9 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 9 brands for when any old brushes need to be binned.

Revlon Blush & Contour Brush

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Featuring a bristle head specially angled to give full control, this synthetic makeup brush can be used to apply blush, contour and highlighter. The edge of the brush perfectly applies product at the apple of the cheek. The bristles are designed to mimic the shape of natural hairs for superior, long lasting performance, plus have an antibacterial coating to help keep the brush clean.

jane iredale Bent Liner Brush

This uniquely-angled brush is handy when applying eyeliner. Available in either graphite or rose gold, the bristles are made with the finest fibres for effortless application. jane iredale brushes are both vegan friendly and cruelty free.

Osmosis Concealer Brush

The synthetic, compact bristles of this makeup brush provide the ultimate under eye coverage. Its synthetic status ensures product won’t be absorbed.

Living Nature Kabuki Brush

This full sized kabuki brush provides a natural, even coverage and ease of blending. Vegan friendly, the brush is made with the highest quality artificial bristles and a generously sized wooden handle for easy application.

Mary Kay® Powder Foundation Brush

The shape of this foundation brush allows controlled application of powder formulas. Using a light buffing technique, it creates a natural finish with buildable coverage.

INIKA Vegan Fan Brush

INIKA Vegan Fan Brush is perfect for providing a more sheer application of makeup and can be used to soften and blend for a less dramatic look. The brush is extremely soft and gentle with its non-irritating bristles. It is ideal for precise application, getting rid of eye shadow fallout, and for highlighting the high points of the face.

Natio Sun-Kissed Colour Collection - Every Eye Brush Set

Part of Natio’s Sun-Kissed Colour Collection, this eye brush set includes three essential brushes to perfect any eye look. The flat, angled and blending brushes are made with premium synthetic fibre for professional-quality performance, and can be used for a subtle wash of colour by day to a deeper definition at night.

DB Cosmetics Dual Ended Contour & Highlight Brush

Designed with super-soft synthetic bristles, this dual ended brush helps achieve a perfectly balanced complexion. This 2-in-1 brush has various uses, from baking under the eyes to defining the face with both liquid and powder formulas.

Glam by Manicare All Over Powder Brush

Glam by Manicare All Over Powder Brush evenly disperses powder to help set and complete the look. This brush, with high quality synthetic bristles and an ergonomically designed handle, is a must-have in anyone’s collection.


This article originally appeared on BDAU.
Words: Aja Walter