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Tools of the Trade

In order to get the best look, a well stocked arsenal of tools and applicators is needed. There are brushes and tools to help with any makeup job, but which ones do you need and what are they all for? The answers to all of your questions lie here.
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Review of Hair Flairs Color Rub
Our review of Hair Flairs Color Rub

Review of Fairweather Faces Mini Brush Set
Are you looking for a nice brush set that will also help you apply your makeup better, and with ease? Then you need to read our full review of Fairweather Faces Mini Brush Set.

Top Makeup Brush Splurges and Deals
A good set of makeup brushes are a must-have for great makeup application, and depending on your budget and need there is a perfect fit for everyone. Well we’ve done the leg work for you and have found the top makeup brush splurges and deals, so you too can put together your own makeup brush collection.

You Need This - Mukha Cosmetics Squirrel Hair Contour Brush
Mukha Cosmetics and Medi-Spa is a fabulous place to visit and their products live up to their fabulous reputation. One thing they offer is a Squirrel Hair Contour Brush. It's oe of life's little splurge pleasures but it is worth every cent.

You Need This: Everyday Minerals Flat Top Brush
For all mineral makeup lovers worldwide, you all know how important it is to have a great brush to apply the makeup well. Even though most people will side with the Kabuki brush, there is a fabulous Flat Top Brush from Everyday Minerals that may trump the Kabuki brush.

Laura Mercier's Must Have Tools
Laura Mercier's recommendations for which makeup tools you need.

Makeup Brush Quiz
Test your knowledge of makeup brushes with Bella Sugar's quiz.

Marie Claire's Splurge & Steal Brushes
Marie Claire ranked 10 of their favorite cheap and expensive makeup brushes. How many do you have?

What Brushes Do You Need?
According to Bobbi Brown, there are only 4 brushes that you absolutely shouldn't live without.

How To: Clean Your Makeup Brushes
Taking care of your brushes on a consistent basis is the best thing you can do to ensure they last you a lifetime. Here are some great tips on how to clean your makeup brushes, that are simple and effective!

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