Whether you're a makeup newbie or an old pro, it’s important to build an arsenal of the most commonly used brushes. Here are all the must-haves for every cosmetics lover.
Overwhelmed by the crazy array of makeup brushes? Here’s everything you need to know about the most useful brushes.
Makeup Brush Type: Fan Brush
Makeup Brush Type: Powder Brush
We love the Youngblood Super Powder Brush. This ultra-soft brush will quickly become your fave beauty tool.
Makeup Brush Type: Kabuki Brush
Want to save time applying loose powder? You need a kabuki brush. Thanks to its wide, rounded bristles, this makeup brush gives you flawless coverage.
We love the BECCA Boudoir Skin Retractable Kabuki Brush. This stylist must-have leaves your skin looking naturally beautiful.
Makeup Brush Type: Angled Face Brush
Makeup Brush Type: Concealer Brush
A concealer brush is a real game-changer. For truly convincing coverage, you need a firm, tapered brush.
We love the ASAP Pure Concealer Brush. You won’t believe what a difference it makes!
Makeup Brush Type: Eye Blending Brush
We love the Inika Vegan Blending Brush, a versatile, invaluable tool.
Makeup Brush Type: Angled Eye Brush
We love the Laura Mercier Angled Eye Liner Brush for a flawless finish.
Makeup Brush Type: Smudge Brush
Smoky eyes? They're a piece of cake with a soft smudge brush.
Makeup Brush Type: Eye Shadow Brush
Got a new eye shadow? Toss the weird little sponge on a stick that came with it. Upgrade to an eye shadow brush for even, easy application.
We love the Youngblood Deluxe Eyeshadow Brush for perfect coverage.
Makeup Brush Type: Brow Brush
Forget about unnatural-looking eyeliner pencils. For believable coverage, you need to use a brow powder and apply it with a brow brush for foolproof coverage.
We love the Estée Lauder Brow Now Double Brow Brush. This awesome double-sided brow tool gives you an angled brush on one side to fill and define your eyebrows. The spoolie brush on the other side smooths over any crazy hairs.
Makeup Brush Type: Lip Brush
We love the Estée Lauder Lip Brush for easy application.