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For eyes, I always use my MAC 239, 217 and 224. For the face I use my MAC 129 for blush and a Laura Mercier stippling brush for foundation application πŸ™‚

I have almost all of the Ecotools brushes, which seem to do the job. They’re very soft and the quality is very good.

(Sigma/MAC) F60/190 for foundation, E40/224 for concealer, F30/134 for setting powder, and F40/168 for bronzer or blush.

For face : MAC’s 109 and 187 and TBS’s blush brush
For eyes, i tend to alternate between using only the 239 (when i’m in a hurry) or a 239/224 combo. I love the 214 for smudging my eyeliner!

Do you know of a dupe for the MAC 226?? Because I really want that brush, but since it was limited edition, I can’t get it anymore!

My go to brushes: MAC 217, EcoTools powder brush, MAC 239, Essence of beauty crease brush duos and my Sonia Kashuk eyeliner brush.

Christine – You’re converting me into a 239 lover BTW. I still love my 242’s but I think I use the 239 more now!

The 217 is also a favorite of mine (it’s my go-to blending brush, if you have a light hand like I do, the 224 is just worthless – I’d have better luck just blowing on someone’s face to blend the eyeshadow!) I also love my 219’s… Love love love!

For face… Used to be the 109 for foundation but I haven’t actually used the 109 since I got the 130! Over the past few weeks, I’ve been loving the 165 for liquid foundation though… I don’t know why… Just something different I suppose πŸ™‚ It works well! The 138 is my FAVORITE powder brush. I use just about any brush for blush, I’m not too picky there πŸ™‚

If I were to choose only, say, 2 brushes that I can’t imagine my makup without it would be 217 for eyes and 116 for face (blush).
If I could then add two it would be 239 and 219 for eyes. πŸ™‚

Fore the eyes I can’t live without the “precision eye” brush with two sides by Bare Escentuals and for the foundation I use the “flawless face” brush by Bare Minerals, love them <3

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