They say a bad workman blames his tools but you definitely won’t need to blame anyone with one of these amazing kabuki brushes. Good make-up brushes are the investment that you need to make to create a truly flawless, long-lasting look and here are some of the best kabuki brushes around.

bella-and-bearBella and Bear Kabuki Foundation Makeup Brush

If you are looking for an airbrushed finish every time, then this is the brush for you. This brush will evenly apply your foundation to give full, buildable coverage that will last. You won’t need to worry about a streaky application with this high quality brush that’s perfect for all skin types. This brush really will last you a lifetime and is versatile enough to be used to contour and for applying all types of make-up. Raise your make-up game and achieve the flawless finish you are after with this must have bit of kit.

Available to buy now from Amazon

bare-mineralsbareMinerals Kabuki brush

If you’re a bareMinerals fan then you will know that they really know their onions when it comes to make-up and skincare. This brush will help you buff on your make-up in record time to create buildable coverage that will cover any blemishes and leave you glowing. A make-up bag must for many; this high quality brush is small, lightweight and perfect for any bareMinerals or powder foundation fan.

Available to buy now from Boots

nyxNYX Professional Makeup Pro brush 01 – Kabuki

If you want to look like a make-up pro, then gear up like a pro with NYX’s Pro Kabuki Brush. This luxurious, dome shaped brush is the perfect tool to smooth out and provide even powder coverage. All you need to do is buff in your powder with a circular motion and voila – you’ll be left with a stunning, airbrushed look. This brush is made with synthetic fibers so it’s completely cruelty free.

real-techniquesReal Techniques Retractable Kabuki Brush

This handy retractable brush is perfect for handbags and is ideal for applying powders, bronzers and blush. It’s multi-functional and can be used for contouring the cheeks, adding a flush with some blush or buffing in powder for a long-lasting, glowing look. This kabuki brush is super soft and has an angled cut which makes it more versatile than some other brushes. It’s easy to keep clean and will return to its original shape after being cleaned.

Available to buy now from Boots

nars-kabukiNARS – Kabuki Artisan Botan Brush

For a make-up brush that will set your make-up perfectly, look no further than NARS’ Kabuki Artisan Botan Brush. Just buff your powder over your make-up with this exceptional brush and you will be left with a polished look and truly flawless make-up. NARS is renowned for creating cosmetics that are stylish and truly effective and this kabuki brush is no exception.

Available to buy now from Space NK

chantecailleChantecaille – Kabuki Brush

This Chantecaille kabuki brush is not for Vegans (sorry) but if you can get over that then it really is great. Made from goat hair, this beautiful looking brush is ultra soft and ultra effective. It is ideal to buff and build up any kind of powder and is a luxurious choice for true make-up junkies.

Available to buy from Space NK

diorDior Backstage Kabuki brush

If you are creating runway looks, you need the best tools. Dior’s brushes are made using the expertise of professional makeup artists to create products that are easy to use but incredibly effective. This kabuki brush has been developed as the perfect partner for bronzing powders and its shape holds exactly the right amount of powder for a stunning look. The soft, natural fibers deliver a flawless application and even color. Truly a must have.

Available to buy now from John Lewis