12 Makeup Tools You Need & Exactly How to Use Them

Even if you buy the most expensive cosmetics, you still need the right makeup tools to have picture-perfect make-up. We have put together a list of must-have make-up tools that every woman should own.

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1. Foundation Brush

Use it to smooth liquid or cream foundation for streak-free application.

Alternate use: Pat on under-eye concealer.

 

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2. Beauty Blender

Use the sponge’s broad sides to smooth out product on your face. Use the tip to reach creases around the nose and to pinpoint small areas.

Alternate uses: Apply cream blush, blend out harsh makeup lines, and remove excess product.

 

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3. Kabuki Brush

This big brush is perfect for softly applying bronzers and powders, and for evenly distributing product across your face or body.

Alternate use: Buff out harsh lines by swirling the brush around your face.

 

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4. Powder Brush

The long, fluffy bristles evenly diffuse loose powders.

Alternate use: Sweep blush from the apples of your cheeks along your cheekbones

5. Angled Blush Brush

The slanted bristles make it easier to apply products perfectly to your cheekbones.

Alternate use: Apply contour powder (two shades darker than your skin tone) below your cheekbones to emphasize your natural contours.

6. Concealer Brush

Use a small, synthetic brush to pinpoint specific areas that need extra coverage.

Alternate use: Clean up messy lipstick edges.

 

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7. All-Over Eye Shadow Brush

an eye shadow brush to evenly apply powder and cream shadows.

Alternate use: Dab on shadow under the lower lash line for a smokier eye.

 

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8. Blending Brush

The fluffy bristles diffuse eye shadow in the crease of your eye.

Alternate use: Blend highlighter on your cheekbones, brow bones, and cupid’s bow.

9. Smudger Brush

Use this to soften eyeliner for a smoky, sultry look.

Alternate use: Target areas around the eye, such as the inner and outer corners and the brow bone, when applying intense pigment.

 

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10. Angled Eyeliner Brush

This brush easily lines lashes with cream or gel liner or shadow.

Alternate use: Fill in and define sparse brows with brow powder.

 

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11. Lash/Brow Comb/Brush

Use this duo to comb, tame, and de-clump your lashes and brows.

Alternate use: Smudge eyeliner gently with the brush bristles.

 

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12. Fan Brush

Use this to clean up fallen product or gently apply powders.

Alternate uses: Dip the ends in mascara and paint your lashes for a no-makeup look, hide eyelash glue with gel liner, and de-clump eyelashes.

Readmore: 13 Essential Makeup Brushes

Youtube Channel about Makeup: Vanmiu Makeup

 

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