I saw Emily Canham did a tag video on YouTube recently called the ‘Everyday Makeup Brushes’ Tag and I thought it would be fun to do a little post on a few of my favourite and most used brushes that I depend on an everyday basis.

  • Real Techniques Miracle Complexion sponge – Even though this is a recent discovery I can’t imagine doing my makeup without it. It has changed how I do my makeup and how it looks so much. I feel like it looks so much more flawless than when I use brushes, and is much better application with my dry skin.
  • Bareminerals Flawless Face Brush – I use this brush when I wear the bareminerals Original foundation (which is basically everyday right now!) and this is what is recommended to achieve a sheer-medium coverage, which is what I aim for on an everyday basis. I think this brush picks up the perfect amount of product so my base doesn’t look cakey.It is also quite a small handled brush which makes it great for travelling. I love the gold edition brush that I have, I think it looks so pretty amongst my other brushes and feels more luxe.
  • Real Techniques Setting Brush – This is my favourite brush to use with setting powder because of the size of it, it means I can control what areas of my face I am setting. I usually only set where I put concealer and places I don’t want to get oily rather than my whole face due to my dry skin. This brush helps me put the powder where I want it. I think this is such a versatile brush because I have also used it for highlighting and also for applying concealer because I think it is the perfect size for doing this.
  • Real Techniques Multi Task Brush – I had this sitting in my collect for a while but didn’t really get much use out of it until I saw a video of Kathleenlights saying that she used it for bronzer. Ever since that video I have used this brush everyday for bronzing up my skin. It works so well because of the shape and size of it and its great using all over the face. I haven’t stopped wearing bronzer ever since!
  • Zoeva 231/ Luxe Petit Crease Brush – This brush is amazing for applying eyeshadow into the crease. The bristles are really soft and are great at applying and blending product. The fact that this brush is a bit smaller than some of my other crease brushes means that it fits well into the crease of my eye, which makes eyeshadow application a whole lot easier.
  • Tate Double-ended Eyeshadow Brush – This one is great because it is a two in one, making it great for traveling. The bristles are so so soft on this brush which I find amazing. I use the flatter end for applying shadows all over my lid and blending them in and the fluffer end for crease colours and transition shades.

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There are of course loads of brushes that I use on an everyday basis, but I didn’t want this post to go on for ages so I chose a few of my absolute favourites. What are your everyday brushes?

Lizzy 🙂

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