Rated 3.98 out of 5 stars
This was one of the first foundations I've ever used! I apply ABH stick first with serum and then top with bareminerals original powder foundation and the results are FLAWLESS!
I'm shocked. Because Anastasia's line is so "high end", and their other products are so great, I had no doubt that I would love this foundation. The stick formula would apply with ease, lessening the time needed for my morning beauty ritual. Boy, was I wrong. This foundation doesn't blend easily, and while it claims to be a "full coverage".. it's not. By the time you get full coverage, you've used half the stick and you have a pound of foundation on your skin. It clings to dry patches and accentuates the slightest texture and/or bumps you may have on your face, making them appear HUGE. It doesn't stay on throughout the day either. Needless to say, I am so disappointed in this product. I've purchased drugstore brands that are far better than this foundation.
Jynx from PITTSBURGH, Pa
This is the first conture I've ever used that didn't make my face look dirty. Every other one I've tried made me look like I had dirt all over my face. It also lasts forever. I bought mine a year and a half ago and I just now need to get a new one. I will forever be repurchasing. This is a must if you have fair skin!
😘 from Centerville, md
I love the produt buy i cant get behind the awful shade range
Catherine from Bremerton, WA
It won't let me attach a photo of the contour. I took it after I had to literally tug and assault my face, trying to get it to blend. I've tried a damp beauty blender, and a stiff brush. Neither worked. I also prepped my skin properly first. The brush worked a bit better than the sponge, but still. I shouldn't have to go to all that trouble to attempt to blend it. The fomula is so dry, it reminds me of the texture of crappy eyeliner that tugs and hurts to apply. Like the cheap stuff we used at 13 years old. They must have staff that write positive reviews because this stuff sucks and idk how inthe world it has 4 stars. Not sure how anyone is honestly calling it blendable, cause this is the worst stuff I've ever tried. I'm returning it ASAP.
Mercedez from Oklahoma City, OK
I love it. It definitely does it's job and you don't need a lot of product each use and it blends out amazingly.
Bloopy from Los Angeles
I'm pale and cool, currently using Dior Forever Natural nude in 01N, and generally I lean cool olive (no pink). I've used this in Fawn for years. It it completely matte, and cool toned and meant to contour, NOT bronze.
Used properly its very natural. I use it on forehead, cheekbones, jawline and nose. It blends very easily on moisturized skin & over most Bb, CC and regular foundations; except possibly dry matte types (dont know, i can't use those). this is an excellent option for cool and cool olive skintones < 3
JR from Pocatello
I got the color fawn which contours my light skin color. Formula is creamy and blend to perfection without lifting my foundation or skin tints. Doesn't need to be set but works well with powders too if you like powder products too.
abby from cincinnati ohio
most "contours" are more warmed toned that theyre actually bronzers. this is one of the few cool toned contour. true contour. great pigment, maybe more shade ranges in the future
KG from boston, MA
the best cool based stick contour for fair skin.
Foxy from Irrelevant
I have fair skin but an olive undertone. For reference the foundation I use is Shape Tape in shade 12N. While I love everything about this contour I do have 1 issue with it. It pulls warm on me. I have use grey eyeshow over it to counter this.
the best from Colorado
I love this product, just wish they could keep it in stock. I use on a brush and dab circles as contour. looks beautiful and natural. please restock in stores! The only contour I've ever liked. don't tell me to try Fenty there's no comparison
Caity from Los Angeles
I am Asian with fair skin and pink undertones. This is the BEST contour stick I've ever used! It's creamy and blendable. I thought that it would be ashy looking after seeing the picture and reading the reviews but I was hopeful because I keep buying ones that are too orange. It's PERFECT. Very natural on me. I got the darkest shade (Mink) which looked pretty gray on my phone but it does not come out ashy on my skin.
Isabel from Orlando, FL
This is my second Anastasia contour stick and I love it! Glides on easy and melts into your skin with just a few brush strokes. I have light to light medium skin and find that I can use it year round as it is easily buildable.
Alejandra from Anaheim
Me encanta la cobertura
Ellie from Denver
A lot of the comments complain about it being "too gray" but remember contour is meant to add shadow so yess it's supposed to be more cool toned. Bronzer is warming up the skin therefore it's more orange . Perfect contour shade for light/fair skin 10/10 . Has been my go to for 3/4 years now absolutely love it. Just wish it had a more pleasant smell
cece from charleston, sc
Found this product to be extremely comparable to the fenty matchstick in that the shades were lovely but they just don't want to blend. When I could eventually get the product warmer and blend-able it just looked muddy and grey on my face :( Wish there was a better, creamier option for cool toned contour sticks!!!
Alexandra from Denver, CO
I LOVE this... Did not even realize it was a contour/highlight stick, I have been using the shade Banana as an undereye concealer. Amazing coverage.
BeautyPnw from Oregon
Very underwhelmed by this over hyped product. I purchased in the darkest shade available, Mink, which is a muddy gray and doesn't look good at all. The formula is just ok.
S from Texas
I got the shade fawn and my complexion is light. The shade could be a bit darker, but my issue is that this contour stick pulls a bit too warm to do serious contouring with, and also doesn't build up well without fading too much into the skin. If you want something that bronzes the skin without being too warm or dramatic, definitely get this, it's perfect for that, but it's not ideal for me to contour with.
Em from Rochester NY
I have pretty fair skin and I actually use the mink, which is the darkest shade, and I find that to surprisingly be the perfect level of darkness without being TOO dark. I'm usually a drugstore makeup girl but this is the only product I go prestige for. Every other contour product on the market is WAY too warm for me. This stick blends beautifully and I find myself admiring my contour throughout the day.
They really need to be more inclusive with their range though. I am almost as pale as it gets and I use the darkest shade, so that's a problem!! I want more people to love it as much as I do!
AB from Los Angeles
Amazing product, easy to apply & blend & is super buildable. The perfect contour shades! Don't mistake this for a bronzer stick, a true contour color should be a cooler "grey" tone, creating shadows to chisel the face. Anastasia never fails!
yvette from wayne new jersey
I lover the Ultra store and the employees. The employees try to recommend things. What employee pick out for me which I thought it was only a dark contour stick for contouring, I feel as though I might have to return to the store and try something without a highlight and more darker.
Olisa from Silver Spring, MD
I love ABH products, but this contour stick is the worst!! The color is too cool for my complexion (medium neutral). This stick would be perfect for ladies with a fair/light complexion. Beige/tan girls beware!!
TKathryn from Chicago, IL
There is definitely a reason this is such a well-loved & frequently talked about contour stick. It's very user friendly, & what I recommend to people who are newer to contouring. It blends very easily & applies smoothly with no surprises. One of the biggest wins for me is just how compact it is.
I'd love to see a wider range of shades, but luckily one of the existing shades works well for me.
Jeanie from Upstate NY
I can't highlight with powders on my 77yr old face and this is perfect!!
Anastasia does it again -- I love this whole line!
Katherine from Vancouver
I actually use this as a quick concealer…I know not the purpose but it works perfectly and matches my skin too! I just blend it out with a brush.