types of make-up brushes

Everything you need to know about make-up brushes

Make-up brushes are indispensable tools for flawless make-up. Each brush has a specific function and choosing the right one for each product and make-up technique can make all the difference in the final result. 

In this post we'll give you a basic guide to the different types of makeup brushes and how to use them effectively.

Types of make-up brushes and their uses

In total, there are four major types of make-up brushes: foundation, blusher, lip and eye brushes. 

Let's look at it calmly:

Foundation brushes

The make-up base is one of the most important products for an even and flawless complexion. To apply it properly, there are different types of brushes that can help you achieve a flawless finish.

Cat tongue brush

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This brush, with a flat shape and dense bristles, is good for applying liquid foundations or cream. It allows a precise and even application, covering all areas of the face.

Skunk or duofibre brush 

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It has both synthetic and natural bristles, making it an excellent choice for liquid foundations. Its combination of bristles allows for a light, blended application for a natural finish.

Flat, dense brush

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With compact and flat bristles, it is perfect for applying powder foundations or compact. Its density allows a complete and uniform coverage, achieving an impeccable finish.

Powder, blush and bronzer brushes

Powders, blushes and bronzers are products used to give colour and definition to the face. To apply them correctly, it is important to use the right brushes.

Rounded loose hair brush

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This brush is useful for the application of loose, compact powders, blushes and bronzer. Its rounded shape allows a smooth and blended application for a natural and radiant look.

Bevelled brush

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Its beveled shape makes it perfect for the precise application of blusher and bronzer. Its angle allows it to follow the natural shape of the cheekbones, creating a defined and sculpted effect.

Fan brush

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This type of brush is ideal for applying highlighter and blending excess product on the face. Its loose, soft bristles allow for a delicate, natural finish.

Concealer and eyeshadow brushes

Concealer and eyeshadows are products that require precision in their application. To achieve a flawless finish, it is important to use the right brushes.

Small cat tongue brush

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This small, flat-shaped brush is ideal for the precise application of proofreader. It covers imperfections and dark circles precisely and evenly.

Eyeshadow brush

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This type of brush, with short flat bristles, is perfect for the application of EYE SHADOWSespecially if they are in cream form. It allows a precise and uniform application, achieving an intense and defined effect.

Bevelled Eyeliner Brush

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Its bevelled shape, as with the large blusher version, is very useful for applying gel eyeliners. This way, lines are even and crease-free.

Eyeshadow blending brush

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It is ideal for blending eyeshadows. It allows you to create smooth transitions between colours for a blended and professional effect.

Lip and eyebrow brushes

To achieve perfectly defined lips and eyebrows, it's important to use the right brushes. Here are the two must-haves for a top 10 look:

Lip liner brush

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This brush, with its fine and precise tip, is ideal for the accurate application of lipsticks. It allows you to create sharp contours and achieve a flawless finish.

Eyebrow brush

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This brush, with its angular shape and firm bristles, is perfect for applying eyebrow products such as eyeshadows, gels or simply as a brush. It allows you to fill in brows and give them a defined shape for a natural, penetrating look.

Care and cleaning of make-up brushes

To ensure the durability and performance of your make-up brushes, it is important to care for them and clean them regularly. Here are a few tips to keep your brushes in top condition:

  • Clean your brushes regularly with a mild cleanser. A very interesting tip is to use baby shampooIt has no aggressive components that can weaken the sows. 
  • Avoid submerging the handle The glue that holds the brushes together can be weakened by soaking the brushes in water.
  • Store the brushes in a clean and dry place, preferably in a case or brush holder.
  • Avoid sharing your make-up brushes to prevent the spread of bacteria and cross-contamination.
  • Replace your make-up brushes regularlyespecially those showing signs of wear or loose bristles.

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