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What's the difference between a crease and blending brush?


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#Post 1 of 4 OFFLINE   4getmeNot

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Posted 06 April 2006 - 05:25 PM

Ok, I hope this doesn't make me look stupid. lol. But I know the crease brush is for the crease in the eye area, but isn't most blending usually done in that area? I'm not quite sure why I would need a separate one. Is the crease brush just to apply the eyeshadow onto the crease, not to blend it? But couldn't I achieve the crease with a regular e/s brush by using the edge?
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#Post 2 of 4 OFFLINE   MACGoddess

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Posted 06 April 2006 - 05:47 PM

Blending is an all over the eye thing... You use it to blend lid colors, crease colors, and above the crease and the browbone. A crease brush is more firm and used for applying color in the crease, it is usually a round ferruled brush with a pointed tip.
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#Post 3 of 4 OFFLINE   Liz

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Posted 07 April 2006 - 12:28 AM

which brushes are you talking about? are they from a certain brand or anything?
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#Post 4 of 4 OFFLINE   suzukigrrl

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Posted 07 April 2006 - 12:42 AM

It is really nice to have a crease brush and a blending brush. I think I use my crease brush more often than my blending brush. Sometimes I'll just apply my shadows with a blending brush rather than using a regular eye shadow shader brush.