Makeup Brush Set
How To Save Yourself Some Time, Energy & MONEY
Buying a makeup brush set can take the guesswork out of buying makeup brushes, save you money and a lot of time. The key to really benefiting is to narrow down what kind of makeup brush set to buy. Here are some buying considerations when picking a set.
Get clear on the quantity of brushes you need. The benefits of saving time and money per brush because of purchasing in multiples, can seem like a great idea.... and it is, provided you are going to use all or most of what you buy.
Determine what makeup tasks you want to be able to do and what type of brushes can do them. If they are fairly common tasks, you will find them in a set. Makeup brush sets come in all sorts of sizes and serve a variety of individuals from the minimalist to the makeup maven.
Choose Versatile Brushes
Some brushes can perform double, even triple duty i.e. the medium head eye shadow brush;
-its flats side can place eye shadow effectively on the eyelid
-its narrow end, can work the crease
-the tip can place highlight work on brow bone
-PLUS do the medium size can effectively blend the whole zone
-SOMETIMES they are actually double ended!
BASIC MAKEUP BRUSH SET:
- Face/Large Powder Brush-use for setting foundation, dusting
away shine, helping makeup stay in place and last
- Blush/ Bronzer Brush- powder application of blush, bronzer,
- Medium Head Eye Shadow Brush-application lid, crease and brow
bone plus blending
- Angled or Flat Head Eye Liner Brush-perform finer lash line work
- Concealer Brush- eye zone and blemishes
Other application tools like sponges, fingers, Q Tips and eyelash curler, will help fill out the basic brush set.
No matter what your budget can afford, everyone likes to get value for their money. As with everything, there are quite a range in price points, and greater expense does not always equal greater quality.
Luckily there is a lot to choose from. Here is a great example of good value for your money if you are not looking for über premium quality brushes. In addition there are over four hundred happy with purchase reviews ...
Sephora Collection Deluxe Antibacterial Brush Set goes a little beyond the above basic set with seven pieces; foundation brush, concealer brush, powder brush, angled eyeshadow brush, eye blender brush, lip/eyeliner brush, and a brow brush/lash comb. . A savings of 40 % off had you bought them individually!
If you are looking for a premium quality set of makeup brushes Bobbi Brown ( I have a set of these and love them), Trish McEvoy and Nars are all good names to consider and all have sets in a variety of formats.