Bristles and brush shapes won’t be the very first thing you think about when searching for a brush, however the sorts you select might make or break your make-up software. It depends upon what kinds of make-up formulation you will use extra typically (liquid, powder, and so on.) and what sort of look you’re going for.
Relating to bristles, there are pure, artificial, and a mix of each. René says duo-fiber brushes (a mix of artificial and pure hair) are nice for buffing and mixing in cream or liquid merchandise and go away an airbrushed, seamless look. You may also use them for some powder merchandise. Artificial brushes are nice for skincare functions and liquid or cream foundations and concealers. Pure brushes are primarily used for free or pressed powder merchandise. And a few brushes are dense or free. “Quick dense brushes are nice for contouring or making use of full protection foundations to pores and skin with texture, whereas free fluffy brushes are nice for mild functions of merchandise,” René explains.
As for shapes, René says there is no incorrect manner to make use of them however she gave some methods she personally makes use of every:
Tapered: Nice for mixing
Flat/Dense: Full-coverage software or creating shapes on the face (like contouring with cream merchandise)
Fluffy/Spherical: Nice when used for concealers, eyeshadows, blushes, highlighters, and mixing out harsh traces
Fluffy Angled/Tapered: Nice for bronzers and blushes, generally highlighters