How many makeup brushes do you know ? The blush on brushes and the eyeshadow brushes only ? Well, wrong then. There are many kinds of makeup brushes and different usage. What are they ? And which makeup brushes you shall have to bring perfection to your makeup ?
1. Foundation brush
The tip can be round or square. This brush is used to apply liquid or mineral foundation over the face, neck and back. It can be used for application as well as for touch up of the foundation. Tou can also use it to blend the streaks it may leave.
2. Concealer brush
A soft bristled, flat makeup brush with a wider base and a pointed tip. It is small in order to apply concealer in the areas that need more coverage than foundation can provide. Concealer is usually a creamy product.
3. Powder brush
Powder brush is used to dust loose powder over your face, setting your makeup and eliminating any shine. It also used to apply powder over large areas, which is very important to set your liquid products such as foundation. It is soft, full and rounded, this brush can be used for both compact powder and bronzer.
4. Brow brush
Grooming eyebrow is a must to strike a polish. An angled tip eyebrow brush will help you direct hair and add strands where needed, helping define and frame your face in a whole new way.
5. Lip brush
Lip brush is great when you want more control over how sheer or bold a lipstick looks, letting you paint it on in thin layers while creating smooth edges. The sculpted tip of a lip brush is perfect for achieving a flawless line. The bristles are short and firm for controlled application.
6. Eyeliner brush
An eyeliner brush is a thin and fine brush with soft bristles that help you line your eyes with precision, along with the shape of the eye. This brush help you to apply eyeliner deep into the lash line for a richer and more distinct eye. Gently brush upwards to soften and blend the line for a smokey eye.
7. Blusher brush
Blusher brush can be either big and fluffy or small and angled. Its fine fibers and round head helps to apply blush evenly on the cheeks and cheekbones.
8. Eyeshadow brush
It is usually small,and has a round tapered end and used to apply eyeshadow all over your lid. The bristles should be quite firm. For loose or mineral shadows you will prefer synthetic bristles for that reason.