Special additional review this week! Thanks to blogger Tiffany, I got this NYX Highlight and Contour Palette! It’s a contour palette with 8 shade of contour powder (4 highlight powders & 4 bronzing powders). This is great for us makeup artists as we have clients with different skin tones! 😁
Product Name: Highlight and Contour Palette
Retail Price: $38 at Sephora
Made In: Taiwan
Reyna Hearts Rating: ★★★★★ 5 stars
√ Powder is smooth
√ 4 shades of highlight powders and 4 shades of bronzing powders to create different looks and to suit different skin tones
X Too many shades may be unnecessary for some as some powders will not be used at all
The back of the box shows you the general areas to use the contour powders on.
All of the shades are matte except Ice Queen & Nectar which are shimmery. It’s nice that they have a variety. It is a palette that is good for sharing, as you can share it even if your skin tone is different!
I used the combination soft light (HCPS02) & Toffee (HCPS06) to achieve the above look. Cheek bones & nose looking more defined! 😍
Toffee is a pretty good bronzing powder if your skin tone is on the warm side like mine. Tan & sculpt are more on the cool side and hollow is too dark for me. For highlighting, I chose soft light as I find cream a bit too yellow, and I usually use shimmer only for dinners/events (so that eliminates Ice Queen & Nectar).
Overall, I find the NYX Highlight and Contour Palette has a very good value for the amount it costs.
* As the bronzing powder is quite pigmented, dust off excess on brush before applying, and slowly build up.
* You may want to use an angled or dome-shaped brush for face contouring & fluffy eyeshadow blending brush for contouring of the nose
* Can be used as eyeshadow and eyebrow powder as well!
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