Sonia G. Builder Three Brush Review

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Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  
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Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  
Sonia G Builder Three  

Builder Three

Sonia G. Builder Three Brush ($32.00) is a small-to-medium sized eye brush designed for packing on eyeshadow that features dyed Saikoho goat hair. Per the brand, it has the following measurements: 150mm total length, 10mm bristle length, and a 10×5 mm ferrule width.

It’s easily my favorite Sonia G. eye brush that the brand has released thus far! I love a good packaging brush–rest in peace, MAC 239–and this is one of the closest I’ve found to the shape, density, and versatility of the 239. I’d argue this is a nice upgrade, as it has a softer feel while still being efficient at blending and diffusing color as desired. I find it picks up products well regardless of the finish or how firmly (or softly) something is pressed. It has enough flexibility to be used at any angle and with a myriad of motions, e.g. sweeping, patting, packing, pressing, tapping, or swiping.

The size isn’t so large that it doesn’t fit into my inner lid space, and the edge can be used easily to apply or smudge out eyeshadow on the lower lash line. I find it is particularly good at holding more product and yielding less fallout, too, when packing on more loosely-pressed shimmers or more powdery mattes.

Builder Three

PPermanent. $32.00.
A+
A+
15
Product
15
Fitness
5
Durability
5
Construction
100%
Total
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Thank goodness you finally got a wonderful product to review! All these F’s lately have been getting me down on your behalf.

This seems to be the same size as my Sigma E57. I don’t seem to have a measuring device for mm. If the sizes are comparable, it’s going on my wishlist.

This wonderful brush has become my go-to, can’t live without it, all purpose shadow brush. I still have my Mac 239 – purchased before they changed to synthetic – and I won’t part with it, but this Sonia G brush has put the 239 into retirement. I guess I hadn’t noticed how poky the 239 could be, especially on the lower lash line! I used the Sonia G today to bend in some shadow on the lower lash line and I was shocked by how perfectly it laid down the color. I am planning to buy a couple more of these, just because they are so good.

I’ve been so sad about MAC getting rid of their natural brushes because of the 239. Nothing compared to the 239. It was a favorite. I got this brush in January. You’re right, it’s not only comparable to the 239, it’s better.

Have bought a brush is quite a while and this one is looking nice! Thanks! I’m not really needing one, but I’ve not been pleased with my packing, lid laydown brushes (Marc Jacobs nor Wayne Goss) lately.

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