Top Ten Makeup Brushes You Should Own

Makeup tools are equally, if not more, important than the makeup products we use. It is always a good idea to invest in good quality makeup brushes as it gives a better makeup application. There are many varieties of brushes available in the market, but the Top Ten Makeup Brushes You Should Own in my opinion are:

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Flat Foundation

OR Buffer Brush

Flat Foundation Makeup Brush or Buffer Makeup BrushThe Flat Foundation Brush or a Buffer Brush helps in applying an even layer of foundation on your face and neck. You can sheer it out with this brush too.  It can be used with cream or liquid foundation.

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Stippling Brush

Stippling Makeup Brush - 9This Stippling Brush has two kinds of hairs. It is dense near the handle and has less hairs near the top.  This brush can be used with powder, liquid and cream products, but works best with liquid products. Once you apply liquid or cream foundation, the stippling brush will help blend the foundation and give an even finish on the skin.

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Concealer Brush

 Concealer Makeup Brush - 8A small dense synthetic flat brush is great for applying concealer under the eyes or on any problem spots on the face.

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Powder Brush

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It is generally a large fluffy brush used for loose or compact powder.  You can use a small powder brush to get to the small parts of the face where the large brush would not apply product.

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Flat Shader Brush

Flat Shader Makeup Brush - 6A flat eye shadow brush is used to apply eye shadow on the lids. Use a dabbing motion with the brush to lay down product instead of swiping the brush across the lids.  Use a synthetic brush with cream products.

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Blending Brush

Blending Makeup brush - 5A dome-shaped blending brush is very useful for blending out the shadows in the crease and removing the harsh lines.

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Pencil Brush

Pencil Makeup Brush - 4A pencil brush is a small dense brush with a tapered point like that of a pencil. It is used for applying dark shadows in the outer corner of the eye and also to blend the liner on the upper and lower lash lines to give a smokey effect.

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Thin Eyeliner Brush

Thin Eyeliner Makeup Brush - 3A thin synthetic eyeliner brush is used for achieving a defined liner on the top lash line. It can be used with a gel or a liquid liner.

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Eye Brow Brush

Eyebrow Makeup brush - 2Eye Brow Brush is used to fill in the brows with a powder or eyebrow wax. It is usually a slanted flat brush with dense hairs.

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Lip Brush

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Applying your lipstick with a lip brush gives a more defined shape to the lips.

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