Understanding the function of a makeup brush will help you in creating superlative makeup. Knowing the purpose and payoff of the brush also allows for creativity to flourish, thinking outside of the box.
Concealer brushes are the topic of discussion as the concealer brush is often the first brush that touches the face during the makeup application.
Synthetic brushes have become most popular for concealer, because synthetic haired brushes can be used both wet and dry. Natural hair brushes can also be used to apply concealer, results are best when used clean and dry.
Movable concealer textures, glide onto skin evenly using both natural hair and synthetic brushes. A synthetic brush is a great tool used when spot treating skin’s dark pigments or covering redness. Use the natural hair brush in a sweeping and to soften concealer applications and smooth out fine lines created by over concealing.
Top Concealer Brush Picks:
CHANEL’s #1 SHADOW/CONCEALER BRUSH Blends cream-formula eye makeup and concealers.
Bobbi Brown’s Concealer Brush is shaped to reach into the tiniest corners and deposit concealer under eyes. The Concealer Brush can also be used to spot-apply. Think outside of the box! I’ve used this concealer brush to apply lipstick! $25.00
E.L.F. Essentials Smudge Eye Sponge All e.l.f. professional makeup brushes have been designed and tested by professional makeup artist Scott Vincent Borba. Each brush has been ergonomically designed to fit perfectly into your hand and facilitate a flawless finish with every application. $1.00 YES! $1.00
M.A.C.’s #239 Brush soft, dense to shade or blend eye shadow or emollient-based products. This brush has a tapered, rounded edge with smooth, firm, fine fibers M·A·C professional brushes are hand-sculpted and assembled using the finest quality materials. They feature wood handles and nickel-plated brass ferrules. $24.50
Body Shop Lipstick Concealer Brush Super-soft synthetic hairs are long-lasting and specially cut to be extra gentle on delicate face skin. Fine, flat-tapered head is ideal for precisely applying lip and concealer products. Slightly-tapered, easy-to-hold handle allows controlled, precise application. Wider, flat base allows brush to stand upright when not in use. Recommended by O Magazine $14.50