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.

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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.

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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!

Here is a minimal set that will cover the basics of makeup.

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, shimmer
  • 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.

apple tip grpahic3 Comparison Shop To Get The Best Value For Your Money

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 ├╝ber 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!

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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.

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March 2017

Well, if you live in the Northern Hemisphere, the winter cold continues (the good news is, spring is just around the corner). Keep your skin protected with a heavier moisturizer than you would use in the warmer months. You can cut back on the spf number, but don't cut it out. If your home geography is really sun deprived, consider a daily dose of Vitamin D.

I would like to let all of you know how much I appreciate your support:) Please enjoy this west coast beach sunset as you soak up the beauty info. Grab some quick makeup tips or give your look a complete overhaul.

Something beautiful is on your horizon.

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