6 Essential Makeup Brushes That’ll Up Your Glamm Game


You know you’re adulting hard when you switch out your fingers for proper makeup brushes! After all, what good is an artist without their tools, right? More often than not, the reason why most people turn away from using these tools is mainly that they come by the dozen –– which leaves everyone utterly confused, even if you’ve dabbled in makeup for quite some time. What brush to use where? How to use it? Why do you need it? Why are there so many types of makeup brushes? Well, it is essential to note that they are an essential part of any makeup kit, and therefore resorting to your fingers is never the answer. Let us guide you through the murky and confusing world of brushes –– what to use and when to use so that you can give your fingertips a break.


Types Of Makeup Brushes


Manoeuvring yourself through the makeup brush aisle can trigger a whole lot of questions, we don’t blame you. Since there are so many types of makeup brushes to choose from, you often get spoiled for choice –– making that decision a little hard. Scroll down for the 411 on brushes.


Foundation Brush


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This basic brush is perfect for all your foundation needs! Designed for liquid or cream formulas, the flat foundation brush gives you a medium-full coverage. There are different types of makeup brushes for your foundation. However, if you need one of those full coverage, studio perfect kind of finishes, then opt for a denser foundation brush instead of a flat one.


MyGlamm Recommends The Best Foundation Brush - Flat Foundation Brush



Looking for a flawless finish makeup brush? This one’s got you covered (literally). This flat foundation brush has soft, dense bristles with a square edge –– this allows for a streak-free finish. It's great for liquid and cream foundations!


Rs 1,150


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MyGlamm Recommends The Best Foundation Brush - Total Makeover Foundation Brush


This square-shaped brush has firm and soft bristles that allow you to achieve that perfect, flawless finish. It lets you apply the foundation evenly and even helps you get the product into those small and unreachable corners of your face.


Rs 1,150


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Concealer Brush


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A concealer brush is an absolute necessity in your makeup arsenal! It allows for precise application and is designed to get into the nooks and crannies of your face like the corners of your nose or your under eyes. Concealer brushes are those types of makeup brushes that are specifically designed for liquid or cream formula concealers! 


MyGlamm Recommends The Best Concealer Brush - Concealer Brush For Total Makeover FF Cream


This paddled shaped concealer brush is perfect for covering those under eyes and tiny blemishes. The shape allows for precise application, while the bristles give you an even finish that doesn’t look streaky or cakey.


Rs 850


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Eye Tapered Blending Brush


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A must-have type of makeup brush in your kit, especially if you like creating those perfectly blended smokey eyes, an eye tapered blending brush doesn’t just blend your eye makeup well. It also allows for a more precise application if you want to get the perfect amount of colour into your crease.


MyGlamm Recommends The Best Eye Tapered Blending Brush



This eye brush comes with soft and fluffy bristles in a tapered shape –– it helps you create those smokey eyes really easily and gives you that smouldering, sultry effect. It’s a great brush to use with powder eyeshadows.


Rs 1,050


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Eyeshadow Blending Brush


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Fluffy blending brushes are a dream, especially when you want that diffused look. You can either use it with a sheer was of colour or blend in harsher lines, so that the colours look seamless. It’s an important type of makeup brush, especially when you want to create those Insta-perfect eyes.


MyGlamm Recommends The Best Eyeshadow Blending Brush



This eyeshadow blending brush comes with short, dense bristles that are designed with a rounded edge. Together, it allows for precise and controlled application, especially for the inner corners and outer corners of your eyes. This eyeshadow brush works great for cream, as well as powdered-based eyeshadows. 


Rs 850


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Powder Brush


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As the name suggests, a powder brush is perfect for your powdered face products, including blushes, highlighters, bronzers, setting powders, compact powders, or even a powdered foundation. The coverage of this type of makeup brush, however, depends on the density of the brush. Soft fluffy powder brushes work for coverages that are lighter, whilst denser brushes will give you that full coverage effect.


MyGlamm Recommends - The Best Powder Brush


This soft fluffy brush comes with bristles in a rounded shape. It is great for picking up those powdered products that are meant to set your liquid and cream foundations. It can also be used for setting, baking, and applying blush.


Rs 1,295


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Lip Brush


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While it may seem alright to directly apply lipstick from the bullet or a tube, it can be a little unhygienic as it can transfer bacteria! Step in a lip brush. The perfect way to apply your lip products, without having to worry about spoiling them or your lips. This type of makeup brush also allows for precise application, especially when you want to nail your lip line and the outer corners of your pout. 


MyGlamm Recommends The Best Lip Brush



Want the selfie-perfect pout? This brush comes with soft, dense bristles in a rounded edge. A great addition to your lippie arsenal it is perfect for cream and liquid lipsticks. It also comes with a metal cap to ensure hygiene, even when you’re on the go!


Rs 750


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There's no question that the plethora of types of makeup brushes can be a little scary for people to pick and choose from –– even if you love your share of makeup. These essential brushes will help you figure out what you need to add to your kit, without having to break your head over deciphering what’ll do.


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