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on 2/25/2012 6:20:00 PM
More reviews by elfodimontagna
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I don't like it, this was my very first brush and now that i have more I know that it is not worthed the money I have pay!!
on 2/12/2012 6:50:00 PM
More reviews by pollypkl
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
Hair drops out everytime I use it. No good!
on 2/9/2012 1:47:00 PM
More reviews by riri92000
Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine
I have both this brush and the kabuki but the quality is the same and I think the review I wrote one kabuki applies to this one too. Absolutley worst brush ever! And for the price I paid it's simply outrageous. I hate everything about it, from the way it applies, the shape and the bristles. It applies really patchy and I have to use about 3x times the amount of product compared to a regular brush because the product "falls down" into the brush and doesn't stay on the top part of the bristles. This means that I have to add more and more product to get any results. Even my cheap blush brush does a way better job.The bristles are a nightmare! They are really harsh and sharp and irritate my skin, it hurts and my skin often stays red for a long time after applying. I sometimes avoid using my mineral makeup just because of this brush. I hate the BE brushes to the extent that I threw all of them in the thrash the second I bought a new ones.
on 1/27/2012 6:24:00 AM
More reviews by sophiamolina
Skin: Oily, Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Straight, Fine
For a billion dollar mineral makeup corporation, you would think they'd get their mineral brushes right. I got this one from the "Try Me" kit and as time went on, this brush gave a scratchy feel to my face. Sure it'll soften once it's washed and conditioned... until it is used again continually and that scratchy feeling will resurface once again. Also, it never stopped its shedding process that you would think it's alive! I gave it one lippie since it was great when buffing mineral foundation onto the face. Other than that, I would never repurchase this until Leslie Blodgett (the owner of Bare Minerals) makes an executive decision on making these things better!
on 1/21/2012 11:48:00 AM
More reviews by rmitchell5
Skin: Combination, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
Anyone who uses this brush on a daily basis will know that over time it becomes scratchy and irritating on the skin! Initially I thought it was lovely and soft and worked well with the BE foundation application. However with regular use and frequent washing (using MAC brush cleanser) gradually this brush becomes sharp and poky. I LOVE BE and have used the line for a few years now (and will continue to) but they REALLY need to address the quality of their brushes!
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on 12/17/2011 7:31:00 PM
More reviews by fairlyblonde
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Oily, Fair, Cool
Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium
I don't like to apply my bare minerals foundation with this brush because it does give a light coverage. I do love it for Bronzer though! Since it is a light coverage brush, when you use it with bronzer, you get the right amount of coverage! The bristles have never fallen out on me, but it does kind of itch if you pat the bronzer instead of swiping it. It's a great brush for bronzer
on 11/21/2011 11:31:00 PM
More reviews by melangerehab
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Cool
Ugh, when I first started with makeup and bought a Bare Escentuals kit, I didn't even THINK that this might have been a bad brush - I just figured all brushes were like this. Since then I have learned the error of my ways. This thing is SO scratchy and while it's normal for brushes to lose their bristles when you wash them, they SHOULDN'T fall out all over your face and clothes WHILE YOU'RE USING THEM. Terrible, terrible brush, don't ever buy it, ever. I think any random face brush you buy at a drugstore will work better than this, it's that bad. Not worth your money.
on 11/7/2011 8:23:00 PM
More reviews by thelonelyraindrop
Skin: Oily, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Other, Medium
I love this brush. I got it as part of their kit, so I can see how it may seem pricy if bought separately.However, I love it so much!It has never lost it's bristles (and I wash my brushes often), and it works well for other types of makeup too. Good for blending, and has held up well over the years.
on 11/7/2011 3:40:00 PM
More reviews by Ldv15
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Fine
Not sure how else to describe this brush other than that it just plainly sucks. If anyone thinks this brush is even decent, they are definitely missing out on good quality brushes that you can buy for a fraction of the BE's cost, namely Ecotools. I do not understand who will actually buy this brush other than the fact that it just comes in a kit. I would NEVER buy this on a standalone basis. Worst brush I have ever used in my life.
on 11/5/2011 6:50:00 PM
More reviews by missymarissa
This is odd to say, but I actually prefer brushes that have some form and are a little more sturdy, so I like that this isn't overly soft. (I hate floppy soft brushes. They're totally worthless in my opinion!) I do not use this for all over powder, I use it as a bronzing brush. I find Kabuki brushes to be too big most the time and I end up bronzing most of my face rather than highlighting cheekbones and temples. This works perfectly for this purpose. I love the shorter handle and shape. The price made me wince a little at 22$, but there definitly are more expensive brushes out there. Definitly in the minority here, but I like this brush!
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