Makeup Brushes 101: The Ultimate Guide to What's What

Yes—the semi-pointy brush and the pointy brush serve different purposes entirely.


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    The Contouring Brush

    Whether you're using wet or dry products, you can use a fluffy, angled bristle contour brush to sculpt and lift cheekbones with a soft-focus finish. It can also be used to enhance the brow bone and narrow the face.

    SPACE NK Cheek Contour Brush, $28;

    Courtesy of SPACE NK
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