With all the makeup brushes on the market, it can be daunting to know which ones to add to your makeup kit, especially if you’re just starting to build a collection. Brushes can be quite an investment, but if you choose correctly, a quality makeup brush should last you for years. Contrary to popular belief, natural and synthetic bristled brushes can be interchanged easily.
For an every day makeup routine, there are 5 brushes you will want to add to your beauty bag to get you gorge and polished. And once you get them, don’t forget to clean them regularly, and follow our tutorial to learn how to do it the right way!
By Erin Gerlach of The Sparkle
Image: Bella Sugar
1. M.A.C 217 Blending Brush, $24: This is the ultimate shadow brush. The densely packed natural bristles are arranged in an oval shape that make this brush perfect for applying shadows, blending, applying concealers and highlighters and even contouring.