10 brands for new makeup brushes

With varying qualities of makeup brushes on the market, the lifespan of a regular makeup brush can range depending on the bristles, fibre and upkeep at home. To keep brushes fresh, and makeup applying correctly, try these 10 brands for when any old brushes need to be binned.

Synergie Skin Blusher Brush

This premium makeup brush is designed for the application of powder blush. It is made with premium synthetic fibres and is 100 per cent vegan and cruelty-free.

DB Cosmetics On the Go - Dual Ended Contour & Highlight Brush

Designed with super-soft synthetic bristles, this dual ended brush helps achieve a perfectly balanced complexion.

BeautyPRO Stippler Makeup Brush

BeautyPRO Stippler Makeup Brush creates a soft, airbrushed look by allowing you to control the amount of liquid or powder product, including foundation, blush and bronzer, to build coverage. It has soft, flexible nylon bristles.

Beauty Essentials Bronzing Brush

Beauty Essentials Bronzing Brush can be used for powders, bronzers and mineral makeup. Made with natural bristles, the brush offers even application.

EcoTools Classic Foundation

This foundation brush, with a bamboo handle, has soft, cruelty-free synthetic hair bristles.

Real Techniques Brush Crush Collection - 304 Fan Brush

Real Techniques Brush Crush Collection - 304 Fan Brush is a delicately cut fan brush that soft sweeps on powder illuminator or highlighter for a soft, glowing finish. It also has soft bristles and a tapered handle.

Bobbi Brown Angle Eye Shadow Brush

With hand-cut bristles and a wooden handle, this Bobbi Brown brush is ideal for applying eyeshadow in the corner, crease or all over the lid.

INIKA Organic Vegan Kabuki Brush

INIKA Organic Vegan Kabuki Brush is made from 100 per cent synthetic materials and wood from sustainable forestry. Specifically designed to use with vegan minerals, this brush creates an air brushed finish. 

Artiste Retractable Lip Brush #46

Designed to produce precise application, this brush can be used with lipsticks and glosses. It provides an even wash of colour and is made with synthetic nylon bristles. 

Glam by Manicare All Over Powder Brush

Glam by Manicare All Over Powder Brush evenly disperses powder to help set and complete the look. It features high quality synthetic bristles.