#228 Mini Shader Brush

MAC Cosmetics

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4.3

67 reviews

76%
would repurchase
3.9/5
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Reviews

Reviews


5.0
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2 years ago

I love this brush for applying shadows to small areas of my eye - especially the inner lid and inner corner/tear duct area. This brush gives a precise, smooth and even layer of shadow and as that...

About reviewer (1506 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown



3.0
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3 years ago

Not my favourite. I haven't found a better brush to apply shadow with so I use this to apply it on my lid. I use a tapered brush to blend and for crease colours. It does the job but for the price...

About reviewer (134 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesBrown


4.0
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4 years ago

So, I have far too many MAC eye brushes for someone who only does eye makeup a few times a year :)! But, when I do it, I want it done right! I just bought and have used once the 228 and it's...

About reviewer (102 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinOily, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Other, Other

EyesBrown


5.0
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5 years ago

I am a make up artist and this brush is only for making perfect v shape oval. And you need to hold it in a proper way to draw perfect soft V. Many people try to blend with it. Dont - it is for...

About reviewer (61 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Other

HairBlond

EyesHazel


5.0
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5 years ago

I love this brush! I use it for my browbone highlight and inner corner. Mine even has a wayward bristle that's too long and away from the rest but I don't even care. There are probably other...

About reviewer (975 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen


2.0
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5 years ago

I find this pretty useless for me and my routine, so I returned it. I was hoping it was thin enough to apply shadow as a liner, but it's a bit bulky at the tip for that. I can see if you want to...

About reviewer (404 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinVery Dry, Fair

HairBlond

EyesBrown


5.0
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5 years ago

For a tiny brush the 228 packs a lot of punch. I use this brush with every eye look in some way or another. I love it for applying my inner corner highlight, applying shadow under my lower lash...

About reviewer (47 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinVery Dry, Fair-Medium

HairRed

EyesHazel


5.0
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6 years ago

I've been searching forever for the perfect lower lashline brush, that will allow me to apply eyeshadow in a very thin line and also blend the eyeshadow seamlessly. No brush I have tried has ever...

About reviewer (230 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOther, Olive

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


4.0
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7 years ago

This is one useful brush for my small eyes. I use this brush to create outer v or cut crease, which other brushes can't do. I love the texture. Downside is the $$$$$$$.

About reviewer (33 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlack, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


2.0
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7 years ago

I never found a good use of this brush. It's too small to apply colors on the lid, it's not flat enough to blend the liners, and the bristle is so hard that actually stings my eye when I use...

About reviewer (73 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinDry, Fair

HairBlack

EyesBlack



5.0
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2 years ago

I love this brush for applying shadows to small areas of my eye - especially the inner lid and inner corner/tear duct area. This brush gives a precise, smooth and even layer of shadow and as that...

About reviewer (1506 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinDry, Fair, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown



3.0
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3 years ago

Not my favourite. I haven't found a better brush to apply shadow with so I use this to apply it on my lid. I use a tapered brush to blend and for crease colours. It does the job but for the price...

About reviewer (134 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesBrown


4.0
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4 years ago

So, I have far too many MAC eye brushes for someone who only does eye makeup a few times a year :)! But, when I do it, I want it done right! I just bought and have used once the 228 and it's...

About reviewer (102 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinOily, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Other, Other

EyesBrown


5.0
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5 years ago

I am a make up artist and this brush is only for making perfect v shape oval. And you need to hold it in a proper way to draw perfect soft V. Many people try to blend with it. Dont - it is for...

About reviewer (61 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Other

HairBlond

EyesHazel


5.0
Created with Sketch.

5 years ago

I love this brush! I use it for my browbone highlight and inner corner. Mine even has a wayward bristle that's too long and away from the rest but I don't even care. There are probably other...

About reviewer (975 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen




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