Hello IMBB readers,
Today’s review is about MUA Blusher & Contouring Brush. I wanted to try MUA Powder Brush and MUA Blusher and Contouring Brush since long and finally got hold of them. While the powder brush turned out to be worth a grab, let’s see how the Blusher & Contouring Brush fares for me.
Shaped to fit the facial contours and cheekbones. This multi-use brush is a great way to apply your powder blush as well as your cream blush enabling you to effectively sculpt the face.
Using an angled brush makes the cheek colour looks more natural. F6 being a soft synthetic angled blush brush works best when applied on the apples of the cheeks in an upward sweeping motion. The angled brush allows for precision and great for sculpting and contouring the face. Try running it alongside your nose with bronzer on both sides starting from the beginning of the brow towards the tip of your nose. Lay the brush in the hollow of the cheek (again starting from the back moving towards the centre). The brush can ultimately be used for powder, blush, bronzer etc. Once you become comfortable with it you can manipulate it to do just about anything!
Cruelty free, Synthetic brushes suitable for all skin types!
My Experience with MUA Blusher & Contouring Brush:
MUA Blusher & Contouring Brush arrived carefully packed in a plastic casing, which makes it travel friendly unlike the Real Techniques brush box which occupies a lot of space in vanity case. This plastic case can fit into lesser space and keeps the brush hygienic. A brief introduction to the brush can be read on the back side of case.
The overall look of the brush is complete black. The plastic used for brush handle is of superior quality and the length is precisely calculated. The brush handle is neatly labelled with the necessary details. The metal ferrule is painted in black and holds the bristles strongly.
The soft, silky and flexible bristles are synthetic in production and cruelty free. The bristles are cut and arranged in angular shape. The density of the bristles is neither too impressive nor too disappointing. With angular cut bristles and medium density, the brush is good for contouring cheek bones or applying cream or powder brush in hollows of cheeks. However, little more attention might be required to flawlessly blend a cream blush. With a powder brush, the blush goes on super fine. The bristles pick appropriate amount of product and save the product from wastage.
The brush is easy to use and wash. It dries super fast. After drying, the bristles retain exactly same shape and softness as a new and unused brush. There is no detaching of bristles, which saves the day of replacing it sooner.
Summing up pros and cons:
Pros of MUA Blusher & Contouring Brush:
• Soft, silky, dense, synthetic bristles.
• Cruelty free brush.
• Comes with a hygienic and travel friendly packaging.
• No shedding of bristles.
• Easy to clean and dries fast with retention of original shape of bristles.
• Great tool for applying blush and bronzer.
• Can be used with both powder and cream products.
• Affordably priced.
Cons of MUA Blusher & Contouring Brush:
• A bit more density of bristles would have made it a winner drugstore brush.
IMBB Rating: 4.25/5
Would I Recommend/Repurchase MUA Blusher & Contouring Brush?
Definitely recommended to beginners but this is just one spare brush in vanity when we consider professional makeup artists. This one will stay long in my kit, so I will not repurchase it. But the quality is superb and worth a try.
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