Learning to put on makeup for the first time can be an intimidating experience especially if you do not know where to start. Get the best brush sets in Hong Kong to help build your skills in makeup. Learn about the different types of makeup brushes and their uses below.

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Makeup brushes and their uses

It is very common for makeup brands to sell a range of brushes that compliments to their products. Prices of these brushes range from affordable to expensive depending on the quality of fibers or hair utilized. Instead of purchasing makeup tools individually, it would be better to buy brush sets in Hong Kong so that you can learn about the different makeup brushes and their uses efficiently. Read more about it below!

Foundation brush

Typically, these brushes have a round, dome shape that ideally allows the bristles to blend liquid, cream or powder foundation to achieve a smooth and flawless finish. Moreover, the brush is tightly packed with a tapered tip for even application. To use the brush, dampen it with warm water and then tightly squeeze the excess into a towel or tissue. This will ideally help attain a more even distribution. If you wish to only apply foundation with a brush, you can also blend the strokes with a sponge.

Concealer brush

A smaller flat brush with soft bristles and a pointed tip, the concealer brush is ideal to be used on the more delicate parts of your face such as under the eyes. It is mainly used to conceal problematic areas like eyebags, spots, acne scars, broken capillaries and much more. Utilise a concealer brush made with synthetic fibres as it works the best with liquid or cream makeup and does not absorb much of the product.

Bronzer brush

One of the more versatile makeup brushes, it can be used for both compact powder and bronzer. It usually has bristles that are soft, full, and rounded. These bristles are able to pick up a good amount of powder which is then distributed flawlessly onto the skin. The ideal way to do so is to load your brush with ample amount of powder, then shake away the excess before applying it onto your face. Another use for this brush is contouring, where the bristles can be pinched together to form a line.

Fan powder brush

Another brush to be used with powder is the fan powder brush, where it can sweep light dusting powder onto the skin for a soft, velvety finish. This method prevents from applying too much makeup on to the face which can highlight fine lines and other imperfections. Moreover, the brush is able to eliminate excess powder on the faces, especially after you apply eyeshadow.

Blusher brush

This brush is typically made with fine, gentle fibres and has a rounded head. It is perfect for giving a pop of colour to the apples of your cheek. The ideal ways to do so is to sweep and blend along your cheekbones until you are close to your hairline.

Eye shadow brush

Many of the eyeshadow brushes have a bevelled edge for a smooth application without having to drag the eyelid. It also gives excellent coverage with its large, flats, short, and brimming bristles.