#217 Blending

MAC Cosmetics

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4.7

987 reviews

91%
would repurchase
4.2/5
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2.0
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2 years ago

This brush used to be holy grail, then I discovered Hakuhodo! Especially after MAC made a poor decision to go synthetic. I will not purchase.

About reviewer (935 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Medium, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown



5.0
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2 years ago

One of my favorites and use it almost every day.

About reviewer (7 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Tan

HairBrown

EyesGray


5.0
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2 years ago

I have been a professional makeup artist for 6+ years and this is the best I have come across to date. I have tried many eyeshadow blending brushes, however, I always end up going back to this -...

About reviewer (6 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBlack, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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3 years ago

I have two MAC 217's, they are over 5 years old and they are in excellent condition. They perform beautifully after all these years of near-daily use and countless cleanings. The are not scratchy...

About reviewer (49 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Olive, Cool

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


5.0
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3 years ago

When I first set out to buy nice brushes, I was recommended the Hakuhodo J5523 as an upgrade to the 217 or the sigma e25. I bought a few Hakuhodo brushes and used them all the time, but the 5523...

About reviewer (315 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Cool

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesGreen


5.0
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3 years ago

Buy it! Having the right brushes really transforms your makeup look and you can blend to perfection. My brush has lasted me a whole year. It picks up a good amount of product. This is my go to...

About reviewer (22 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesHazel


2.0
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3 years ago

No no and one more time NO!. the time when Mac was very good brand ..is gone :( Since last few years Mac is more open for "normal-everyday make-up people and I have notices that all products are...

About reviewer (43 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Olive

HairBrown

EyesBlue


5.0
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3 years ago

This brush is a true workhorse. I have hooded eyes, so I do buff my crease out and up quite a bit. The famous 217 blends like a dream and never feels stiff or stratchy. I have had mine for at least...

About reviewer (564 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair, Warm

HairRed, Wavy, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
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3 years ago

Great quality, have used this for years. Cool tool for my everyday makeup routine. My handy makeup buddy!

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Medium

HairBlack

EyesBlack


5.0
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3 years ago

I have loved this brush ever since I used it a few months ago! It blends eyeshadow so smoothly! It is so soft! I clean mine with a fragrance-free soap and it's just like new! This is a must have...

About reviewer (49 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Tan, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Kinky, Coarse

EyesBrown



2.0
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2 years ago

This brush used to be holy grail, then I discovered Hakuhodo! Especially after MAC made a poor decision to go synthetic. I will not purchase.

About reviewer (935 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Medium, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Coarse

EyesBrown



5.0
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2 years ago

One of my favorites and use it almost every day.

About reviewer (7 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Tan

HairBrown

EyesGray


5.0
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2 years ago

I have been a professional makeup artist for 6+ years and this is the best I have come across to date. I have tried many eyeshadow blending brushes, however, I always end up going back to this -...

About reviewer (6 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBlack, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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3 years ago

I have two MAC 217's, they are over 5 years old and they are in excellent condition. They perform beautifully after all these years of near-daily use and countless cleanings. The are not scratchy...

About reviewer (49 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Olive, Cool

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesHazel


5.0
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3 years ago

When I first set out to buy nice brushes, I was recommended the Hakuhodo J5523 as an upgrade to the 217 or the sigma e25. I bought a few Hakuhodo brushes and used them all the time, but the 5523...

About reviewer (315 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Cool

HairBrunette, Straight, Medium

EyesGreen




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