With the number of makeup brushes available, it’s easy to get confused and just succumb to the tempting act of using our fingers to apply makeup. While there’s nothing wrong with doing that, makeup brushes are made for a reason as they offer a more specific and cleaner type of coverage. Liquids or creams are best applied (on oneself) using our digits, while brushes are great for powders such as foundation, blush, and eyeshadow. There are also certain types of looks that can only be achieved with the help of these hairy tools; plus, even blending and smoothening are best done with the use of them. That said, we say there’s nothing wrong with learning the basic functions of these beauty applicators invented to make our lives easier. Once you go through the infographic below (or better yet, keep it as a cheat sheet), you will hopefully never mismatch them with their makeup counterparts, ever again.
It's hard being a girl? No, we say it's fun being a girl. For a closer look at these tools, read our article on tools of the trade here.
Image: infographic.com and flickr/creativecommons