This is the review of one of the Morphe face brushes. For the past couple of weeks, I have been trying and reviewing Morphe products. Last month, I splurged a little and bought a bunch of products from the brand Morphe. I wanted to try out some face brushes from the brand, and on the recommendation of some beauty gurus, I have been slowly collecting some other face brushes. Buying them all together is expensive, so I have been slowly building up my collection.
Bristle Type: Sable
Bristles: 1 3/8″
Full Length: 7″
My Experience with Morphe M438 Pointed Contour Brush:
M438 is a pointed face brush, which is perfect for contouring and face shading. It has a long, slender stem with bristles shaped as a teardrop. The bristles are held tightly in a metal casing on the end of the stem. The brush looks expensive, well made and the bristles are super soft. The bristles are black in color and made up of sable.
They are easy to clean; I use rubbing alcohol for spot cleaning or mild dish cleaning detergent for deep cleaning. Till now the brush has not shed any of the bristles. It can be used to apply loose powder or compact powder under eyes or around the mouth. I apply my loose powder with a wet sponge for face “baking”. I then use this brush to diffuse the powder in the undereye area after the powder is set and also to blend the powder around the mouth.
The bristles are tightly packed but are fluffy, which is perfect for blending loose powder. This brush has a high density of bristles, which are made up of an artificial material; this is preferable for me because natural bristled brushes absorb more product because of pores in them. Also, I find it easier to clean an artificial bristled brush.
Apart from setting loose powder, it can also be used to add and blend bronzer on the face. Because of its pointed shape, we can use it to add depth to the hollows of our cheeks and give a more chiselled appearance to the face. It can also be used to apply highlighter on the high points of the face and blend it. It does not shed even though I use it vigorously for blending and shading.
Pros of Morphe M438 Pointed Contour Brush:
• An affordable, well-made, super soft and fluffy brush.
• Comparable to other more expensive alternatives.
• Does not shed even though I use it vigorously for blending and shading.
• Has dense bristles shaped in a teardrop form.
• Perfect for picking up loose powder and diffusing it to give an airbrushed finish to the face.
• Can be used to apply and blend highlighter on the high points of the face and the collar bones.
• Can be used for face contouring.
• Available online on Morphe site.
• Easy to clean and maintain.
Cons of Morphe M438 Pointed Contour Brush:
• Too large for nose contouring.
IMBB Rating: 4.5/5
This makeup brush by Morphe is a good face makeup brush. It is super soft and fluffy, picks up the right amount of product and diffuses them well. I do recommend it to readers because it is affordable and versatile.
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