Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit - Review

What The Product Says:
The best-selling, easy-to-use palette contains three highlighting and three contouring powders that work together to help you sculpt, define, and enhance your natural features. Create the illusion of higher cheekbones, a smaller forehead, a softer jawline, or a slimmer nose with these soft, silky formulas that can be applied as subtly or dramatically as you like.
My Review:

Contour kits are currently quite hip. And luckily I was able to get me the very famous Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit in Medium. It has a simple packaging. It comes in a cardboard palette. The individual shades are in metal pans that pop out. I would have liked to have seen a mirror on it tho.

Anyway, there are total 6 shades in every palette that can be used to conceal, brighten, correct and contour -three highlight shades (top row) and three contour shades (bottom row). Medium palette’s shades are Banana, Cream, Warm Coral, Nude, Cinnamon, and Chocolate.

I have a combination skin (oily T-zone) and a near to wheatish skin tone so I have explained each shade as it appears on my skin. You might have a difference experience because the shades appear differently on different skin tones and types.

Banana: I use this shade for highlighting purpose. Use it under my eyes and it brightens very well.

Cream: Another highlighting shade but it doesn’t show up on my skin.

Warm Coral: Definitely not a highlighter but works great as a corrector. If you have dark pigmentation or dark eye circles like me, this would suit you well.

Nude: Supposedly one of the contour shades, but I find it too light for that dramatic contour effect. If you want to keep your look natural you can use this as it is more of a toned down peach corrector shade with a hint of orange.

Cinnamon: Again a lighter shade to be used as a contour colour if you like that defined dark contour so may be just like Nude you can use it when you don’t feel like going out with a heavy look. But it is definitely darker than Nude.

Chocolate: This is a deep brown shade with a warm undertone and adds definition to the skin. I love using this deep shade to sharpen my contour under my cheekbones to make them pop! Love it!

I really like the contour shades for my skin colour. You only need to use a small amount since they are quite pigmented so the tiniest bit goes a long way. Easy to blend, smooth consistency and looks flawless on skin. Good coverage and conceals really well.

If you have dry skin, you might need to moisturize because creams dry down fast so adding a bit of moisture will get the blending job done easier. I also found that if you mix a small drop of facial oil with the product and then use it, it becomes super blendable.

The only problem is, it isn’t available in Pakistan and you have to order it online. Otherwise, I am quite pleased with the product. I enjoy this palette for special occasions when I want a defined or sharp look and it never fails me.

  • Super creamy and blendable.
  • Great pigmentation and coverage.
  • Packaging is nice and compact.
  • Can use the contour colors as transition shades.
  • Refillable pans.
  • Travel-friendly.
  • Some shades are very light to show up in the palette.
  • Availability is an issue.
  • Pricey.
  • Wish it came with a mirror.
My Rating:

Anastasia Beverly Hills is available for 40$. For more info check their website.

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  1. It's super pricey. I suggest you try out Morphe products. They are as good! :)

    Angelie // Luxola SG Haul + Shopping Experience

    1. Yes, it is I agree!! Will do! x
      Thank you for the comment! <3

  2. looks amazing product but the price is something that is on the downside. There are numerous other brands available in low price with good results. So, IMO price and good results go hand in hand :)

    1. I know and for the quantity I think it's really expensive!
      Thank you for dropping by! x

  3. I wish they bring these out in singlets because a palette like this would be ideal for pros and makeup artists who work with a variety of skin tones! You still got me drooling! :D x

    ♥ Jadirah Sarmad at Jasmine Catches Butterflies ʚϊɞ

  4. Good product, have a good day

  5. I've never tried this contour kit before, but l love Anastasia's eyebrow products. They have very good quality eyebrow pencils :) Thanks for visiting and following my blog. I've followed you back, stay in touch :)

    1. I yet have to try their brow products. Have heard amazing reviews.
      Thank you for visiting and following back! x

  6. Amazing Shades! The perfect Contour Palette!

    lovely Greetings :)

  7. I haven't tried it yet, but I always prefer powder over cream contours. Other than that, I love reading your review. Great work.

    Kanwalikram's Blog

  8. Sorry to hear that it's pricey, because that palette looks great :)

  9. Wow, what an amazing palette <3
    Just followed you back on GFC :)


  10. I haven't used a contour to myself before but that seems a good product to try. :)

    Saw your blog and thought if you would like to follow each other? Follow me and I'll follow back asap. Let me know what you think. I'd love to hear something from you! :)

  11. Hello dear! Your blog is fantastic!

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  12. Dear, I follow you back now #133

  13. Very nice palette!
    Thanks a lot for your last comment : )

  14. nice post!
    Would you like to follow each other on GFC, bloglovin? It would be great, just let me know :)


  15. For price its not worth it i guess .. thank you for the honest review :)


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