buffing brushes

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

Buffing brushes are used to apply a smooth, even layer of foundation or powder. They are also used to remove excess makeup or to blend foundation into the skin.


Love this brush! Buffs out foundation really well because the brush is a bit more dense, which creates a flawless finish. ...THIS BRUSH IS IT!. Perfect buffing and blending brush. ...BEGINNER FRIENDLY- G8T BUFF BRUSH

What it is: A large, domed foundation brush that is designed to seamlessly buff and stipple Pro Filt’r foundation for fast buildable coverage.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Blue Agave Extract: Mattifies.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: No matter the formula, this brush can blend it all. The large, domed shape is packed with soft, synthetic bristles to seamlessly buff and stipple any Fenty Beauty foundation. This brush blends with the ultimate speed and ease, giving fast, buildable coverage and a diffused, airbrushed finish.


Love this brush!...By far the best face brush I've ever used! It does an awesome job buffing out my foundation and it's very easy to use.

What it is: A brush that hugs the contours of your face to seamlessly buff Stretch Foundation and Concealer (each sold separately) into skin.

Brush Formulation: Liquid / Cream

Bristle Type: Synthetic

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.


The best brush ever...Just the best brush I've ever tried. Quality is excellent. It polishes, blends and buffs beautifully. ...I really am a sucker for uniquely shaped brushes and love the compactness of it. The brush is certainly soft and helps me buff out powders and liquids.

What it is: A four-petal face brush that is uniquely-designed to contour to face and buff skin to a polished finish.

What Else You Need to Know: Inspired by the Shiseido camellia, this uniquely-designed brush features four distinct petal sections with hidden core technology. This brush helps control pressure for a smooth and seamless makeup application, and was developed to be used with all makeup textures.


I came here to do justice for this brush. I don’t understand all the negative reviews, like this brush hurts people. ...The only precision blush brush for this artist....After your blush is applied, you can clean the brush and go back and buff the areas with the same precision you used to apply the blush.

What it is: A fluffy, dome-shaped kabuki brush with multiple uses.

What Else You Need to Know: Form meets function with Yachiyo Kabuki Brush. Its fluffy, gently tapered, spiral-dome head is used to define cheekbones and highlight, blend, and diffuse color on the face and eyes. Its hand-spun, black wisteria handle showcases its unique character.


I wish the un-slanted side was a bit denser so you could buff out the contour, instead I’ll use that side for pressed powder....One of my favourite brushes!...Love this brush!!! So prefect for contouring my nose!

What it is: A dual-ended brush that applies both creams and powders to the small areas of your face, sculpting and blending with ease for a softly defined look.

Brush Formulation:
All Formulas

Brush Coverage: Buildable

Bristle Type:
Synthetic & Natural Blend

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: The perfect tool to add soft definition to your nose, eyelids, and anywhere else fine contouring is required, this dual-ended brush allows you to apply any formula you like, sculpting and shaping with artistic precision.


incredible brush...They're all wonderful brushes. I love this one - #1 - because it's a perfect powder brush. ...Hourglass brushes are the very best...I want to own all these brushes!!! Right now I own #1 #2 and the Vanish foundation brush, and the vanish brush is the best foundation brush.

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.


I had to go back in with my powder and buff over it a bit because it was so bright! If you like your highlighter bold to look bold and impactful, then I highly recommend this brush....The Huda Beauty Tantour brush is packed more tightly and is better for buffing out cream or liquid consistencies.

What it is: An extra-large, super-plush bronzer brush that’s expertly chiseled to hug the curves of your face for an all-over bronzed glow.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: The perfect tool for diffusing Sun Stalk’r bronzer (sold separately) all over the face, this brush makes it easy to bring warmth to your cheeks, temples, and jawline. This ultra-plush bronzer brush has soft, synthetic bristles in an asymmetrical cut to deliver just the right amount of powder onto skin every time.


Love Fenty Brushes...I just picked up 5 Fenty brushes, this Powder brush, cheek hugging bronzer & highlight brushes, sculpting bronzer brush, concealer brush. ...I LOVE this powder brush...I like to buff powder foundation over my liquid and was using the Bobbi Brown sheer powder brush and this Fenty one is so much nicer to the skin (and less money)

What it is: A mega-plush loose powder brush designed to seamlessly blend and set for an instantly filtered finish that lasts.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This brush is made with soft, synthetic bristles that are carefully tapered to pick up and diffuse Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Setting Powder (sold separately) with the ultimate ease. Like a powder puff in brush form, it’s designed for fast, even blending and the most flawless, filtered finish you’ve ever seen.


I have and use mostly natural hair brushes, but this is my favorite synthetic powder brush....I am an absolute brush junkie and have a substantial collection. I mainly use natural or Duo Fibre brushes as I find they just work better than synthetic brushes do.

What it is: A generously proportioned powder brush with thousands of soft-touch bristles to help dust on powder for a flawless, light-as-air look.

What Else You Need to Know: This brush is beautifully tapered for quick application, the soft-touch, feather-like bristles dust on without build-up, creating a beautiful, ultra-light finish. It is made with synthetic bristles for essential hygiene, simple care, and customizable sheer-to-full coverage.


I ordered this brush without seeing it in person. I have a huge collection of Bobbi Brown brushes that I've been building over the years. ...Although the brush is soft and pliable, it is also dense enough that it buffs foundation into the skin flawlessly and quickly.

What it is:
An ultrasoft face brush with short, tightly packed bristles that applies powder and liquid foundation for a flawless, matte finish.

What it does:
Get an ultra-polished, HD-finish makeup look with the Full Coverage Face Brush.

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