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I have a few makeup rolls, so I use one of them. Nothing too fancy, but I think they keep the bristles clean and un-smooshed.
I don’t have expensive brushes, so I usually pack them all in a ziploc bag, so they don’t get wet if something leaks. Or sometimes in a brush pouch, from an IT Cosmetics set
Hard to believe that I have never invested in a brush roll, but also never really felt like I needed one. But I DO have a makeup bag that does have the squared off shape you described! If I’m going somewhere for a few days, I keep the brushes and other more delicate items on top, making sure nothing is pressing hard against the handles or smooshing the brush heads as best I can.
I carry a few precious brushes in a Lancome brush holder passed down to me. I carry other brushes in a structured makeup bag that has brush holders, with some flexibility to place in netted compartments. I tend not to travel with my best brushes – I’m too scared to lose them.
Have been thinking about a brush roll. Any recommendations?
in my makeup bag. it has a built in brushes holder.Nowadays,I only bought a makeup bags that have brushes holder in them tho!
Good brush rolls are hard to find in stores but I found a decent selection on Etsy and bought a large one. It keeps everything organized and rolls up compactly, and I actually just keep my brushes in it all the time for the sake of organization. Possibly the smartest $25 I’ve ever spent on makeup-related items.
In the same brush roll that I keep ’em in for every day use.
I have a couple of Real Techniques brush sets, and when I travel I just use those cases. I pack the brushes in them such that half are upside-down so that they nestle in better. They do come out a little flatter at the end, but they fluff right out.
I just recently got a travel brush set and case by Lily Lolo for my birthday and it’s very comfortable because it closes into a small bag
I’ve been using the Real Techniques case that came with my core collection for years. I also have one from the eyes pack, but I usually just need one. I fill it up and throw it in my luggage! They’re really convenient and I’ve never had any issues with them. I also purchased some Brush Guards a long time ago, but I hardly use them.
I should have a brush roll but for now, i have this amazing makeup bag my mom made for me that has a few compartments and is long enough for most of my brushes to stay in one section.
I have a brush roll. I always take that and a few other eye brushes that don’t fit in it.
I usually keep the brushes I use the most on one of my real techniques brush pouches and also consider them perfect for travel. Is enough to carry about 10 brushes.
I use and E.L.F make bag that designed for there brush they have some nice brushes for good prices
I use a makeup roll to wrap the brushes in and place them in a large makeup bag.
I use a zippered case from Sigma. It holds about 30 brushes. Love, love, love it.
I don’t have a brush roll so I always have to minimize the amount of brushes/tools when I travel.
I basically skip all face brushes but use Beauty Blender instead. Man this little piece can do so much, from applying foundation to dapping on blushes. Then I choose eyeshadow sticks if I have some. MJB twinkle top shadow sticks can be applied evenly with no extra tools other than my fingers.
I carry one multi-use round brush just in case. I use brush protector (those net thingy) to protect the brittle and put it in hardshell/square makeup bag together with other stuff. Easy!
I use brush rolls. I really like the ones from Sigma. If I am only going off for a weekend or an overnight, I just chuck my brushes into an elongated makeup bag and hope they don’t get too squished! I never ever travel with my high end brushes though.t
I use a zippered cosmetic bag that’s shaped like a pencil case. I also cover each brush with a baggy.
For longer trips I use a brush roll, but for shorter ones, for example weekend trips, I use one of the cases for a Real Techniques kit. I pack a few brushes so it has enough capacity.
lol… The last time I traveled with my brushes, I kept them in a spaghetti box. That’s not the cutesy name of a product — like a literal pasta box.
Long story! Worked quite well though actually.
Fortunately I have a zippered case from Smashbox and prior to that I’d use the case from Real Techniques. Even if they don’t get squished they will get dirty just thrown in a makeup bag.
When I bought my Real Techniques brushes, they came with a nice flat, brush roll. It holds my all my brushes perfectly (up to 10 brushes, varying sizes).
I have a brush roll, or I will just put them in a separate bag! I usually try to grab a travel size brush kit and throw that in my bag but it doesn’t usually have enough brushes so it depends on where I’m going and for how long