Tools of the Trade
in Avon, Connecticut
There is a tool for every job! Whether you are a professional makeup artist or a woman who applies her own makeup, using the right tool for the job will make the difference between a good application and a great application! Use the guide below to achieve professional results.
Angle Definer Brush: This is a very short, dense brush with a slightly angled head made of ox hair that can be used to create soft lines or for smudging eyeliner.
Angle Liner/Brow Brush: This angled eye liner brush made of Taklon nylon is perfect for creating lines for eye liners or for filling in brows.
Blending Brush: This brush is also made of Taklon nylon and ideal for blending and softening lines with powder and cream based makeup.
Camouflage Brush: The Camouflage brush is the best tool for cream-based products such as concealers to hide any discolorations.
Chisel Powder Brush: This brush is actually made up of goat hair and pairs perfectly to use with loose powders such as foundations.
Chisel Shader Brush: With shorter goat hair this brush is ideal for applying & compacting eye shadows to complete your look.
Crease Brush: The Crease brush is long and tapered to create more definition in the crease of the upper eyelid to make a perfectly blended shadow.
Deluxe Shader Brush: The Deluxe Shader Brush is made of ox and pony hair. The flat brush provides soft, smooth shading around the eyes and blends really easily.
Deluxe Spoolie Brush: This brush is used for lashes and brows and helps to separate the lashes and comb the eyebrows.
Detail Brush: This Detail brush is a smaller brush used for detailed work around the eyes or lips.
Large Shader Brush: This Shader brush is a large, flat brush used for applying wide strokes of eye color or to prime the eyelid before color.
Kabuki Brush: This rounded brush is used to apply loose mineral foundation for perfect coverage.
Mini Dome Brush: This mini brush is used for precise eye shadow application to get the look you desire.
Oval Blender: This dense, flat brush is used to apply foundation or eyeshadow in just a few easy strokes.
Smudge Brush: This Smudge brush is a short, flat brush, used for precise definition around the eyes to create a smokey eye look.
Sculpting Brush: This flat, dense brush is used to apply and blend liquid, cream or gel products to your face.
Dome Brush: The Dome brush is a multi-purpose brush ideal for high-lighting with bronzers or shimmer powders to your cheeks.
Eye Brush/Comb: This 2-sided brush is used to brush, groom and separate both eyelashes and your eyebrows.
Eye Contour Brush: Use this flat and tapered brush for applying eye shadows to the crease or to apply accent colors to your eyelids.
Eye Liner/Brow Brush: This brush is made of nylon and sponge tip and is a double-sided brush. Use one end of the brush to apply eye liner and the other to create a smudge effect for the perfect look.
Eye Shader Brush: This versatile short and flat brush can be used to apply & blend eye shadow to create the perfect dimension.
Foundation Brush: The Foundation brush is used to apply liquid, cream or gel foundation to your face.
The Handi Brush: The Handi brush is ideal for use with pressed powders such as mineral foundations, blush, bronzer or shimmering powders.
Small Fluff Brush: This brush is used to create definition in the eye area with its small design.
White Fan Brush: This fan brush is ideal for applying blush, bronzer or shimmer powders with controlled application to your face.
Bent Eye Liner Brush: This eye liner brush has a thin tip which is ideal for applying cream eye liners to your eyelid.
Flocked Sponge: Use the Flocked sponge dry or wet to blend foundations on your face.Back to Blogs