9 Essential Makeup Brushes for Beginners

May 4, 2020

There are a ton of different makeup brushes out there, but these are the only ones you really need. Here are the best makeup brushes for beginners to have on hand!

How to Clean Makeup Brushes if You Have Sensitive Skin

June 17, 2019

One factor many of people forget to consider when trying to address their skin concerns is their makeup brushes. I’m definitely not an exception, either! It wasn’t until recently when a lightbulb went...

My 6 Ride or Die Makeup Brushes

March 14, 2018

These are my ride-or-die makeup brushes: the ones I use for virtually every single look, that I hate straying away from. Check 'em out!

3 Cheap Ways to Clean Makeup Brushes

March 29, 2017

Discover three cheap and easy ways to clean makeup brushes to keep them in great condition. Plus, a few must-haves to make the chore a breeze!

The Best Brushes from Real Techniques

June 21, 2016

Can you believe our favorite budget brush brand has been around for five years already? That’s right— Real Techniques just celebrated their 5th birthday, and their brushes have definitely overtaken my own collection...

First Look: City Color Cosmetics Makeup Brushes

June 14, 2016

Ready for your new brush obsession? City Color Cosmetics just released their first line of makeup brushes, and they get a big stamp of approval from little ol’ me. Just like the rest...

Real Techniques Brush Cleansing Palette Review

March 9, 2016

Cleaning our brushes: it’s a necessary evil. The task that gets endlessly put off because I’d literally rather do anything else. But, when the Real Techniques Brush Cleansing Palette came out, I was...

More New Affordable Makeup Brushes from e.l.f.

December 18, 2015

The times are a’changing, and affordable makeup brushes are easier to find than ever. Finding ones that actually apply your makeup brilliantly are another story, though. That’s why I’m all bubbly about the...

Review: Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel

October 6, 2015

The moment has come! A couple months ago, Sam Chapman told me herself that Real Techniques was planning on releasing a new brush cleanser that will help keep your brushes in pristine condition....

Real Techniques Bold Metals & Other New Brushes

August 12, 2015

If you’re at all involved in the beauty community on YouTube, you’ve heard of the pixiwoo sisters, Sam and Nic Chapman— also the founders of Real Techniques. Their tutorials are some of my...

Review: e.l.f. Beautifully Bare Collection

May 27, 2015

As summer approaches, the no-makeup makeup look that dominated Fashion Week this season is bigger than ever. Ironically, there are tons of products that help you achieve this look while still evening skin...