Monday, 19 May 2014

My 5 Most Used Brushes

Brushes... one of those key ingredients to make-up and it's application. 
I honestly don't know how I use to apply my make-up with no brushes when I was younger - what on earth was I thinking, I dread to think what I looked like!

Back when I was about 15 I used probably 1 brush and that was just a cheap little kabuki brush to apply some bronzer - everything else was done with my hands... opps!
I like to think I've come along way since then, it's 9 years later and I owe more make-up brushes than kitchen cutlery but there are a few that have a firm place in my daily make-up routine and those are rhe brushes I'm going to share with you today!
These are the 5 brushes that I use the most. 
Brushes that I use daily and brushes that, now, I couldn't see myself living without - they are my fav's and are all pretty affordbable in my opinion!

1.  Real Techniques Powder Brush
I love this big fluffy brush. It's perfect for using with a powder after foundation  to help set it and I use it daily - also fab if you want to add some bronzer to your neck and chest!

2. Real Techniques Expert Face Brush
I use this for my Seventeen Pwhooar Paint concealer and it works wonders! So good for blending - I will never use my fingers for concealer again! Would also be great for contouring!

3. Zoeva Silk Finish Brush
This is the greatest foundation brush I've ever used! I hate your standard flat foundation brush - I've never go on with them and just don't get them! I love a flat buffing bruh like this and this works so well with any of my favouite foundations! This thing is a lifesaver!

4. Zoeva Luxe Sheer Cheek Brush
This angled brush is what I use with my Sleek contouring kit - which, to be honest, I don't know how I lived without! 
The Sleek kit has become a staple in my make-up bag and this brush with it, I hardly go a day without it! This brush is fab for using along my cheek bones and jaw lines with the bronzer and then I flip it to the other side and use it for the highlighter!

5. ELF Eyeliner Brush
Yes yes yes I know this is an eyeliner brush BUT for me this is my eyeBROW brush! This size and shape is perfect to help me fill in my brows with my HD brows palette and I have been using it for years!

So there you have it - my 5 most used brushes! Was this a bit of a boring post?!
 What brushes do you use the most and which are your favouites?

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  1. I love Zoeva brushes - I'll confess that I'm waiting for my rose gold set to arrive. Eeee! I really need to get on and try some of these real techniques brushes.

  2. I have never heard of Zoeva, I'll have to take a look at those!

  3. I use the expert face brush for foundation, It works well! :)

  4. Fab choices! I need me some Zoeva brushes don't I? Ha

    Kate xo

  5. I love the expert face brush x

  6. I've been swapping between the Body Shop and Smashbox for my foundation brush but haven't been getting on lately. I might have to have a look at Zoeva now! :) X

  7. I use the RT Powder Brush every single day, I love it!


  8. definitely some great picks! Zoeva and real Techniques are my favorite brushes as well!!!

  9. I have abused my expert face brush, such a good brush!

    Belle ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

  10. Hi beautiful,
    I was just browsing through & stumbled upon your lovely blog - It looks gorgeous and it has interesting posts that I can relate to. I'm now following you via gfc, keep in touch love x

    Benish | Feminist Reflections

  11. I have just found your blog and am really enjoying reading through your posts. I also love the expert face brush, i find it perfect for applying my foundation :) followed xx

  12. I love seeing other bloggers most used brushes! I need some Zoeva brushes in my life!

  13. i love real technique brushes so i need to get my hands on the expert face brush :D

  14. Love using the real techniques expert face brush for foundation, so good. The blush brush is amazing too! Adele x

  15. I own a few RT brushes and they are seriously the best drug store brushes on the market. I can't live without my Sleek Contour Kit either. I'm going to add it to my makeup kit too for my clients. It's just so perfect and handy!



  16. Totally love the real techniques brushes. My favourite must be the expert face brush. Haven't yet tried Zoeva brushes but I'm going to now!x


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