Thursday, 1 September 2016

The £13 Brushes // Dupe

 Artis brushes have been all over the place recently. They are a new, interesting concept on the traditional make up brush and I have been dying to try them. Starting at $42 for just one brush though that was never going to happen in a hurry so instead, I took to the internet to find a dupe and came across this cute, literally identical set from Amazon for a whopping £13.

Obviously not owning the originals I can't compare quality but these are pretty freakin' good. For £13 I wasn't expecting great quality, I would've happily settled for okay, but to my surprise they're actually really great. Each one is incredibly soft and densely packed with fibres which gives such a beautiful finish.

I haven't played around with all of them very much apart from to test the quality, but I am a big fan of all the oval brushes. I've been using them for applying all my face products and I fall more in love every time I use them. All the brushes seem to work just as well with cream, liquid and powder products and I am yet to be disappointed at all. 

The only irritating thing is that none of the brushes are marked with a name or anything so while they provide a key for what brush does what, it's completely useless. Here's my opinion on what I think each one is best for. God only knows if I'm right or not but here we go.
(grouped by size & type)

Large Oval (10 - 8) 
Foundation, Powder, Bronzer, Blush

Oval (7 - 6)
Eyeshadow, Concealer, Contour

Linear (1 - 3)
Eyeshadow, Brows, Liner, Defined Contour

Circle (1 - 2)
Lips, Eyeshadow, Concealer

I'm super happy with these. From the copper handle to the quality. If like me you've been itching to give the Artis brushes a go I'd highly recommend trying these out first. Safe to say I'm impressed and they officially get my stamp of approval.

What do you think of these brushes?


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  1. So good for £13! I really can't justify the price of the Artis brushes.. it's crazy!
    jen / enter my too faced giveaway x

  2. I really want to give these a go, so much more affordable than the originals - and they look beaut too :)

    Claire | Vanity ClaireM xx

  3. So many people are talking about these dupes! I'm going to take the plunge and get them as well because I've only heard good things about them. No way am I going to spend big bucks for the actual Artis brushes, haha!

    Nicole | In The Life of NM

  4. I will definitely have a look at these because I have been considering the oval ones as they are just so hyped up and everyone loves them!!
    Kathy x

  5. I find the look of these brushes really bizarre and they don't look like they'd be easy to apply but I've heard so many good things about this new style!