Hello fellow IMBBans!!!
I have never used a fan brush before because until recently I didn’t know what it could be used for! But then I saw some videos of how people use it to contour and highlight their faces, especially if the face is small like mine, and big brushes are difficult to use while applying bronzer in the hollows of the cheeks and on the sides of the nose.
Dusts, wipes and contours powders for a flawless look. Can be used to create a soft wash of color over the cheeks, to apply a touch of loose powder to cover shine, or as a blending aid.
Use this brush to gently swipe away excess eyeshadow that has fallen below the eye for a mess-free cleanup. This brush is also great for using to apply a precise application of bronzer or illuminator to the face.
My Experience with e.l.f. Professional Fan Brush:
Like I mentioned earlier, this is my first attempt at using a fan brush and since I was not sure about its proper usage, I decided to go with a cheaper dupe rather than shelling out ten times the money.
The bristles of this brush are sable brown in color and packed in a steel holder which is then attached to a white plastic holder. On the plastic holder ‘e.l.f. Professional Fan Brush’ is engraved.
Brush Bristle Quality:
They are synthetic bristles and are super soft as one would like, but then again it is pretty good for a $2 brush. Bristles are tightly packed in a steel holder which makes them fan out in a fan like form.
It does a decent job at applying highlighting shades on the high points of face and nose bridge. It can also be used to apply a darker shade on the hollows of our cheeks, sides of our nose to make the face appear slimmer, under chin to hide double chin and any other innovative way we can think of, but in a nutshell it is meant for precise, concentrated application of powder products.
It has a very good bristle density and they are tightly packed together in the steel holder.
This brush is easy to clean and dry (just put in upright position to drain out all the water) and it does not shed as most of the cheap brushes are expected to do.
• Pick a small amount of product at a time and start from center of face to outward direction
• Go over an area multiple times in gentle strokes to get an even finish
• Once done, gently blend the product wherever it appears streaky
• Wash the brush after every two – three uses
Pros of e.l.f. Professional Fan Brush:
• Travel friendly packaging and easy to store
• Easy to wash and dry
• Soft synthetic brushes
• No shedding
• Good for powder products
• Brush can be used for application of highlighter and bronzer
Cons of e.l.f. Professional Fan Brush:
• I can’t think of any except that a strand or two might fall out during usage
Would I Repurchase e.l.f. Professional Fan Brush?
No, because it would last me a while and I like to try out new products every time. But, I do recommend it to my readers especially those who are new to the makeup world and don’t want to shell out a large amount of money. People with small and round face like mine should give this fan brush a try to give more definition to their face.
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