Budget Buys | E.L.F. Blending Eye Brush


Recently my makeup brush collection has grown quite a bit. For Christmas my best friend actually gifted me a brush set from Sephora which had tons of new brushes I've been playing with and trying out these past few weeks. One brush I just keep reaching for even over my most high end brushes is the E.L.F. Blending Eye Brush

I really thought this brush deserves an honourable mention because not many people really give E.L.F. Brushes a try. When I was first beginning to dabble into makeup, I only owned E.L.F. Brushes. They are incredibly affordable ranging from a dollar to three which is just crazy cheap. There's brushes on the market now that are over $100 so to find a brand that makes affordable ones is very rare. 

The Blending Eye Brush is different from most blending brushes. The bristles are shorter and more dome shaped which allows you to blend shadows in without fully sweeping the colour off. I usually like to blend out my harsh shadows with a neutral tone so I always use this brush, dab on a bit of product and blend blend blend. It always helps me define my colours better and blends out any harsh lines in my eye look. I even recently picked up a second one of these to use clean just for lighter handed blending. 

As you're usually blending in the outer eye area, you want to make sure that your brush isn't too harsh in that sensitive region. These bristles are soft and don't ever scratch my lid. In the winter months my eyes need more attention because they tear up easier and this brush lets me do my makeup gently without causing any irritation. I've also seen a few reviews that mention the shedding on this brush and personally, I have not seen any fall out. The bristles are still all in tact and I've had it for about half a year now. I believe maybe E.L.F. upped their formulations and I've noticed their brush stability has increased. Overall, for a buck I think this brush is just absolutely amazing. It's a staple in my everyday routine and since I find myself picking this one up instead of higher end brushes I really think it's one to compete. For such a low price tag, I think ya'll should give it a shot. 

41 comments

  1. Kelsey & KenechaJanuary 5, 2015 at 7:36 AM

    Wow, it really does seem amazing. Love the look of it as well! Great price too :D


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  2. I might give it a try!

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    Coco

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  3. I have had this brush for years (it really needs replacing) and I love it!

    Eilidh from Velvet-Winter

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  4. Oh you're really pitching it well! Is it synthetic?

    Nadine

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  5. I always see so many good products from ELF, but never get around to ordering them. Their eye brushes are both great quality and affordable x


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  6. I'm in dire need of a new blending brush so I think I might treat myself to this one - such a bargain! x

    Charlotte / coloursandcarousels

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  7. This has reminded me that I really need to expand my makeup brush collection. I was given a Body Shop foundation brush at Christmas and had forgotten how nice it can be to update brushes. I really need a blending eye brush as I'm tired of having to find other methods of blending haha, I'll look into this one! :)


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  8. I'm impressed! I have a few Elf Studio Brushes and really like them but only have one from the normal range and it's not as good. This one seems to be great and as you say for a buck it deserves a try! xx

    Mary Bloomy

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  9. Sounds like a great brush!! Never thought to try elf eye brushes. Thanks

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  10. This brush looks amazing! I have been looking for a new blending brush so I will check it out.

    Jana
    Life of Jana

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  11. I do love when a very affordable brush turns out to be really quite good! xo

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  12. I have the brush and love it! so each to blend with and super cheap!! xx

    KirstyLeighx

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  13. Will have to try this for sure, love your photography by the way.
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  14. I actually have this blending brush, and really love it, especially for the price!

    Annabel ♥
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  15. I've been meaning to try out ELF make up brushes, I've started off on Real Techniques and I'm quite fond of those!

    Hannah x | hannatalks

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  16. I own this brush and agree it's so good for the price! Nice and soft!

    She Likes to Shop

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  17. These sounds lovely, I'm going to have to try them as I love elf products ♥
    Amy xx

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  18. I have this brush and I really like it! mine hasn't shed either and I've had it for a few months now!

    Jessica
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  19. I like Elf brushes, they are great for the price. Between Elf and Real Technique, I find myself hardly using my MAC brushes and only using the cheap ones, lol. I don't have this blending brush, mainly because i hardly wear eyeshadow, but as I'm trying to up my eyeshadow game I might have to go pick this up :)

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  20. I have a few elf brushes that are cool, I don't feel like I want to spend much money on brushes, but I actually just won a cool brush set, i'm waiting for it to arrive, haha so I'll see what it's like on the other side!
    Tegan xx - Permanent Procrastination

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  21. Abigail Lewis-SavageJanuary 6, 2015 at 2:18 AM

    I love E.L.F. brushes I had a few for Christmas this year and they are great!

    Abi xo | http://wanderlustdaydreaming.blogspot.co.uk

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  22. I think E.L.F brushes are fab. Such good prices too! I have a crease brush from there and find it amazing x

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  23. I really enjoy e.l.f. brushes from the studio line, but this one sounds really nice. I haven't placed an e.l.f. order for a while, I think I might pick up a brush or two!

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  24. Never tried e.l.f brushes! I heard mixed reviews depending on the range, need to try them someday!

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  25. I've never tried e.l.f brushes but I really reaally need a good blending brush for little money so I guess that's the one then! x

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  26. This brush looks so soft! I seriously need to invest in more makeup brushes
    Reinventing Neesha ♥

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  27. I'be never tried these brushes before but they look super soft and super affordable!
    You have a lovely blog (:

    Tsui
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  28. I've never given Elf brushes a try because I didn't like the few makeup bits that I've tried, but I will definitely pick this up! I agree, beauty products are so expensive so it's nice to find a cheap gem :)


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  29. ah i need to do an elf shop soon! forgot how good yet so affordable they are!

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  30. I also have a couple of brushes they sell and there pretty good indeed. But I have to be honest, I tried one of Hema recently and I love that one a little more ^^ I feel like less product goes to waste...

    x Aurélie

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  31. These are crazy affordable!
    xxx

    She Will Be

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  32. I need it! I love elf products but I didn't know they had a blending brush like this. That's great that their brushes are more stable. I remember the first all over brush I got from them lol.


    Do you have any ultimate ELF favorites?

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  33. I've heard a lot about these brushes recently! They sound like a great affordable alternative to pricier ones :)


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  34. If I didnt just get the real techniques brushes for Christmas I probably would have purchased elf ones. Love elf as it is cruelty free and i'm going cruelty free for a new years resolution :)

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  35. The prices for ELF's brushes and makeup are amazing! There's no reason I shouldn't go and get a couple of these brushes :)

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  36. Another great drugstore brand for brushes is Sonia Kashuk! It's better than some highend ones as it doesn't shed and applies product beautifully! Will definitely try out an Elf Brush now, I'm trying not to spend an arm and a leg on brushes from Sephora.

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  37. ELF is a great brand. Probably the best drugstore brand ever, because it's so cheap. However with their brushes, I prefer the studio line. The essential line is just meh, but that's just me.

    xx Janelle
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  38. I love ELF and I love this brush. I actually made an order from them the other day and bought a back up of this brush since I love it so much, it's so affordable too.

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  39. I really like this brush for my inner corner highlight - nothing works as well as this one does for me!

    becky ♡ star violet

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  40. This brush is amazing, I have it and it is one of my favourite investments.

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  41. Sounds great for the price x

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