The Good Karma Optical Blurring brush by Urban Decay “flawlessly applies, buffs and blurs your liquid, cream or powder foundation.” I picked this up with my Naked Skin Foundation also by Urban Decay, and I must say that it really does a great job of blending. This brush was developed not only to be used with Naked Skin, but with any foundation. This is a vegan brush, as are all Urban Decay brushes, with beautiful packaging and design. The bristles are densely packed and the handle is sleek and nicely weighted.
I used this with my Naked Skin Foundation and gently buffed from the center out toward the edges of my face, and the finish was really lovely. There wasn’t a streak in sight! I added a light second layer to areas that needed it and blended and stippled again without any trouble. You only need to use a very light hand with this brush because it is so dense that if you push too hard you can end up just wiping your makeup right off.
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What I find most impressive about this brush is that I have used it for almost 2 weeks, and it still applies like it did the first time. The bristles seem to not absorb foundation or allow to stick as easily as some other brushes I have used. This brush is retailing for only $24, which is less than my other go-to foundation brushes: the Sephora Pro Flawless Airbursh #56 and the Tarte Airbrush Finish Foundation Brush, which both retail for $32. If you are in the market for a new foundation brush, I would definitely recommend picking this up. You certainly get a quality product for the price. Enjoy!