The Best Face Powder Brush

Learn about the best face powder brushes.

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A good face powder is definitely important, but apply it with the right brush and you can totally ruin your makeup-look. So, if you're going to make up your face, make sure you go all the way and snag yourself one of the best face powder brushes too.

Kevyn Aucoin Blush & Powder Brush

Kevyn Aucoin Blush & Powder Brush is a favorite of "Allure" magazine. It's such a favorite, in fact, that it won the magazine's Best of Beauty award in 2002, 2003 and in through 2009. The brush has soft, goat-hair bristles that allow your powder to apply to your face smoothly and seamlessly. It's also fantastic for blending. Use it for powder, or for bronzer to perfectly top off any makeup look.

Shu Uemura Natural Brush

Recommended by "InStyle" magazine, Shu Uemura Natural Brush is a favorite of makeup professionals. The brush is a little bit soft and a little bit firm, which is why makeup, so easily and perfectly deposits on your face. The brush does cost a pretty penny -- it retails for $50 -- so be sure you're willing to shell out the cash before you purchase.

Sonia Kashuk Kabuki Brush

If you're looking for something a little more wallet-friendly, check out the Sonia Kushuk Kabuki Brush. The brush, which retails for $12.99, is super-cute. It has a darling pink applicator that works just as fabulously as it looks. Really get your money's worth by using this soft, fluffy brush for blush, mineral foundation, and loose and pressed powder.

Sephora Professionnel Platinum Powder Brush #50

It's easy to forget to clean your makeup brushes as often as you should. If you crave cleanliness but are a little forgetful, Sephora Professionnel Platinum Powder Brush #50 has solved your problem. The brush is coated with antibacterial fibers that help to keep it clean. Plush, the brush has nice, soft, plushy bristles that help to sweep on powder with no problem.

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