With all of the different brushes for eye makeup that are currently on the market, how do you know which ones are the best and which ones you can do without? Knowing which brushes to use will save you both a lot of time and a lot of money. There are six basic brushes for eye makeup that will get you through any situation. The first brush you will need is a lid brush that is natural-bristled, thin and tapered. This brush is great for applying shadow over your entire lid, and also works with your brow bone and lower lid. Next, you will want a crease brush, which has a bullet-shaped tapered tip to help create a smoky eye look. The blending brush is another one of the most important brushes for eye makeup because it helps blend colors together and will smooth away hard edges. Read
The 7 Makeup Brushes You Actually Need
for a list of more recommended brushes for the rest of your face.
There are many different eyeliner brushes for eye makeup application, but you only need to choose one. The angled brush is the easiest one to use, but the slanted style is great for dipping in shadow; it all depends on your personal preference. After you make that choice, then there is the brow brush, which is double-ended and allows you to fill out your brows. The last of the brushes for eye makeup is the smudge brush, which allows you to smoke out the lines on your eyes for precise definition. Check out
12 Best Eye Shadows
for a list of eye shadows to go along with your brushes.
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