best makeup brushes

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for best makeup brushes.

The right brushes can make a world of difference when it comes to applying makeup. Whether you're looking for a set of synthetic or natural bristles, something that will apply foundation evenly or one that's good for contouring, we've got you covered.

$37.00

I'll slowly be replacing my brushes with the whole set of MUFE brushes :) So pleased!...You really can't go wrong with MUFE brushes. They're the best....My favorite brush for blush

What it is:
An exclusive flat, rounded brush for light powder blush application.

What it does:
This classic blush brush quickly and easily adds a healthy glow to the complexion. Its versatile size and shape is adapted for all types of blush application and application of contour and highlighter.I features wavy fibers for use with loose and compact powders. It is exclusive to Sephora.

What else you need to know:
After five years in development with makeup artists and fiber experts, MAKE UP FOR EVER Artisan Brushes are a revolution in brush craftsmanship. The 100-percent fiber brushes are available in a range of 76 handcrafted styles, each with the perfect balance of straight and wavy fibers that replicate natural hairs.

$30.00

I love this brush! His brushes are underrated. I actually bought 2. ...get this and all the other MBM brushes...This and all the Makeup by Mario brushes are always sold out. I was able to get this one and an eye brush.

What it is: A dual-ended brush that features softly tapered hairs to give you the most flawless blush and highlighter application.

Brush Formulation:
Powder

Brush Coverage: Buildable

Brush Handle Length:
3.94 inches

Bristle Type:
Synthetic and Natural Blend

Ingredient Callouts: It is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This multiuse brush delivers precision application and effortless blending to highlight and illuminate the features of any face shape. It features the highest-quality patent-pending hairs, which mimic the feel and finish of natural hair.

$24.00

This brush is excellent for applying to the outside edge of the eye blending and creating a smoky look it has happily joined my eye makeup brushes...Thank you Mario!!! Artists dream brushes!!...The synthetic hairs are the best synthetic brushes I have ever felt!!! And yes... you need them all!!

What it is: A multi-use brush that is perfect for blending and softening eyeshadow as well as applying highlights and detail powder on the face.

Brush Formulation: All formulas

Coverage: Buildable

Handle Length: 4.33 inches

Bristle Type: Synthetic

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This brush has fluffy, soft, flexible hairs that are ideal for blending and softening on the eyes and face. It’s also perfect for applying and blending matte shadows. All Makeup By Mario brushes are cruelty-free, made with a custom blend of synthetic and vegan fibers, and 100% FSC-certified birchwood handles.

$30.00

best brush. I have a lot brushes but hands always get to this one. absolutely the best....A beautiful brush!...A new makeup by Mario brush to be collection! I love these brushes, this is my 3rd brush.

What it is: A dual-ended brush that seamlessly applies and blends bronzer or powders.

Brush Formulation:
Powder

Brush Coverage: Buildable

Brush Handle Length:
3.54 inches

Bristle Type:
Synthetic and Natural Blend

Ingredient Callouts: It is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This double-ended, multiuse brush features large, fluffy hairs and a custom tapered shape, perfect for picking up and applying powders and bronzer with minimal fallout. It features the highest-quality patent-pending hairs, which mimic the finish and feel of natural hair.

$20.00

I love using their brushes for my makeup application....I own several different PRO makeup brushes from Sephora (two different foundation brushes, concealer, eyeshadow, brow, contour and bronzer, etc) and this PRO crease Brush #24 is one of them.

What it is: A small, soft, and lightly packed rounded eyeshadow brush best used for precise application and blending at the crease.

What Else You Need to Know: Create a subtle wash of color or a defined crease with ultra-precision and control. The brush fibers pick up powder and cream shadows with ease, and the rounded brush head and sheared bristles allow for controlled blending and targeted application at the crease. The smallest of the PRO Crease Brushes, this brush is also ideal for smaller eye shapes.

The PRO Brush Collection is made up of 30 brushes with the highest-quality, hand-shaped vegan synthetic bristles. The tapered artistry handles help offer ultimate control in makeup application to help you create any makeup look you desire. This

$30.00

I think the Sephora Pro brushes were redesigned because it feels a lot lighter than my other brushes, however the quality is still there!...Love Sephora makeup brushes...Great affordable contour brush- bristles are soft but stiff so blends my contour stick well.

What it is: A buffing brush that is densely packed for targeted sculpting and blending.

What Else You Need to Know: This brush is great for buffing and sculpting small areas of the face. It fits perfectly on the cheek to seamlessly diffuse any harsh lines. The dome shape helps evenly distribute product while the short bristles help provide a smooth finish on the skin. The rounded synthetic bristles work with all product formulas.

The PRO Brush Collection is made up of 30 brushes with the highest-quality, hand-shaped vegan synthetic bristles. The tapered artistry handles help offer ultimate control in makeup application to help you create any makeup look you desire. This brush and its holder have been developed responsibly. The paper of the packagi

$24.00

BEST FOR UNDEREYE!!!...This is the best concealer brush ever! It blends my concealer perfectly without making it dry and cakey when the powder is applied. ...BEST type of concealer brush - read for dupe...This style of brush will change your makeup, so I highly recommend giving it a go!

What it is: A round, sloped brush that hugs the curves of your face to easily blend and build concealer. ​

Brush Formulation:
All Formulas

Brush Coverage: Buildable

Brush Handle Length:
4.4 inches

Bristle Type:
Synthetic

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This uniquely sloped, fan-shaped brush seamlessly blends and builds concealer under the eyes with a finger-like finish for a natural effect. Made with soft, cruelty-free, densely packed fibers, it works perfectly with SurrealSkin™ Awakening Concealer (sold separately) or any liquid or cream concealer.

$20.00

amazing brush!!!...Great eyeshadow brush to add to my collection. Sephora makes outstanding brushes (:...I love this makeup brush! It's not too firm and not too soft, perfect for putting eyeshadow in creases, or even concealer.

What it is: A flat, slightly tapered-shape brush is ideal for packing powder and cream shadow on the lid.

What Else You Need to Know: Pack and intensify pigment on eye lid with this flat and densely packed brush while reducing fallout and receiving high pigment payoff. The slightly angular shape allows you to get into smaller areas like the very inner corners of eyes. The small flat brush head allows for precision packing of powder and cream shadows. Use this brush to apply any formula of highlighter to the inner corners of eyes to brighten and open up the eyes.

PRO Brush Collection, thirty brushes with the highest-quality, hand-shaped vegan synthetic bristles.

$20.00

I use it as after crease eyeshadow brush. I had Sephora’s regular line brushes and the PRO line is the best so far...The Sephora collection brushes are the best quality at the lowest price point.

What it is: A small tapered eyeshadow brush that is best used for precise lid application and applying shadow along the lash line.

What Else You Need to Know: Intensify your eyes with this small shadow brush designed for perfect shadow application. The brush features soft bristles ideal for picking up powder or cream eye shadow and a compact brush head that can wedge into the tiniest creases and contours of the eye to blend and soften any harsh edges.

PRO Brush Collection, thirty brushes with the highest-quality, hand-shaped vegan synthetic bristles. The tapered artistry handles help offer ultimate control in makeup application to help you create any makeup look you desire.

$69.00

Hourglass makes the best brushes!!...The best brush I’ve ever used. Really high quality, lasts a long time, and easy to clean. ...best brush in my collection...Best brush I own. Hands down.

What it is:
A large, round face-powder brush.

What it does:
This multitasking brush is excellent for applying and blending both loose and pressed powder as well as foundation. The sculpted head allows for precise product-placement.

What else you need to know:
Hourglass designed their makeup brush collection to be supremely soft, decidedly luxurious, and PETA-friendly. Takelon bristles are made from high-grade synthetic fibers to maximize product application, avoid potential allergic reactions to animal fur, and promote the use of non-animal products. Hourglass Powder Brush No. 1 is an Allure Best of Beauty Award Winner.

Hourglass products are 100 percent cruelty-free.

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