Make-up brushes – all you need to know


Your on-fleek facebeat is nothing without the proper tools. These are the make-up brushes you must use for a flawless look. FOUNDATION BRUSH Where to use: Face Fibre: Synthetic bristles Shape: Two-sided flat brush with bristles that are slightly tapered. How to use: The most effective way to utilise a foundation brush is to apply the liquid foundation with one side and blend with the other. For a smooth finish, start by applying the foundation where you need coverage the most then gently sweep small amounts over the rest of your face. 3605970213169_FOUNDATION2BRUSH Lancôme Foundation Brush #2 R300 BLUSH BRUSH Where to use: Cheeks Fibre: Synthetic Shape: Slightly full tapered with soft bristles. How to use: The shape ensures that you deposit the correct amount of powder blush onto the apples of cheeks and cheekbones. It can also be used on the bridge of the nose, temples and chin. 20714228033_6 Clinique Blush Brush R315 FAN BRUSH Where to use: Face and cheeks Fibre: Synthetic Shape: Round edged flat brush with fan-like appearance. How to use: The feather-like soft bristles gently dusts on powder products all over face and cheeks. It also doubles up as a sweeping tool to remove any extra eyeshadow usually found on cheeks during application. smashboxfanbrush1 Smashbox Fan Brush $22 R240 EYESHADOW BRUSH Part: Eyes Fibre: Synthetic Shape: Tight bristles with a round edge How to use: The bristles are ideal for applying and blending any textured eye products. Beautique Eyeshadow Brush Beautique Eyeshadow Brush R49,95 BRONZER BRUSH Where to use: Cheeks, bridge of nose, chin, neck and décolletage Fibre: Ultra soft natural fibres. Shape: Soft bristles with a rounded brush head How to use it: Sweep the applicator on the surface of bronzing powder and dust off excess product before applying. Stroke the brush onto cheeks, nose, forehead and chin and blend edges for seamless finish. 716170067711_7 Bobbi Brown Bronzer Brush R760 KABUKI BRUSH Where to use: Face Fibre: Natural bristles Shape: A dome-shaped brush with tightly packed bristles. Use: The soft bristles of the kabuki brush are designed to apply and blend powder products (face and cheek). brush-kabuki GloMinerals Kabuki Brush R455 STIPPLING BRUSH Where to use: Face & Cheeks Fibre: Extra soft natural/synthetic blend Shape: A large, flat-topped circular brush How to use: This super multipurpose tool can be used in the application of any powder, liquid and cream products. It’s a must-have. makeup-brushes-mac-187-duo-fibre-stippling-brush1-1 MAC 187SH Duo Fibre Brush R550 POWDER BRUSH Where to us: Face Fibre: Synthetic Shape: Soft bristles with rounded edge. How to use: Use this large brush to pick up loose or pressed powder. The bristles are intended to evenly buff on powder products on to entire face. brush_powder Palladio powder brush R50 EYEBROW BRUSH Where to use: Eyebrow Fibre: Synthetic Shape: Very small head with hard angled bristles How to use: Works to neaten unruly eyebrows or fill in barely there eyebrows with brow powder. ST10103 - Brush 10 - Eyebrow brush Stila Eyebrow Brush R250    LIP BRUSH Where to use: Lips Fibre: Synthetic Shape: A small, flat with firm fibres and a tapered tip How to use: The sole purpose of this tool is to apply any texture lip product smoothly. It’s great for those who fail to fill in colour perfectly. Beautique Lip Brush Beautique Lip Brush R29,95

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