The science of brushes.


I don’t talk about brushes a whole ton and I will tell you why.
It’s not because they aren’t important.
It’s because I honestly don’t think about them very often.
I generally buy a set of brushes and then grab nearest brush that looks appropriate for the job at hand.
Nothing special, except that…
I remembered something the other day when I was talking to an internet guy on the phone (to try and get my site faster)
He was speaking in what sounded like plain gibberish to me but acting like it I was a total bozo for not understanding him.
This is something I like to call “too far down the tunnel to relate”
It’s when you’re “into” something so deep that you forget the difference between common knowledge and specialty knowledge.
Like when I say something in golf lingo to Nick and I am sitting there all kinds of proud of myself for remembering and he doesn’t even notice, cause he thought every girl knew what “hitting the ball on the dance floor” means!  Well, of course they don’t! (right?)

Anyway, I know that my (sometimes obsessive) love for things of the cosmetic persuasion can lead me down that road but I was totally bugged when that guy expected me to know stuff that I have no reason for knowing up to this point and I refuse to do that to any of you.

So I created a visual brush class!
My advice is to first get all the brushes you already own and match them up to my diagram so you can put what you already have to good use. Also, you don’t need 5 different brushes that do virtually the same thing. I tried to put every use I could think of on each brush so that those of us on budgets don’t feel the need to have a different brush for every little thing. It’s nice but so not necessary.
Finally I made a link for each brush photographed & some of my favs for every budget.

 Economy Brush set I love : Morphe 10 piece {here}
Luxury Brush set I love: Sephora Collection {here}
FoundationBronzerPowder | Tapered FoundationStipplingLiquid Foundation | beauty blender |  concealer | smokey | fluffy | duster | contourlip | shadow 1 & 2 | smudge | angled | Qtip | comb


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