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MAKE's Guide to Eye Makeup Brushes

Whether you're aiming for a subtle wash of color, a seamlessly blended smokey eye, or a defined lash line, the right makeup brush is key to achieving the best results.

Choosing the right brush can be a daunting task, but fear not – we're here to guide you through with two new MAKE brushes: the All Over Shadow Brush and the Precision Eye Smudger.

Eye Makeup Brushes and Why They Matter

Your eye makeup brushes play a crucial role in your makeup application process, as is the case with your complexion. When it comes to eye makeup, we think there are two staples everyone needs in their lineup. Continue reading to discover precisely how and when to use them for optimal results.

Determine Which Brush to Use and When:

Different eye looks demand varying levels of precision and control. Brushes with softer and more flexible bristles, such as blending brushes, are ideal for blending eyeshadows, while denser, flatter brushes are better suited for packing on color. Using the right brush ensures efficient and even application of eye makeup products, especially when working with products that require precision and careful placement to prevent fallout.

Density, bristle length, and shape are factors that can make or break your look. As a general rule of thumb, we recommend considering pigment intensity and the specific area you intend to cover when choosing between eye makeup brushes.

In our guide to complexion makeup brushes, we explained how bristle length and density impact precision and color payoff. For a little refresher, revisit our complexion makeup brush guide.

If the countless shapes, sizes, and functionalities available make you feel lost in the makeup brush aisle, we’ve got you covered. Introducing the All Over Eyeshadow Brush and the Precision Eye Smudger Brush, your perfect starting points for versatile, controlled eye makeup application.

All Over Shadow Brush

An all over shadow brush is an essential tool in any makeup kit due to its efficiency, versatility, and easy-to-use design. While primarily used for overall application, all over shadow brushes are designed with bristles soft enough to blend eyeshadows seamlessly, create smooth transitions between colors, and avoid harsh lines on the eyelid.

Crafted with luxurious, soft, cruelty-free fibers, MAKE’s all over eyeshadow brush evenly distributes color to the lid area for seamless, consistent application regardless of eyeshadow formula. We love to apply MAKE’s Multi-Chromatic Metal Reflecting Eyeshadow with the all over shadow brush for dimensional, buildable eye looks sans fallout or harsh lines. For best results, use the all over shadow brush to pack and press pigments onto your lids, and diffuse to your liking.

Precision Eye Smudger

Whether you're aiming to define your lash line or correct a makeup mishap, a compact, densely packed smudger brush is the key to controlling eye makeup with ease.

Introducing the Precision Eye Smudger Brush, MAKE’s compact brush designed for adding controlled, precise definition to the eye area. Particularly effective for defining the upper and lower lash lines, its compact size and densely packed bristles allow for targeted application, helping you achieve definition without smudging or spreading product too widely. To use, simply apply product on your lash line and blend.

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