Lessons in Makeup : Eye Brushes 101 ...

Even seasoned makeup users can be somewhat bewildered by the array of brushes for putting on eye makeup when standing in the beauty aisles. You might want to try a smoky eye but have no idea which brushes do what. You may only use one style of applicator brush for your eyeshadows but are sure that with different brushes, you could make a big impact on your looks. Or you may be completely new to makeup and don’t know where to start. Here’s the lowdown on all the types of eye makeup brushes:

1. The Fluff Brush

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An all-purpose brush for packing on color all over the lid, blending and highlighting under brow and face. They come in different sizes: The smallest are good for strategic placement of shadow; use medium sized fluff brushes for placing shadow across the eye; and the largest brushes work well for putting shadow on the brow bone as a highlight. You can use this brush to pat on a higher concentration of shadow or for a sweep of lighter color.

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