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How Many Makeup Brushes Do You Own?

There is a different makeup brush for every cosmetic genre on the market, and each season even more brushes are developed to show up those from year's past. They come in all hairs, shapes, qualities, and travel sizes, and if you're not careful you can wind up with a lot of the same thing.

I'm a beauty junkie and I'd say I've got an excessive amount: somewhere between 20 and 25 brushes. How many different makeup brushes do you own?


thoughtgirl thoughtgirl 9 years
i won a lot however I am not sure i am using everything properly.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
I have one really good set and a few cheap ones that I take with me.
Chiquita-82 Chiquita-82 9 years
I have about 9-10
Alia-Miller Alia-Miller 9 years
A lot. I tend to lose my brushes when I travel! (and I'm a frequent traveller). So I have a pack of brushes (and cheap!) in my dressing drawer. Haha!
chapsticknchanel chapsticknchanel 9 years
I use brushes for everything, because I basically wear only powder (mineral) makeup: Foundation, concealer, powder, bronzer, blush, eyeliner, eyeshadow, blending, brow/lash brush,and lip.
Wyn Wyn 9 years
Definitely more then 10, but then I only use 4 on a regular basis.
MrsEmerald MrsEmerald 9 years
I looove makeup brushes! My everyday favorites are: foundation, powder, blush, bronzer, 2 eyeshadow, eyeliner, eyebrow... dang, that sounds like alot!
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
:highfive: bellakitten.
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
I have 40 brushes, not counting the 15 or so I squirreled away in their packages from my makeup artist days. I had 28, then my brother got me a set of 12 Borghese brushes for Christmas. I'll probably never need another brush again, but BE keeps coming out with all these fantastic things.
kissmesteph kissmesteph 9 years
I have no idea. I have makeup brushes for every application possible. I probably have 20+.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 9 years
I have well over 10 brushes, at least 6 BE brushes, a couple Tarte brushes and some cheaper Sonya Kashuk ones.
the-makeup-blogette the-makeup-blogette 9 years
i have 4 eye shadow brushes, 1 for eyebrow, 3 face brushes... :) the basics i guess
Annanina Annanina 9 years
I don't have it bad???
bellakitten bellakitten 9 years
I have about 175 of them. I am a hardcore makeup junkie and I adore high-quality brushes. If I find a brush I really like, I buy at least two of them to have in rotation. When my brushes are drying (after being cleaned), I have to have my faves available to use. I have bruhses that are natural hair, synthetic hair, high-end, low-end--you name it!
Noralicious Noralicious 9 years
i have about 5-7
melizzle melizzle 9 years
about eight... but the best investment i've made is in a decent foundation brush. ever since someone showed me how much easier and more evenly it goes on from a brush, i've been hooked!
lexichloe lexichloe 9 years
I own three. Those three work just fine. When they get old, they get replaced. I wouldn't know what to do w/ more than those three.
almostloli almostloli 9 years
blush/cheek brush, eyebrow, eyeshadow, and one for lips ah.. 4 types of brushes
JennaV JennaV 9 years
I have about 5
tkoblondee tkoblondee 9 years
I have many that I have never even used! I only use 3...time to go through and toss out all of the old stuff!
SparklinSeahorSe SparklinSeahorSe 9 years
i have sooo many brushes! it's ridiculous!
caligirl101 caligirl101 9 years
the only one I use is a benefit foundation brush
i-am-elle i-am-elle 9 years
Definitely more than ten! I have brush for everything! But I still want the stippling brush, so that might be the last one I add to my collection. MIGHT.
emalove emalove 9 years
More than 10 for sure...I don't use all of them though.
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