For the perfect, flawless look, good makeup products are essential; however, the tools, like makeup brushes, that you use are equally important. Wrong brushes, even with the best of products, also can ruin your makeover; and you don’t want to spend an hour doing your makeup and come out looking like a mistake (you know what I’m saying..lol). The right brushes don’t just make it easier to apply makeup; it can also allow you to be more precise. For beginners especially, choosing the right brush from a variety of options can be confusing.
Before we dive into buying, lets quickly dive into knowing what brushes to have. Shall we?
Use it to smooth liquid or cream foundation for streak-free application.
A beauty blender when wet with water will also help blend your makeup as smoothly as possible. It can also be used to apply cream blush, blend out harsh makeup lines, apply powder for baking your makeup, and remove excess product.
This big brush is perfect for softly applying bronzers and powders, and for evenly distributing product across your face or body.
Alternate use: Buff out harsh lines by swirling the brush around your face.
The long, fluffy bristles evenly diffuse loose powders and can be used for applying blush.
The slanted bristles make it easier to apply products perfectly to your cheekbones.It fits nicely under your cheekbone, doing the contour work for you.
These useful little brushes allow you to apply product with precision to the little nooks and crannies of your face, like under your eyes, on either side of your nose, over a blemish, and to clean up messy lipstick edges.
This brush works great for applying shadow to the lid and blending it out.
This type of eye shadow brush is small and slightly more pointed at the tip. This shape helps you apply and blend products into the crease of your eye with ease.
You use this to soften eyeliner for a smoky, sultry look, and also in applying intense pigment to target areas around the eye, such as the inner and outer corners
This brush helps creates thin and precise lines with cream or gel liner or shadow.
Spoolie brushes serve a few different purposes. They’re great for removing clumps following mascara application. They are also extremely useful when it comes to eyebrows, whether it’s for distributing pigment for bold brows or just grooming an errant hair.
Use this to clean up fallen product or gently apply powders and highlighters on your cheekbones, temples, and cupids bow.
So now that you know, let’s move to the buying part
What should you look out for