This Is Exactly What Different Makeup Brushes Are Actually For
Apart from just feeling nice on your face...
We all love a good make-up brush, am I right? But we all end up using only two or three, with countless amounts of different products clogging up with same brush, because who the eff know what all the different brushes are actually for?
Well we're here to save you from the embarrassment of using a concealer brush from your brows...THE SHAME. You're welcome.
Well the use is kinda in the name. This foundation brush applies your liquid or cream foundation for a full coverage because the bristles pick up a lot of products. You can also use it to dab your under eye concealer if it takes your fancy.
MAC 190 foundation brush, £28
The kabuki is ideal for applying bronzer and powders on your face or body if you’re going to a natural look. It’s also perfect for blending in your foundations.
e.l.f studio kabuki face brush, £7.50
Angled face brush
To apply blush perfectly to your cheekbones. It always works really well for your contour powder under your cheek bones.
Bobbi Brown contour brush, £33
A powder brush is for your, well…powder obvs. It’s great for blending in loose powder and it can also be used to apply powder blushes.
Real techniques powder brush, £12.99
For your under-eye, nose and spot concealer this tiny brush targets small specific areas and allows you to blend it in. It’s also ideal for using concealer to highlight your eyebrows and to refine the edges of your lipstick.
Morphe concealer brush, £6
All over eyeshadow brush
Use to evenly apply creams and eyeshadows on your lids and for a smoky, thicker line under your eye.
Hourglass All over eyeshadow brush, £28
Use the fluffier version of the eyeshadow brush to apply product to your crease to blend your eyeshadow. You can also use it to apply highlight to your cupid’s bow, brow bones and the top of your nose. BUT WASH IT IN BETWEEN!
TIGI blending brush, $18
Angled eyeliner brush
Use this to apply a cream or gel eyeliner to your eye for a defined line. Cat eye baby! It can also be used for your brows and lip liner in a pinch.
Urban Decay angled eyeliner brush, £15.50
The most ideal use of this brush is to sweep fallen eyeshadow or brow powder from your cheeks. It’s legit magic. But it can also be used to sweep a subtle highlight on your cheeks
MUA small fan brush, £1.95
Perfect for filling in those untamed brows with powder or gel. The ABH brush comes with a hand brow wand too.
Anastasia Beverly Hill duo brow brush, £15
Use this for applying lip liner and lipstick to the edges of your mouth and to fill in the lips.
Charlotte Tilbury lip brush, £18
Lash and brow comb
This ones an obvious one, use before the brow brush to tame your brows. You can use gel with it to have them stay in place. It can also be used to remove clumps from your mascara lashes.
e.l.f lash and brow comb, £4.50
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