Great shape for contour, which is mainly what I use it for. Picks up a good amount of product. Hasn't shed on me at all, and for only three bucks I'm surprised. Love it.
This is too small for a blush brush for me (though I used it as one for a long time); now I use it for highlighting, which it seems more appropriate for. The bristles are not very soft, but it is a fairly dense brush with a nice shape, and I haven't had it shed on me at all. However, the handle detached from the top half of the brush; it's cheap, so what can you expect. Overall, this is a decent budget highlighting (or blush) brush.
I love this brush! Elf's new brushes are honestly so well made and I'd def recommend everyone to check their site out!
This brush was $3, and its amazing! Soft, not to big-just the right size.
I've used this for my Nars blush and setting powder. (I use a cream highlighter and Anastasia's banana/sand highlight powder over it)
It works perfect for both! I'm probably going to order another one so I have one for blush and the other setting.
I would definitely recommend buying this! I mean for $3, c'mon!
This brush SHOULDN'T work but it DOES. It feels very artificial and stiff. The bristles are not very fine. I bought it on vacation when I needed soemthing but couldn't find anything else at Target. I really like the shape. The very tapered tip allows me to put my contour right where I want it. Then the bigger part of the brush helps me blend it in.
I've also used for blush and it works great too!
Would definitely recommend.
For $3, you can get a lot of bang for your buck. I primarily use this smaller in stature brush for the application of my MAC and NARS powder blushes and find the brush to be soft and savvy at picking up the right amount of product. I have not experienced any shedding with this brush. I find the blush brush can be pretty versatile and be used for contouring and highlighting as well.
This is my favorite blush brush. I like the shape and the fact that it is actually quite small and therefore not too large for my face and cheek area. Blushes are easy to apply and blend with this brush and another pro is that the hairs are soft and comfortable. It's easy to clean and doesn't need to be replaced often because it stays in shape for ages. Last but certainly not least, compared to other blush brushes out there the price is very reasonable.
Good work E.L.F.! Will buy this again.
I love love love this blush brush! It's so great because it has a unique shape which allows me to apply my blush in a precisely and it distributes nicely. It's holds up well after many many washes it hasn't broken or come apart. I've had it for a very long time maybe almost two years now. I couldn't ask for a better blush brush. I've abandoned all others for this one. The bristles are nice and soft but Sturdy and durable.
This brush is nothing short of amazing.
I want to emphasize that because of it's paddle shape and relatively small size, it's not for everybody. Because of the shape, using the flat side might deposit too much color in a small area for some. And because of the size, it definitely won't cover your cheek in one fell swoop. Even I would NEVER use this brush to apply extremely pigmented blushes like Sleek. But I generally applying blush in an egg shape just outside the apples, away from the nose. This is because I have a lot of redness, and too much diffuse blush makes my skin look blotchier. Often I'll place the blush as I described above and then use my Ecotools blush brush to just blend it out a bit.
Where this is really outstanding is in applying highlighter. The flat side doesn't pick up too much product and it's just the right size and shape to apply to the tops of the cheekbones. (Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder, elf brush. Talk about high/how, lol)
I don't know how elf makes money, I really don't. It's $3.00! I'm pretty sure you already know that, but when I really think about how much I use this brush, it's paid for itself many, many times over. I don't absolutely love every elf brush I own, but this one's a ******* workhorse.
no bristle fallout
the shape of this brush is excellent for applying blusher to the apples of the cheek and sweeping over cheek bones
even after several washes it is still intact and soft
one of the best brushes I have ever used
defo a must buy
All of the Studio brushes from E.L.F. that I've tried have been exceptional, including this one. It was around £3 plus postage from their website - an absolute bargain if you're buying on a 50% off day.
I didn't use this for a while since I find that fluffier blush brushes work best with my powder blush, but it's the perfect brush for my Nars cream blush compacts. It fits the small pan perfectly and can easily be blended onto the face straight from the pan without suffering from 'clown face' - it always picks up just the right amount and blends flawlessly.
I've had it for several months and it's always washed absolutely fine with baby shampoo as well as spot cleaning with the alcohol-heavy E.L.F. brush cleanser - no shedding at all. It's still super-soft and should last me much longer! A brilliant investment for my much-loved cream blushes.