Mac Brush Collection / Review

Today's post is going to be my mac brush collection and a little review on each of them. Before I get started my mac brush collection is quite small as mac brushes are expensive but I would still like to build it up. If you have any mac brushes that you love let me know as I'm making a list of ones I would love to have in my collection.


I own 7 full size mac brushes. I own a lot of the ones that came out in kits in different collections but I'm not including them as I dont think there as good and I dont use them as there not soft and dont give the same effect as the full size ones do. I have to say this... If you want to invest in mac brushes i would go with them full size as its more expensive but you are saving money in the long run.
Lets get started with each brush-


Mac 129- This brush is a all over face brush you can use it for powder, blush and contour. I have a love hate relationship with this brush as it gives a nice even coverage when applying powder but it shreds like craze, I find that most the mac black haired brushes do and its so annoying. This brush retails for £26 but it will last you forever if you look after them... if you want to see a post on how to wash your brushes let me know.


Mac 168- This brush is one of my new ones (2 months old). It is known as the angled large contour brush. I use this brush for blush and it works AMAZING gives the perfect coverage and gives you a nice even affect. I use this brush for both powder and cream blushes. this brush retails for £26.


Mac 188- This brush was my first ever mac brush. This is the small stippling brush, can be used for powder liquid and cream products. I use this brush for foundation as it gives a lovely air brush finish. You have to make sure to not push into the black hair as again the hair dose fall out. This brush retails for £26


Mac 165- This brush was limited edition and I picked it up at the cco in York. I use this brush for applying my highlight on my cheek bones. I got this brush for around £18. There is a big one of this brush being sold called the 138 but retails for a whopper of £38.


Mac 224- another new one. This brush is possibly the most talked about mac brush in the world. The 224 is the tapered blending brush. it dues just this blends out your eyeshadow amazingly. This brush retails for £22.


Mac 217- This brush is known as the flat blending brush. It gives precise blending into the crease which is amazing. this brush is the cheapest of them all retailing at £16.


Mac 239- This brush is the flat shader brush. its amazing for packing your eyeshadow onto the lid. I love this brush so much it works so well. this brush retails for £19


I really love my mac brushes and know there going to last me a long long time. The only down side to these brushes is the writing will fade off. yesterday I decided to apply clear nail polish on top to see if it would help. I will tell you if it dose in around 2 weeks.  I would defiantly recommend all the brushes to you. do you recommend any mac brushes to me?

xoxo
Elysa

21 comments:

  1. Nice review :) I've yet to try MAC brushes at all as I'm sooooo not wanting to spend all that money on one brush haha! I'm scared :P
    But I really want to lol, this might have given me a push!

    xx

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    1. there really good you should at least try one as there the best brushes i have ever bought x

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  2. i hate the shedding too!!! my favorite mac brush is the eye brow brush!! works great and i use it everyday! great review! thanx for sharing!

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    1. yehh its very annoying. i will get the eye brow brush at some point soon but i really want to get the liner one. x

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  3. I want them all! I don't own any MAC brushes, mainly because I don't know where to start, I have good brushes for most of the things I need but I feel my life is a bit incomplete without a decent blending brush... that may have to be what I get haha :) x

    http://hollysbeautyreview.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. you should get some you will love them. start with the brush you want most so blending brush :) x

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  4. I would love to own these brushes :) x

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  5. I would love to get some Mac brushes when I get more money >.<! But for now I have to cut down on makeup since I haven't clothes shopped in over half a year O.o

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    1. your not as bad as me i hate cloths shopping as i dont grow any more and still fit in the cloths i was in when i was like 11 so dont see the point lol but when you get a chance you should get some mac brushes xx

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  6. I love your MAC brush collection, really want to try these as they sound so good but if the brush shreds is a downer for me. I might try one but they are also expensive :/ xxx

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  7. Tienes un blog super interesante. La 217 es un básico.

    Me suscribo ya mismo.

    Un saludo guapa

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    1. yes it is a basic i love the brush. thank you very much
      (sí, es un elemento básico me encanta el cepillo. muchas gracias)

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  8. Great post, I love the blending brush and contour brush. I need the 165 in my life, such a shame it was limited edition!

    Love your blog by the way, I'm a new follower :) xx

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    1. i know its so sad it was limited edition maybe you can find it in a cco?

      thank you very much.

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  9. i own most of these brushes xx

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  10. You have a nice collection of MAC brushes. I have invested in their angled eyeliner brush and it's lasted me a long long time. I also have the other liner brush that has a nice point to it and I use it for spot concealing :D

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    1. i will have to get the angled brush. :)

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