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Makeup Brush Guide: Essentials for Eyes and Face

April 4, 2013 Skincare

A beautiful make up application can not be achieved without the right tools. Makeup brushes are vital to the best finished fashion looks. There are several brushes that no makeup kit should be without.

Essential Eye Brushes
A pencil brush is a must have for the smoky look that is the rave this season. It helps soften and achieve the smoky effect on both the top and bottom lids. An optional eyeliner brush is perfect for applying gel or liquid liner.

Bdellium Tools Pink Bambu Pencil Brush 780P

Bdellium Tools Pink Bambu Pencil Brush 780P

A large shader brush is perfect for covering the entire eye either with a base color or a dynamic all over bold color. When applying shading colors to the eyelid it is best to use the eye shading brush as well as tapered blending brushes and angler brushes. With these brushes many bold and subtle looks can be created.

Sigma Beauty Shader Brush available at Luxola.com

Sigma Beauty Shader Brush available at Luxola.com

Essential Face Brushes
A large angled contour brush is a must have for perfectly applied cheek color every time. The angled brushed gives a subtle cheek color application.

Sigma Beauty Contour Brush

Sigma Beauty Contour Brush

Concealer brushes are the perfect solution to those troublesome spots. The small brush is designed to fit into areas around the nose, mouth and eyes to assist in applying concealer to hard to get areas that are also usually the spots that need a little extra coverage.

The foundation brush applies liquid or cream foundations for a flawless look. It is a firm brush that can be used to apply a full coverage foundation. Hey ladies, Learn How To Choose A Good Foundation Brush And Match Your Foundation to Skin Color.

Watch How To Apply Foundation with Foundation Brush In This Video Tutorial

Essential Finishing Brushes
There are two brushes that are essential for tying the look together. The large powder brush and the duo fiber brush. The large powder brush is a full brush for applying finishing powder to the face and body. It is a soft brush that is used to gently apply a fine powder to set the overall look. The duo fiber brush has the unique ability to give your face and body an airbrushed look. It is a wonderful brush for applying a bronzer for a warm glowing look. It is also perfect for applying shimmering powder to skin for a night out on the town or anytime a dynamic look is desired.

These brushes are essential for any makeup kit. Many beauty stores carry a variety of makeup brushes, some fibers are synthetic and stiff. Make sure to find high quality brushes that will last for many years. Makeup brushes are an investment in your beauty and should be of high quality for the health of your skin. Sigma Beauty offers all your brush needs in beautiful kits that include every essential brush listed above. They offer a line of vegan brushes as well as their natural fiber brushes.

 

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