Hello Everybody, I am here to review this eyeshadow brush from MAC called 239 which is a recent addition to my MAC brush kit. I had only one MAC eye brush earlier, which was the 217 blending brush. It was a fantastic brush, but I found it a bit large for my lid space, so I picked this 239 eye shader brush, which is small and easy to pack color on the lids. I use the 217 for applying concealer, paint pot and blending eyeshadows.
All MAC original brushes are handmade featuring wood handles and nickel-plated brass ferrules. The quality is amazing. The bristles of this brush are made of goat hair, so they are white in colour. As a result, the brush gets dirty soon as in the case of 217, but this is not a problem for me as I use MAC brush cleanser, which effectively cleans all my brushes. I recently read somewhere that MAC uses only trimmed goat hair, so this definitely gives me so much satisfaction and inner peace.
This brush measures 17 cms long.
I got it for Rs. 1500. There were only a few pieces of the old stock left, so I didn’t want to miss the chance and bought it. The new stock costs Rs. 1900 as MAC has increased the prices.
My Experience with MAC 239 Eye Shader Brush:
I am totally in love with this brush. This is just what I wanted as it is the apt brush for my lids. Eye makeup has become so much easy for me with this. I will definitely recommend this to anybody looking for just one eyeshadow brush, it does everything, and my love for the brand is growing day by day.
Pros of MAC 239 Eye Shader Brush:
- Extremely soft.
- Picks up the color very well, I even tried using this with cheaper eyeshadows and it does a fantastic job.
- It is flat, so very easy to pat the color on the lid.
- Small sized and easy to apply the eyeshadow on the upper lid.
- Very dense and prevents fallout of colors.
- The brush is also small enough to use for applying shadows in the inner lid too.
- By holding it horizontally, this can also be used for applying color on lower lash line.
Cons of MAC 239 Eye Shader Brush:
Apart from the price and the white bristles, I see no other cons in this brush.
Would I Recommend MAC 239 Brush?
Yes, it is a must-have for all of us, it is a multipurpose eye brush.
As I have mentioned above, only the last few pieces are available at the rate of Rs. 1500. So, those of you who have this brush in mind, get it immediately or else you will regret paying Rs. 400 extra unnecessarily.
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