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The 12 Best Foundation Brushes for a Flawless Finish

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Finding the right foundation brushes might seem complicated: after all, the brush you might use to apply your fave liquid formula isn't necessarily going to work with your powder foundation. And which foundation brush you use will depend on the look you want, too: after all, the brush you use for a sheer, natural look might be totally different from the one you'll want to use for an airbrush-worthy matte look.

If all the foundation brush options have your head spinning, don't worry. We've broken them down for you to find the best in every category, from flat-top or domed kabuki brushes to brushes with synthetic bristles for cruelty-free application. Whether you prefer a natural glow or full-coverage glam, these brushes ensure effortless blending and impeccable coverage.

Continue reading below for our picks for the best foundation brushes for streak-free application and a flawless finish for hours.

About the author
Chelsea Hall
Chelsea Hall
Chelsea is an NYC-based fashion and beauty writer with over 7 years experience. She has held roles at publications such as Harper's Bazaar, WWD, InStyle, and Marie Claire. Her writing has also appeared on ELLE.com and POPSUGAR.com.
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Article Last Updated April 30, 2024 12:00 AM