NYLON Singapore Beauty Hit List 2018: Contouring & Bronzing

Contouring, a technique previously reserved for makeup artists and models, is now a part of our makeup routines. However, there’s something about the word that instils fear in even the most makeup savvy among us. Fear not. Making those cheekbones pop and sculpting your jawline like you’re a modern-day Michelangelo is easy-peasy with the right contouring and bronzing shades on hand. Ahead, we’ve rounded up the best contouring palettes and bronzers for every skill level. Go forth, and blend away!



1. Benefit Cosmetics Hoola Lite Bronzer, $51

2. ETUDE HOUSE Play 101 Stick Contour Duo, $24

3. Fenty Beauty Match Stix Matte Skinstick, $37

4. By Terry Sun Designer Palette, $95

5. L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro Contour Palette, $24.90

6. Kat Von D Shade + Light Crème Contour Palette, $73

7. Max Factor Creme Bronzer, $15.90

8. NARS Sun Wash Diffusing Bronzer, $65

9. Rimmel Insta Duo Contour Sticks, $17.90

10. Urban Decay Naked Skin Shapeshifter Palette, $69 WINNER!

A three-in-one makeup palette that contains both powders and creams to contour, colour-correct, and highlight. One side holds powders, 3 of which are for contouring with 1 for highlight; while the other side features creams, 2 for contouring, 2 for colour-correcting, and 1 for highlight.


More of NYLON Singapore’s Beauty Hit List 2018, coming soon — stay tuned! Click here to see our full list.