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Brushes Decoded

BEAUTY SCHOOL
Brushes Decoded

By Bare Essentials

Bare Minerals Essentials

There are so many makeup tools out there, it’s hard to know where to start, but the trick to getting your makeup looking perfect lies in the brush.

This month Bare Minerals joins us, decoding the options out there and giving us a point in the right direction when it comes to choosing the right ones for you.

 

Brushes Decoded Eyeliner Model

Shade & Diffuse Eye Brush

Use a thicker, synthetic brush for your everyday eye shadow needs. Synthetic fibres are best as they won’t hold as much product, so you eye shadow will last for longer. Use the flat side to apply, then flip the brush on its side to contour and define the crease.

Shade and diffuse eye brush

 

TIP: Pat eye colour into place, or sweep back and forth in a windshield wiper motion. 

Expert Shadow & Liner Brush
FOR THE MORE INTENSE LOOKS

A tapered eye shadow brush is a must for all-over application, highlighting and detail work. This works perfectly alongside a denser angled eyeliner brush to get right down to the lash line.

Expert shadow and liner

 TIP: Use the angled eyeliner brush wet with eye shadow or liner shadow for a liquid liner look.

The Blender Brush
PERFECT FOR SMUDGING AND BLENDING EYE SHADOW.

It’s fluffy, rounded end fits snuggly in the eyelid contour, sweeping colour into the crease as well as slightly above and below for a seamless look.

The Blender Brush

TIP: Use a finishing powder to set concealer around the eyes.

Detail Shader Brush
FOR HIGHLIGHTERS AND CONCEALERS.

Its wide, densely packed base of firm fibres lays down colour and builds intensity. The softly rounded, narrow tip perfectly enables detail work like highlighting the brow bones or accentuating the inner corners of the eyes.

Detail shader brush

TIP: Use the tapered tip to precisely apply concealer close to the lash line.

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