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Crease & blend / medium: Hakuhodo J142 or Hakuhodo J5523
Crease & blend / small: Hakuhodo J146
Crease & blend & outer V / smaller: Hakuhodo J5529
Lid: Smith 253 or Hakuhodo J242G / J242
Inner corner / tiny pencil: Hakuhodo G5515
Below lower lashes: Hakuhodo B5520/G5520

I have a LOT of brushes, so I rotate through my Hakuhodos, Chikuhodos, Smiths, Sonia Gs, Sigmas, Zoevas, EcoTools, a couple Rephrs, and a couple old Mac ones.

It depends on how complex I do the eye look (although I never do too complex looks).

For a one and done look MAC 217 will always my go to.
If I want to pack something on the lid, I’ll blend a base color with a fluffier brush like MAC 224, than apply the lid color with a 239 or 242. But if I’m really lazy, I prefer the 234 which can do blending and packing all in one.
When I’m in a mood for smudging, MAC 219 is my go to.

The brushes I normally reach for when doing an eye look include: a fluffy brush for blending, a similar kind of eye brush for delivering a soft background shade to my whole eye lid, a more dense brush for eyeshadow on my mobile lid and a thin brush for using the deepest shade along the creaseline.

One & Done + Crease/Blend/Lid: Sonia G Worker 2 (recent addition)
Base Shadow: Real Techniques 300 and 301
Crease: Units 203 and 205
Liner (I use eyeshadow as liner): Units 120 and ABH 7B
For metallics/topper shades, I use my fingers and a generic pencil brush

I just received my Sonia G Worker Two this month! This is the first luxury brush I own and now I wonder why I only bought one of hers. I am looking into adding Worker Pro or Worker Three and Builder 3.

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