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Basic Makeup Brushes

Beautiful Young Woman Applying Makeup. Brunette GirlMakeup is supposed to help accentuate our features and enhance our look but when used incorrectly, it can do just the opposite. I see some women willing to spend a lot of money on a lipstick but really skimp on the tools that might make their makeup application easier and their products last longer. I recommend everyone to splurge on the best quality brushes. Basic set of good quality brushes is a must because best make up application happens with the right brushes. There are two main categories: natural-hair brushes (quarrel, sable, goat) and man-made (synthetic, nylon, polyester). My favorite ones are brushes made of teddy bear hair. Teddy Bear Hair is super soft and luxurious and made of fiber that Read More

How to Choose the Right Hair Brush

Legend says that you should brush your locks 100 times a day, but we don’t remember any mention of which brush to use. With so many different styles on the market, it can be tough to know which brush does what, not to mention bristles! So i am going to try to decode the mystery of the hair brush, and tell you what you should really be using to tame your locks. First, lets start with the shape.

Round Brush

Use a round brush when blow-drying to create curl and volume, or to give some bend to the hair. For extra oomph, opt for a round brush with a ceramic barrel (not metal) it will hold heat for longer and extend the life of your curl. The smaller the barrel of the round brush the more curl you will get.

One of my favorites and the one I personally use is Ibiza (above) with extended cork handle for an easy grip. Does the job every single time. Read More

The 5 Most Useful Makeup Brushes in Your Kit

Ever walk up to the makeup counter and find yourself puzzled by the wide array of tool options? Shape, size, and bristle all affect the function of a brush , so it is understandable how overwhelming a Beauty beginner’s purchase can be. Rest assured that every brush does serve a purpose, but it is wise to arm yourself with a set of multipurpose basics before you invest in the extras. I’ve rounded up five of the favorite makeup brushes that deserve a spot in any artist or amateur’s collection. Read More