It wouldn’t be wrong to call the makeup as an art. The makeup is a lot more fun when you get to be more creative and experiment a lot of things with it and try on different masks. While it’s fun, it is also a serious and complicated business since one wrong step and your makeup will take a turn to worse. And this whole process of makeup is absolutely incomplete without the makeup brushes. So here are Different Types of Makeup Brushes You must Know About.
There are so many types of makeup brushes that exist but I will bet on it that you might know only two or three of them. And it might surprise you but each of these makeup brushes has their own different uses. And ladies know very well how every step of the makeup is different and how precisely it must be done so as to get the perfect end result.
Different Types of Makeup Brushes You Must Know About
Let’s start from the beginning! Since every makeup tutorial starts from applying the foundation on your face you must own a good quality foundation brush that will blend the foundation on your skin very smoothly. The foundation brush has very tightly packed bristles and are tapered that help in a flawless application of liquid foundation. It is advised to apply foundation on the center of your face and then sweep it outward in all directions for better finish and saves your foundation from getting wasted.
The powder brush is one of the largest brushes and is soft, full and rounded. Bronzer or compact, if you use either of them then the powder brush is a must. The powder brush easily helps you to apply powder on your face and the bristles spread the powder evenly on your face giving your face a natural look. Simply load your brush with the powder and get rid of excess and start sweeping around on your skin.
The stippling brush or a duo-fiber brush can be used as for applying foundation, cream or powder. It’s a multi-purpose brush used for your base. The black bristles are tightly packed and mostly made from the goat while the soft bristles at the end are featherlike to get an airbrushed finish and is made from the synthetics.
As the name suggests, the concealer brush is used to pat concealer on under the eye circles. The brush is flat and soft with a wider base and has a pointed tip that will even out the concealer and will conceal your dark circles and hides any spots or discoloration. Just remember to gently pat the concealer rather than rubbing it on the skin to get natural flawless look.
You need some color on those apples of your cheeks and that’s where the blusher brush comes. The rounded blusher blush has soft gentle bristles that apply the powdered blush on your cheeks efficiently and gives that soft and lovely look to your face. There is also an angled blush brush available that dusts the blush on your cheeks promptly.
Face Contour Brush
Contouring has been a lot in rage these days and you just can’t do it without a good contour brush. The contour brush has an angled tip with quite firm bristles that mimics the angles of your cheekbones fairly. The contouring or highlighting, blending or illuminating or if it’s shading that you are going for, these brush is your ultimate solution.
Highlighter Fan Brush
The highlighter fan brush is also known as fan powder brush and you could easily pick it up among the different types of brushes. The soft bristles of the brush are spread out like a fan and hence make it easy to highlight certain areas of your face precisely. The brush is also used to remove the excess powder from the face.
Want those smoky eyes or perfect eyes that could kill others with just one look? Then the application of eyeshadow is must and for that to happen the blending brush is much needed. Because fingers just can’t do it! And without blending the eyeshadow perfectly, you just won’t get that effect. The blending brush has soft bristles that are dense and is just the perfect thing that’s needed for applying a flawless eye makeup.
Eye Shadow Brush
The eyeshadow brush will apply the eye shadow onto your eyelid with the utmost care and precision. You need an eyeshadow brush that will pick up a good amount of product so as to colour your entire eyelid. These brushes are generally flat and short with brimming bristles that works well with the eye shadow whether it’s in cream or powder.
Eye Liner Brush
An eye liner brush is a thin brush with very fine tip to get the perfection that’s very much needed when it comes to applying the eye liner. The brush picks up the exact amount of product needed and applies it precisely in one stroke or two and you get a fine thin line of eye liner.
A smudger brush is much needed to get the perfect smoky eyes with a perfect sultry look. A smudger brush can either have a foam tip or dome shaped bristles that soften the hard lines and a scorching look is achieved.
To want the precision of lipstick all with perfectly lined lips, a lip brush is much needed. The lip brush has sharp, short and firm bristles that are very much helpful to apply the lip makeup precisely.
These are the basic makeup brushes that every woman must have and learn to use to get the perfect makeup. But while you are buying these expensive brushes (if it’s a good quality, it’s a bit expensive always!) make sure you clean them after every use so as to prevent any spread of bacteria. A good quality brush cleaner is easily available out there so make sure it makes to your list as well. And here’s how you would keep the makeup during long-lasting.