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The whose who of makeup brushes: which do you really need?

Over the years, I’ve accumulated dozens of brushes; however, I tend to only use a couple on the every day basis- Here are my holy grail makeup brushes…

Now first things first, when in doubt, if I were to recommend any brush, the Real Techniques brushes are extremely high quality especially for the price!

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1. Before this brush I had the hardest time blending out my crease shadow, but then I discovered the Mac 217 Blending brush!

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2. The Sigma F80 Flat Kabuki Brush works magic for your face. If you’re looking for full coverage, this brush is for you!

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But then again…. in my opinion, whats the point of spending that much money? I use this flat top brush that is a cop off of this brush and it works wonders! (Also remember that synthetic brushes are always better for an airbrush finish, so make sure its synthetic!)

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3. The Beauty Blender, granted it’s not a brush, is my favorite tool of all! Using it damp to blend my under eye concealer, or use it to apply my foundation is a great way to ensure my makeup looks natural! It’s also great to use with cream blush, to blend out a cream contour, or highlight your whole face! Regardless, it’s an all purpose tool!

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5. The last brush (Pro Flawless Light Powder Brush #50) is another all purpose brush. I use it for blush and bronzer, and then I blend the two together for a flawless finish. It’s my favorite way to polish off my makeup because blending the two makes you face look glowing!

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After you find you favorites, don’t forget the most important step- Wash your brushes! This keeps them in pristine condition for a lifetime!

Let us know what your holy grail brushes are!

xoxo, Summer