My make up is basic and boring and probably not that great so I have decided to brush up on my technique and to buy some proper brushes (but hopefully not too expensive). Would anyone have some good recommendations as to what type of brushes I might need. I would also happily take recommendations for easy make up tutorials.
Lisa Eldridge on YouTube. She is a make up artist and has tonnes of videos. She also shows which brushes she is using, some of which are quite budget. She seems to like Zoeva a lot, which are inexpensive.
Real techniques here! And the new blender sponge is amazing!!!
Also I recently got gifted a set of RT brushes from a friend which turned out to be fake (she bought from eBay and was advertised as genuine) and they're surprisingly good quality and less than half the price which I was really surprised about.
RT are basically better than the other high street options, but not as good as the more specialist brushes like Sigma, Zoeva, MAC etc. They're a good starting point although I had two of their stippling brushes fall apart so much as I love a stippling brush I'd probably avoid that one!
I have a few, I'd say my favourites are the 228 luxe crease which makes an amazing blending brush, and the 231 luxe petit crease which is great for general application. 230 luxe pencil is good for inner corners and under eye if you're taking your shadow below. I also love the concealer buffer for under eye concealing, the 102 silk finish for matte foundations, and 104 buffer for more glowy lighter foundations.