MAC 184 Duo Fibre Fan Brush Review & Photos

Beauty Basics: MAC Face Brushes

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Focus On: MAC 184 Duo Fibre Fan Brush

MAC 184 Duo Fibre Fan Brush ($22.50) is a blend of both synthetic and goat hair fibres to create a flat, fan-shaped brush. It’s incredibly soft, lightly fluffy, and it doesn’t shed at all for me. It is a PRO only brush, but maybe they’ll bring it to freestanding stores someday. I like fan brushes like this one to apply a light dusting of loose powder or highlights (like an all-over highlight) to face and forehead, especially. I also find this useful in removing any product fall out under eyes. (One great tip is sprinkling loose powder underneath your eye, and then sweep it all away.) This brush isn’t in my top ten, but if your budget allows, it is definitely a handy and worthy-of-your-purchase kind of brush.

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Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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AHH I WANT THIS SO BADLY!! The closest MAC Pro I live to is an hour and a half away. I have some questions about MAC Pro, though. If you go to the MAC Pro store, are “regular” people allowed to buy Pro only items such as this brush? Also, can you acquire a Pro card if you work as a director (my parents are both movie directors and I desperately want my mom to get a pro card!! Only if it’s possible, of course)?

Yes, regular people can buy whatever they want at the PRO store 🙂

I’m not sure about directors, but you can ask any MAC freestanding/PRO store (not sure about counters) for an application or you can visit macpro.com to learn more!

i love this brush, its not a must have , but it is amazing to have.i bought mine at the CCO for $15.75!!! i use it for loose powder under my eyes,setting powder, light application of bronzer and blush..it is also good for contouring!!!!!!!!

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