This brush is scratchy after 5 strokes on my face when applying powder!!! I will never buy this brush again unless E.L.F changes the quality of this brush.
I have to say overall I'm impressed with this brush. I bought it at my local Target for only $1 and the quality that I got was amazing. But there are some things that I would like to fix. I know it's only a $1 and that I shouldn't be expecting much, but don't worry I honestly wasn't expecting much for a dollar.
When I first used it, I found it a little rough on my face. It was uncomfortable at first, but after I kept using it, it got softer and softer. The brush itself is good quality. I've been using it for more than two months and it's been my favorite go to brush.
Overall if you're a beginner starting out, I highly suggest this brush, but if you're past that stage, don't be afraid to use the brush. You just need to break it in thats all!
it's soft on my hand but scatchy on my face...weird i know...
it's not dense so it won't pack foundation on well
I got this brush with a mineral foundation starter kit. It's large in size, resembles a powder brush, and a little on the scratchy side. E.L.F. shipped it with the starter kit, but I can't imagine using this brush for mineral foundation. I stuck it in my purse for powder touch-ups. I will not purchase this brush again...
Very tough bristles. I know that ELF says it doesn't test on animals but this brush is like one step above porcupine quills or elderly Pug dog fur in terms of softness. I'm returning this but keeping the bronzing brush. I don't mind roughness over some parts of my face, but seeing as this is meant to be rubbed over the ENTIRE face I don't think I can deal with it.
First product review <3 Let me start off by saying I am a product snob, in stores I won't generally waste my time and just skip happily, chequebook open to the high-end stuff. Now to contradict myself, since my makeup budgets been hit, I've tried to become a 'recessionista'. Enter e.l.f. products. First of all, if I bought a new brush for every day of the month I would still be paying at least 70 less than I would for one good brush and a months supply of brush cleaner.
The brush I received came in a protective plastic cover to protect while shipping, The pros of this brush for me include 1) PRICE 2) The bristles do NOT pick up or wipe your foundation off your face causing the brush to become yucky and wet 3) Picks up powder well 4) Does not cake on your powder 5) Bristles are not super-soft so it also doubles as a buffing brush, air-brushing the makeup
I'm hearing a lot of negative comments and that surprises me, somedays my skin is so inflamed and acne prone it literally hurts and is raw, this brush did not hurt me. Yay!
I used this brush all the time until I got one of ELF's studio face brushes. Then I gave it to my cat to play with because he loves it. LOL. It's ok, but not stellar. It seems scratchier than the Studio line. And I don't like the red dye that comes out every time you wash it. If I were you I'd spend the extra $2 and get yourself a Studio brush, your face will thank you.
This gets the job done and for only 1.00 who can beat that! I just dont like the feel of the fibers they feel a little too hard for the face but works as a back up whenever you need it.
From what I'm hearing and I have experienced myself, some elf brushes tend to have a certain smell. So this brush in particular leaves a smell on my face, but after a while it goes away. (Still, not a good thing) The handle did come off a few times. It sheds and the bristles are hard and pokey.