that (though I bet it'd look lovely with the "Secret to No Makeup" palette, too). Enjoy! <span class="shop__a pd-reviews__translate-span">« less</span>" - Sephora user

Shape & Shade Custom Contour Duo by stila

"I'm gonna try to write a helpful review. as usual the internet pictures of the colors are incorrect. the light has a pretty highlight shade with the yellow bsse. The contour side is orange! it looks like a light brown in the pan but as soon as I put it on my light/medium, cool undertone skin it turned orange. The medium actually has a very nice cool toned taupe! Perfect for contouring it is very rich in color but sheers out nice. the highlight shade is a little on the pink side. But I think once I sheer it out it will make a nice glow or it could be a very subtle color corrector for under eye dark circles for light skin tone. I only looked at the deep i did not swatch it is a very dark brown and a dark peach. this is a gorgeous product so creamy and very easy to blend. And you get a whole lot of product in this compact. And yes its a real compact no cardboard so it would be great to travel with. It's very sturdy plastic and has a mirror that is the entire size of the compactIts about the size of the new urban decay pressed powders. if you're still not sure about the color definitely go into the store because unfortunately you have to choose l if you want a good contour or a good highlight because I would have preferred the yellow based highlighter but I don't want an orange contour. I think the consistency of the cream is going to be personal preference it is a little thick but like I have already said it will sheer out beautifully. definitely use a light hand actually I would apply it to the face with a finger then blend with a brush. And it does come with a small how to guide. I hope this is helpful to someone I was not able to find any information about this because it is so new and none of the other reviews really gave any information at all. Less" - ulta.com user

Contour & Highlight Stick by Anastasia Beverly Hills

The Contour & Highlight Sticks from Anastasia Beverly Hills are full-pigment cream sticks for contouring and highlighting that deliver a natural-looking matte finish for face and body.

Face Sculpting Color Stick by ULTA Beauty

Ulta's Face Highlighting Sticks apply to skin with a cream-to-powder finish. These sticks are easy to apply and blend seamlessly so that you can create as much drama and definition as you desire.

Contour Powder Refill by Anastasia Beverly Hills

A silky contour powder refill for the Original Contour Kit.

Chisel Cheeks Contour Creams by Barry M

"These are really easy to use - don't be put off by how dark the contour is, it blends really easily! I still use a shimmer highlighter on the cheek bones, cupids bow, brow bone and nose as there's no shimmer in this highlighter. Highlighter is a little thick but I made sure I moisturised and primed my face and it seems to look fine doing this! I found it fine to use on my nose as long as I put minimal pressure... still got a very thin line exactly where I wanted. If in doubt, use a thin (possibly angled) brush. " - superdrug.com user

Kitten Mini Shade + Light Contour Duo by KVD Vegan Beauty

A portable contour and highlight duo, inspired by Kat Von D’s bestselling Shade + Light Contour Palette.

Sculpting Pencil by Nudestix

A dual-ended sculpting pencil that provides a natural highlight and contour with a matte cream finish.

Velvet Contour Stick by LA Girl

Contouring made easy with l.a. girl's velvet bronzer contour stick in the velvet contour stick collection. This luxurious formula is paraben free with added jojoba seed oil, shea butter, cocoa seed butter and grape seed oil.

Conceal Define Full Coverage Conceal Contour by Revolution Beauty

"I was skeptical about this product because for me Makeup Revolution products have been hit or miss. A lot of their products just aren't very good quality so I didn't expect much. However, a YouTuber I follow absolutely raved about this concealer so I said why not? Let's try it for $7. I am very glad I did because I love it!! It goes on smooth, has great coverage, and doesn't crease or get cakey under my eyes. 9 out of 10 concealers I try I don't like at all (i.e. shape tape) because they make my undereye look dry and cakey but this one doesn't at all! I apply a VERY small amount (less is definitely more here), blend with a beauty blender and then dust with a little bit of powder to set and I am good to go. It lasts all day and looks natural. In my opinion this works much better than most of the $25-$30+ concealers I've tried, highly recommend... especially for the price! « less" - ulta.com user

Sculpt And Contour Kit Ultra Light Medium C04 by Revolution Beauty

"This trio is so good. To be honest I was not even interested in this product and then one day I was like I wonder how good it is as its such a great price. I tried it and I love it so much. Its a great product to have if you are pale skin as the bronzer is light enough and pigmented. The highlight in the product wowed me. I love the highlighter its so pigmented and blends nice. The blush is also a very pretty color. All around this is a great product to have in your makeup collection. " - revolutionbeauty.com user

Iconic Lights And Contour Pro by Revolution Beauty

"I have the KVD contour which comes in three families (so six shades in total) and I find the palette's range to be limited in options. Upon use I also feel like the palette works better with cooler skin tones since four of the shades don't look flattering on warm/yellow undertoned skin (for reference, I'm an NC35). In contrast, MUR did a beautiful job with this palette. Firstly, they made two options in this palette - one for cooler undertones and one for warmer undertones, unlike the KVD one. Moreover, they've added additional shade ranges to help you enhance your contour (for instance, the yellow shade in this palette can work for baking on warm skin tones). What's more I love how pigmented this palette is because one swipe from the pan is usually enough to give you the coverage you want. In contrast, I find myself needing to reapply from the KVD palette until I get the shade I want (which has also resulted in my palette hitting the pan with one shade and almost reaching pan with the others). So in summary I would honestly recommend grabbing this because not only is the price incredibly affordable but also because it gives wonderful results. « less" - tambeauty.com user