The 6 Makeup Brushes Everyone Needs to Own

There are two types of people out there: those who use makeup brushes and those who don't. For the latter camp, it can be an overwhelming minefield of strange jargon and seemingly complicated items, all of which are used for various purposes. But it doesn't have to be so confusing: We scoured the internet for the best brushes that makeup artists mentioned over and over so you can shop the exact pieces you need in your makeup bag.

While many makeup artists we've talked to have suggested that you forgo a brush for foundation (and use your fingers instead), there were plenty of others who have said brushes are key to creating incredible everyday makeup looks. From the correct bronzer brush to the type of blusher wand you need, we've hunted down the five you need in your beauty arsenal. Keep scrolling for our guide on the six makeup brushes every person should own.