We all know that the materials of makeup brushes are mainly divided into two categories: artificial hair and animal hair.There are almost no differences in appearance, but they feel different.
1. Artificial fiber
Advantages: It is better for sensitive skin, no smell of animal hair. The biggest advantage of artificial hair brushes is that they are more washable, so most foundation brushes, eyeliner brushes and lip brushes are made by artificial fiber hairs.
Disadvantages: It is relatively hard and can’t bloom well, and a bit of uncomfortable.
Advantages: It is the most common material which blooms ,grasps powder, and colors well, with more or less off-taste. Wool is the main source of animal bristle brushes.
Disadvantages: Low-grade wool brushes have no hair peaks, and the hair quality is relatively rough.
Advantages: It is slightly hard, but colors well.
Disadvantages: Cheap horsehair brushes can be a bit puny, and they are often mixed into the bristles of other materials to reduce costs.
4. Chinchilla hair
Advantages: The hair roots are fine and well dyed, very soft, and the upper face is like a spring breeze, which has a natural gloss after applying makeup.
Disadvantages: It is too soft to color well enough, and fluffy. It is suitable for heavy-duty powder products (such as shadow brushes), and the price is relatively expensive.
5. Squirrel hair
Advantages: The hair is smooth and soft.
Disadvantages: The hair is very dense and loose, which is more suitable for small repair brushes.
6. Yellow wolf hair and mink hair
Advantages: Good elasticity, it is very suitable for grasping paste, just like fiber hair. It is far ahead in color picking. Many eyeshadow brushes and eyebrow brushes are made by it .
Disadvantages: Blooming not very well, it is more suitable for lip brushes and eyeliner brushes, and the price is more expensive.
After reading the introduction above, do you know what kind of makeup brush is suitable for you?Choose the correct makeup bristles according to your own makeup method.