Brushes don’t make an appearance on the blog as often as they should. They’re more like the stars behind-the-scenes. I took me a while to build up my brush collection, even though to this day I still use my fingers to apply certain products – no shame. It’s easy for beauty-newbies to get overwhelmed with all the brush choices tailored for different purposes. And let’s be honest, sponge applicators that come in compacts and eyeshadow palettes do NOTHING. Let me talk you through the ones I use on daily basis: the basics.
Eyeliners. You make one mistake and it’s over. You end up with a super thick line. And when there’s a mistake in that super thick line.. Well, you get the picture. Now, gel liners depend on the brushes you use. Obviously. There are different types of brushes that cater for your different gel liner “needs”. Continue Reading…
I know I don’t have the biggest brush collection out there. However, I know that I have more than enough to create a full look. Each brush has its own function in order to give the desired effect. As I was cleaning my brushes this morning, I thought that I would do a quick post about them. So please don’t mind their wet look, they just came out of the shower.
I received a lot of questions regarding my brushes, specially the Sigma ones. When I started building up my collection, I immediately got Sigma brushes as they sell them in kits. I heard amazing things about these brushes before getting them. I have to admit, they really are great. I would love to try Real Techniques brushes and a few MAC ones though.. The majority of my brushes are from Sigma, but you’ll see that I have a few other ones as well.
For blending (eyes)
For eyeliner and lips
I will probably do a post about my favorite brushes and how I like to use them. I don’t always use them for their original function. Something a bit more detailed perhaps. What do you think?
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Have your tried any of these brushes? Thoughts? Leave a comment below 🙂
You’ve probably read tones of rambling about this brand called Sigma. It offers makeup, tools and the best brushes I’ve tried! When I saw that their brushes were cheaper than MAC brushes, “SOLD!” was the word that screamed!