For years, I used my fingers to put on makeup, but since then, I’ve learned that a few strategically placed brushes can make all the difference in your look. Check out my must-have tools below.
Makeup brushes may seem like an extra and unnecessary step, but actually, some brushes are so soft and luxurious, you’ll feel like you’re getting a face massage when you’re putting on makeup! Shop my favorite tools and brushes here.
Best Makeup Brushes — Top Picks
If you’re a makeup brush newbie, check out the IT BRUSHES FOR ULTA Your Beautiful Basics Airbrush 101 5 Pc Getting Started Brush Set. It does the guess work for you! The super-soft brushes come in a pretty black case and includes five popular brushes. They are the:
“Airbrush Powder: Versatile use, dome-shaped head
Airbrush Foundation: Fluffy, rounded brush great for applying foundation
Airbrush Concealer: Fluffy, rounded brush head
Airbrush Shadow: Small, soft rounded head designed for the delicate eye area
Airbrush Crease: Narrow, tapered head designed to fit into the crease of the eye area.”
The set is a $130 value but available only at Ulta for $58. The brushes can be washed and re-used for years!
More Tools & Makeup Accessories
The EARTH THERAPEUTICS Soft Touch Complexion Brush exfoliates dead skin cells and cleans pores on your face. It’s truly a bargain buy at only $6!
The Sherrieblossom Icebox Wide is a splurge, but I have one on my desk and it gets compliments daily. It holds all your fragrances, lip glosses and nail polishes and is beloved by celebs like Lilly Ghalichi of Shahs of Sunset, Gretchen Rossi of The Real Housewives of Orange County and many more!
— Dory Larrabee-Zayas