Makeup Brush Dupes

Makeup Brush Dupes
I have way too many makeup brushes, and I realized that a lot of them are very similar. So I wanted to share with you my personal makeup brush dupes and show you that you don't need to splurge (like I do) for great makeup brushes.



These first brushes are the Sigma F30 Large Powder Brush for $21 (left) and the Real Techniques Powder Brush (right) for $10. I love both of these brushes, they are both huge fluffy brushes that are great for applying powder product. I'm not sure which brush I prefer because I think I use both of these brushes equally. But if you are looking for a perfect soft powder brush and you're on a budget, go for the Real Techniques. 



On the left is the Sigma F80 Flat Top Kabuki ($18) and on the right is the Real Techniques Expert Face Brush ($9). I love my F80 brush and it's something I will always love. It's super soft, great quality and my favorite brush to apply liquid product. 

But I recently discovered the Real Techniques brush and I have to say it definitely can be compared. It's shaped very different, it's more of a dome shaped and not very soft. But what's similar about the two is that they are both duo fiber and very dense which makes it great for applying liquid product. So I'm going to say that the Sigma F80 is my favorite because I know it's great quality and much softer, but the Expert Face brush definitely does a similar job for a much less price.



On the left is the Sigma E55 Eye Shading and on the right is the Real Technique Shading Brush ($6). I think both of these are equally great for packing on eyeshadow on the lid. I really have no preference because they are both dense and shaped perfectly for applying color. 




On the left is the Sigma E40 Tapered Blending Brush ($16) and on the left is the Luxie Beauty Tapered Blending ($12). I find that both of these brushes are equally as dense and soft. They are both perfect for blending out your eyeshadow. To me, this are identical in softness and in productivity. 

Do you have any makeup brush dupes? Do you like these kind of posts? Comment down below!

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25 comments

  1. I loved this post! So informative!

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  2. The Real Techniques brush set is actually on my wishlist at the moment! They're affordable and seem to be really good but I've never heard anyone talk about them before so thank you! xx

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  3. This is such a helpful post - thank you x

    Gemma ♥ | Ɱiss Ɱakeup Ɱagpie

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  4. this is such a good post! I'm slowly building up my brush collection and I have the hardest time shelling out a lot of money for brushes! I have a couple of sigma ones that I use regularly that I love, but for some I wouldn't use as much, like the fan brush, that ELF one might be a really great dupe!

    sundays grace

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  5. I don't own any high end brushes, but I really like the Real Techniques Expert Face Brush. I also have a duo fiber stippling brush from target (that I paid a few dollars for) that I've had for years.

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  6. My favorite eco tools brush fell apart recently, so this was very helpful! Thanks :)

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  7. i love the real techniques brushes. they are my fave!

    Isabel @ Walk of Fashion

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  8. I love sigma and ecotools! They're amazing!

    PS- who did your layout? it's beautiful!

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    1. Thank you! My layout is actually just the Simple blogger template and I tweaked it a little with a little bit of coding and graphics :)

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  9. Such a good post! I always struggle choosing and thinking about which brush would be best so this post is such a help

    x


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  10. Thank you for this post!! I really want to buy the Real Techinques brushes, they're on my Christmas wishlist!

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  11. This is a really good post, I own IT brushes and I love them! I got them around christmas so i got several in a pack. However, I do own a set of ELF brushes and I will say their eyeshadow brushes are pretty good!

    xoxo,
    Jerica

    www.eatwellandsparkle.blogspot.com

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    1. I never tried the IT brushes but I've felt them in stores and they are so soft! And for ELF their studio line is the best!

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  12. Ah this was so helpful! It's so hard to find really good make up brushes that are affordable - these look really good :)

    Hana | www.hanarosella.blogspot.co.uk ♥

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  13. Great post! it was very useful, and i love the different type of your brushes thanks for sharing :)



    Makeup Brush Set

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  14. Highly energetic article, I enjoyed that a lot.
    Will there be a part 2?

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