New Video: My favourite ‘cheap’ makeup brushes

Posted by Lipglossiping On February - 26 - 2012

Please, for the love of all things vanity-driven, excuse the ‘left to dry naturally until it looks like shit’ hair.  Please.

Brushes mentioned:

E.L.F – Bamboo Angled Blush Brush (£5.50)
E.L.F – Studio Blush Brush (£3.50)
E.L.F – Studio Small Precision Brush (£3.50)
E.L.F – Studio Powder Brush (£3.50)

Boots No7 – Concealer Brush (£3.00 with till spit)
Boots No7 – Eyeshadow Brush (£0.75 with till spit)

Crown Brush – C139 Stiff Tapered Crease Brush (£2.95)
Crown Brush – C217 Bent Liner Brush (£2.60)

Stila – #4 Precision Eyeliner Brush (£3.50)

Revlon Vital Radiance – Brow Brush (£1.29)

.

Do you agree with any of my choices?  What are your favourite cheap makeup brushes?


11 Responses to “New Video: My favourite ‘cheap’ makeup brushes”

  1. liloo says:

    which one is the softest? the bamboo elf one or the elf ‘black cat’ thing?
    omg, how cool you talked about the vital radiance one. i got one too, (not the eyeliner one, it’s a angled eyeshadow one). It’s softer than mac, so so so so soft (holding it in my hand as I type) and i should have bought 10 of them. it’s my favourite brush to apply my highlight colour and blend the highlight and the top of the crease colour. <3 major love this one xx This one only gets mainly dipped into mac vanilla, or mac blanc type x

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. Love this video- I have a few of these. The kitten paw brush is such a good name for the Elf blush brush :) xx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. Tass says:

    I have a vital radiance brush from pound land too! I can’t live without my ELF powder brush. I also really like their angled contour brush for applying eyeshadow in a hurry xx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. Sydney says:

    You look absolutely beautiful.

    Very VERY useful video, as just this morning I was googling ‘good cheap brushes UK’ – once again you have helped me greatly.

    Hope you’ve had a great weekend! xx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. Liza says:

    Excellent video, I love the elf powder brush, my college tutor wants me to get her one! (she is a registered MAC artist :p) Think in my next order I’m gonna get those 2 blusher brushes.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. Alicat says:

    You remind me of Dawn Porter – she is so cute :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. redtiger21 says:

    Useful video! Question- what do you use to clean your brushes, and how often do you do it?

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. Leah says:

    I’ve just bought the brow brush. Thanks for the tip!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. Chelsea says:

    If the elf stippler is eating too much foundation, use it to put your moisturiser on first so it soaks up that instead of the foundation. :>

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  10. Andrea says:

    None of my white MAC brushes are stained and I’ve had some of them for years! If you clean them properly they stay looking like new.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  11. Loved this & your nails are lush! Did you DIY?

    I love the ELF Powder, blush & detail brushes too. Been meaning to try Crown and may give the angled eyeliner a go as I’m crap at that.

    Recently discovered Bdellium Tools which I’m really enjoying too (£6-14)

    Nic x

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Beauty Blog Link Love - Saturday 30th July

Have you ever tried epilating? Well, now Rae has — and she just loves her new Emjoi Emagine! Vote NOW on what Makeup Series you’d …

Sugarpill Cosmetics Goldilux Swatch & Review

Sugarpill Chroma Lust in Goldilux ($12.00, 5g net weight). When I first unscrewed the lid, my reaction wasn’t wholly positive. There’s no sifter, no lttle …

Red Lip Series: Lipstick Queen Sinner – Scarlet Red Lipstick

Looking for a KAPOW! red?  Of course you are. Of. course. you. are. Lipstick Queen’s Scarlet Red* is as lusty as they come.  Richly pigmented …

Beauty Blog Link Love - Monday 28th February

~ Want your own customizable magnetic palette without spending big bucks? Beauty’s Bad Habit shows you how to make your own! ~ AOYV find her …

With experience comes acceptance?

Perhaps a bit deep for a Tuesday morning but I was thinking last night about how I used to use and wear makeup.  From that …

Burberry Body Exclusive Sampling (a reason to dust off Facebook)

Facebook.  Love it or hate it, I may be about to give you a reason to direct your browser toward said “Book of Faces” in …

ELF Eye Transformer Review & Swatches

STOP PRESS!: Check out Janice’s review on the Eye Transformer too, her photographs demonstrate the whole ‘smoky eye thing’ better than mine and really give …

Deal Alert: ESPA's "Try Me... Love Me" GWP

You know how I love a good gift with purchase and I’ve got another one to share with you today. Until 31st May, all customers …

THE Christmas Wishlist 2009

So fellow beauty addicts, it’s THAT time of the year again. Our loved ones begin to quake at the thought of choosing us suitable pressies …

The Lipstick League - 29.7.13

Question of the Week – Is there a beauty trend that is “out” that you wish were “in”? If so, what is it? Answer – …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

COMMENTS

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads