Friday, March 19, 2010

Makeup brushes doesnt have to be expensive pt.2


When it comes to a blush brush, I prefer using a duo fiber brush or also known as a skunk or stippling brush. The bristles are super thin and soft and it picks up small amount of product. This prevents me from putting too much blush on my cheeks. On the other hand, I have been using the ECOTOOLS bamboo blush brush. It's is a basic blush brush. I purchased it out of curiosity to see how I'm going to like it.  

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WHAT:
An Eco-friendly blush brush
  •  Expertly tapered for easy highlighting and contouring of cheekbones
  •  Soft, cruelty-free hair
  •  Natural and recycled materials
  •  Bamboo handle has a low impact on the earth’s resources as it is a highly sustainable plant.
  •  Synthetic taklon bristles are 100% cruelty free.
  •  Sleek ferrule is made from recycled aluminum.
 (source: ecotools website)

WHERE:
You can find it at your local drugstore such as RiteAid, Walgreens, CVS, Target, Walmart etc
http://drugstore.com

PRICE: retails for $8.99 It won't break your bank. YAY!

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Its super soft!!!

HOW:
  • Dip the brush on your favorite blush and tap off the excess.
  • Start at the highest point of your cheek which is the cheekbone.
  • Dab it on the apple of your cheek or dab and lightly stroke upwards towards the hairline.

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After dipping the brush three times. The brush does not pick up too much product which is awesome. I used Gingerly blush by Mac

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You can dab it on the apple of your cheek.

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or dab and lightly brush it upwards towards the hairline.
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I applied the blush a little heavy but not too much to make the color appear in the photo.

FINAL THOUGHT:
Even though I'm a duo fiber brush user for blush application, I was surprise to find that I really like this brush. I like the fact that the bristles are so soft and lightly packed. This allows to pick up less product which made it easy for me to blend. Also, I can't get enough how it feels so nice and soft on my face. Its the main reason why I have been using it.

Do you guys own any EcoTools brush?

20 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh I'm so trying them next! Your right it doesn't have to be expensive, I saw some Revlon makeup brushes today and I really wanted to try them since all the Revlon products were $2.50 off at the HEB's here. I also want to try the Sigma sets ^_^. Great review girl! How have you been? I made a new blog.

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  2. I just started using them after I got a set for Christmas && OMG I love them! :) They're really great for the price you're paying. I mostly use the blush brush, but they all work well for me

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  3. I have this brush and I absolutely love it! I love it so much it's always in my make-up bag :) It's top quality, isn't it? I have a few other brushes from Eco Tools and they're all great! Gotta love the price too :)

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  4. i have an ecotools brush set too! they're good quality brushes, i agree.

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  5. I have the same brush as yours and I like using it. :-) It's so gentle and super soft.

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  6. you are right, brushes doesn't have to be super pricey! I like Ecotools, for the price it really performs!

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  7. i've been so curious about these brushes - i love in the picture that it just looks amazingly soft! I'm going to see if i can pick one up at target when i'm there today (p.s. that blush looks amazing on you! i've been wanting to get it!)

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  8. I have this same brush and it's one of my favorites. =]

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  9. I have this brush and I don't think I'll need to buy another blush brush ever again because it is so sturdy and looks so awesome. It has lasted me one year now and has not done anything odd!

    BTW please visit my blog - 3crookedsmiles.blogspot.com

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  10. ECOTOOLS' brushes are SUPER DUPER DUPER soft....I only have one of them..its the foundation brush...i kinda wanna pick another one up now lol

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  11. i've read lots of raves about ecotools' brushes. now i wish its locally available here in the philippines hehe
    you're definitely right, makeup brushes doesn't have to be expensive :)

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  12. There is an award waiting for you on my blog :)
    xoxo

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  13. Thanks for the review! That brush looks really nice and soft!

    Check out my blog too if you want! :)

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  14. My best friend bought some of their brushes and she loves them!! I love your blog!

    www.californiabetty.blogspot.com

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  15. Interesting brush. I want to use this brush for my blush application.

    Lots of love,

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  17. nice one ! kso d ko lam kun san ako makakbili nyan sa d2 Pinas??

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  18. Wow! I definitely should include this in my brush collection. Hahaha! Obssessed lang. San mo to nabili?

    ~Pauline @Kallony

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