Makeup brushes are an indispensable tool in makeup. There are a variety of makeup brushes. Every time we do not know which one to use in makeup, we want to solve this headache. Do you know the purpose of makeup brushes more concisely and concretely? The editor vomits blood and organizes it to tell you!
One, five kinds of makeup brushes that makeup can't do without
Many people apply foundation brushes to their faces one by one, just like painting a wall. The effect is often frustrating. The correct usage is to use a brush to apply the foundation to important areas on the face, and then faint it around, the effect will be even and natural.
Loose powder brush or blush brush
Use the side surface of the brush to spread powder, bronzer powder and blush, and use the front (top) of the brush to sweep the powder into the crease of the eyelid.
Small round brush
It is the most ideal eye shadow brush. Vertically push the arc into the eye crease, and the eye shadow can be easily and evenly applied to the eyelids.
The sharp bevel is most suitable for eyeliner and eyebrow powder. When using it, dip the eyeliner powder on the tip to draw fine and delicate lines.
The rounded brush head is suitable for adding softness to eye makeup. You can also use it to remove excess powder on your face after makeup.
2. How to clean makeup brushes?
The first type: soap
Wet a piece of soap in clean water, rub your dirty blush brush and foundation brush on the soap, and rotate it while pressing to clean the dirt. Then rinse the brush with warm water, and then blot it dry with a piece of paper towel.
Tips: Do not let the brush stick get wet, otherwise the bristles of the brush may become loose and fall off
The second method: kitchen sponge and detergent
Pour a little detergent on the sponge, wipe the sponge several times with a brush, wash with warm water, wipe off the remaining dirt with a clean towel or cotton cloth, and then lay the brush flat to dry.
The third method: olive oil
Because eye makeup and lip makeup are oily, and oil and oil are compatible, olive oil is very suitable for cleaning small eye and lip makeup brushes. In addition, olive oil has a softening and maintenance effect on the bristles. Method: Dip the bristles of the make-up brush with olive oil, and then press it on a sponge to wipe it off. After a while, you will see the residual cosmetics in the brush agglomerate and fall off.
3. If there is no makeup brush, what should be used instead?
Can replace: foundation brush, concealer brush
The triangle sponge has precise edges and corners. It can be used to apply moisturizers and toners and other water-containing products, as well as dry products such as foundation and concealer. It is a multi-functional beauty tool.
2. Paper towels
Can replace: loose paint
A piece of soft paper towel, tear it in half and place it on the left and right sides of the face. The fiber in the paper towel can be moistened with powder and excess oil. When applying smoky makeup, you can also put a paper towel on the lower eyelid to prevent the powdered eyeshadow from sticking to the eyelids.
3. Cotton swab
Can replace: lip brush
Used to correct makeup mistakes: including fainted mascara, eyeliner and lipstick. The cotton swab can also be used as a lip brush, and the cotton swab can also be used to apply solid lipstick after being dipped in water.
4. Cotton pads
Can replace: blush brush
The round cotton pad is generally used to apply toner, but also can be used to apply blush powder, the effect is very natural and even. Because it is easy to stick powder and easy to absorb powder, the cotton pad is also suitable for replacing solid powder such as pressed powder.
Can replace: eyebrow brush
A brand new toothbrush can do miracles. It can be used as an eyebrow brush to comb the eyebrows, and can also be used to exfoliate and massage the lips, so that you can get rid of the worries of lip wrinkles when you apply lipstick.