We’re always looking for ways to ensure a perfect makeup moment. We’re usually focused on what brands and products will help us achieve flawless glam, but one element that’s often overlooked in the beauty world is makeup tools. Whether it’s a nice brush or lash curler, having the right tool can make all the difference — no matter which products you use.
Here are eight makeup tools that will elevate your glam every time.
Beautyblender Bio Pure Makeup Sponge
Beautyblender’s Bio Pure Sustainable Green Makeup Sponge perfectly blends products into the skin for smooth texture, a natural finish and effortless glam. Not to mention, the sponge is made with a 60% plant-based composition.
Promising review: Hailey says, “I love how soft this sponge is! It also seems to be a little smaller than the average beauty sponge, so I like that I have more control.”
Tweezerman ProMaster Lash Curler
The ProMaster Lash Curler from Tweezerman is designed for more almond shaped eyes to curl lashes while providing volume. The wide opening provides ease and comfort while shaping lashes. Plus, it’s cruelty-free!
Promising review: Cat says, “I can’t rave enough about these. The clamp is nice and wide, so it easily fits all of my eyelashes and eye shape. It perfectly curls all of my lashes!”
Alleyoop Multi-Tasker Makeup Brush
Another tool to add to your makeup bag is the Multi-Tasker 4-in-1 Makeup Brush from Alleyoop. It contains a small makeup sponge and blush brush, as well as an eyebrow and eyeshadow brush. It’s truly all you need to apply the essentials!
Promising review: Natalia says, “This product is genius! It comes with all the makeup application tools you need to create a beautiful, natural look. I love the brushes, and that it’s so compact.”
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brush #12
Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Brush #12 is a dual-sided eyebrow tool that grooms and blends brows. The spoolie end shapes and tames eyebrows, while the angled brush end can be used with your favorite product to fill in sparse areas.
Promising review: Abby says, “I couldn’t ask for a better brush! It helps me get the defined tail that I want, and the spoolie helps my brows to look blended and not too blocky.”
Velour Lashes Too Easy Lash Applicator
The Too Easy Lash Applicator From Velour Lashes is a must-have for everyone who loves to rock fake lashes. It allows for easy application and flawless results every time. Plus, it includes a small comb to help adhere the falsies to your real lashes!
Promising review: Ashley says, “I love this! I will never be using any tool or my hands ever again. So easy and so fast. Makes my life and makeup routine so much faster and easier.”
Real Techniques Expert Face Brush
If you’re not a fan of makeup sponges, Real Techniques’ Expert Face Brush is for you! Made to flawlessly blend in cream or liquid foundation, the brush will leave you with a smooth complexion and perfectly blended makeup.
Promising review: Bell says, “This liquid foundation brush is the best I have seen, and it does not cost a fortune. Applies liquid foundation to a flawless finish. Very gentle on the skin and the perfect size.”
Japonesque Velvet Touch Eyelash Separator
The Velvet Touch Eyelash Separator from Japonesque is another makeup tool every beauty lover will appreciate. The metal comb is perfectly curved to remove clumps and separate lashes. It also adds definition and length!
Promising review: Tana says, “This product is definitely a game changer in the makeup world. It lifts and separates the lashes. So easy to use, and it even gives your bottom lashes a thickness and voluminous look.”
EcoTools Start the Day Beautifully Kit
Lastly, EcoTools’ Start the Day Beautifully Kit is all you need in a brush collection. It includes a foundation brush, two eyeshadow brushes, a liner brush and a blush brush. The kit also comes with a storage tray to keep the brushes in order. Not to mention, everything is made with recyclable materials!
Promising review: Effie says, “The brushes are full and have soft bristles for easy coverage and application. They clean easily and dry fast. And the handles are the perfect length and thickness.”
Reviews have been edited for length and clarity.
Which makeup tools do you swear by? Share with us in the comments!