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City Color – Contour Palette Review.

City Color – Contour Palette Review.

Hi Blushies! Today I’m gonna review the City Color Contour palette. I’m also gonna swatch this little contour palette. Will it be a yay or a nay? Find out!

I have never really tried a cream contour, so this was very new for me. Now that I’ve tried the cream contour, I think I’m more of a powder girl, haha. But okay, let’s take a look at this contour palette!

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When I looked this palette up on the internet I couldn’t find it anywhere, I guess they discontinued it for some reason. You now only have the contour effects palettes. This one is a cream contour, but the contour effects are powders.

It is a carton packaging, which is really light but it can also be destroyed easily which is not so nice. It closes magnetic.

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This is what the inside looks like. On the top you have a little guide for where to put the colors, so that’s quite handy! On the downside, there is no mirror. The palette has 3 colors. A contour, bronze and highlight color. The contour color is a nice cool-tone brown color. The bronze is a warmer and lighter brown color, and the highlight is slight banana color with a little sheen.

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Here is a close up of the colors. Like you can see, they are really creamy.

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I swatched the 3 colors on my arm. The colors are really pretty and perfect for a lighter skin, like mine. They say that it is a cream to powder formula, but it’s not turning in a powder when I applied it, which is weird!

When I wanted to apply them on my face, the only way I could do it was with my fingers. I tried a stiffer brush, but it just does not want to pick up the product on the brush… Applying it with my finger went really well because it was really creamy. I was a bit of scared of this product because it felt like a formula that would give you impurities. It feels like butter (really oily), so the feeling of it I wasn’t so sure about.

When I blended it out with my Beauty Blender, I was just left with nothing!!! It disappeared completely! I just put a lot of afford in putting this on my face, I blend it and it’s gone? Huh? Even though I never tried cream contour before, I’m pretty sure it doesn’t suppose to disappear. I’m really disappointed in this product, maybe that’s why they discontinued this one and put a powder in the place.

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This is a definite no go for me! I’ll stick to powders, haha.

 

What are your thoughts about cream contour? Let me know in the comments!

 

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6 Responses
  • Tigritsa
    October 15, 2016

    I’ve tried cream contours as well and I had the same problem as you with it disappearing. And I was using tarte so it was a high end brand and the same thing still happened! I want to know what the secret is!! lol

    • Beauty-Blush
      October 15, 2016

      I know right! What’s the secret!? Haha. Maybe we’re just not allowed to do cream contour lol X

  • Caylee Miller
    October 16, 2016

    ❤️❤️ I’ve nominated you for a blog award, you can check it out on my blog.

  • Caryl
    October 20, 2016

    I was so close to buying this but thank goodness I found your review! x

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