All You Need To Know About Face Makeup Brushes And Their Uses

Vaishnavi Gavankar |Jun 26, 2019

Here you will get detailed information about all types of face Makeup brushes for Foundation, Blush, Highlighter and many more.

Makeup is intimidating and the makeup brushes are more intimidating. There are various types and shapes of makeup brushes like angled, flat, stippling and round. Which one is to use for which makeup product? Worry not.

All You Need To Know About Face Makeup Brushes And Their Uses

We are here to tell you everything and all you need to know about face makeup brushes. Here you will get detailed information about all types of face Makeup brushes for Foundation, Blush, Highlighter and many more. We have listed the different types of face makeup brushes and their uses below.

Foundation Brush

Basically, Foundation Makeup Brush facilitates a smooth and even out the application of your foundation base. The right foundation brush helps you to give you high and fuller coverage of the foundation but a cheaper foundation brush can make you look cakey and washed out.

A foundation brush allows you to blend your product seamlessly onto your skin so that you can buff the product into the skin, giving it the most natural look. There are 2 types of foundation brushes:

Buffing Foundation Brush 

Buffing Foundation Brush 
Buffing Foundation Brush

Buffing Foundation Brush is great for those who are obsessed with the full coverage foundation. It blends out the product effortlessly and provides you sheer to high coverage.

Flat Foundation Brush

Flat Foundation Brush
Flat Foundation Brush

This brush provides the perfect amount of pressure for the smooth application of the product over pores, crevices, and lines. The handle is small, which makes it handy and ideal for travel.

Concealer Brush

The Concealer Brush name suggests that it conceals your marks, dark circles, and blemishes. While using the concealer brush, never rub or blend it. Apply a concealer or corrector and never move the product around, but carefully pat the product onto the skin to conceal the area. There are 2 types of concealer brushes:

Flat Concealer Brush

Flat Concealer Brush
Flat Concealer Brush

This brush has flat bristles and a pointed tip. It aids in the application and blending of the concealer. The brush helps you to get to the smallest of the flaws and easy to conceal the under eye area.

Detailed Brush

Detailed Brush
Detailed Brush

The detailed concealer brush gives your specific application to the product. It works on the targeted area precisely. It blends all your imperfections smoothly.

Face Powder Brush

Primarily the Powder Brush function is to dust powder or lose powders to your face. It absorbs excess oil and gives you matte finish instantly. Powders help you to set and bake your face makeup without making you look like a ghost. There are two types of powder brushes:

Round Powder Brush 

Round Powder Brush 
Round Powder Brush

The bristles of round powder brush are shaped in a dome so that it can sweep the product across the face smoothly. The round powder brushes are always smooth and soft so that it can dust off the powder on your face easily.

Angled Powder Brush 

Angled Powder Brush
Angled Powder Brush

Angled Brush can be used as the contour powder brush. It has the same texture and soft bristles but the shape of the brush is little angled. Angled brush is easier for contouring and gives you matte finish where you need it.

Blush Brush

Among all face makeup brushes, Blush Brush is one of the softest makeup brush you will ever find in the market. Blush brush and their bristles are designed to target the apples of your cheeks. It pickups little amount of product so that you can easily build it up after 1-2 applications. There are two types of Blush brush:

Angled Blush Brush 

Angled Blush Brush 
Angled Blush Brush

An angled blush brush enables the precise application of the blush. The angled shape of the brush allows it to pick up the product and dust it onto the cheeks ever so softly so that it looks natural.

Fluffy Blush Brush 

Fluffy Blush Brush 
Fluffy Blush Brush

Blush is never enough for a girl. The design of the Fluffy Brush is to give you a high color payoff. The brush allows you to pick up more of the product so that you can achieve heavy blush look.

Highlighter Brush

The bristles in a highlighter brush are specifically designed for highlighters. The bristles are more spread out than other brushes so that the brush picks up a small amount of the product. It is then lightly dusted on the top of the cheekbones and other areas of the face that need to be highlighted. It is best to go in with a light hand to avoid using too much product. There 2 types of highlighter brushes:

Fan Brush

Rodial The Fan Brush Web
Fan Brush

The brush picks up just the right amount of product and gives the perfect finish. Fan Brush works with cream, liquid, and powder highlighters. The light bristles of the brush help in distributing the product evenly so that the product doesn’t end up looking patchy or cakey.

Blending Brush 

Blending Brush 
Blending Brush

This is something you can’t use your fingers for. A good blending brush will help you to soften out any harsh lines after the application of the highlighter.

>>> Read more on Starbiz: Top 5 Eye Makeup Brushes You Must Have In Your life

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