How Many Makeup Brushes Do You Use?

by Mehak Shahani on May 20, 2013

in Beauty Banter, Features

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I dont use too many but i definitely need my Sigma Flat Top Kabuki for sure. It just makes foundation blending a dream! Apart from that i use two Vega Professional brushes that im looking to upgrade from but im not a big eyeshadow wearer so dont know if it makes sense for me to invest in expensive ones. I have a flat shader brush, and a small round tapered blending brush.

What about you?

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Vipra S May 20, 2013 at 10:53 am

Around 6-7 brushes ..
I use Inglot 21T face n foundation brush ‘n’ The Body Shop Face and Body brush for face..
I use 3-4 MAC brushes for eyes (222, 219, 217, 239)
Recently have started using Colorbar brushes (blusher brush, contouring brush)

I soo desepratly want that Sigma Kabuki brush .. Apart from sigma official website is there any other online site where I can buy the kabuki brush .. ?
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mehak May 20, 2013 at 11:07 pm

How the body shop blush and the colorbar brushes.
I heard the colorbar brushes were scratchy

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Vipra S May 21, 2013 at 10:10 am

Body shop one is very soft .. the colorbar ones aren’t that soft but didn’t felt any scratchiness while application.
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Abhi May 20, 2013 at 1:13 pm

have you tried using a moist sponge instead of brushes…works much better for me atleast..
I just use 2 brushes for eyeshadows…forgetting the numbers..ughh sorry
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Nivedita May 20, 2013 at 4:10 pm

ummm… for a full on makeup
1 foundation brush
2 powder brush
3 blush brush
4 eye brushes 2

=5 brushes max. At times four. Just flip the side of the brush and use the other color and blend
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Priya Raghuwanshi May 20, 2013 at 4:24 pm

i am building my makeup brush set and have collected all the imp ones so far… foundation – inglot 21T, sigma F80, 2 of mac eye brushes – 217 n 219, I want to pick up a nice flat shader brush for eyes! i think collection will be done :)

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mehak May 20, 2013 at 11:07 pm

Thats a great collection Priya! The mac shader is supposed to be great for picking up colour

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Priya Raghuwanshi May 21, 2013 at 12:17 pm

thanks! how is the vega professional shader brush, any idea?

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Preeti Kaur May 20, 2013 at 7:58 pm

I use kabuki brush, blusher brush, angled eye liner brush, all from Ecotools :)
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kayennat May 20, 2013 at 10:21 pm

I have never counted! because there’s too many lol.
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kayennat May 20, 2013 at 10:22 pm

The brushes I have most of are eye blending brushes though!
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mehak May 20, 2013 at 11:06 pm

Hehe ! Which ones? I thought you wonly need 2-4

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kayennat May 21, 2013 at 12:20 am

me and my sister combined have over 15 blending brushes; they are from boots no7 ! I have 4 foundation brushes (buffing brush, stippling brush, expert face brush, flat foundation brush), blending sponge, 4 blush brush, contouring brush, concealer brushes, and normal eye shadow brushes. maybe we’ll do a post on the excessive number of brushes we have!!! lol
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Heena May 20, 2013 at 11:18 pm

Around 10-12 brushes.. but I use only one for everyday.. eyebrow brush.
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