The Big Brush Up

Makeup artists (and beauty junkies) can collect a small arsenal of brushes. But the reality is: the average makeup-wearer only needs a few key brushes to get gorg. So which ones are the real must-haves? BTR sat down with makeup artist Jake Bailey to get the scoop. Bailey, who counts Katy Perry, Emmy Rossum and Cameron Diaz among clients, says, “Having the right brush ensures you can get a more refined application.” And the bonus? Bailey assures us that you don’t need to go broke buying them. “Good brushes don’t mean expensive brushes. Good brushes are the ones that deliver a flawless application.” Here’s how to make your features ferosh.