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MAC 219 Pencil Brush
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on 8/21/2016 6:54:00 AM
More reviews by ritag18
Skin: Oily, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Coarse
Ugh, what a bad brush. I'm a mac brushes junky and this brush is by far the worst in my collection. It's scratchy, it's too thick to use on the lower lashes and honestly, it's just not worth to be called a mac brush. I tried washing it with a baby shampoo and it did soften up a bit, but it's still too scratchy. Absolutely terrible.
6 of 7 people found this helpful.
on 2/20/2016 8:57:00 PM
More reviews by joleneg
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium
I don't use this brush every day but when I am doing a special look, like a smokey eye or a dark crease colour it is perfect. Usually I use this brush to apply the shadow precisely where I want it, then I use a blending brush to go over it. I don't find it scratchy and I'm always glad I have it when I need it.
on 10/1/2015 11:07:00 AM
More reviews by angelia68
Hair: Black, Wavy, Fine
It is a great brush to get the job done; outer v, lower lash line, very precise but also very scratchy. Washes well and stay in shape. I heard that the Sigma E30 is a less scratchy option, will try out that one.
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 4/22/2015 12:06:00 PM
More reviews by Sjez
Skin: Dry, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brown, Curly, Fine
I don't use this brush everyday, but when I do, I'm grateful for it's precision. People have mentioned that it's great for blending out liner or adding shadow to your lower lash line, or drawing color into the crease before blending out, and it is. It's also great for adding color to the inner corner of your eye, although it always tickles. And, I rarely contour, but I love this for cream contour on my nose. However, my favorite use for it is to add emphasis AFTER I've created an eye look. If I've already got liner and lashes on, it's so nice to be able to go in and deposit some color for a little extra "kapow" without fading your liner or muddying the other colors on your lid.
4 of 4 people found this helpful.
on 12/27/2014 7:57:00 PM
More reviews by clarissa90
Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Cool
Hair: Brown, Wavy, Coarse
This brush is one of my beloved MAC products. I use it line my upper and lower lashline as well as my outer V. I would repurchase if lost or damaged.
on 9/28/2014 12:12:00 AM
More reviews by BrigitteBardot
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I love this for the crease and outer V. Definitely one of my favorite brushes. I used this brush the first time today, and my eye makeup looked so pretty and professional.
on 8/5/2014 4:54:00 PM
More reviews by Alanathebutterfly
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
I got this brush from the Kelly Osborne collection a couple a months ago, so it has a different look than the regular Mac brushes. I would really like this brush alot more if it werent for the fact that its so scratchy. Seriously, its like rubbing sand paper on your eyelids, and it hurts so bad that I have to stop using this brush and pick up another one. If not worth the 27 dollars I paid for this brush, since I can barely use it. Maybe I can try using it with concealer to cover up blemishes instead, so that its not a complete waste. If you have bought a brush thats scratchy, return it before its too late.
3 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 7/27/2014 6:50:00 AM
More reviews by Jeimarie
Skin: Combination, Medium Brown, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
The brush is a staple in my make up bag. Perfect for smudging khol eyeliner (which is my main use for this brush) and smudging the eyeliner on lower lash line. Haven't ventured into eyeshadows with this brush yet.
on 7/12/2014 3:08:00 PM
More reviews by mimi2811
Skin: Dry, Medium, Not Sure
Agree with reviewer underneath it is the perfect brush for smudging under lash line for an ultra Smokey look. I also like it for applying a pop of highlighter in inner corner and it picks up just the right amount of colour. Excellent brush and I will definitely be purchasing another when.I need to.
on 7/5/2014 5:33:00 PM
More reviews by yaya49
Skin: Normal, Fair, Not Sure
Love this brush! My first intention was to use it for my crease since I don't have the biggest eyelids. But I ended up using it for smoking out my lower lash line, and it's perfect for that. I use it every time I do a smokey eye.
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