Make contouring look easy and seamless with The Contrast Sticks from Kevyn Aucoin. Developed by our professional MUAs using Kevyn's theory for contouring to unlock your unique dimensions, these makeup crayons have a creamy matte formula that softly sculpts and defines your unique features effortlessly. The result is camera-ready perfection with better definition, depth and structure.
Pick Your Shade
The Contrast Sticks are available in four stunning shades to complement any skin tone. Our lightest, Shape, is a pale neutral taupe with cooler undertones. For a medium neutral tone with cooler undertones, select Tone. Chiseled delivers a medium golden brown with warmer undertones, while Define is a rich reddish-brown shade with cooler undertones. We recommend all four for a professional, flawless finish, no matter your level of experience or what look you're after.
Find Your Angles
What's not to love about The Contrast Sticks? Whether you desire a subtle, natural look or a glamorous, old-Hollywood style, our sticks provide professional results from the comfort of your home. Perfect for achieving your desired look effortlessly. The creamy formula includes skin-softening ingredients to hydrate skin and improve texture for a smooth surface and easy blending.
Exceptional performance. Luxurious finish. All-day pigments. Made in Italy.
Sculpts with precision by defining and enhancing your features
Provides angle, depth, structure and definition with confidence
Ensures a flawless application every time, thanks to its creamy consistency
Works on bare skin or over foundation for versatile usage
Blends easily for lasting coverage
Allows you to explore different techniques and create various looks with total flexibility
Features a skincare-infused formula to hydrate and nourish
Builds coverage for high-end performance and professional finishes
MORE TO KNOW
For a soft sculpted look choose the shade that would complement your skin tone.
Apply anywhere you want to contour and add contrast such as along the cheekbone, hairline or jaw line.
FOR HIGH CONTRAST LOOKS (HIGH-GLAM)
Swipe a small amount of the Contrast Stick in the hollows of the cheeks, temples, sides and tip of the nose, beneath the chin and jaw, or anywhere you want to create shadows on the face. For best results, apply, blend, and diffuse like a pro with the KEVYN AUCOIN Duet Contour Brush. Brush sold separately.
FOR LOW CONTRAST LOOKS
Apply gently with your fingers on the areas that you want to recede, like your cheekbones, nose and under your chin area.
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Everyday we are forced to compare ourselves to impossible standards of beauty. The truth is we are all uniquely beautiful in our own way and this should be celebrated - not covered up. What we really want is to explore our best assets and uncover our unique beauty.
— Kevyn Aucoin
“Dark color shades make areas recede. And light color highlights making features come forward. The thing I love about the Contrast Sticks is that they grant you full control over sculpting and defining your features. It boosts an effortless application, seamless blending, and its size is perfect for touch-ups whenever needed.”
— Drita Paljevic
Makeup Artist and Kevyn Aucoin Brand Ambassador