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Building the Perfect Base

Building the Perfect Base

When trying to achieve a flawless finish, and impeccable application of your favourite makeup products; it’s important to acquire the correct, top quality tools. We’ve enlisted the best beauty brushes around to allow you to create the perfect base – whatever your preference.

For a dewy, sheer base:

For those that love a ‘barely there’ natural appearance, then a makeup sponge is a top choice. Ideal for building a dewy, sheer base these must-have sponges blend your foundation and concealer seamlessly and are best used damp, resulting in a gorgeous, airbrushed complexion.

We recommend using: Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge

For a light, blended coverage:

If you require a light coverage for every day, or simply prefer a less heavy look, then a stippling brush is your new best friend. Use alongside tinted moisturiser, a BB cream or a lightweight foundation for a delicately, touched up finish that will leave you looking and feeling fresh all day!

We recommend using: Japonesque Pro Stippling Brush

For a smoothed, airbrushed finish:

All ultimate beauty lovers are sure to have seen the hype surrounding oval makeup brushes, and they can certainly be seen as a worthy addition to your kit. Designed to achieve a smooth, seamless application of your favourite foundation, these unique tools are easy to use, and consist of super soft, dense bristles ensuring your base is blended beautifully.

We recommend using: The Beau Belle Oval foundation brush from the Oval Mastery Makeup Brush Kit

For a full coverage, flawless application:

When it comes to eliminating any imperfections, a flat foundation brush is great for building a full coverage. Wave goodbye to blemishes and say hello to fabulous, flawless skin! Suitable for use with an array of products, these brushes work to conceal and effortlessly smooth liquid or cream foundation on in an instant.

We recommend using: High Definition Foundation Brush

For a perfectly buffed base:

For those that wish to apply their makeup quickly amidst a morning rush, a multi-tasking tool ticks all the boxes. Buff your way to a stunning, airbrushed appearance with a dense brush featuring a round head to ensure an even, immaculate application.

We recommend using: Look Good Feel Better Multi-Tasking Brush

For a blemish-free base:

Rid your skin of pesky spots, and eradicate dark, under eye circles with ease. Whether you’re using cream or liquid products, a concealer brush is a key essential item in your makeup bag. Great for gliding product onto the skin, and blending in for a full coverage of any flaws.

We recommend using: The Vintage Cosmetic Company Concealer Brush

For seamlessly set under eyes:

Make sure your concealer is set to perfection for a bright eyed, youthful look. Use to precisely apply powder on top of your makeup targeting the under eye area, as well as any blemishes, for a base that won’t budge.

We recommend using: Real Techniques setting brush

For a matte finish and stay-in-place makeup:

A big, fluffy powder brush is incredible for finishing any look and holding your makeup in place for a long lasting effect. If you like to add more coverage to your base, or simply want to apply a few sweeps of powder to help control oil or shine, this all important tool allows you to complete your makeup routine with ease.

We recommend using: Eco Tools Mattifying Finish Brush


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