10 Fabulous Makeup Brushes

Need New Makeup Brushes? Start Here!

By Courtney Leiva

Like a trusty tube of lipstick or some sexy liquid liner, makeup brushes are a beauty essential that can really make a look. So, if you find yourself in desperate need of some handy tools, we’ve searched the internet high and low for some must-have brushes fit for any personality. You don’t have to be a makeup artist or professional to enjoy these babies. Plus, we’ve even got some picks for you beauty newbies too!

10 Makeup Brushes We Love

1. Rae Morris Eye Brush Set
Create all sorts of trending eye styles with this eight brush set ($199, raemorris.com) that also includes a free how-to book on how to achieve those stunning looks.

2. Sonia Kashuk Art of Makeup Ten-Piece Brush Set
For an unbeatable price, this 15-piece gem ($35.99, target.com) boasts gorgeous brushes for all your makeup needs.

3. Laura Mercier Luxe Travel Brush Collection
Perfect for all your travels, these conveniently-sized tools ($125, nordstrom.com) come in a stylish clutch ideal for the gal on-the-go.

4. VMV Hypoallergenics Foundation Brush With Bamboo Handle
If you have sensitive skin, try this hypoallergenic brush ($30, vmvhypoallergenics.com) to paint on your creams and foundations. It’s even made with environmentally-friendly materials, making these makeup brushes perfect for all your eco-conscious cuties.

5. Artis Elite, Mirror, 5 Brush Set
For a brush set like no other, pick up these futuristic makeup brushes ($160, artisbrush.com) which are designed to help you to perfectly apply blushes and foundations for a professional contoured look.

6. Makeup Forever 124 Powder Kabuki Brush
Apply all those loose powders and blushes ($52, Sephora.com) easily with this artisan brush.

7. Julep Double Duty Makeup Brush
Totally convenient for your makeup bag, this two-in-one brush ($28, julep.com) offers the proper balance of coverage and control whether you’re home or on the go.

8. SOHO NATURALS 6 Piece Fresh Face Set
Made with cruelty free nylons ($16.99, amazon.com) this six-piece set properly transforms your face from drab to fab in minutes.

9. Cle de Peau Beaute Concealer Brush
Conceal those hard to reach areas with this elegantly shaped makeup brush ($35, nordstrom.com) precisely designed for detail-oriented application.

10. NARS Botan Kabuki Brush
If you’re new to makeup and looking for one makeup brush that can do it all, treat your face to this large  ($75, sephora.com) and soft bristled brush, perfect for a light dusting of powder or blush.