#242 Shader Brush

MAC Cosmetics

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4.5

153 reviews

87%
would repurchase
4.1/5
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5.0
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a year ago

Best brush I have for applying or blending cream shadows or primers on the eye lids. You can also pack powder eye shadow on with this one. It's pricey, but multi-functional and sooooo worth it....

About reviewer (50 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue



5.0
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a year ago

I've had 242 for a couple of months now and there's not been a day I haven't used it. Applies my Bobbi Brown corrector fantastically and doesn't feel scratchy used on the delicate undereye area. I...

About reviewer (960 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Curly, Medium

EyesGreen


5.0
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3 years ago

so we all know MAC brushes are expensive, which makes it imperative that they can actually be used for a good purpose. This is one of those brushes that I haven't found a better or cheaper version...

About reviewer (134 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesBrown


5.0
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4 years ago

This is the best brush I have ever used when it comes to applying pigments, intense foil and duochrome shadows, and cream shadows. This is also the only brush I have found works well to apply and...

About reviewer (499 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Curly, Coarse

EyesBrown


5.0
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5 years ago

Ive had this brush for years, and only used it for cream shadows....but holy hell today I uses it to pack down powder and it applied the shadow opaquely without any fallout! So glad ive kept this...

About reviewer (333 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Other, Medium

EyesGreen


4.0
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5 years ago

I bought this specifically to apply Paint Pot shadow in Painterly for all over/base color. I am returning as the Paint Pot didn't work for me (would be better on younger eyes) and I didn't like the...

About reviewer (102 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinOily, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Other, Other

EyesBrown


4.0
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6 years ago

I recently added this to my brush collection. I've only used it for powder eye shadow, and it works great! I love my Mac brushes. I just wish the numbers would stay on them. The quality brushes...

About reviewer (317 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


4.0
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6 years ago

this brush is great for paint pots, cream eyeshadow. it's not soft like some other mac brushes, I thought it was a concealer brush at first. I will keep using it even tough sometimes I have...

About reviewer (192 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOily, Tan, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


3.0
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6 years ago

I was looking for a good cream eyeshadow brush and i had the short LE from the Archie brush kit and wanted another one. It is way better then the short version and is perfect for cream eyeshadows!

About reviewer (211 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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6 years ago

I think this brush does better job than 239 for applying lid color it can also use for concealer too. Great brush

About reviewer (35 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinVery Dry, Fair

HairBrunette

EyesBrown




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