Foundation Brush Review


It is very important to pick a good foundation brush, because it is the key to a flawless face. Foundation brushes should be flat, firm, and made of synthetic bristles. I feel the 2 best foundation brushes are Lancome Foundation Brush #2 and Chanel Foundation Brush #16. Both provide a natural, flawless, streak less application. Both these brushes are very sturdy, and the bristles can handle a good washing.

Lancome Foundaton Brush #2 ($33)

Lancome Foundaton Brush #2

Chanel Foundation Brush #16 ($40)

Chanel Foundation Brush #16

Even though these brushes are on the pricey side, they are a good investment. You will not have to buy another foundation brush for years. By years, I mean 20. The best way to buy these brushes is to buy them in a set instead of individually.

Lancome Holiday Travel Brush Set–Face costs $55 (valued at $125). The foundation brush alone is valued at $33. So you will be getting an additional 3 brushes for $22. The set includes:

  • Powder Brush #1 (valued at $45)
  • Highlighting Brush #3 (valued at $26.50)
  • Foundation Brush #2 (valued at $33)
  • Concealer Brush #8 (valued at $25)

Lancome Holiday Travel Brush Set--Face

Chanel Professional Makeup Brush Set costs $120. The foundation brush is worth $40. So you will be getting 3 brushes for $80. The set includes:

  • Shadow/linear Brush #4 (valued at $27)
  • Eyeshadow #2 (valued at $29)
  • Foundation #16 (valued at $40)
  • Blush #7 (valued at $46)

Chanel Professional Makeup Brush Set

Both the Lancome and Chanel foundation brushes work equally well. I personally chose Lancome, because I am not going to shell out extra money for the “Chanel” logo.

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