There is a wide variety of brushes. By the shape and size, hair type and usage. In my opinion, it is preferable to have few but good quality brushes.
When choosing a brush, you should know if is made with natural hair or synthetic fiber, to know what use can give it.
In general rules, natural hair brushes are used to apply powder products, such as blushes, volatile, compact powder and shadows; and synthetic fibers are used to apply cream, liquid, pigments.
1- FACE BRUSH: Mixture of synthetic fiber and natural hair. By its circular shape is ideal for satinar, blend powders and pigments on the face. It ensures a smooth finish and leaves no streaks of application. It is not a brush to apply foundation.
2-BIG BRUSH: Natural hair is used to apply volatile and compact powders. The hair is soft, is tapered and rounded tip. Specially designed for perfect application of powder on the face, completely covering the application area. Ideal for toning.
3-LARGE ANGLE CONTOUR BRUSH: Soft and light. Its beveled tip adapts to the contours of the face. For blush application and mark contours.
4- BLUSH BRUSH: Natural, soft, dense and rounded hair. The form is excellent for naturally accentuate the contours of the cheeks. Also it lets you control the exact amount of product to be applied.
5-FOUNDATION BRUSH: synthetic fiber plant, firm, flat, slightly tapered, to apply and extend any foundation in all areas of the face. Applies the exact amount of product, allowing a perfect uniform finish.
6-CONCEALER BRUSH: synthetic multipurpose brush, small fiber. It is used to apply satiny shadows, pigments and creamy products. Ideal for applying corrections.
7-BLENDING BRUSH: Natural hair, oval, flat and smooth. For use with dry products. Ideal blur depth.
8- PENCIL BRUSH: Natural, soft and rounded hair. Ideal to mark the depth and make smoky effect (Smokey eyes).
9-BIG EYE SHADER BRUSH: Soft natural hair, almond shaped to apply and blend shadows.
10-MEDIUM EYE SHADER BRUSH: Soft natural hair, almond shaped to apply and blend shadows. For its size it is ideal to illuminate the eyelid.
11-SMALL EYE SHADER BRUSH: Soft natural hair, almond shaped to apply and blend shadows. Ideal to illuminate the area of the tear.
12-PRECISE EYE LINER BRUSH: in synthetic fiber for applying liquid eyeliner. Its extra thin and small tip allows precise outline.
13-ANGLED BROW BRUSH: in synthetic fiber, bevelled, multipurpose tip. For eyebrows, eyelashes and eyes. You can use all kinds of makeup with total control: liquid, cream, powder (dry or wet).
Ideal for the eyeliner vanished. Its anatomical shape is great for applying makeup precisely at angles.
14- MULTIPURPOSE BRUSH PRECISION: Small with synthetic fiber. Recommended for delineated and smokey eye, lip contour, specific corrections and draw eyebrows.
15-LIP BRUSH: Of synthetic, firm, and almond-shaped tip, which allows you to define the outline accurately and controllably apply color correctly.
16-EYEBROWS AND EYELASHES BRUSH:On one side is a small brush that cleans the eyebrows. On the other side has a small comb to comb eyelashes and remove excess mascara and lumps that may accumulate.
17- LASH BRUSH: Ideal combing eyelashes and remove excess product.
18- FAN-SHAPED: Natural hair is used to remove loose powder over the cheeks and remove surpluses. It also serves to blend powders.
Cleaning and Maintenance: It is very important to take care of brushes and keep them always clean.
Today many makeup brands make their own cleaning products paint brushes.
Whether natural or synthetic hair should be washed with cold water and rinse thoroughly, taking care not to leave traces of soap between the bristles.
Drain on absorbent paper or towel to remove as much water. Let dry with hair down until completely dry.
Important: Don’t leave it with water or use the hairdryer. Also avoid cleaning products containing alcohol.