Let’s face it, good quality brushes can get expensive; but it’s perfectly fine because they’re supposed to last for years. It’s still understandable if some people are hesitant to purchase a single brush that can go for over a thousand bucks, especially if they’re just starting out with makeup. It can also get overwhelming to know that there are more than ten brushes that are essential in doing makeup.
But if you’re the type who can’t be bothered with brushes and who is rushing to get to the next event in the back of your car, you’ll love the ease of makeup items that you don’t to use with a brush. Lately, more and more brands have been releasing no-fuss makeup products that can be used with just your hands. Below are five products that can complete a look without using a single brush.
#1 Milk Makeup Blur Stick
Milk Makeup is a fairly new brand but their primer is slowly becoming a cult favorite. With just a few swipes on your face, this cruelty-free and vegan primer works just as well as a Snapchat filter. It also contains citrus and coconut oils that give your face a healthy glow even without foundation. Available via Calyxta.
#2 Glossier Stretch Concealer
Glossier products were created with the low-maintenance girl in mind. For their concealer, all you have to do is gently swirl your finger over the surface and pat some of it onto your problem areas to attain that fresh dewy look. Not only does it contain beeswax to prevent caking, it also enriches your skin with cocoa butter, avocado, and jojoba oil. Available via Beauty MNL.
#3 Nudestix 3 PC Magnetic Eye Colour kit in Angel, Immortal and Twilight
Blending your eyeshadow might be one of the hardest things to master but Nudestix offers fuss-free eyeshadow pencils that will get your lids ready in seconds. The matte and satin finish pencils are soft enough to easily blend with the smudge of your finger. This kit includes pencils that can prime, highlight, and line the eyes and can last up to 24 hours.Available via SephoraPH.
#4 Colourpop Super Shock Highlighter in Lunch Money
Colourpop is known for their long-lasting liquid lipsticks but their highlighters also deserve some of the spotlight. This cheek crème-powder is silky to the touch and glides smoothly onto your cheekbones, giving you a soft glow from within. Available via Beauty MNL.
#5 Pili Lip and Cheek Tint
Support local by buying this lip and cheek tint from Pili Beauty, a personal care brand that utilizes pure pili and elemi oil from Bicol. Their lip and cheek tints come in five fun colors that, with just a dab, will last the whole day. It also doubles as skin care since the oils can hydrate and firm up the skin. Available online.