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How To Use Makeup Brushes Like A Pro

Any beauty professional will tell you that a flawless face depends entirely on the tools used. You might have the silkiest foundation or the perfect setting powder but without the proper makeup brush, you won’t achieve your glow goals. The following…
By Jaclyn Smock

Makeup Brush Sets For Every Degree of Beauty Junkie

Investing in new beauty brushes is a major commitment. If you do your research and get your hands on top-notch tools, they could very well outlast your current relationship. But with so many options out there, we can totally understand why you may…
By Alysh Lynch

The Best Hacks For Cleaning Makeup Brushes Fast

We all have that one beloved makeup brush we rely on for everything (we know we’re not the only ones using an eye-shadow brush to contour and highlight). But the problem with having a chosen one? You can’t transition quickly between colors. Well,…
By Stephanie Montes

These New Makeup Brushes Are All Under $11, And We Can’t Believe It

If there's one thing ColourPop is known for, it's providing on-trend, high-quality makeup that gives you major bang for your buck. Six-dollar liquid lipsticks that last all day long? Yes, please. Well, now the brand has unveiled its first collection…
By Andrea Marie

These Affordable Makeup Brushes Will Replace Your Expensive Ones

Real Techniques has made a name for itself thanks to its high-quality brushes with prices that won't burn a hole in your wallet. The cult-favorite brand has expanded into several luxe-like collections, but its newest range currently has everyone…
By Andrea Marie

How To Do A Flawless Look Without Makeup Brushes

There isn’t always time (or space) to pack a handful of makeup brushes. In those cases, a cosmetics bag stocked with the right products and a few on-the-fly techniques are all you need. Ahead, watch as we create a makeup masterpiece without a brush…
By Stephanie Montes

These Drugstore Makeup Brushes Are Under $10 And We’re Buying Them All

Maybelline never disappoints with its high-quality yet affordable range of makeup. The drugstore giant has made it possible for all of us to get glam without entirely breaking the bank. As Maybelline is easily considered a cult-favorite brand,…
By Andrea Marie

What Every Makeup Brush In Your Bag Is Actually For

In the dizzying world of makeup brushes, it can be impossible to remember what each one is actually for. That’s why we teamed up with Ashlee Glazer, director of makeup artistry for Pucker in NYC, to school you in Brush 101. Got three minutes? Watch…
By Stephanie Montes

You’re Cleaning Your Makeup Brushes Wrong If You’re Not Doing This

Cleaning our makeup brushes isn’t exactly our favorite thing to do, but it is necessary. Getting rid of excess product buildup and bacteria really is the key to preventing breakouts and other flare-ups that can occur as a result of dirty…
By Andrea Marie

How To Score These Pro Makeup Brushes For Cheap

Shopping for makeup brushes is no cheap affair—the price tags can often be hefty. While there are plenty of professional brushes worth the splurge, it wouldn’t hurt if we had solid options at the drugstore as well. It looks like beauty lovers are…
By Andrea Marie

How You Know It’s Time To Throw Out Your Makeup Brushes

Every beauty junkie knows the importance of maintaining your products and tools, but knowing when to throw them in the trash is just as essential. Makeup brushes are key to our daily makeup routines, and while they may have a longer life span than…
By Andrea Marie

Use This DIY Cleanser To Give Your Makeup Brushes The Best Deep Clean Ever

By now, you know how important it is to keep your makeup brushes clean. Seriously, the amount of old makeup, dead skin cells, dust and bacteria that can be found in your bristles is borderline offensive. Our advice: Wash them right now and then…
By Stephanie Montes

The Best Ways To Clean Your Makeup Brushes

If you can’t remember the last time you cleaned your makeup brushes, trust us, they’re ready for a deep suds session. Dirty bristles can lead to acne breakouts, irritated skin and poorly blended makeup. Here are five ways to clean your makeup…
By Stephanie Montes

The Makeup Brushes Every Beauty Junkie Swears By

Makeup brushes are the key to a flawlessly finished face, but unfortunately there’s no one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to shopping for them. A slew of shapes and textures exist to help you achieve the most natural contour or the most precise…
By Andrea Marie

Is Your Brush The Reason You Have Damaged Hair?

It sits there on your bathroom counter, inanimate, harmless. The label on its handle is gently worn from use. Most mornings and evenings, it’s basically an extension of you—well, your arm at least. But your reliable brush that’s lulled you into a…
By Allure

The Fastest Way To Clean Your Makeup Brushes

We all have that one beloved makeup brush in our stash that we end up using for everything (we’re surely not the only ones using an eye-shadow brush for defining creases and highlighting cheeks). But the worst part about having a chosen one? Not…
By Stephanie Montes

6 Ways You’re Ruining Your Makeup Brushes

As the old adage goes, ‘A man is only as good as his tools’. We’re all aware of how crucial makeup brushes are for creating a flawless beauty look, but it defeats the purpose if you’re neglecting them. To maintain their quality for the long haul,…
By Amy Lee

9 Makeup Brushes Every Girl Should Own

There are millions of makeup brushes on the market, but unless you have an unlimited budget and a vanity the size of a Sephora, you do not need to buy all of them. Here we share the 10 brushes every girl should own and provide a crash course for…
By Stephanie Montes

The Best Makeup Brushes In Every Price Range

As amazing as makeup can be, the trick to making the most of your beauty buys is having the right tools. Hence, using the proper brushes for certain products is the secret to creating gorgeous looks and better color payoff. Read on for our shopping…
By Amy Lee

Watch: A Brushless Makeup Look In Under 5 Minutes

Mini bags are one of our favorite trends for spring but how could you possibly fit every makeup brush and compact into such a small space? Today we’ve got a great, on-the-go makeup look for you to live by, and it only requires 5 easy-to-use, mini…
By Megan Gustashaw

The Best Makeup Brushes To Save And Splurge On

In the dizzying world of makeup brushes, it can be difficult to decipher what’s necessary and what is not. Where should you spend your money and where should you save? Here, we show you which brushes you absolutely need to own and give you the more…
By Stephanie Montes

How To Clean Makeup Brushes The Right Way

How would you feel if you realized your face was covered in bacteria, oil, old makeup and dust? If you can’t remember the last time you washed your makeup brushes, this might be exactly what’s happening. (Hello, clogged pores and annoying…
By Stephanie Montes

Magic Wands: The Best Mascara Brushes

When you’re wandering from beauty counter to beauty counter trolling for the latest and greatest mascara, are you taking wand types into consideration? You should be! It’s important to remember that although the formula and color are super…
By Stephanie Montes

Makeup Brushes Guide: What You Need Now

In the dizzying world of makeup brushes, it can be confusing to identify what’s necessary and what isn’t to achieve the looks you want. We’ve found the 5 brushes you actually need to own, and we break down how to use them. From fan brushes to…
By Stephanie Montes

Completely Change Your Hairstyle With One Stroke Of A Brush

Next time you’re feeling uninspired by your classic cut, the simplest way to mix things up without suffering the consequences of a bad chop or dye job is to part your hair in a fresh, on-trend fashion. With a little help from the resort ’15…
By Jennifer Ash

The 7 Makeup Brushes You Need & Why

If you think your basic blusher and eyeshadow applicator are all you need to nail your best beauty look, think again! In fact, there’s an entire world of makeup brushes that contour, highlight and perfect your complexion in one easy step. With so…
By Jennifer Ash

On Our Radar: Wayne Goss Luxury Brushes

Makeup brushes are not always the most self-explanatory tools. Today, we break down the purpose of Wayne Goss’ luxury 8-piece set with quotes from the makeup artist himself! Wayne Goss, Makeup Artist Click through for our product pairing…
By Jessica Amento

How To Find The Perfect Brush

The right brush can dramatically enhance the appearance of hair. So are you using the right one for your texture or style? Consider incorporating one or more of these six classic options into your get-ready routine for even more gorgeous (and…
By The Zoe Report

Makeup Brush Bonanza

For those of us who didn’t grow up as beauty pageant queens, mastering the primping process can be quite elusive. Not to worry, Zoe Reporters, because today we’re revealing the essential tools you need in your makeup bag and why. Go ahead and brush…
By The Zoe Report

Brush Hour

While brush maintenance may not be the most thrilling topic of cosmetic conversation, it is certainly a crucial one! New on the cleansing scene is Claudio Riaz’s Instant Brush Wash, which works as an anti-microbial to purify your makeup tools while…
By The Zoe Report

Brush Up

With fancy makeup brushes on the brain, it is to be expected that we’d be preoccupied with an assortment of new blushes and bronzers too. Scope out our selection of current colors now, and you’ll be well positioned to get your rouge on come spring.
By The Zoe Report

Brush Bonanza

Ever since we were old enough to reach for our mother’s makeup atop the bathroom counter, we have had a fascination with brushes. Though our primping skills have come a long way since those days—hello, clown cheeks!—we’ll admit that our knowledge of…
By The Zoe Report

Brush Up Your Game

Yet another perfect product from go-to beauty brand, Chantecaille—we’re still gushing about their gel bronzer—we are pleased to present you today with the Kabuki Brush. Ready to revolutionize the way you apply powder, this dome-shaped duster will…
By The Zoe Report

Brush It Off

Every great makeup artist will tell you that with a stellar set of tools and the right brush, anything is possible! If you feel your cosmetics cache is lacking, allow us to suggest you add the Instant Face Brush by Claudio Riaz to your…
By The Zoe Report

Brush Crush

Of equal importance to the cosmetics you put on your face is the application process you carry out! After all, the perfect brush, blender or sponge can makeup or break up your beauty look. To experiment with this theory on your own, I implore you to…
By Tyler Love

Brush Up On Eco

Incorporating eco-friendly elements into one’s lifestyle can come through measures of all shapes and sizes. Whether you are behind the wheel of a fuel-efficient car—I am the recent proud owner of a hybrid and so obsessed!—or taking a smart approach…
By The Zoe Report