From start to finish, primer to powder, The One Perfecting Brush can be used with liquids, crèmes, powders and anything in between. Non-porous, high-quality goat hair allows product to sit on top of bristles rather than absorbing, ensuring a seamless application with no wasted product.
Price: rrp $65 AUD
Availability: BECCA counters worldwide, beccacosmetics.com/au
When I first got the press release for The One Perfecting Brush, I must admit I was a bit sceptical. I found it difficult to believe that a brush that you use for your base, contouring, highlighting, and blush from start to finish could possibly work without leaving your face a complete shiny oompa loompa burnt mess.
But somehow, The One Perfecting Brush seems to defy logic. I’ve been successfully using the one brush to buff liquid foundation into the skin, contour with bronzer with long edge of the brush, highlight my cheekbones, and apply blush – and all the colours come out true and unmuddled (is that a word?). Becca says that the type of non-porous goat hair that is used doesn’t absorb the product, allowing for multiple uses.
I still think it’s black magic.
Becca claims that you can use this brush daily for 2 weeks before washing! I’ve tried using this three days in a row (mostly with liquid/cream products) with a quick wipe of the bristles with a paper towel between uses, and remarkably, my foundation does not come out orange on day three! I haven’t tried using it more than 3 times without washing, because the idea kinda grosses me out.
For the makeup look pictured above, I’ve used the One Perfecting Brush to apply liquid foundation (BECCA Radiant Skin Satin Foundation), bronzer (MAC Bronzing Powder), a small amount of champagne powder eyeshadow to highlight the nose bridge and cupids bow, and liquid blush (BECCA Beach Tint in Guava). For the liquid products I first buffed it into the back of my hand before apply to the face. BECCA has published a demo video here if you want to see the brush in action.
The goat hair bristles are dense and super soft. I love how even and ‘airbrushed’ my foundation looks after buffing it in with this brush, and how perfectly glowy my blush comes out.. I would suggest either keeping to liquid/creams from start to finish, or powder products- you can certainly mix it up if you wish, but I find the application isn’t quite as seamless (I noticed this when I used powder bronzer).
Contouring takes a little bit of practice with this brush, but after a few goes you can carve out a cheekbone reasonably well (I like to use the long edge of the brush to contour).
Just in case you missed the giveaway post to win one of three – you can also enter directly here:
note: this product was sent by PR for consideration. See editorial policy in PR tab for more details.Posted by myfunnyvalentine on Dec 2nd, 2013 in BECCA, Blush, Reviews | 92010 comments. BECCA+The+One+Perfecting+Brush+Review+2013-12-02+05%3A21%3A31myfunnyvalentinehttp%3A%2F%2Fmyfunnyvalentineblog.com%2F%3Fp%3D9201
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