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chiaroscuro

contour and highlighter stick

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inspired by the girl who wants to pose like a model while sculpting and chiseling her best features.

key-ar-oh-scoo-roh, or the art of creating shadow and light.

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$24.00

medium tones

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 in color medium tones

the perfect face

1

to make your nose look slimmer, use the contour stick on the outer sides of your nose and gently blend. then apply the highlighter side right down the middle of your nose and blend away. voilà!

2

find the hollows of your cheeks by making a fish face. use the contour shade and draw in on the hollows of your cheeks. gently blend. add more highlight on the top of your cheekbones for extra definition.

3

want a better jawline? to create definition at the jaw, use the contour shade and trace just above your jawline from your ears down to your chin. create a shadow by blending in.

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Reviews

by 140 people

  • color
    5
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  • texture
    5
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  • value
    5
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  • quality
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Great idea, low quality

Mar 30, 2014

  • fair tones

Like softened butter. This highlighter duo is such a great idea, and the color works well for my light skin. I was, however, very disappointed in the quality. On the first day of receiving it, I could already tell that the makeup was flimsy - I lightly tried applying it and the contour color (not the hardware, but the actual makeup part) broke inside. I didn't even twist the contour shade up all the way. The highlighter side was even softer, and although it did not break, its form was not kept. I could swipe a finger on it and I would end up grabbing too much highlighter. *Look at pictures* I love everything that this makeup brand and michelle stand for. I love the concept behind the chiaroscuro stick. But I couldn't love the texture and quality of it. Maybe I just got a bad one? Unfortunately, I will not be purchasing this again :(

Dark skin

Oct 20, 2013

  • deep tones

This doesn't work on dark skin tones . The contour blends in with my skin unfortunately.

great for guys.

Sep 28, 2013

  • light tones

Im a guy who is very insecure about my nose shape from time to time. I like using this because its soo easy and i don't need a meticulous formula on how to contour my nose. I think I should've got a darker color but it looks good and natural on me. Its easy to use, blendable, and really light weight.

Perfect Contour

Oct 25, 2013

  • medium tones

This product glides on smoothly and is very easy to blend with either your fingers or a brush. It creates a very flawless and a very natural contour and the highlight adds the perfect amount of brightness to the areas applied. The color is not meant to show up as a dramatic contour, but it does give a natural finish and it is somewhat build-able. I also love the color and the matte finish since I find it hard to find the perfect bronzer color that doesn't have shimmer or that isn't too warm or cool. The product is also great for beginners and for girls who are short on time in the morning and are always on the go (like myself). I would recommend setting it with another bronzer to set it into place and to provide a little extra definition. The only downside that I see with this product is that it comes with so little product for what your are paying. Other than that, I love it!

Perfect

Jul 25, 2013

I think the concept is great, especially for you contour lovers out there. I love to contour and this is great. Fast to work with. the product itself is creamy blendable and very pigmented! This is a definite buy.

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Good but not for us older gals

Sep 26, 2013

  • fair tones

The description really needs to emphasize that the highlight has quite a bit of shimmer to it. It is not at all what I was looking for in a highlighter. I do like the texture of the stick. It is very creamy. Unfortunately, if you have oily skin, this may not be the best option for you. Overall I like it fine, mainly the contouring portion. Don't think I'll be using the highlighter.

a product

Sep 29, 2013

  • medium tones

The product is very creamy and blends very well. The color is perfect for a natural contour. I purchased the medium tones, so I assume I would need the darkest color for a more intense contour. I love using it to contour my nose! The price is a little steep, but it is a wonderful product and I am glad I purchased it.

Great for cosplayers!

Oct 12, 2013

  • light tones

I bought this since I loved the idea of being able to contour so easily. The shades worried me at first since I wasn't sure if I should purchase fair or light. I purchased light thinking I would be able to blend and lighten it if I needed to. The color ended up perfect! I am a 115 to 125 complexion. This is great for everyday and essential for my cosplaying. Love this!

Surprisingly very pleased!

Nov 14, 2013

  • deep tones

First off, i'm NC42 in MAC. I was drawn to the darkest shade thinking that the other shades wouldn't show up on my skin. Boy, was i pleasantly surprised! The highlighter is very close to my skin tone, which makes it the most natural highlight i have ever tried. I really love it since it blends in and almost disappears on my skin, giving me a"glow from within" look. The contour shade is actually a warm brown that has a hint of orange. I originally thought it might not work, but after i blended everything, it looked so natural in person and in pictures too! I honestly have put my other bronzers and highlighters aside, and instead i just bring this stick inside my everyday makeup bag. So happy with my purchase!

Great for beginners!

Jan 25, 2014

  • fair tones

I'm writing to justify the chiaroscuro for those of you who are on the fence about buying it. Some people say the color isn't deep enough to provide adequate contouring, and for that em should probably release a deeper shade. For me, the lightest works great (well, I'm deathly vampire pale, so...) But the reason I loved this was that I had never done contouring before in my life. This stick makes it really easy for beginners, and blends like a charm. The highlighting side, as some have said, is very transparent with a touch of shimmer. Still, it works great above the lip and down the nose. I mostly use the darker side. I love changing my face shape like a boss. ;)

I really like it but...

Jan 30, 2014

  • fair tones

I actually really like the idea of this, and the consistency of the product. It is wonderfully smooth, like butter. However, there really needs to be a wider range of shades. I am fair skinned and while the highlight shade is perfect, the contour shade is way lighter than I normally use, and I am not going to buy two of these just to use one half of each. There should be better combinations.

light tones

Jul 19, 2013

  • LIGHT TONES

this stick is really cool, and really easy to blend, but i dont like the shimmer texture.

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why hasn't anyone thought of this??

Jul 25, 2013

  • LIGHT TONES

what a smart product. michelle is always talking about contouring and highlighting in her videos, but there are so many beauty products out there that you might need to achieve the look, especially a lot of overpriced highlighters. I think this is a great solution - an easy one step makeup tool to help you both brighten the areas you want to draw attention to and add shadows to fake a slimmer face and nose. i wish the highlighter was a little lighter in shade, but otherwise this is a great. it has a nice blendable texture, and clever name for the product, inspired by art :)

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MUst try!!

Jul 25, 2013

having a chance to try out some of the products, this is by far my favorite product among her extensive makeup collection. it makes contouring and highlighting so much easier. It has a nice creamy texture and blends well into skin. this is definitely the star product out of her collection.

I was invited to try product

A lil bit too creamy but nice one overall

Sep 17, 2013

  • light tones

This is the one product that brought me here! I really love the concept and the design of this product. The dark tone works especially well and I enjoyed playing around drawing my cheekbones:) The lighter color could have been less creamy soft so that it would stay more defined on the bridge of the nose.

tHIS PRODUCT IS TO DIE FOR!!

Jul 25, 2013

tHIS PRODUCT IS AMAZING. i'VE ALWAYS HAD TO BUY TWO DIFFERENT PRODUCTS FOR HIGHLIGHT AND CONTOURING AND THIS ONE HAS BOTH! THE TEXTURE IS LIKE SLIGHTLY MELTED CHOCOLATE. iT BLENDS SUPER EASY AND LOOKS VERY NATURAL. THE HIGHLIGHTER HAS A LITTLE TOO MUCH SHIMMER FOR MY TASTE, BUT IT LOOKS BEAUTIFUL ON THE SKIN. tHE ONLY DOWN SIDE WOULD BE THAT, BECAUSE THE TEXTURE IS NOT VERY FIRM, YOU HAVE TO BE CAREFUL NOT TO BREAK IT (LIKE LIPSTICK BULLETS), SO MAKE SURE YOU DON'T HAVE THE STICK TOO LONG WHEN YOU APPLY IT.

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not for everyone

Jul 25, 2013

for me it's not very practical. I like to apply my highlight and contour with a brush and have control of how much i put on my face. But the product is veryyy blendable and smooth consistency. for someone who can highlight and contour on the go, this is for them!

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love!

Jul 25, 2013

  • MEDIUM TONES

great product! super convenient to contour and highlight your face wherever you are. It glides on your face and it's easy to blend. Small enough to carry in your purse.

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AMAZING

Aug 14, 2013

I would buy this product again , it is truly amazing .

gotta have it

Aug 25, 2013

I always want in the market a product that was able to have both functions at the time and you created it! YOU KNOW WHAT WE NEED AND THAT WHY EM WOULD BE A SUCCES. with love, franchesca