To get the right effects with your makeup, top of the line cosmetics aren’t just enough as you need to pay considerable attention to the way you apply these cosmetics and makeup products. And the most important equipment that is needed to apply makeup properly is a set of makeup brushes.Â
Makeup brushes are as important to good makeup as are painting brushes to a good painting. Unless you have the right brushes you won’t be able to create the right effect, using even the best of makeup products. So that’s one piece of makeup equipment on which you must never compromise with quality, even if it calls for some extra dollars.
There are lots of things that need to be considered when you are deciding upon the different types of makeup brushes for your makeup kit.Â What you must understand and remember is that one brush is not enough to take care of your different makeup requirements.
You will need a full set, but instead of going in for ready made sets of makeup brushes, spend some time at the cosmetic store to pick up different makeup brushes individually. There’s another advantage to picking up makeup brushes individually, and that is you’ll save a lot of money and still have the best brushes to suit your requirements.
Here are some things that you need to consider when you go shopping for makeup brushes.
Durability: you need a makeup brush that is sturdy enough to last you for a year, at least.
Brush type: hand-made brushes are more preferable over then machine generated counterparts, as their finer tips and good hair quality enable you to get the right makeup effect, easily.
The hair type: lastly the most important factor to be considered is the type of hair that has been used in the brush. Natural hair is much preferred over the nylon ones, because they’re not just softer but also have good ability to hold the cosmetic. Also, with continued use Makeup brushes made with natural hair turn softer while those with nylon hair become stiffer, which means you will have to replace your nylon brushes much sooner.