There is a unique terror attached to attempting to seek out just the right makeup brush in a world of so very, very many. This is understandable—sure, you can tell what brushes are for, but determining the correct ways to use them is a different story entirely.
Brushes for your face, brushes for your eyes, brushes for your brows: They’re all out there, and they’re all pretty much essential for getting your makeup on just right. So, as a public service, we’ve rounded up a guide to makeup brushes you’ll want to get your hands on post haste. (And, of course, how to use all 18 of ’em.)