Hi Friends, I had a great weekend. I had gone to the Inorbit mall to do some grocery shopping and could not resist entering the nearby MAC store. I was so tempted to walk inside. I met my friend Namrita who is a makeup artist there and told her that I wanted to try some lipsticks as I had none from MAC. The store was full as usual and she was very busy, so she asked me to help myself. I just went ahead and tried all the lipsticks recommended by Rati; Cosmo, Twig, Syrup, A Girl About Town, etc., and finally bought Twig. I am very happy to have my first MAC lipstick. I then went to The Body Shop to get the kabuki brush which was pending in my list for a long time. As usual, it was out of stock. I just went around the store and came across this brush called the line softener. It is a pointed foam-tipped brush for defining kohls and pencil eyeliners and here’s my review on it.
About the Brush:
A small, elegant, high-quality, narrow foam-tipped head that is especially designed for softening eye liner products.
Not very expensive, Rs.325.
I like the fact that The Body Shop brushes are of amazing quality, but not so expensive. If you are a member, you can get a 10% discount on it. I hope I get a membership card in the near future as I like many of their products. I was in a dilemma as to whether I should get MAC 219 or this one. Since, I am just a beginner in makeup, I did not invest in MAC, but I am happy I bought this. I will however buy MAC brushes some day.
My Take on The Body Shop Line Softener:
I use a lot of kohls and liners, so I thought this would be very useful. I am surprised at how amazingly it creates a beautiful smokey eye look. It has made my work easier. I used to struggle a bit doing the smudging as I am just a beginner in makeup, but this little one is so great. I just apply kajal on my waterline, lower lash line and upper lash line and use this to smudge a little. Too much smudging would result in panda eyes, but this brush helps in smudging to the right extent and gives a well-defined look.
I am very happy to have such a cute brush for such a low price. I tried applying eyeshadow on the lower lash line with this and it did a great job since the foam tip is pointed. The tip is very soft, so it does not hurt the eyes.
I usually clean my Body Shop brushes with tea tree face wash or Dove shampoo. I have not experienced any difficulty cleaning with these products.
Would I Recommend?
Definitely. For those who do a lot of smokey eye looks and cannot afford expensive brushes, this is a must have. Just close your eyes and buy it.
5/5. This is the latest addition to my Body Shop brushes collection. I am very happy about it. I was looking out for a brush roll, but did not find one good enough to stock these. Any recommendations? The Inglot one is very expensive at Rs. 3500.
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