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10 Types of Makeup Brushes and Their Uses

10 Types of Makeup Brushes and Their Uses

10 Types of Makeup Brushes and Their Uses

A set of different makeup brushes is a must-have for any makeup enthusiast. Indeed, makeup brushes not only ease the application but also, help create a flawless finish. Therefore, if you are getting into makeup, a good set of brushes makes the process much easier. Since there are different types of makeup brushes, it is necessary to understand which one is appropriate for your makeup routine. As such, below, we have highlighted 10 important makeup brushes and their uses.

Foundation Brush

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A foundation brush blends foundation flawlessly thus giving the skin an even and airbrushed finish. Indeed, it can be difficult to apply a liquid foundation correctly without the proper brush. There are two types of foundation brushes including one which acts like a paintbrush and the other one which has a flat top. Note that a good foundation brush has straight and flexible bristles.

Stippling Brush

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stippling brush creates a flawless and airbrushed base with high definition results when stippling makeup onto your skin. Stippling involves working on a surface with small dots of liquid or cream foundation.

Concealer Brush

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concealer brush is meant for applying and blending out liquid, cream, and powder concealer formulas. For sure, it looks like a small version of a foundation brush as it has densely packed bristles and a flat tapered shape at the end.

Powder Brush

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As the name proposes, a powder brush is for setting powder foundation. It has soft and loosely packed bristles that make one large, round-shaped and fluffy brush. Indeed, this brush is for applying powder product as it helps to distribute the product evenly onto your face. 

Blush Brush

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blush brush is smaller than a powder brush and features a dome shape with long and super-soft bristles. Whether you choose to apply blush, bronzer, or both, this brush adds some color and brightness to your skin,

Contour Brush

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The Contour Brush is a large, flat-structured and artistry brush with densely packed bristles for contouring along the cheekbones, forehead, jawline and nose. For sure, the contour brush’s angled shape hugs the hollows of the cheeks thus allowing you to achieve that chiseled effect.

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Bronzer Brush

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Additionally, a bronzer brush features large soft bristles that help one to apply bronze all over the face or targeted areas of the face. For sure, a bronzer brush enables precise bronzer application.

Highlighter Brush

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A highlighter brush is shaped like a fan and it has very thin bristles. Indeed, its unique shape makes it a perfect tool for contouring cheekbones, nose, jawline and forehead.

Eyeshadow Brush

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To get an ultra-precise cat-eye shape, you must have an eyeliner brush. An eyeliner brush is a makeup brush that creates definition along your lash lines. Additionally, you can use it for smudging a smoky eye.

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