No matter which makeup artist you ask, they will always stress the importance of having the right tools at your disposal, whether that’s a do-it-all buffing brush or an innovative sponge that blends anything and everything. And while there are a few tried-and-true items you will always reach for, expanding your kit is always a good idea, especially when new brushes are hitting beauty shelves at a rapid fire pace.
But with so many on the market it can also be tricky to decipher the truly innovative from the completely unneccessary. So to give you a hand, we’ve weeded through all the latest makeup tools to bring you eight new must-tries that promise to make your primping sesh easier, cleaner or just flat-out better. Check our top picks of the latest makeup brushes and sponges below.
Pro Slanted Buffing Brush #88, $45, sephora.com
This synthetic foundation brush buffs on liquid foundation like a dream. The densely packed slanted bristles work wonders with blending and layering product over textured skin, and the curved shape also makes it versatile; it can easily be used for blush and/or contour.