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So I’m pretty late to catch up on the new oval brush trend, but I’m so glad I finally did, with this multi-purpose brush by Mikasa Beauty.
From their site
The perfect multi-purpose tool. This brush can be used for precise application of contour products. It can also be used to apply a soft wash of color to the eyelid or brow bone. It easily blends powder or cream eye shadows, face powders, and liquid or cream concealers in the hard-to-reach contours of the face. Made of 100% synthetic fibres. Features an ultra-durable, flexible handle, and a tilted brush head for ultimate precision.
Brush Hair: high grade synthetic fibre
For reference, this brush is about the size of an actual toothbrush, lengthwise. The brush head is about an inch long.
This brush has seriously changed the way my foundation/concealer/powder look. It offers a beautiful, truly airbrushed finish that is smooth and blurs out the natural texture of my skin and and blemishes/pores.
I first used this to apply my foundation which went on more smoothly and evenly than it did with a BeautyBlender or a kabuki brush. Then I applied my NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer on top with the brush, and it settled down to a gorgeous natural finish which wasn’t in the least bit streaky or cakey.
Then I set my foundation and concealer with this brush using my Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Powder. My eyes are deep set so it is difficult getting base products into the inner corners, but with this brush I was able to do it smoothly and evenly.
I kept my makeup on for about 6 hours, without any setting spray, and let me tell you, there wasn’t a single sign of caking, or lines, or powdery-ness.
This brush really did upgrade my entire makeup application process, for the better.
It is so soft on the face, sturdy to hold and sweep across the skin, and can be used with multiple products.
It also blended my powder nose contour flawlessly for a finish that was natural, yet made a difference.
Colour me impressed!
I think the brush they offer which is bigger than this one would be better for quicker foundation application. This one, due to its smaller size, takes a longer while with blending.
It is relatively expensive at $25, as is their set that this brush is a part of, plus shipping costs are high. Still, Mikasa Beauty often gives out coupons for money off.
Do I recommend this?
It’s soft, good quality, and really makes makeup application easy and flawless. I would say try it out!
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