The Ultimate Makeup Brush Guide - Part 2 | Beginners Beauty Guide

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Hello Dolls and Gents, 

In my last post, I discussed the types of makeup brushes and structure of makeup brushes. It is important to know that because it allows you to know more about types of hair when purchasing new brushes in the future. Today, I am going to talk about face brushes and some essentials brush when it comes the base of the makeup. If you would like to know more, just keep reading...

Now, we have learned about the structure of a makeup brush and types of makeup brush hair, we move on to face makeup brushes and eye makeup brushes. 

Face Makeup Brushes
Face makeup brushes are important because it provides you to create a flawless base for the rest of your makeup to sit on. Having these brushes will change your face makeup application game.

Tapered Foundation Brush

Designed to achieve a smooth and flawless finish, the bristles are tightly packed with a tapered tip fluid application.
  • Sigma F60 Tapered Foundation Brush - $21
  • Morphe G9 Foundation Brush - $13.95
  • Real Techniques Foundation Brush - $9.81

Rounded Foundation Brush

Densely packed bristles pick up and distribute product evenly. The round, domed shape allows the bristles to blend as they brush. This results in a streak free flawless finish for any liquid, cream or powder foundation.
  • Sigma F82 Rounded Kabuki Brush - $24
  • e.l.f Studio Ultimate Blending Brush - $3
  • Morphe M439 Deluxe Buffer - $13.99

Flat Top Kabuki Foundation Brush

A flat top kabuki foundation brush applies liquid makeup with a quick and easy application to give an airbrushed look flawless bases. It also can be used to apply sheer powders and blushes.
  • Sigma F80 Flat Kabuki Brush - $24
  •  e.l.f Studio Powder Brush - $3
  • Real Techniques Buffing Brush (include in Core Collection) -$22.08 per set
  • Morphe G6 Flat Buffer  $13.95

Flat Concealer Brush

A soft bristled, flat brush with a wider based and pointed top. Use to apply concealer under the eyes, to spots and to camouflage problem areas.
  • Sigma F75 Concealer - $14
  • Morphe M224 Oval Camouflage - $5.99
  • e.l.f Studio Concealer Brush - $3
  • Real Techniques Concealer Brush - $9.82

Precision Concealer Brush

This concealer brush is smaller and comes to a point allowing for more precise application.
  • Sigma F71 Detailed Concealer - $14
  • Morphe M421 Mini Concealer - $3.49
  • e.l.f studio small precision brush - $3
  • Real Techniques Detailer Brush (included in Core Collection) - $22.08

Bronzer Brush

This brush is very soft, large fluffy brush head with the more pressed flat side of the face. Ideal for contour or bronzer.
  • Sigma F20 Large Powder - $33
  • Morphe BK6 Flat Bronzer - $6.99
  • e.l.f Studio Complexion Brush - $3
  • Real Techniques Retractable Bronzer - $15.95

Powder Brush

Soft, full and rounded this brush is used for both compact powder and loose powder. The bristles pick up the perfect amount of colour and distribute flawlessly onto the skin.
  • Sigma F30 Large Powder -$28
  • Morphe BK1 Jumbo Powder - $11.99
  • e.l.f studio powder brush - $3
  • Real techniques powder brush - $12.27

Blush Brush

The blush brush had a rounded head which is perfect for giving a pop of colour to the apple of your cheeks.
  • Sigma F10 Powder/Blush - $24
  • Morphe BK3 Chisel Blush - $7.99
  • e.l.f Studio Blush Brush - $3
  • Real Techniques Blush Brush - $11.04

Angled Brush

Angled brush allows for precise shading. Softer, fluffy angled brushes are great for applying blush, bronzer, and highlighter. The stiffer and densely packed bristles are used for more controlled contouring.
  • Sigma F40 Large Angled Contour - $22
  • Morphe B78 Angle Contour/Blush - $9.99
  • e.l.f Studio angled blush brush - $3
  • Real Techniques Retractable Kabuki Brush - $12.27

Stippling Brush

This brush allows the lightest application of pigment for a sheer finish. It can also use for dust finishing powder, powder blush or to achieve a soft airbrushed effect when used with foundation.
  • Sephora Collection Pro Stippling Brush #44 - $43.50
  • Real Techniques Stippling Brush - $12.27
  • e.l.f Studio Stipple Brush - $3
  • Morphe M406 Large Duo Foundation - $8.99

Fan Brush

Created to use with loose powder or illuminating highlighter. The fine fan sweeps a light dusting of powder onto skin for a soft, velvety effect.
  • Sigma F90 Fan Brush - $33
  • Morphe BK8 Badger Deluxe Fan - $5.99
  • e.l.f Studio Fan Brush - $3

Duo Fibre Brush

Made with a blend of goat and synthetic fibres it is ideal for buffing and blending colour. The flat, circular, feathery head provides lightweight and buildable coverage pf liquid, cream or powder.
  • Sigma F50 Duo Fibre - $26
  • Morphe M406 Large Duo Foundation - $8.99
  • e.l.f Studio Stipple Brush - $3

Mineral Powder Brush

Thick bundles brush that can be used both wet or dry. It is designed to buff mineral powder onto your skin for pure perfection.
  • Sigma F82 Round Kabuki -$24
  • Morphe BK7 Mineral Powder - $4.99
  • e.l.f Studio Mineral Powder Brush -$3

Face Contour Brush

The contour brush mimics the angles of your cheekbones. It is ideal for highlighting and shading with contour powder, bronzer and illuminating powder.
  • Sigma F05 Small Contour - $21
  • e.l.f Studio Contour Brush - $6
  • Morphe M556 Detail Contour Fluff - $9.99
  • Real Techniques Sculpting Brush - $12.27

Tapered Highlighting Brush

The tapered highlighting brush has a small tapered brush head and ideal for highlighting powder and setting powder under the eyes.
  • Sigma F35 Tapered Highlighter - $24
  • e.l.f Studio  Blush Brush -$3
  • Morphe M438 Pointed Contour - $9.99
  • Real Techniques Setting Brush - $9.82

Now, that we have gone over the face makeup brushes, in the next post we will be looking into eye makeup brushes.

I hope this Ultimate Makeup Guide Part 2 was helpful to many beginners and answered some questions that you may have had about makeup brushes. 

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