Beauty Basics is a series covering basic products and tools that help to make applying your makeup easier. To view the entire series to date, be sure to visit the beauty basics, or you can view posts within the series about MAC Face Brushes.
If you were using MAC Creme de Miel Eyeshadow?, what look would you create with it?
What shadows would you use? What would you use on cheeks? Anything added to the lips? Create a look using whatever you want, as long as you include today’s look book product!
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Considering investing in brushes for your eyeshadows? Trying to figure out which brushes you need? Look no further — here’s our guide to MAC Eye Brushes! Plus, seasoned MAC Artists weigh in with their must-haves!
5 Basics to Begin With: 217, 219, 226 (if unavailable, 222/224), 231, 239
5 More to Add Down the Road: 205, 208, 249, 266, 272
5 Great Multi-taskers: 208, 217, 231, 239, 249
Best for Highlighting: 217, 272
Best for Blending: 217, 224, 231, 239, 272
Best for Crease: 219, 222, 224, 226
Best for Eyeshadow Application: 231, 239, 242
What the PROS Say
MAC Senior Artist Luc Bouchard loves the 222, he says, “I love this brush because I can define and diffuse the crease in a second! I also use it to apply and blend concealer – it allows me to apply a perfectly blended sheer coat.”
MAC Senior Artist Keri Blair must have the 224, because it is “hands down this brush is great for blending, blending and blending… It’s been an extension of my right hand for over 13 years. The tip of the brush picks up the color and all the tapered hairs help to move the product out and across the eye.”
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5 Basics to Begin With: 5 More to Add Down the Road: 5 Great Multi-taskers: Best for Highlighting: Best for Blending: Best for Crease: Best for Eyeshadow Application: