Beveled, round, or flat, in foam or bristles: it is not always easy to know which brush to adopt for make-up. To help you see more clearly, here is where AllLoveCollections listed the main make-up brush models. Read the article and choose the one which suits you!
In make-up brushes, there are two types of bristles: synthetic bristles and natural bristles. Contrary to what one might imagine, the choice is not based solely on the price but instead on the area of the face concerned and the make-up texture used.
Brushes in natural bristles: extracted from the coat of a squirrel, a goat, a pony, or a marten, the natural bristles are very soft and allow a natural and diffused application. They are generally used with products in powder forms such as blushes, eye shadow, or face powders.
Synthetic bristle brushes: stiffer than natural bristles, synthetic bristles allow a more precise result and are ideal for applying creamy textures such as lipstick, eyeliner, or even concealer.
These make-up brushes dedicated to sculpting your face will allow you to obtain a natural and feminine base for your daily make-up. Whether applying foundation, bronzer, or highlighter, choose the right brush for the face.
This brush is round and very dense. It is designed to apply pigments and loose or compact foundation powders by depositing the right amount of material to blend it. The powder is applied by sweeping the entire face to structure it and obtain maximum coverage.
Thinner than the powder brush, this make-up brush can have a beveled format to adapt to the shapes of the cheek line. Its bristles are soft and in great quantity to allow the concentrated application of loose powder, blush or bronzer. Its shape allows it to adapt to any face and can be used in different directions, from the cheek to the hairline.
The foundation brush is a flat brush with a rounded tip for contouring. Its hair is usually synthetic, well supplied, and very tight. It is designed to spread creams and liquids more quickly through the skin, providing even coverage for a smooth, streak-free result for complexion make-up.
This brush is used to apply powders to large areas and to all skin types, such as blush or bronzer. It is also the brush used to diffuse these products in the neck and décolleté. Its small size allows for better blur control, and it is perfect for defining the cheekbones and illuminating the face.
Easily recognizable by their particular thin and flared format, these make-up brushes are used to apply illuminators by adapting to the size of the cheeks. Thanks to the softness and lightness of its bristles, it is also used to correct make-up and remove excess product without leaving a trace.
It is particularly recommended for beginners who have not yet mastered the pressure necessary to apply the illuminator or remove the powder because their bristles always guarantee a very soft touch.
The concealer brush is small, flat, and straight in size to allow for the deeper application of concealers and concealers to specific face areas such as under the eyes, sides of the nose, or pimples. This brush allows great precision of application to conceal all the imperfections of the complexion.
The concealer brush is intended to make up the thin and sensitive area below the eyes. It should be firm but soft so as not to irritate the skin. It is better to choose it in shiny synthetic bristles, which have better sliding power than the others. The shape of the brush should be fine to access delicate places such as the corners of the eyes.
Of all the make-up brushes, eye and lip brushes are the most popular – are you sure you know them all? Discover the brushes to apply and blend eye shadow, to apply eyeliner or your lipstick!
There are two types of eye shadow brushes that are similar in size and size, but they differ in the smoothness of their bristles. The flat, rounded shadow brush is used to apply dry eyeshadows with precision. While the blending brush, softer and oval, serves to blend the color, degrade the shades of the eyeshadows and melt them together.
This eye make-up brush is similar to the eyeshadow brush but smaller and more compact to reach the creases around the eyes. Its hairs are long and flexible to trap and deposit the color in the crease of the eyelid. It is also a great choice for mixing different eye shadow colors.
There are several types of eyeliner brushes to choose from depending on the size of your eyes, the finish you are looking for, or how easy they are to handle. The brush can be extremely flat, straight or beveled, to create a fine, even line or sharp for an ultra-precise pin-up style line.
This small, flat, angled brush, as thin as a pencil, lets you apply color and fill eyebrows with shadow to the hair’s core. This brush traps the product, whether liquid, gel, or powder, and deposits it gently on the skin for better quantity control. Moreover, the softness of the bristles also allows you to use it to blend with precision.
Cylinder-shaped brush stiff enough to style eyebrows and lashes to remove excess mascara. It can also be used to comb the eyebrows to give them an excellent shape or remove the powder.
Lightweight brush with excellent synthetic bristles for easy application of lipstick or gloss. It is perfect for outlining the mouth because, with the brush, the material hangs much better.
Okay, now you know the list of makeup brushes that leaves you at ease to perform most situations.