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For putting eyeshadow on the lid, I usually reach for a dome-shaped, medium-sized brush with moderate density like Chikuhodo GSN-099, MAC 239, and Smith 253. I’ll push and pull my brush against the eyeshadow’s surface and then pat on and only sweep the edges slightly. I use these crease brushes going smaller when I want more precise application and larger when I want softer color over a larger area: Wayne Goss 17,
Wayne Goss 18, Hakuhodo G5522, Chikuhodo Z10, Tom Ford Crease Brush, and a lot of others but those were first to come to mind! I usually place my color first in the crease and then slowly pull and sweep the color beyond and use buffing motions to diffuse the edges.

— Christine

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I reach for an assortment of blush brushes (I don’t know that I’d say one is my go-to over the others), like SUQQU Cheek, Hakuhodo B505BkSL/G5545BkSL/J5543, Chikuhodo Z-4. These days, I tend to like a slightly flatter, moderately dense brush over larger ones. If it’s a very pigmented or deep shade, I’ll use just a tap in the pan with the brush and then lightly pat from apple of my cheeks up toward my hair line, and then I’ll blend.
For sheerer or less intense colors, then I use a slightly heavier hand and then buff gently from apples and outward and upward.

— Christine

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