Friday, 18 May 2012

Essential & favourite makeup brushes



Foundation - ELF powder brush & Real techniques Buffing brush

Kabuki - MAC 182 & Green bamboo kabuki

Contour - Real techniques contour brush & MAC 109

Blush - Real techniques stippling brush & Sigma blush brush

Eyeshadow - Sigma large fluff brush, Sigma E35, Sigma short shader, Sigma E40

Eyeliner - Sigma eye liner brush & MAC 263


Hey dolls,
I thought I would share what I think are the most essential brushes for day-to-day makeup and/or for makeup beginners =] These are also my favourite and most used brushes.

Some of my favourite brushes (MAC) are more on the expensive side but many are also inexpensive, I do think brushes are something to really invest in makeup-wise and if you invest in a good brush and look after it, It can stick with you for years! So I have included ones which I think are worth the money and also ones which are cheaper and which also do an amazing job.

For those of you who are really on a budget though, E.L.F do great affordable, good quality brushes so definatly check them out, the most expensive ones are around £3.50.

I hope this could help some of you or that you found this interesting!

Hope you are all well,

Sammi x
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39 comments:

mulberry please said...

Aw this is so interesting! I love knowing how people use different brushes! Love the video!

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dugongsss said...

Great post, dear! I found this very interesting and loved the photos!

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Naomi Creighton said...

Great post and video, I'm slowly but surely building up my brushes collection! xo

Ell♥ said...

I bought the real techniques blush brush awhile ago,and I absolutely love it! The stippling brush is next on my list! :)x

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Karolina said...

I love sigma brushes, but I really want to try the real technique brushes. Sham e my boots don't stock them :( x

SarahJane said...

great post, I will be watching the video tonight :-)

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Sundance Hudson said...
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Sundance Hudson said...

I love this post, i actually need to start investing in professional brushes... my poor wallet :D

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Kate Livingston said...

This was such a helpful video. Thanks so much for doing it.

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Shannan said...

Such a helpful video and post. Definitely gonna try out a few of these! :)

.Big Size Big World♥ said...

Great Post <3

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Amanda said...

Need to get my hands on the Real Techniques stippling brush to use for blush, it looks so good :)

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porcelaindoll said...

Love this post :) Need to invest in some makeup brushes this was helpful thanks xx

eefahsully | A Fashion, Beauty and Life Blog said...

Been a great help considering I'm looking into buying some new brushes, very tempted to get the real techniques core collection, yayayay. xx

Belinda said...

really enjoyed watching this :) It helped me out a bit as I have a list of brushes on my wish list so it was good to see what you recommended :)

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jpoppy said...

I know so many people say this but i love Real Techniques brushes!! They are so good when applying, when washing and they dry quick! What more could you ask for! Great video, really interesting xo

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K. Michelle said...

I'm pretty much obsessed with your blog and youtube channel! This video came right on time because I've been on a brush journey! I'll def be looking into the Real Technique brushes now =) I have the elf brushes from their regular line and i LOVE the eye brushes but the faces brushes not so much. They shed a lot =( Maybe the Studio line is better tho....i saw that one in your vid!

sophie said...

love the video!

sophie xx

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Glittered feathers said...

This is great to know, thank you for the advice

Jess x

Nicola said...

Some great photo's i love how you incorporated brushes that everyone can buy!

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LoveFayexoxo said...

I recently bought the Real Techniques Core Collection and Stippling Brush...and now I'm wondering where they have been all my life! How did I apply make-up before them!? Great blog post, super helpful :)



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GREEDS said...

I agree that E.L.F brushes are awesome - Great quality and so affordable!

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Lily said...

You're right! I got the RT core collection for my birthday recently and it really is amazing - the ELF powder brush x20! :) x

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LittleFashionista said...

loved this post and tutorial...i've learned so much :))

Alice said...

I'm really tempted to try the Real Techniques brushes, I've heard nothing but good things about them and I've been watching Pixiwoo for many years (as well as your Youtube channel, love it!).

Alice x
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wonderwall93 said...

Great post/video, really helpful :) I need to start investing in some decent brushes!

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ButterflEyes said...

The RT Buffing Brush is also my fave for foundation ! xx

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LinasBeautyDiary said...

Love your brush selection :) I still need to give the ELF one a go... Thx for sharing xx

Jay said...

Been needing to get new brushes!
Really helpful, thanks babe :)

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NickyJules said...

I am dying to try the real techniques brushes. I really wannna see if they are as good as everyone says they are.
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Leonie said...

Hey Sammi, i love your videos and have recently discovered blogs! The real techniques brushes are also favourites of mine x x x

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ciaralovesfashion said...

ahhh , love the UO make up bag!
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Merrybelly said...

I love neutrals! My neutral palettes look like yours :)
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Jessy said...

This was so so helpful, so glad you did this video! xo

Nayu said...

You are gorgeous! Also, this is really helpful.

SILVIA said...

such a perfect blog honey =)
=D
xoxo


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ShoeTimesTwo said...

ommg i love the bamboo kabuki brush
i want it sooo bad!!!
xoxo payton

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Saranne Huxton said...

Love it!

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