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I gently curl my lashes first, working the curler from the base to the tips of my lashes.
After that, I apply one coat of mascara to my upper lashes on one side, then the other side, and then I go back with a second coat but in reverse (e.g. left/right and then right/left). I take what’s remaining on the brush and do my lower lashes after my upper lashes have tried; if it’s a drier mascara (or older), I might go back and do a second coat on my lower lashes as well. I usually do the “wiggle” method and try to get to the base of my lashes, then slowly wiggle the mascara wand up and out.

— Christine

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Even though a lot of bronzer blushes are huge, I just don’t find myself gravitating toward them–they just feel SO big on my face and I end up using fan brushes or denser, larger blush brushes. I don’t use bronzer all that much and tend to use it as a subtle contour when I have a bolder highlighter or subtle blush color on my cheeks.
I occasionally will use it along my hairline to add warmth. I like to pick up a light amount of product and gently sweep across the areas I’m applying it to.

— Christine

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I’m not married to a particular brush, so I use quite an assortment.
I tend to like medium-dense brush that are small-to-medium in overall shape and size with the ability to blend as well as pack on color. I apply to the apples of the cheeks and then blend outward so the heaviest color remains on the apples.
If it’s a very finicky blush, I’ll use my foundation brush (without taking more product) and buff the edges or use translucent powder to fake the blending.

— Christine

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I use a thin to medium thick, angled brush with fairly firm bristles (I don’t want them to bend on me), and then I use Anastasia Dip Brown to fill in with fine, hair-like strokes and I try to be as ligh-handed as possible. I usually start halfway through my brow and work toward the tail, and then I work on the inner portion,
where the hairs are sparser. After, I comb through using Smith’s spoolie brush to soften the overall color and any edges.
If I find I need more edge softening, I’ll use a large, flat eyeshadow brush and use the edge of that to diffuse the brow edges.

— Christine

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I lightly apply the initial product with a flat, concealer brush or fingertip (depending on the concealer’s packaging), and then I use a fluffy, highlighting brush (but synthetic) for blending and lightly buffing the product into the area. Alternatively, a fluffy eyeshadow blending brush works well for the area, too!
Sometimes I set, sometimes I don’t, but if I set with powder, I’ll use a sponge or a flat, natural hair brush (like Wayne Goss Air Brush).

— Christine

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I usually place several splotches/dots of product all over my face (one or two on each cheek, forehead, down the nose, chin) and then use a Real Techniques Expert Face brush to spread, blend,
and buff the product. I usually use the brush first to spread and create more splotches, then blend everything together,
and finally buff in areas where I need to do more blending.

— Christine

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