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When it comes to minding your makeup, brushes make the magic. It's good to have a variety of brushes on hand for a flawless face, but a kabuki brush wields extra power thanks to its versatility. This handy tool can accomplish many tasks on its own -- from foundation application to blending blush.

Fabulous Functions

Thanks to a large, firm brush head with lots of tightly-packed bristles, the Kabuki brush creates a full-coverage, airbrushed look. A short handle provides extra control during application. Use it to dust on some blush, get glowing with bronzer or apply mineral foundation.

Choose It, Use It

Look for a Kabuki brush with a firm brush head and natural bristles, as opposed to synthetic ones; natural bristles do a better job of holding onto pigment, and they help your brush last longer. Some Kabuki brushes come in retractable casing, which draws the brush head inside for protection.

About the Author

Whitney DeGroat

Whitney DeGroat began her writing career in 2007 at "The Springfield Paper." She has also written for newspapers such as the "Springfield News-Sun" and "Dayton Daily News" and served as a fashion columnist for "The Torch." DeGroat received a Bachelor of Arts in English at Wittenberg University.