Makeup brushes don't come with instruction manuals, but they really should. Figuring out exactly where each tool is meant to be used on your face along with which makeup products is just as overwhelming as following the instructions for building an Ikea dresser.
That's why we turned to New York City makeup artists Lindsey Williams and Daniel Martin to breakdown exactly what each makeup brush does, and what products work best with them. Whether you're new to makeup brushes entirely, or you're looking to build a staple collection, consider this your comprehensive guide to knowing which ones you need to invest in.
Keep scrolling for our complete rundown of how to use every makeup brush essential to any kit.
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