Makeup tools are needed for applying makeup. Using correct makeup tools helps the outcome of your look. If you are wanting to create a beautiful, flawless look with makeup, then, you need a few basic makeup tools to get your makeup looking flawless. You do not need a bunch of fancy makeup tools to start your glamour look. All you really need is basic makeup tools. It helps to understand the makeup tools you need to be using. To achieve your best look it helps by using the correct makeup tools.

First, before you start, you need cleaned washed hands. Your hands will be up in your facial area and you do not want to be putting any germs or bacteria lurking from unwashed hands onto your face. You will need to be using clean makeup tools. Makeup tools collect old makeup, oils from your face, dead skin cells and bacteria that causes breakouts and skin irritations.

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Brushes are the most essential tool used in applying makeup. Brushes used for applying makeup and blending makeup. Here’s the following basic brushes:

Foundation Brush – Purpose is to apply liquid foundation.

Application Brush – Purpose to apply mineral or powder foundation.

Concealer Brush – Purpose is used on small areas to apply concealer.

Powder Brush – Purpose is used to apply setting powder. This brush is the largest of the brushes. It is used to spread loose powder over the face or brush off powder.

Blush/Bronzer Brush – A puffy brush used to apply blush and bronzer. This brush is next to the largest brush in size. Used to spread blush on cheeks, forehead and chin.

Contour Brush – Purpose of this brush makes contouring simple to blend with it’s slanted bristles. This brush helps to enhance the naturally beautiful contours.

Highlighter Brush – Purpose is to enhance your beautiful features. This brush has very long bristles that are tapered.

Blending Sponge

A blending sponge helps to get an airbrushed, streak free look without leaving any fine lines. Sponges help smooth out foundation, concealer for a natural beautiful look. To use: wet the blending sponge with water then wring out excess water. A damp sponge helps blend smoothly.

Eye Area

Eyeshadow Shader Brush – The Purpose for this flat, dense, rounded tip brush is for getting the layers even and even out eyeshadow.

Eyeshadow Blending Brush – Purpose for this brush blends out for a Smokey eye look. The fluffy bristles blend well.

Pencil Brush – Purpose for this brush is stiffer, dense and tapered. It is used to make the eye look precise, smoothing out and straightens eyeliner.

Eyebrow Brush – This brush is to fill in eyebrows and comb eyebrows. This brush has two ends, flat slanted angled brush and the other side has a spoolie to comb eyebrows.

Eyelash Curler – This tool is used to create a curled eyelashes.

Dual Sharpener- A dual sharpen standard pencils and larger pencils.

Lip Area

Lip Brush – This brush is used to apply lipstick or correct makeup in small areas. The stiffest of all brushes.

Using these makeup tools can help assist you in perfecting your desired look. Some makeup tools might feel awkward to use at first. If you don’t perfect the look you want, don’t give up, like with every new thing practice, practice, practice.