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EcoTools

Complexion Buffer Brush

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This must-have is ideal for flawlessly blending powder for a perfect finish. Eco Tools ultra-soft, cruelty-free brush is hand-cut to smoothly buff for custom coverage. This brush features a recycled aluminum ferrule, a sleek bamboo handle and Eco Tool's zip-top reusable pouch.

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EcoToolsBuffing Brush
 
4.6

(based on 536 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft bristles (326)
  • Easy to use (315)
  • Functional (263)
  • Great design (232)
  • Applies evenly (90)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (15)
  • Sheds (13)
  • Poor quality (9)
  • Doesn't work (6)
  • Too small (5)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (335)
  • Going out (126)
  • Travel (111)
  • Liquid (41)
  • Powder (40)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (204), Classic style (110), Budget shopper (64), Trendy style (49), Brand buyer (28)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Reviewed by 536 customers

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4.0

Nice

By Iris3050

from Altoona PA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Clean
  • Smooth Finish
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Powder

    Comments about EcoTools Buffing Brush:

    Nice Brush

     
    5.0

    It was amazing I love it

    By Lexx

    from Manassas va

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Applies Evenly
    • Smooth Finish
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Liquid
      • Multi-Use
      • Powder

      Comments about EcoTools Buffing Brush:

      It's a great brush for a low cost

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good product

      By Care Bear

      from Cleveland Ohio

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Applies Evenly
      • Soft
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • Not easy to clean

      Best Uses

      • Liquid
      • Powder
      • Travel

      Comments about EcoTools Buffing Brush:

      Nice

       
      5.0

      Brush

      By Guera99

      from Dallas,TX

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Applies Evenly
      • Smooth Finish
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Liquid
        • Multi-Use

        Comments about EcoTools Buffing Brush:

        Loved this brush. It is just a great price for what it does. It applys makeup evenly and is soft to the touch.

         
        4.0

        Decent for the price

        By Ulta Lover

        from Breaux Bridge, LA

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Applies Evenly
        • Smooth Finish
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

        • Liquid

        Comments about EcoTools Buffing Brush:

        I purchased one for myself and one for my daughter because it was buy one get one half off. Usually I am a brand name only buyer, but with Christmas coming I was trying to pinch pennies and figured I'd give it a shot. If I didn't like it I would simply throw it away. I've only used it three times so far with the Tarte gel foundation and these are my findings: it actually applied the foundation very evenly. The bristles are soft and flexible enough to get around your nose, eyes and so forth. It does not hold any extra product, which is great because foundation isn't cheap! If you put too much on the brush, you'll have too much on your face. The only negative thing I can say is after three uses there are two strands sticking up from the brush already so I'm assuming it's about to start shedding. After only three uses that's a bummer.

         
        5.0

        It is so soft but covers so well!

        By Curly

        from Baskin, La

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Applies Evenly
        • Cruelty-Free
        • Easy To Clean
        • High Quality
        • Smooth Finish
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Powder

          Comments about EcoTools Buffing Brush:

          I use this brush for powder foundation. I have used it for 1st layer & for 2nd layer applications. It gives a smooth well blended coverage that works great. Love love LOVE that these brushes are so soft & work!!! I even bought an extra for a friend bc she was looking for new brushes. I just wanted her to try it & love it like I do!

           
          5.0

          Love this brush

          By Debs

          from Houston, TX

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • Cruelty-Free
          • Easy To Clean
          • High Quality
          • Smooth Finish
          • Soft
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Liquid
            • Travel

            Comments about EcoTools Buffing Brush:

            I usually use this product to apply my foundation. I just dip my brush into the foundation and apply it. I love how soft and dense the brush is. I also love the size of the brush it allows me to apply my foundation in a short amount of time. I don't really have any cons with this product.

             
            5.0

            High quality brush

            By Raviekinsss

            from Los Angeles

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • Easy To Clean
            • High Quality
            • Smooth Finish
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Liquid

              Comments about EcoTools Buffing Brush:

              I use this brush for applying foundation. It gives me the most perfect streak free blend ever! This is a high quality, densely packed buffing brush. I will defiantly be repurchasing!

               
              4.0

              I would buy it again

              By Just sayin

              from Atlanta

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Multi-Use

                Comments about EcoTools Buffing Brush:

                Welp I like it

                 
                4.0

                Love

                By Amy

                from Charleston WV

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Applies Evenly
                • Easy To Clean
                • High Quality
                • Smooth Finish
                • Soft
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Multi-Use

                  Comments about EcoTools Buffing Brush:

                  I love this brush just as much as brushes that I have paid more than twice the price for.

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                  • Q:

                    Can this brush be used with pressed mineral foundations or would the ecotools kabuki brush be better? I'm not looking for really full coverage just something that might be a better option than my It cosmetics blush brush im using ATM. Thanks in advance!!
                    Asked on 5/24/2017 by Maylin from Northampton, MA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Maylin,

                      Great question! I initially was going to answer it by saying that the Kabuki brush would work, but then I re-looked at some of the pressed mineral foundations and honestly think that the Buffing Brush you looked at originally is going to be the best option.

                      This has a more compact and denser brush head than the Kabuki and I think will pick up and apply with the kind of precision you are going to want. The Kabuki is PERFECT for finishing powders (pressed or loose).

                      Hope that helps!

                      Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Would this be a good brush to use for blending out under eye concealer?
                    Asked on 4/19/2017 by Emmka from Houston, TX

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Emmka,

                      I love love love this brush, mainly for getting a flawless foundation. You could use it for blending out concealer, but I'm concerned the brush head and bristles might be a bit too big.

                      We did just launch an amazing concealer duo that would probably be perfect for under eye concealer - you can find it here:

                      http://www.ulta.com/ultimate-concealer-duo?productId=xlsImpprod15361221

                      Hope that helps!

                      Answered on 4/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Can this brush be used with liquid foundations (ex. Tarte's Rainforest of the Sea water foundation)?
                    Asked on 3/25/2017 by sjl427 from New Jersey

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi SJL427,

                      This is one of the best foundation brushes that EcoTools has and it has a density that is perfect for liquid foundations. I think you will be happy with the level of performance of this particular brush for that foundation.

                      Thanks!

                      Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    I have plenty of money to spend and I have been really looking for a good buffing brush. My cousin has a couple of Eco tools brushes and when I used them, I really like them! So I am kind of young but I still love makeup.

                    Does this brush provide fuller pigmentation for a powder or is it the same with a powder brush? I really like my tarte airbrush I think it's called a buffer. I want something that will give fuller coverage. Also, what is a good powder/CC/BB to use with this brush? Definitely thinking about purchasing!
                    Asked on 6/27/2016 by Need a buffer from Quakertown, PA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi there,

                      With the cut and type of the bristles on EcoTools brushes, they are designed for flawless application and an air brushed finish. This is one of our best selling brushes and it absolutely an Ulta Fan Favorite.

                      Thanks so much.

                      Answered on 7/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Hi! Has anyone compared this brush to Urban Decay's Good Karma Optical Blurring Brush? Thank you!
                    Asked on 4/5/2016 by needabrush!

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Needabrush (love your screen name):

                      I've asked around and there haven't been any comparisons between this brush and the Urban Decay one. I can tell you that this Buffing Brush is one of my absolute favorites for foundation application, not only because the bristles are unbelievably soft, but it blends and applies so well that I actually have found that I don't need to use as much foundation as I do with other brushes.

                      Depending on how many brushes you're looking to add to your regimen, one of the best things about EcoTools brushes is that, on top of the high quality you'll get with it, you really pay only a fraction of the price compared to a lot of the other brushes that are out there.

                      Thanks so much! Hope that helps!

                      Answered on 4/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Can this brush be used as a foundation brush for CC Cream foundation?
                    Asked on 2/22/2016 by beauty beginner from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      HI there,

                      This is a perfect brush for BB or CC creams, as well as foundations (pressed or liquid). It really is a great multi-use brush in general. Because you'll be buffing the product into your skin, if you use a lighter-in-weight cream like a BB or a CC, you will be creating a very natural look, especially if that's the only coverage you are using. However, this brush is also perfect for layering product, if you want to go a bit heavier or use additional foundations, concealers, etc.

                      I like a more airbrushed look - the kind you get when you use more product. So, I use EcoTools Buffing Brush with a BB cream to start, then I use my EcoTools Correcting Concealer brush to hide any additional imperfections, then go back to my Buffing Brush to apply my pressed liquid foundation & finish my routine from there.

                      Please let us know if you have any more questions at all! We hope you love the brush!!

                      Answered on 2/23/2016 by Brand Expert from EcoTools
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