Hope you are all having a wonderful weekend. Today, I thought that I would write about something different than a makeup product, rather something that is very essential when starting out with makeup. This is a review of one of the cheapest brushes that are available out there. This one is the ELF powder brush.
What Elf Claims:
The picture describes it all.
As far as I remember 3$ or 5$.
Seriously, if I try to remember how I used to put on powders and all before getting this brush, I don’t really recall anything. I think that I always used that sponge or puff that came with the compact powder, but last year when my sister was getting married, I had a lot of relatives coming from the US. So, I thought why not get some brushes for myself. I do feel that it is pretty expensive to straight away buy MAC brushes, that too when I don’t even apply makeup on a daily basis. So, I researched a lot and found that the ELF brushes are actually good. I asked my cousin to get me some brushes from all the different ranges that are available at ELF.
When I opened my brush packet, I was so happy to see such nice and soft brushes. I believe that probably 3 brushes that I wanted were not as smooth. In fact, they are so rough that they cannot be used at all, but this one brush stole the show with its softness and nice bristles.
The ELF powder brush which I am reviewing, I believe that it is from the mineral range. I have one more ELF brush from this range apart from the one that I am reviewing. Personally, I feel that both of them are soft. This brush is so nice and smooth that it is actually a delight to use it on the face. Even if I am doing any of my sister’s makeup, I always get questions about this brush considering how soft it is. It actually feels like cotton on the skin, I mean literally cotton.
The bristles are not too dense and are pretty soft, so they cannot be used to apply any liquid foundations, but it is perfect for powder items. The bristles bend easily in any direction. When I bought MAC’s mineralized skin finish natural, I noted that all the brushes apart from this one scrape off the powder in such a way that there is fall out, but there is no such problem with this one.
The only thing bad about this brush which I can think of is that the bristles are too long, making it a bit difficult to put on powder foundations and all. Apart from this problem, this brush gets full marks from me.
So, if you are just new to makeup and want to have a few good brushes, you can definitely check out the mineral range of ELF. They are cruelty-free brushes and even the handle is made up of bamboo as far as I can tell.
I have washed my brush so many times and I am pleased to tell you that none of the bristles have fallen off. The brush has remained the same after washing. This is definitely a must-have brush. You will just love the feeling of using it on your face.
Pros of ELF Powder Brush:
- Cruelty free.
- Soft and smooth.
- Easy to apply powder products.
- Anti-bacterial bristles.
- No bristle fall out.
Cons of ELF Powder Brush:
- Not available in India yet.
- Too large bristles.
Would I Repurchase ELF Powder Brush?
Oh yes, definitely!
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