They even promise that you'll use less product. Because of the unique bristles, less product is absorbed into the brush so you waste less. And, since they're man-made and cruelty-free, they won't cause sensitive skin to freak out.
Next, I put the brushes to the true test: a face-off against the brushes I swear by daily. Were they going to give me a better application than my makeup sponge, poufy powder brush and my go-to slanted liner brush, shadow brush and crease brush? Despite their claims (and incredible softness) that say that they could, I was skeptical that these gorgeous-yet-weird-looking brushes would actually deliver.
The silky, densely packed bristles are attached to the brush in a way that keeps all the fibers in contact with your skin. This keeps the application -- whether you're putting on eye shadow or foundation -- from looking streaky or patchy. It also means the amount of product the brush wastes is next to nothing.
The Oval 6 brush applied my BB Cream and liquid foundation evenly, though if you want superquick results, the smaller brush head may not be for you. Because of the packed bristles, it applies a little heavier than a makeup sponge or even a flat foundation brush (and it definitely applies more evenly than the latter). But, after applying my foundation, the brush had just a miniscule amount of product left on the bristles -- I wiped it on the back of my hand and hardly anything came off.
Designed for contouring, it placed my contour shade down evenly and precisely. I blended my lines with the Oval 10 brush, a magical creation that is a wiz at blending and buffing makeup into natural-looking perfection. Compared to brushes that are fluffier, this one applies setting powder a little heavier, so use a light touch or be prepared to blend.
The Final Verdict
High-tech, soft fibers and a sleek, modern design that deliver streak-free, expertly blended results -- I'm off to Pinterest to find a way to display these gems (and keep them close at hand) on my vanity.