Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Make Up For Ever #242 Large Blender Brush Brush
Make Up For Ever #218 Medium Blender Crease Brush

Make Up For Ever #218 Medium Blender Brush ($25.00) is described as a “medium, rounded brush.” It’s a rounded, stubby brush with a softly rounded edge; it reminded me of a larger pencil brush. The brush head is 11mm in length, 6mm in width, and 6mm in thickness. It had a round, open metal ferrule and a total brush length of just over 6.5 inches or 16.5 centimeters.

It works well for depositing both cream and powder products into the crease, and it can lightly blend and diffuse the color without blending it too far outside of wherever you applied it, so it was able to blend with more precision than a fluffier crease brush. It felt soft, had just a little give but was quite densely packed with fibers. Inglot 18SS ($21) is a bit larger and squatter. Make Up For Ever #14S is smaller overall, slightly more tapered/rounded along the edge.

Make Up For Ever #242 Large Blender Brush ($30.00) is a “long, rounded blending brush for light eyeshadow application.” It’s a moderately long, rounded brush that flares out at the edge and is fluffy, soft, and flexible and has synthetic fibers. The brush head is 20mm in length, 9mm in width (at its widest point), and 9mm in thickness (at its thickest point). It works best for dusting color all-over a large area or for blending and diffusing color. The fibers are very soft against the skin, but I suspect that this brush may flare out too much at the end for those with small to medium-sized eye areas. I did like using it to apply a brow bone highlighter or a transition shade to blend out the crease to the brow bone highlighter.

Sephora Pro Crease Brush (10) ($20) is similar–slightly fluffier and not as wide. NARS Large Dome Eye Brush ($33) is also also similar but not as flared out. MAC 224 ($32) is similar. Though I was hoping it was going to be similar to the now-discontinued Make Up For Ever #17S, it is quite flared, whereas the #17S tapers.

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#218 Medium Blender Brush

It works well for depositing both cream and powder products into the crease, and it can lightly blend and diffuse the color without blending it too far outside of wherever you applied it, so it was able to blend with more precision than a fluffer crease brush.

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#242 Large Blender Brush

It works best for dusting color all-over a large area or for blending and diffusing color. The fibers are very soft against the skin, but I suspect that this brush may flare out too much at the end for those with small to medium-sized eye areas. I did like using it to apply a brow bone highlighter or a transition shade to blend out the crease to the brow bone highlighter.

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Make Up For Ever #218 Medium Blender Brush
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Make Up For Ever #218 Medium Blender Brush
Make Up For Ever #218 Medium Blender Brush

Make Up For Ever #218 Medium Blender Brush
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Make Up For Ever #242 Large Blender Brush
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Make Up For Ever #242 Large Blender Brush
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Make Up For Ever #242 Large Blender Brush
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Make Up For Ever #242 Large Blender Brush
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Make Up For Ever #242 Large Blender Brush
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Make Up For Ever #242 Large Blender Brush
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Make Up For Ever #242 Large Blender Brush
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6 thoughts on “Make Up For Ever #218 Medium Blender & #242 Large Blender Brushes Reviews & Photos

  1. Nazih

    ooo liking the look of 218! Christine have you heard about the Wayne Goss brush collection that’s supposed to launch tomorrow? And will you be buying them?

  2. #218 reminds me a lot of Hakuhodo Kokutan Eyeshadow Brush T and Suqqu M, both amazing crease brushes.

  3. saadia

    Hi Christine,

    These makeupforever brushes look amazing, can you get these at sephora?