I’m quite a big fan of contour palettes. And whilst I’m definitely a newbie to contouring, my go-to palette of choice is the Makeup Revolution selections; I find them so good in terms of the quality and price, I haven’t found anything to rival them.
I wrote a blog post about a previous palette I have of theirs, and how it compares to the NYX Pro Contour palette, and there was very little between them both in terms of quality and pigmentation. Whilst browsing the Makeup Revolution counter the other day, I stumbled across this palette and had to give it a go.
The thing that first drew me to this palette was the size of the pans, as usually they tend to be on the smaller side. The packaging is a pretty standard plastic, with a clear plastic lid. I would say though, that for the price of £10.00, I would have expected a mirror, but that is just a personal preference.
I brought the palette in shade light medium (there is also a medium dark too). This consists of 8 large square pans; 3 lighter beige shades, 1 mid tone warm brown, 3 darker neutral browns and a banana powder. I just love the fact that they’ve included a mix of warmer and cooler Contour shades, so there is something to suit most people’s preferences.
The powders are all very finely milled, and they blend incredibly well into my skin. The pigmentation, like the other palette, is very intense so you need a light hand when applying this to your cheekbones. It is buildable though, so you could quite easily enhance your Contour with a little more product to get that dramatic look.
I tend to use the darker, more neutral shades to contour, and the banana powder to set my under eye area. In terms of longevity, I’d say they lasted a good 8 hours – a typical working day – and I didn’t notice any patchiness or fading over the course of the day.
This is definitely a keeper; for the price I don’t think you can go wrong with Makeup Revolution, and especially their contour palettes. They just have such a good formula and shade range, it suits all skin tones and budget.