Never underestimate the power of a good makeup tool. Our fixation with the products often overshadows the key items needed to create a signature makeup look. Just as a painter cannot complete a masterpiece without a palette and a brush, you need a few key must-have makeup tools to sculpt your face to perfection. Read on for seven items we just can’t live without!

Beauty Blender

Blend your way into flawless skin with this innovative applicator. The oval shape of the sponge helps improve the application of foundation, leaving your face streak-free. It’s no wonder why this is a celebrity makeup artist favorite.


Bobbi Brown Full Coverage Face Brush

The tightly packed bristles of this brush allow you to apply powder all over with just a few sweeps. Use with a translucent powder to block shine and keep your makeup looking fresh all day long.

$42; Bobbi

E.L.F. Angled Blush Brush

Dab on a rosy hue or summer-inspired bronzer with this angled blush brush. The slant of the brush makes it easier for you to define your cheeks with ease.


Bare Minerals Covered Lip Brush

Apply your favorite gloss or lipstick with extra precision with this mini must-have. We love the added bonus of using the brush to get the very last bit of lipstick out of the tube!


Clinique Makeup Brush Cleanser

Keep your brushes clean and avoid product buildup with this super gentle brush cleanser. It will keep your brushes looking and feeling as new as when you first purchased them.


Sally Hansen Beauty Tools Eazy Tweezy

The eyes may be the windows to the soul, but the eyebrows are the frames to the face. Keep yours in check with these perfectly angled tweezers able to capture even the tiniest hair.


Revlon Eyelash Curler

Add some drama to your lashes by curling them before your mascara application. The small pads will help prevent any excess pulling or loss of lashes. Score!


-Ashley Okwuosa