Confession time: I stink at contouring. I’ve tried, and tried again, and I wind up looking like Amy Schumer.
For me, it really isn’t practical unless I’m going to an event — but let’s face it — those come far and few between these days. Professional makeup artists and YouTube tutorials make it look SOOOOOO easy, but I’ve got to be honest. I am one chick who didn’t pick up the skill!
So one morning last week, I walked into my CVS and they were just putting out some of the new Maybelline spring collection. I could have cried! An untouched display…just for me! (Well, at least for a few minutes — but you know the joy of finding them too!) The one thing I noticed was that Maybelline is using the word “contour”, but if it’s Instagram-level contouring you’re looking for, this won’t be your palette.
BUT! If you’re like me, and can’t correctly contour to save your life, nor do you want Instagram-level contouring, this palette can be a little lifesaver.
I selected the Light to Medium shade, and there is also a Medium to Deep shade. It contains what I’ll describe as a light/medium matte bronzer, a cool pink satin blush, and a shimmering champagne highlight shade. It also includes a brush — but we’ll get to that in a minute. [Read more…]