Friday, 20 January 2012

Makeup Brushes 101

Ever wonder what's the use of the variety of makeup brushes that comes in different shapes and sizes? How and where should i use it? Oh well, today i'm gonna solve all that matrix in your head by going through the brushes briefly and hope that it gives you a better understanding about makeup brushes after this. =)

FACE

Foundation Brush














Description :
A Film synthetic brush with slip. Large, dense and flat.
Application :
To apply water-based foundations, cheek color or any skin treatments such as clay mask. Gives a flawless finish.

Powder / Blush Brush
















Description :
Fluffy dome shape brush with soft hair. Comes in medium or large size.
Application :
For the application or powder foundation or powder blush.

Kabuki Brush














Description : 
Large rounded dome shape tip with short handle. 
Application:
Holds a lot of products and to be use to apply powder products such as face powder or blusher. Gives the air brush feel.

Stipple Brush














Description :
Rounded, fiber made and flat
Application :
To apply cream or water based products. Gives a natural finish.

Concealer Brush
















Description :
Looks like a smaller version of foundation brush. Synthetic material and flexible.
Application : 
Use to apply concealer especially liquid base. 

Angled Brush
















Description :
Fluffy brush just like the powder brush but with an angled tip.
Application : 
Can be used to apply blusher, powder product, shaping and blending.

Tapered Face Brush














Description :
Soft material, small sized. Dome shaped with a slightly pointed tip.
Application :
To shape and contour precisely especially when contouring the nose bridge. Can be use to apply highlighter.

Fan Brush


















Description :
Soft and scarcely spread.
Application :
To swipe away any fall out after makeup. 

EYES

Blending Brush
















Description :
Soft dome shape fluffy brush.
Application :
To apply eyeshadow and blend away any hard lines.

Shader Brush










Description :
Dense paddle with flat round tip. 
Application :
To apply eyeshadow precisely

Angled Shader Brush
















Description :
Same like shader brush but with an angled tip.
Application : 
To apply eyeshadow. 

Flat Definer Brush
















Description :
Flat rectangular base.
Application :
To line and apply water based product.

Angled Definer Brush


















Description :
Same as defining brush but with an angled tip.
Application :
To apply and lining water based products. Normally use to apply gel liner and create a flick with the angle brush.

Eyeliner Brush
















Description : 
Small fine tip.
Application :
To precisely line any water based product.


***Well actually this is just a brief explanation of the makeup brushes and their uses but actually there're alot more of them, and they comes in different sizes. To me there's no single rule on using them as long as it gives the effects that you want. You may or may not agree with me as this is solely my own opinion. =)

Thanks for reading. XOXO~

1 comment:

  1. Good review about the product. I have used this Makeup Brushes 101 and it gave similar results as that of your's. It is better to use it with concealer and face powder.

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