8 Makeup Brushes That Are Worth Every Penny

Jyotika Udeshi , 18 Mar 2020

Whilst using your fingers to pat on your eyeshadow or blending in your foundation with a sponge is perfectly acceptable, using makeup brushes takes your skills to another level. However, if you use the wrong type of brush, you can be left with disastrous results! To prevent that from happening, here’s a list of amazing tools that fulfil every need.

1. e.l.f. Cosmetics Retractable Kabuki Brush

This retractable brush is made for girls on-the-go! It works for all kinds of powder formulas – be it foundation, blush or bronzer. The synthetic fibres ensure even and sheer coverage so that you can get ready within minutes.

e.l.f. Cosmetics Retractable Kabuki Brush | Source: e.l.f. Cosmetics

2. Shiseido HANATSUBAKI HAKE Polishing Face Brush

Although this gorgeous brush can be used with every type of formula, it works especially well with liquid foundations. The contoured shape and soft bristles blend in makeup beautifully to an almost undetectable finish. Plus, it looks so chic when displayed!

Shiseido HANATSUBAKI HAKE Polishing Face Brush | Source: Shiseido

3. Real Techniques Expert Concealer Brush

Comprised of tightly packed, rounded bristles, this slim brush is the one you need if you battle with dark circles. Not only does it buff in your concealer seamlessly, but also leaves behind a streak-free and smooth finish.

Real Techniques Expert Concealer Brush | Source: Real Techniques

4. Artis Elite Oval 7 Brush

This toothbrush-shaped brush is actually the most luxurious one of the lot! The oval fibres guarantee an airbrushed finish and allow you to do up your face in just a few sweeps. The brush is also very versatile – you can use it to apply foundation, blush, highlighter, bronzer or even your moisturiser!

Artis Elite Oval 7 Brush | Source: Artis

5. Huda Beauty Smoke & Smudge Brush

Looking to up your eyeshadow game? Try out this dual-ended beauty. One side contains a fluffy brush that is ideal for creating a contour or blending in colours, whilst the other features a denser and smaller brush, which helps deposit the shadow along the lash line.

Huda Beauty Smoke & Smudge Brush | Source: Sephora

6. Estēe Lauder Eyeliner/Brow Brush 20

Here’s another multi-tasking brush that is worth stocking up on. The angled tip allows you to fill in your brows or draw on a crisp cat-eye with equal ease. Use it with gel or liquid formulas to get the most out of it.

Estēe Lauder Eyeliner/Brow Brush 20 | Source: Estēe Lauder

7. Sephora Collection Pro Fan Brush 65

If you just can’t live without your highlighter, consider buying this brush. The flat, fan-shaped bristles deliver a soft sheen when used with a shimmery powder. It can also be used to sweep away any fallout of your eyeshadow.

Sephora Collection Pro Fan Brush 65 | Source: Sephora

8. MAC 316 Synthetic Lip Brush

With its dense bristles and tapered tip, this precise lip brush is the one to use when you want to flaunt a red lip. You can also dip it in a bit of concealer to clean up any stray lipstick.

MAC 316 Synthetic Lip Brush | Source: MAC Cosmetics

Have you tried any of these makeup brushes out before?

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