best brushes for eyeshadow

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Eyeshadow is a vital part of any makeup routine, and a good eyeshadow brush is essential to getting the job done right. You can a variety of brushes to help you. Whether you want a brush to blend out your crease, pack on lid color, smudge out your lower lash line, or fill in your brows.


But regardless of that I found the brush to blend my my liquid eyeshadows well. It seems to have kept its shape after a few months and despite the early disappointment, the handle being shorter does make it easier to apply eyeshadow....I like a sheer wash of color but I have small eyes so a big fluffy eyeshadow brush can make a big mess. This brush is the best of both worlds. ...Perfect for any kind of eyeshadow

What it is: A cruelty-free eyeshadow brush for easy, all-over blending, with a unique dense, angled shape that mimics your fingertip for max control.

Brush Formulation: All Formulas

Coverage: Medium

Handle Length: 4 inches

Bristle Type: Synthetic

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Fluffy enough to blend seamlessly yet firm enough to give you control, this uniquely angled brush mimics your fingertip for a quick sweep of color. With super soft, densely packed bristles, it was custom designed to pair with Stay Vulnerable Liquid Eyeshadow (sold separately) or your favorite eyeshadow formula.


Lovely plush brush that is great for all over eyeshadow. I prefer this to the actual all-over shadow brush in this collection....Great all over shadow brush!...I think people are really sleeping on this brush. It’s one of the best all over eye shadow brushes in my option.

What it is: An ultra-plush, fluffy eyeshadow brush designed for easy, all-over application and flawless blending.

What Else You Need to Know: The Plush Eyeshadow Brush 240 was made to quickly sweep across your entire lid and blend shadows for a soft-focus effect. Designed with soft, synthetic bristles, this brush evenly lays down and diffuses pigments with a loose, full tip that washes color over your entire lid and blends bold eye looks.


i love this brush!...I’ll say it again: I love this brush!...Or just as a crease brush! One of my favourite brushes currently.

What it is: A paddle-shaped eyeshadow brush cut for precision: Pack it on for targeted eyeshadow application then buff it out for controlled crease blending.

What Else You Need to Know: Precision Blending Brush 230 was born for all-around precision and ease: The soft, synthetic bristles are custom cut into a tapered paddle that effortlessly builds and blends color for any look—from a subtle wash to a fully contoured eye. Pat on and blend out shadows to a pro-level finish.


Holy grail eyeshadow brush...The most perfect eyeshadow brush! Super versatile and its honestly all you need if you’re working with a solid color or two....This brush is absolutely phenomenal!!! It is tender, but firm, and applies the eyeshadow precisely and efficiently, and is filling.

What it is: A vegan eyeshadow brush with a flat, tapered head that is designed to pick up just the right amount of product to apply and build eyelid color.

Brush Formulation:
All Formulas

Brush Coverage: Buildable

Bristle Type:

Ingredient Callouts: It is vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This eyeshadow brush is designed to precisely apply and blend eyeshadow across the eyelid. The soft, synthetic, cruelty-free fibers work best with cream, powder, or loose pigments.


Cute brush...As you go over the eyeliner w a black eyeshadow for a powdery effect. I only used once so I’m not sure how brush stands up to washing. ...It’s a great brush for smudging eyeliner or eyeshadow. It works great.

What it is: A vegan, smudge brush shaped to easily and precisely blend and diffuse eyeshadow or eyeliner onto the upper and lower lash lines.

What Else You Need to Know: This smudge brush is designed with a short, rounded brush head with dense fibers to easily apply, blend, and diffuse product with maximum control. Soft, synthetic, cruelty-free fibers work best with cream or powder formulas.


great lil brush!...yea i'll be slowly buying more brushes until they're all fenty brushes. :)...Great brush to smudge eyeliner. Love the pointed tip and the color is pretty too.

What it is: A precision eyeshadow brush, featuring a unique flattened, tapered tip, perfect for effortless smudging.

What Else You Need to Know: The Precise Definition Brush 220 makes it easy smudge out your smoky eye perfectly. Made with soft synthetic bristles in the shape of a flattened dome, the unique brush tip was designed to deliver intense color pay off with minimal fallout and define your lash line, diffuse pencils, and gel eyeliners.


Favourite eye shadow brush among 30+....Have used both eyeshadow brushes daily for 2 years. This one picks up and applies fabulously both matte and shimmer shadows. ...I use this brush to apply the eyeshadow on my eyelids. I also love how the end is tapered so if you want to use the shadows as subtle eyeliner you can do so with this brush

What it is: A multitasking eyeshadow brush with tapered, flat bristles made for effortless eyelid or lash-line application.

What Else You Need to Know: Luxurious and durable, each brush is handmade in Japan by the most prestigious brush maker in the world, using cruelty-free, super-soft nylon fibers and sustainably sourced birch. Thoughtfully designed shorter handles make for easy, effortless application.


Love using this brush for blending the eyeshadows. It really smooths out the harsh edges where I always tend to mess up...I was told that this brush was meant for cream shadows, and so far, it has been great with my cream shadows.

What it is: An eyeshadow brush with sumptuous fluffy bristles and a soft rounded shape to diffuse and refine color for a seamless finish—making it a blending essential.

What Else You Need to Know: Luxurious and durable, each brush is handmade in Japan by the most prestigious brush maker in the world, using cruelty-free, super-soft nylon fibers and sustainably sourced birch. Thoughtfully designed shorter handles make for easy, effortless application.


This eyeshadow brush is great for application and I enjoy that it’s two brushes in one basically. ...Best brush in town...The absolute BEST eyeshadow brush ever! It holds product like no other and blends beautifully.

What it is: A dual-ended brush with densely packed bristles for creating custom eye looks.

Brush Formulation:

Brush Coverage: Buildable

Bristle Type:

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vegan Bristles
- 25% Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic and Aluminum Handle

What Else You Need to Know: Two dome-shaped ends mimic the ease of fingertip application with the benefits of a brush: The larger end optimally blends color over the entire lid while the smaller end precisely places shimmer for detailed highlighting and sculpting. It’s designed for ideal application of ROSE INC’s Satin & Shimmer Duet Eyeshadow (sold separately).

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YOU NEED THIS BRUSH...IDK How Riri made this brush but it's not just a brush... it is literally a magic wand. ...Great brush for more than just eyeshadow....Great at blending eyeshadow but after reading an article about using this type of eyeliner blending brush to blend concealer i tried it.

What it is:
A tapered eyeshadow brush that’s custom-cut for applying and blending eyeshadow in the contour and crease area of the eye.

What it does:
It doesn’t matter if you’re a minimalist, or a little over-the-top—the secret to every eye look is to blend, blend, and blend some more. The Tapered Blending Brush 210 is specially designed to contour the crease area for effortlessly-blended looks with an instantly-diffused finish.

The super-soft, synthetic bristles are custom-cut in a fluffy, tapered shape to blend out high-pigment FENTY BEAUTY eyeshadows—and your favorite Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter—with ease and control no matter your eye shape or lid type.

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