13 Types of Make Up Brushes & Their Uses

13 Types of Makeup Brushes & Their Uses

1. FOUNDATION BRUSH

Put the brush first in warm water and squeeze the excess out because this will help achieve a more even distribution.
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2. CONCEALER BRUSH

Use to apply concealer under the eyes, dark or red spots and areas of discoloration

3. BRONZER/POWDER BRUSH

This brush can be used for both compact powder and bronzer. All you need to do is load your brush with the powder and shake away any excess before sweeping onto the skin.
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4. FAN POWDER BRUSH

The fan brush uses with loose powder to sweeps a light dusting of powder onto the skin for a soft effect. It is also used to remove excess powder on the face, particularly after eye shadow application.

5. BLUSHER BRUSH

A rounded head of the blusher brush is perfect for giving the color to the apples of your cheeks. Just simply sweep and blend along your cheekbone drawing the brush up into your hairline.
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6. FACE CONTOUR BRUSH

This brush is ideal for highlighting and shading with bronzer or illuminating powder. You can use it with cream, gel or powder to contour
for a defined makeup.

7. EYE SHADOW BRUSH

Use to apply the color all over the eylid for a smooth application and excellent covergae.

8. FINE POINT EYELINER BRUSH


The fine tip of this brush is used with for gel eyeliner application. You can  acheive a perfect line just by one stroke, or use the
brush’s point to dot in between lashes for a more subtle effect.

9. FLAT EYELINER BRUSH

Use this eyeliner brush to apply deeply onto the lash line for a richer and more distinct eye.

10. SMUDGER BRUSH

The tip of this brush is used to soften the harsh line of the pencil, and it can also be used for applying eyeshadow.

11. SLANTED EYEBROW DEFINER BRUSH

Used to define and fill brows for a beautiful finish because its bristles are stiff and angled which is very easy for a precise control.
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12. SPIRAL EYEBROW BRUSH

The stiff bristles is used to smoothen and comb eyebrows into form. You can also used it for shaping, simply brush your hair upwards and trim the excess for neatly brows.
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13. LIP BRUSH

The carved tip of this brush is perfect for achieving a flawless line. The bristles are short and firm for controlled application.

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