Everyone who wears makeup knows that the perfect look is a goal, often to the extent of spending hours on perfecting the face. Getting up early to put on makeup to impress someone or putting on foundation to hide a pimple should not be done in vain. Using the right kind of brush may be the difference between blotchy blush and fabulous foundation.
1. Alur’s Signature Kabuki Stippling Brush
One of the best things about this brush is that it has antibacterial qualities, which means it’s easier to avoid bacterial build-up on the brush. It makes applying makeup just feel cleaner. The softness of the bristles makes it feel great, too. Besides feeling good, the application looks good. This brush works well with both liquid and powder, and it doesn’t absorb as much of the makeup as most brushes do. This make it much easier to save money on buying products to replace the product that had to be washed off of the brush. This brush makes professionals feel comfortable using it and make amateurs feel like professionals.
2. Kabuki Brush By Olvay
The best part of buying this brush is how it’s made in the U.S. and producing it is free of animal cruelty, as Olvay claims about its other products as well. Its bristles are luxuriously soft, which is good for sensitive skin and any kind of skin that likes the soft, featherlike touch of this brush. Powder sticks well to it, which makes it easier to apply blush and use it as a highlighter brush. It’s a good travel size. If you want a brush for applying makeup on-the-go, then this brush would be fabulous match for you. It doesn’t shed, too, so it’ll last a while even if you have to keep it in your purse.
3. Sigma F80 – Flat Kabuki
The name sounds technical and scientific, but this brush can be used for makeup by amateurs and professionals alike. It’s an easy-to-use brush with bristles that are so soft that applying makeup can feel like the wind brushing your cheek. The density of the brushes makes applying foundation really smooth. This brush is also amazing when it comes to putting on blush. Its smooth application gives it a flare of natural beauty that would astound anyone if the makeup technique is applied correctly. The flatness of how the bristles are arranged makes it so that you can have your makeup naturally applied in a short amount of time.
4. Angled Kabuki Makeup Brush By Beauty Junkees
The bristles on this brush are soft and thick, which makes it perfect for blush, contouring, and shading. It’s also great for bronzer and highlighting. It’s easy to highlight the cheekbones and spread foundation on and around the upper eyelid, too. Its density makes it a brush that could fulfill a variety of purposes. Unlike other brushes that are as soft and thick as Beauty Junkees’ makeup brush, this makeup brush doesn’t shed quickly.
5. Mary Kay Liquid Foundation Makeup Brush
If you want smooth coverage all of the time, Mary Kay’s liquid foundation brush is flawless. It’s great for leaving seamless blends, and it’s very gentle, especially sounds the eyes. Its best purpose is, as its name states, is applying liquid foundation, but it does a fabulous job of that. This brush doesn’t shed easily. I wouldn’t be surprised if this brush survived a tornado and kept its smoothness and delicate texture.
6. Real Techniques Expert Face Brush
The best use for this brush is to apply and blend liquid foundation. Even though it does only an adequate job for cream foundations, it’s best used with liquid foundation because of how it’s dense enough to help you save product, but it’s loose enough to make applying it a gentle and enjoyable process. Plus, it’s small enough to get makeup around the nose and eyes. However, it’s not recommended for powder. The way that it evenly applies makeup makes up for that, though.
7. EcoTools Flat Foundation Brush
Even though this brush is too small to quickly apply foundation, it’s a wonderful brush to use for touch-ups. Its bristles are very soft, and blending the areas around the nose and eyes makes the application look flawless. After you apply your makeup with this brush, it’s easy to wash it. It doesn’t lose bristles easily, and this brush could last a long time even with regular use and clean-up. EcoTools’ products can last a long time, but this brush is one of the best purchases from them.
8. e.l.f. Studio Powder Brush elf
First of all, e.l.f.’s powder brush is well-priced. It could be found for about $3 at Target when it could easily be sold for more due to the quality of the brush. Even though its bristles can be a little loose, its large size makes blending foundation fast. If you want a brush that could make applying foundation a speedy process, then this brush is great for that. Loose powder works the best with this brush.
9. Kabuki Brush By Simply Essentials
Simply Essentials’ kabuki brush is good for powder, liquid, and cream makeup. Its soft, thick bristles work wonders for applying makeup, and its long handle makes it a lot easier to control than most brushes. What’s even better is that it doesn’t clump. This makes it a lot easier to save product, whether it be powder, liquid or cream. Because they all work well with this brush, it’s a lot easier to save money than it is with brushes that have bristles as thick as Simply Essentials’ kabuki brush.
10. Yalmeh Foundation Brush
The impression this brush leaves is as soft and delicate as the bristles feel. Despite how delicate it may feel, the Yalmeh foundation brush is very durable. It’s finest for foundation and it’s easy to use for blending, but it can also do an amazing job for highlighting.