Application of Makeup Brushes
â¤ Powder Brush
Best Use: The Round Kabuki can be used with any type of foundation, though it is most commonly used with mineral foundation makeup and powders. The soft round bristle head is designed for large area coverage such as forehead, cheeks, nose and eyes, achieving a flawless finish every time.
How to Use: Dab the bristles into the product and tap the brush against the edge of the container to remove any excess product. Start at the forehead and buff product on in a circular motion moving down to the chin and jawline. Buffing spreads and smooths out the product with quick circular motions. Continue to build upon depending on the coverage you desire.
Pro Tip: Apply minerals over foundation to set the foundation â this will give you longer lasting makeup throughout day.
â¤ Flat Kabuki
Best Use: The Flat Kabuki is most commonly used for liquid or cream foundation application to set the canvas. The flat top makeup brush also works great with powder, cream, and minerals to build coverage, setting your look, and concealing even the most problematic skin type (redness, uneven skin tones, large pores, acneic, dermatitis).
How to Use: Gently stipple products on large area, then vertically swirl the brush does the rest, buffing out your foundation an airbrushed finish. The flat top gives all over, even the most problematic skin type.Â
Pro Tip: Use the mini concealer brush to apply concealer to any problem spots using a stippling technique. Stippling is done by quickly dotting the brush against the skin to spread the product.
â¤ Powder Contour Brush
Best Use: The heavy and softer bristles head with dome shaped is best used with powder pigment to sculpt cheekbones, forehead and jawline. Powders allow for a lighter application, and are often used for everyday contouring and highlighting. Powders are quicker and easier to work with compared to creams.
How to Use: Pick up product on the brush, tap off any excess product. Sweep lightly onto cheekbones, forehead and jawline.
Pro Tip: Powders are ideal for oily skin, so that contouring doesn't add another heavy layer of product on top of a foundation base."br" Â "br" â¤ Precision Powder Brush"br"Best Use: The medium and softer bristles head with round top is best used with powder pigment to hard to reach areas or a remedy to small areas to create a flawless powder foundation. Also can be used for blushing colors on cheek."br"How to Use: Pick up product on the brush, tap off any excess product. Sweep lightly onto cheeks, forehead and jawline."br" Â "br" â¤ Foundation Brush"br"Best Use: With flat bristly fibers, this brush is easy to apply liquid foundation onto hard to reach area such as brow edges, nose sides, chin, jawline, build custom coverage, great for BB can CC creams."br"How to Use: Dip proper products on the brush head, sweep back and forth until zero lines, achieving a translucent base."br" Â "br" â¤ Cream Contour Brush"br"Best Use: The narrow and dense flat top is most commonly used with cream contouring products to sculpt cheekbones, forehead and jawline."br"How to Use: Pick up proper products, apply a harsh line onto cheekbones, forehead, jawline and do not blend, achieving a more defined contour due to a heavier consistency, and is best for red carpet coverage."br" Pro Tip: Creams are better for normal to dry skin types."br" Â "br" â¤ Eyeshadow Brush"br"Best Use: Apply shadow in the eyelid crease for a soft diffused effect to the eyes."br"How to Use: Pick up product on the brush, tap off any excess product. Apply to crease using a back and forth motion to soften strong colors in the crease or on the lids."br" Â "br" â¤ Blending Brush"br"Best Use: The dense round and flat bristles allow for precision blending eye shadow pigment and glitter and buffing harsh lines for a smoother finish. Also works for applying concealer to the lid, crease or under eye area."br"How to Use: Use the brush to pick up the loose pigment and tap into the corner of the eye. The taper is also great for concealing the hard to reach corners of the face."br" Â "br" â¤ Eyebrow Brush"br"Best Use: The angled flat bristles can be used for shaping and defining eyebrows. It also can be used as an eye liner brush to apply gel and cake liners for dramatic eyes. Can be used with powder, cream, liquid products."br"How to Use: Pick up proper product on the brush, tap off any excess product, drawing lines along the direction of the brows. Use with or without a stencil and filler of choice."br" Â "br" â¤ Concealer Brush"br"Best Use: The mini tapered bristles top is best used with concealer for full coverage of sun spots and blemishes."br"How to Use: Simply tap on the concealer using a stippling motion, which will evenly blend and cover any problem spots. You can follow up with powder to set the concealer, using the same tapping technique."br" Â "br"How to Clean
"li"Hold bristles face down, run under warm water. "li"Gently squeeze out excess water. "li"Apply a dime size of mild soap and olive oil into your palm and massage the bristle in a circular motion under water until runs clear, careful not to submerge the bristles. "li"Gently squeeze out any excess water using a clean towel "li"Air dry in an open space. "li"Deep Clean Weekly.
Daily Cleaning: Consider using a daily brush cleaner, or makeup remover wipes