#168 Large Angled Contour Brush

MAC Cosmetics

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4.3

258 reviews

77%
would repurchase
4.1/5
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3.0
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3 years ago

I use this brush a lot. The shape is good for contouring cheekbones and the firm white goat hair bristles can be used with cream products as well as powders. Because the bristles are white, I...

About reviewer (827 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Straight, Medium

EyesBlue



5.0
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3 years ago

I put off buying this brush for YEARS. I got the Makeup Geek versions of this and used them for a long long time. But I eventually moved on to different brushes and they were kind of floppy and...

About reviewer (601 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Neutral

HairRed, Wavy, Other

EyesBrown


5.0
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4 years ago

Best brush for contour. For a long time, I was having a really hard time finding a contour brush that I love and can't not use. I was constantly replacing/exchanging the ones I was buying because...

About reviewer (119 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrown, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


4.0
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4 years ago

I have a very mixed opinion about this brush. Picked this up after returning my 163 brush whose metal edges scratch my face while contouring. And I've heard several people recommending this shape...

About reviewer (108 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOily, Tan, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBlack


5.0
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4 years ago

Adore this one.soft.versarile.use it to apply powder all over the face.and to apply bronzer.and for blush.cleanse super easily and doesn t shed at all.amazing

About reviewer (48 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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4 years ago

I actually bought another one of these brushes just so that I wouldn't be without it... EVER. I love using this in the hollow of my cheeks to get that contoured, sculpted look. I find MAC's...

About reviewer (76 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinNormal, Medium

HairBrunette

EyesBrown


2.0
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5 years ago

I thought I was the only person in the world that really was not a fan of this brush. After gently washing the brush no more than two times it just didn't retain it's shape (whereas every my other...

About reviewer (35 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinNormal, Olive, Neutral

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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5 years ago

The #168 brush is hands down my favorite "face" brush. I'm one who doesn't mind spending money on good quality brushes and this brush is worth every penny. Great for contouring , all over bronzing...

About reviewer (47 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinVery Dry, Fair-Medium

HairRed

EyesHazel


5.0
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5 years ago

When I used this brush I could almost hear the angels sing! I first used it for contour and it's ideal, the perfect size, basically does all of the work for you! It's soft and so easy to use-I was...

About reviewer (19 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Not Sure

HairBrown, Straight, Medium

EyesGreen


3.0
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5 years ago

Update: As excited as I was for this brush, within a few weeks I found the application to be patchy, streaky, and inconsistent. Funny enough, I purchased the #116 - I got a great one and am much...

About reviewer (404 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinVery Dry, Fair

HairBlond

EyesBrown



3.0
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3 years ago

I use this brush a lot. The shape is good for contouring cheekbones and the firm white goat hair bristles can be used with cream products as well as powders. Because the bristles are white, I...

About reviewer (827 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Straight, Medium

EyesBlue



5.0
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3 years ago

I put off buying this brush for YEARS. I got the Makeup Geek versions of this and used them for a long long time. But I eventually moved on to different brushes and they were kind of floppy and...

About reviewer (601 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Neutral

HairRed, Wavy, Other

EyesBrown


5.0
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4 years ago

Best brush for contour. For a long time, I was having a really hard time finding a contour brush that I love and can't not use. I was constantly replacing/exchanging the ones I was buying because...

About reviewer (119 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinDry, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrown, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


4.0
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4 years ago

I have a very mixed opinion about this brush. Picked this up after returning my 163 brush whose metal edges scratch my face while contouring. And I've heard several people recommending this shape...

About reviewer (108 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOily, Tan, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBlack


5.0
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4 years ago

Adore this one.soft.versarile.use it to apply powder all over the face.and to apply bronzer.and for blush.cleanse super easily and doesn t shed at all.amazing

About reviewer (48 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown




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