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Absolutely! I used to use basic paddle brushes, but the MAC 130 has totally changed my application. Less product, less time, airbrushed finish… what is there not to love?!

My favorites depend on the day or whatever I’m using. For a tinted moisturizer I reach for my 188. For face and body I use my fingers. For foundation I will usually use the 187 or my beauty blender. It all depends on the look I am going for.

Either my fingers or a stippling brush depending on the product. More full coverage ones revlon colorstay or mac studio fix I use the brush. For sheerer ones like loreal truematch I prefer my fingers. I really don’t like regular foudation brushes at all! They make even the best foundation look streaky at least in my experience.

For liquid foundation I love using Sonia Kashuk’s “Synthetic Flat Top Multipurpose Brush” or Sigma’s “F84” for my NARS Sheer Glow Foundation 🙂

Sigma F84? Interesting, I haven’t tried that one with my liquid foundie. What technique are you using and is there any difference with the F80?

Even though the F84 is for ‘cheek products’ I feel like it works with foundation too. I just start from my forehead and then go down from there. I feel like the F84 works better around the nose than the F80.

Right now, I am obsessing over the look of my Nars Sheer Glow foundation when I put it on with my Sephora Brand “Beauty Blender!” I barely need concealer when I use that sponge!!

My favorite tool with which to apply foundation is the Ecotools Foundation Brush. It keeps my fingers clean and it applies the foundation smoothly! However, my fingers are much quicker than my brush, so I may use my fingers sometime soon.

Fingers almost always due to fast blending, I’m less likely to glob into pores and easy light layer. Otherwise, duo fiber stippling brush for a bit more coverage and “airbrushed” finish.

I have all brushes mac sigma and nars! But I was not liking how the mac body and face foundation was applying with any I went to target and saw the elf powder brush I was like ah $3 bucks I have nothing to lose and omg it’s AMAZING better than my high end brushes! It works so good with that foundation i still love my high end brushes my second best is 109 and the 187! But I do wish I would not have been such a snob and checked out this amazing brush out!!!

fingers are only for tinted moisturizer for me, or if im using a foundation as a concealer, just where needed. for a flawless finish, i use either a brush, usually angled foundation such as the Sephora platinum slanted foundation brush [relatively pricey but worth it!], or a stippling brush such as the 187 or another Sephora platinum brush, their stippling, which i actually find to be the best stippling brush ive ever used because of its stiffness and the number of bristles [i feel like the mac ones have too few of the white synthetic fibres, causing me to waste product]. other days, however, i prefer a damp sponge for a very quick yet pretty layer. i hate fingers-never blends well, bacteria, etc. i also like the small duo fibre one that mac has for swirling it onto the face, both for myself and clients. its like a great mix between a stippling brush and a regular foundation brush, with the airbrush finish of the stippling and the coverage of the regular brush.

whoa. that was long. i need to sleep!

I love using the Louise Young LY34 and LY02, the Sigma F80 or the Beauty Blender – it all depends of my mood, of the result I’m looking for and how quick I want to apply my foundation! lol

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