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    Coastal Scents 22-Piece Brush Set Review

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    Coastal Scents 22-Piece Brush Set
    I was drawn to this 22-piece brush set from Coastal Scents by the ample amount of eye brushes included in the set. Even though I was having second thoughts about buying this brush set, it turns out that I eventually bought it and yes, I’m loving it.
    Brush roll closed dimension 7″(L) x 9.5″(W)
    Looks like a clutch when closed
    The Coastal Scents 22-piece brush set is a complete set of makeup brushes. The brushes cater to different needs from applying foundation to powder and eyeshadows. The brushes are super soft and of good quality.
    Brush Roll open dimension 24.5″(L) x 9.5″(W) x 0.50″ (H)
    The brush roll is of a matte black faux leather material with the Coastal Scents logo imprinted in the middle of the closing flap. The flap folds up three times and has two magnetic snap buttons to keep it close. When you open the first flap you will notice a little zipper pocket that can be used to store small items. Upon unfolding the flaps one can notice a nylon type of material that separates, holds, protects and cover each brush.
    Brush Roll Nylon Material

    Brush Set Features

    • 22 professional cosmetic brushes
    • stylish faux leather brush case
    • synthetic and natural bristles
    • black handle and black ferrule


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    Coastal Scents 22-piece brush set


    The 22-piece brush set is a combination of synthetic, nylon, natural brushes such as goat and pony hair. Out of the 22 brushes, it contains 8 face brushes, 9 eye brushes, 4 brow brushes that can also be used to apply eyeliners and 1 lip brush.

    Coastal Scent Makeup Brush names, types and uses

    1. Fan Brush – made with synthetic hair 
    This brush is used for sweeping/dusting loose eyeshadow that fell out while applying, it can be also used to apply a light application of blush and bronzer. This brush does come in handy sometimes but it’s not often used like the foundation brush.
    2. Powder Brush – made with synthetic hair
    It’s very soft and tends to give light coverage of powder but this is not something that I would use to regularly to apply powder to my face. I would prefer to use a fluffier powder brush to apply powder and use this brush to blend foundation all over my face.
    3. Flat Buffer Brush – synthetic hair
    This brush is great for blending out an application of foundation.
    4. Angle Blush Brush – natural brush made of goat hair
    This brush is super soft and its use to apply blush to the face.
    5. Round Powder Brush – Synthetic
    This brush looks similar to a dual fiber brush, it has white brushes which can be difficult to clean but with a little olive oil and baby shampoo that will do the trick.
    6. Foundation Brush – Fiber Hair
    This is used to apply foundation but you might want to use the flat buffer brush also to get a perfect blend.
    7. Large Shadow – Pony hair
    This can be used to apply eye shadows, great for people with full eyes like myself.
    8. Concealer Brush – Nylon Hair
    Great for applying your favorite concealer
    9. Dome Shadow Brush – Pony Hair
    This is a stiff dome brush that can be used to create a smoky eye. It can also be used to apply eyeshadow at the outer V of the eyes and soft sweeping. It is perfect for smudging and blending into the lash line.
    10. Doe Foot Blender – Pony Hair
    This is a fuller angled brush that can be used for blending, shading and contouring. It allows you to apply an even application from lash line to brow bone. It can also be used for mineral concealer around the eye and highlighting the brow.
    11. Dome Blender – Pony Hair
    Use to apply eyeshadow on the crease and V of the eyes or blend eyeliner.
    12. Blender – Pony Hair
    For blending eyeshadow
    13. Pointed Blender – Pony Hair
    For blending eyeshadow
    14. Brow – Pony Hair
    For applying highlight or eyeshadow to the brow bone
    15. Medium Shadow – Pony Hair
    Use to apply shadow to the center of the eyelids.
    16. Detail Concealer – Fiber Hair
    For applying concealer to small spots
    17. Detail Shadow – Pony Hair
    Highlighting inner corner of eye (tear duct)
    18. Lip Brush – Pony Hair
    Used to apply lipsticks to the lips
    19. Large Liner/brow – Nylon Hair
    This is a soft bristle brush that can be used to apply eyeshadows on the eyelids and great for drawing cat eyes or creating the flick.
    20. Medium Liner/brow – Nylon Hair
    Use for gel eyeliner, highlighting brows
    21. Small Liner/brow – Nylon Hair
    Creating the flick or cat eyes
    22. Smudge Sponge – made from rubber
    For softening gel liner or smudging eyeshadow for that smoky look

    I’m so glad I bought these brushes, it is everything that I’m looking for in a brush set. The quality is amazing and the price is reasonable. I haven’t experienced much shedding with the brushes, the only brush that was shedding is the fan brush. The only downfall with this brush is identifying them since they are not labeled on the brush handles.

    Would you buy these brushes? Do you already own them? What was your experience like using these brushes?

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  • InMakeup

    How to Shape and Fill in Eyebrows

    Do you want to achieve that Instagram brow? Whether you are a makeup enthusiast or makeup newbie follow this easy step-by-step technique on how to fill and shape in eyebrows.

    The eyebrow has four main characteristics: shape, thickness, colour and length. Brow mapping is a method developed by experts over 30 years ago. To get your customized shaping one will have to determine the perfect brow shape for their face.



    Follow these steps to shape eyebrows:
    Step 1: Take a pencil and line it up with the inner corner of your nose and the inner corner of your eyes. Make a mark using a brow pencil preferably; this is where your eyebrow should start from.
    Step 2: Next, hold the pencil horizontally from the outer corner of your nose through the outer corner of your pupil and make another mark to create the brow.


    Step 3: Finally, line up the outer corner of your nose and eyes then make the final mark; this is where the eyebrow should end.

    Step 4: Fill in from each mark to mark with a brow pencil or liquid eyeliner using an angled brush.


    Step 5:  Use a concealer and line the eyebrows and then you blend it out, this will clean up the areas.


    You can ask a brow specialist about maintaining the shape and filling of the brows.

    Was this shape and fill eyebrows tutorial of any help to you?

    How to Shape and Fill in Eyebrows