13 Must-Have Makeup Brushes Every Makeup Lover Should Own

“May your day be as flawless as your makeup.”

I’m no professional makeup artist, but I try my best every day to improve my makeup skills. Going through a little trial and error over the years, I have found that achieving great makeup really all comes down to the quality of your makeup brushes. Since switching to better quality brushes, I have not only found out that it makes makeup application look 100x better, I found that it deepened my love for makeup even more! So today I wanted to share with you the ultimate collection of eye shadow brushes that I use and have found to be the “holy grail” of eye shadow brushes! Every makeup lover should at least try one of these beauties! Oh, what a difference it makes having quality brushes!

I use Sigma’s Ultimate Copper 13 Piece Eye Brush Set, $152 because it has all the brushes anyone would ever need to create endless makeup looks.

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These professional-quality brushes are amazing because they are made with SigmaTech® synthetic fibers and glam, copper-plated SigmaAlloy™ ferrules for long-lasting, antimicrobial tools that withstand use and brush care.

Here are the 13 brushes and what they can be used for:

1. E10 Small Eye Linershop with kendallyn, sigma's ultimate copper eye brush set 13 piece brushes e10 eye liner brush

I love this super fine tipped brush because it can be used with any gel or liquid liners. With its super fine tip, it’s super easy to get a sharp, precise cat eye.

$15, Get it here.

2. E20 Short Shader

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The E20 Short Shader is ideal for applying color onto small areas of the eye such as the outer eyelid and for smudging the lower lash line.

$15, Get it here.

3. E25 Blending

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It’s easier than ever to blend colors together onto the lid and buff out harsh lines with added control when using the E25 Blending brush. This is my favorite brush from the Ultimate Copper Eye Brush Set because it perfectly blurs any eye shadow!

$16, Get it here.

4. E30 Pencil

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The E30 Pencil brush helps soften pencil liners along the top and bottom lash lines, adds shadow to line the eyes and can be used to highlight inner corner of eyes.

$15, Get it here.

5. E35 Tapered Blending

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This brush makes it possible to leave a blended, yet defined look by simply using the tip of the brush to pick up color, applying product directly onto the crease while sweeping through. Perfect for blending smokey eye looks.

$17, Get it here.

6. E36 Blending Brush

The E36 Blending Brush is for blending powder products onto small areas of the eye.

$15, Get it here.

7. E37 All Over Blend™

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The All Over Blend™ is best for going over your entire lid to blend any harsh lines when mixing more than one shade.

$17, Get it here.

8. E39 Buff and Blend™

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The amazing E39 Buff and Blend™ is superb for blending out smaller areas for a precise finish.

$17, Get it here.

9. E40 Tapered Blending

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Using just the tip to apply color, sweeping back and forth through the crease helps create a diffused and blended finish when using the E40 Tapered Blending brush.

$17, Get it here.

10. E45 Small Tapered Blending

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The E45 Small Tapered Blending brush is for applying intense colors to the crease to add depth and dimension to the crease and outer lid.

$16, Get it here.

11. E50 Large Fluff

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This is another one of my favorites! The E50 Large Fluff brush can be used for applying highlighting shades onto the brow bone or upper cheekbone for a soft and blended finish. It adds those finishing touches!

$17, Get it here.

12. E55 Eye Shading

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The E55 Eye Shading brush is for packing on color across the entire lid for an even and strong application of product. Perfect for base shadows.

$16, Get it here.

13. E65 Small Angle

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The Small Angle E65 brush is another favorite! It moves fluidly and easily across the upper and lower lash lines making it easy to have razor-sharp precision. Can be used with gel, cream or powder liners.

$15, Get it here.

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Have you tried any brushes from Sigma Beauty? Which ones? Let me know in the comments!

xoxo,

 

 

*Huge thank you to Sigma Beauty for an amazing collab! This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are 100% honest and mine.

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2 Comments

  1. OMG, all those brushes? I hardly ever wear makeup…I know I would get all confused. Finger-painting is more my speed!

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