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Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Stick Trio

Smashbox

Step-By-Step Contour Stick Trio

Item #: 2298221

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Smashbox's contouring products have always been a best-kept secret of beauty insiders. They've made it easy to put your best face forward with three shades that mimic perfect lighting:

  • Contour: A darker shade that sculpts by creating shadows
  • Highlight: A light shade that pulls features forward
  • Bronze: A transition shade that eliminates harsh lines by blending the contour and highlight shades


The result? To-die-for features - from defined cheekbones to a perfected nose to a sculpted jawline.

Why you'll love it:

It's a cult favorite - reimagined! Smashbox heard time and again that pro artists can't live without their palette of contour powders. Now there's another form to love - creamy sticks!

Formulated without parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate, phthalates, fragrance & talc.

Includes:

  • 3 sticks to contour, bronze and highlight
  • #SHAPEMATTERS insert with how-to's for your face shape
  • Sharpener


(0.12 oz each)

Use dry for buildable sculpting, or wet for a sheer contour.

From basic to advanced - and every contour in between!

Only have 60 seconds to contour? Follow these basic steps:

Contour:
  • Sides of nose
  • Under cheekbones

Bronze:
  • Above contour shade on cheekbones

Highlight:
  • Bridge of nose
  • Middle of forehead
  • Under eyes
  • Chin

Want to take contouring to the next level? Use the #SHAPEMATTERS insert with how-to's for five face shapes to customize your look.

Feel like trying something new? Go for clavicle highlighting! Apply the highlight shade right on top of your collarbone for a lifted, statuesque look - perfect for strapless or off-the-shoulder styles.
Phenyl Trimethicone, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax / Candelilla Cera / Cire De Candelilla, Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Nylon-12, Octyldodecanol, Jojoba Esters, Silica, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Polyethylene, Vinyl Dimethicone / Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate, Triethyl Citrate, Tribehenin, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Ceramide NG, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12, PEG-10 Phytosterol, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Caprylyl Glycol, Polyglyceryl-10 Heptahydroxystearate, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Phenoxyethanol, Sorbic Acid, Benzoic Acid. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Carmine (CI 75470), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140).

Please be aware that ingredient lists may change or vary from time to time. Please refer to the ingredient list on the product package you receive for the most up to date list of ingredients.

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SmashboxStep-By-Step Contour Stick Trio
 
4.2

(based on 36 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (27)
  • Good pigmentation (25)
  • Long lasting (15)
  • Versatile (14)
  • Good value (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Normal skin (15)
  • Dry skin (14)
  • Special occasions (13)
  • Daily use (12)
  • Sensitive skin (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (10), Natural style (10), Trendy style (9)

Reviewed by 36 customers

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5.0

I love this

By Makeup girl 95

from Georgia

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Pigmentation

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Skin
    • Normal Skin

    Comments about Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Stick Trio:

    Very easy to use comes with a pamphlet to tell you how to use it for your face type.

    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    3.0

    Good but limited

    By Christine

    from Janesville

    Comments about Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Stick Trio:

    Great blend-able formula. Love it. Unfortunately the bronzer is too orange and the hi-light isn't light enough. It's darker than my skin tone. There's better things out there to be honest. It'll work for like 30% of folks. Not moi.

     
    5.0

    Would use it again !

    By Marilyn

    from Lancaster

    Comments about Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Stick Trio:

    Love it !!!

     
    5.0

    Love it

    By Ericka

    from New Jersey

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Normal Skin
      • Sensitive Skin
      • Special Occasions

      Comments about Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Stick Trio:

      I wear this product every day, it's easy to apply and last all day

      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      5.0

      LOVE IT

      By lisamn00

      from Utah

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Good Value
      • Long Lasting
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Dry Skin
        • Normal Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Stick Trio:

        I REALLY ENJOYED IT A FAVV...MUST TY

        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        5.0

        Great

        By Zee

        from Franklin, LA

        About Me Classic Style

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Good Value
        • Long Lasting
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Dry Skin
          • Normal Skin
          • Oily Skin
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Special Occasions

          Comments about Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Stick Trio:

          Easy and great quality

          • Age:
          • 45-59

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Colors did not work for my skin

          By Sunshine

          from Southern California

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Stick Trio:

          The sales person swore up and down that this is what I needed to learn to contour after giving her my list of needs she said this was the product for me mmmmm nope it settles into fine lines, it was hard to blend, and the colors just did not work with my fair skin.

          • Age:
          • 30-44
           
          5.0

          Definitely would buy this again

          By Rei

          from Virginia

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Good Value
          • Long Lasting
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Stick Trio:

            I was looking for a new cream based contouring kit for fall when I switch back to using liquid foundation (I use Anastasia contouring kit when I use powder). I love these pencils! They are super easy to apply and go on smoothly. I especially like the in-between shade that allows for a more natural blending.

            • Age:
            • 18-29
             
            5.0

            great contour set

            By Fen Wick

            from CT

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Good Pigmentation

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Dry Skin
              • Normal Skin
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Special Occasions

              Comments about Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Stick Trio:

              so easy to apply and to blend. Very natural looking.

              • Age:
              • 60+

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best contouring kit out there.

              By Maeve Moria

              from Long Island, Ny

              About Me Trendy Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Good Value
              • Long Lasting
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Dry Skin
                • Normal Skin
                • Oily Skin
                • Sensitive Skin
                • Special Occasions

                Comments about Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Stick Trio:

                So easy to use. Make it light or shade on the darkness. Best contouring kit on the market.

                • Age:
                • 30-44

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                8 Questions | 8 Answers
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                • Q:

                  How do you get more out of the stick? Do you sharpen it in a pencil sharpener?
                  Asked on 1/2/2017 by Dominique from Baton Rouge, LA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! The Step-By-Step Contour Sticks come with a sharpener.

                    Answered on 1/2/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  How long does the sticks last? Do your palettes last longer?
                  Asked on 12/13/2016 by me from LA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! It's hard to say how long the sticks will last, but you'll definitely get equal use out of both. I personally have never fully used up a palette or a stick and I'm a makeup artist who works everyday. These products last a long time!

                    Answered on 12/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Are these colors suitable for extremely fair, cool-toned skin?
                  Asked on 10/13/2016 by melooh from New York

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! The colors look gorgeous on extremely fair, cool toned skin!

                    Answered on 10/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  The other face products I use are the complexion rescue by bm and their bare skin concealer. I also use their mineral veil. Should I use these sticks over or under my other products?
                  Asked on 6/23/2016 by Mally from USA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! The Step-By-Step Contour sticks look best when applied over foundation and concealer and under setting powders (mineral veil).

                    Pro Tip: Prime your skin with Photo finish Foundation Primer for a flawless finish that will last and last.

                    Answered on 6/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  how much product is in one stick?
                  Asked on 6/12/2016 by um

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! Each stick 0.12 oz.

                    Answered on 6/14/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  I use the primer oil as my makeup primer, so if I use the creme contour sticks, especially during the summer, should I use setting powder? This is my first time using contour products and I know a lot of people use setting powder to lock in the contour.
                  Asked on 5/19/2016 by Beauty Buff from Los Angeles, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! Yes, we suggest using the Contour Palette over the Contour Sticks for more staying power. The combination of the two will give you a finish that will last and last.

                    Answered on 5/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  I use the primer oil as my makeup primer, so if I use the creme contour sticks, especially during the summer, should I use setting powder? This is my first time using contour products and I know a lot of people use setting powder to lock in the contour.
                  Asked on 5/19/2016 by Beauty Buff from Los Angeles, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! Yes, we suggest using the Contour Palette over the Contour Sticks for more staying power. The combination of the two will give you a finish that will last and last.

                    Answered on 5/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Is this creamy formula ok for oily acne prone skin? I dont want anything oily or waxy that could cause my easily congested pores to clog. Is powder better?
                  Asked on 4/15/2016 by erica from PA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! For oily and acne prone skin we suggest using our Contour Palette. Pair it with our Blemish Control primer to control oil and breakouts.

                    Answered on 4/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
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