What it is:
An exclusive contour palette featuring three shades for contouring and three shades for highlighting, designed to shape and define facial features to create a look of authentic dimensionality.
What it does:
An expert sketch artist, Kat Von D uses shadow and light to create depth and dimension in her captivating portraits, infusing them with lifelike authenticity. Take artistry shading into your own hands with this Shade + Light Contour Palette. Effortlessly sculpt, chisel, shape, and slenderize your features for enhanced definition. Unlike traditional bronzing powders, the Shade + Light Contour Palette is loaded with a unique selection of matte shades that capture the true hues of shadow and light. The three contour shades create realistic shadows to recede facial features, while the three highlight shades impart a soft luminosity to amplify dimension. A true artist's palette specially designed to be used with the Shade + Light Contour Brush, these silky, buildable powders blend effortlessly into the skin for a flawless, fade-proof finish that flatters every skintone and face shape. This set is exclusively available at Sephora.
This palette contains:
- 3 x 0.16 oz Shade powder in Sombre (true taupe), Shadowplay (soft brown), Subconscious (deep brown)
- 3 x 0.08 oz Light powder in Lucid (pinkish nude), Lyric (yellow beige), Levitation (soft peach)
- Illustrated tutorial insert
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
What else you need to know:
The Shade + Light Contour Brush is sold separately.
Follow the included insert, illustrated by Kat herself, and master the art of contouring with three simple techniques:
Define the cheekbones to sculpt and chisel your appearance.
Slim the face to slenderize features and define the jawline.
Shape the nose to taper and balance your silhouette.
"The true inspiration behind the Shade + Light Contour Palette comes from all these years of trying to understand the usage of shadows and light within the portraits I draw."—Kat Von D
For best results, apply with the Shade + Light Contour Brush (sold separately).