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Beginner’s and Expert’s Makeup Brush Guide; 38 Brushes and How to Use Them!

Mariam Youssef - Nov 2021

1. Brows or Lashes

  • Comb and shape brows
  • Apply mascara
  • Grooming

2. Angled Brow

  • Define brows
  • Fill empty areas
  • Clean edges

3. Flat Foundation

  • Apply liquid or cream foundation
  • Apply concealer
  • Blend creams
  • Heavy application

4. Stippling

  • Dab liquid or creams
  • Dab Blush
  • Build a second layer of foundation

5. Small Stippling

  • Dab liquid or creams around the nose or eye
  • Gets into small corners of the face
  • Duo fiber

6. Angled Foundation

  • Apply liquid or cream
  • Precise application and placement
  • Curve around tight lines

7.  Concealer

  • Synthetic bristles
  • Apply cream or liquid
  • Under eye and around the nose
  • Clean up lipsticks and lip liners

8. Large Tapered Face

  • Clean eyeshadow fallout
  • Apply highlighter
  • Light powder application

9. Large Powder

  • Apply powder foundation
  • Setting powder
  • Blend cheek powder blush
  • Body contour

10. Precision Shader

  • Pack intense eyeshadow colors
  • Full lid coverage

11. Angled Shading

  • Blend eyeshadow colors
  • Create soft crease
  • Blend outer corners

12. Tapered Blending

  • Blend eyeshadows
  • Diffuses softly
  • Build crease shades

13. Tapered Crease

  • Create deep crease
  • Define outer crease
  • Apply heavy eyeshadow colors

14. Flat Blending

  • Pack colors on upper lid
  • Precise blending
  • Cut crease

15. Shader

  • Pack intense shade
  • Apply eyeshadow
  • Upper lid shading

16. Pencil Brush

  • Precise detail
  • Inner corners highlight
  • Blend under eyes

17. Small Angled

  • Gel, cream, or shadow application
  • Smoky eyeliner
  • Clean edges

18. Eyeliner

  • Gel or eye cream liners
  • Precise lines
  • Buildable lines

19. Angled Eyeliner

  • Gel or cream liners
  • Better control
  • Winged eyeliner

20. Short Shader

  • Pack intense shade
  • Apply eyeshadows
  • Lower lid shading

21. Pencil Shader

  • Precise details
  • Heavy shader
  • Blend under eyes

22. Flat Definer

  • Precise detail
  • Apply eyeliner
  • Clean lips or brows

23. 3DHD Precision

  • Deepen crease
  • Nose contour
  • Reaches tight corners

24. Small Tapered Face

  • Clean fallout
  • Highlighter
  • Light powder application

25. Small Contour

  • Sculpt cheeks softly
  • Face contour
  • Buildable contour

26. Angled Contour

  • Sculpt cheeks
  • Contour
  • Packs heavy colors

27. Angled Face

  • Cheekbone’s contour
  • Apply blush or bronzer
  • Blend cheek color

28. 3DHD Kabuki

  • Pyramid angled
  • Contour
  • Reaches tight corners

29. Dense Fan

  • Pack intense shades
  • Powder contour
  • Bronzer
  • Buff face

30. Small Tapered

  • Blend eyeshadows
  • Contour nose
  • Small highlights

31. Flat Contour

  • Detailed contour
  • Nose contour
  • Sharp lines

32. Fan

  • Apply highlighter
  • Gentle contour
  • Clean fallout

33. Tapered Blush

  • Apply powder blush
  • Apply powder highlighter
  • Apply more color with its dense bristles

34. Tapered Highlight

  • Apply highlighter
  • Highlight nose
  • Highlight upper lips and cheeks

35. Buffing Brush

  • Blend foundation
  • Cheek contour
  • Blend cheek contour

36. Blush

  • Apply blush
  • Apply bronzer
  • Powder to set concealer

37. Flat Top

  • Blend foundation
  • Dense cheek contour
  • Full coverage powder

38. Lip Brush

  • Precise control
  • Apply liquid, cream, or gel lipsticks
  • Liner and full lips

You don’t have to buy all of them. You can select the ones that will help you apply your flawless makeup.

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