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Complete Makeup Brush Guide

You have probably read a lot of articles written by us where we describe how to make certain makeup looks. A lot of them involve using special makeup brushes. If you are not very familiar with them, we will present you a guide with the most important brushes you will probably use and what for is each one. You will see the brushes in the picture, they are numbered and next to each number in this article we will describe the purpose and use of the brush.

Complete Makeup Brush Guide

Makeup brush guide:
1. Large brush usually used for loose powder or compact powder. The best material for this brush is natural fiber.
2. Blush brush to make your cheeks cute and colorful. The best material for this brush is natural fiber.
3. Fan brush that is used to clean extra particles from the face, the ones that have fallen down when applying eyeshadows or something similar. This brush is very useful because removes the particles without spreading them. The best material for this brush is natural fiber.
4. Large oblique brush recommended for applying blush or for correcting cheekbones. The best material for this brush is natural fiber.
5. Contour correction brush. The best material for this brush is natural fiber.
6. Mixing brush used for combining eyeshadows. It is great to be used to make an eye socket arc.
7. Small oblique brush perfect for nose correction. Used a lot in nose contouring.
8. Foundation brush. The best material for this brush is synthetic fiber.
9. Kabuki brush for mineral makeup or powder applying.
10. Large eyeshadow brush used to apply eyeshadow on large areas on the lid.
11. Short flat brush used for shading and spreading the dark colors over the lid.
12. Eyeshadow shading brush. The best material for this brush is natural fiber.
13. Lips brush to give the perfect contour to your lips. The best material for this brush is synthetic fiber.
14. Brush used in working with eyeliners, it is usually used to stretch the line of the eyes.
15. Pencil line softening brush.
16. Pencil line softening oblique brush.
17. Shading brush. The best material for this brush is natural fiber.
18. Small brush used for applying liquid concealers that correct spots and cover small pimples.
19. Oblique brush used for shaping eyebrows perfectly.
20. Eyebrows brush.
21. Sponge applicator used for applying eyeshadows that can be both liquid or powder.
22. Eyebrows brush, used to comb them.

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