Rated 4 out of 5 by Verified Reviewer Unexpected Purpose
I didn't like the brush at all at first. When I used it with my foundation, it didn't seem to give the coverage I wanted at all and I felt like I used SO MUCH product for so little coverage. It also began loosing bristles rather quickly. So first impression was NOT good! However the more I had it, the more it grew on me. It hasn't lost any bristles for a while now and I now use it to blend my contouring and it does it BEAUTIFULLY! Rough start, but it's become one of my most used brushes.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Verified Reviewer Almost perfection
First this brush does shed but I haven't owned a brush that doesn't. I've owned expensive MAC brushes and cheap ELF ones, they all shed at some point.
With that being said, this brush is wonderful. Idk if I would like it for just anything but it works perfect for the original foundation.
Shedding does not bother me that much especially if it works well
Rated 3 out of 5 by countrygirl049 I like this brush, but it sheds so much!
I really liked this brush for the first month or two of use. However, it started shedding a LOT after that and the bristles have started to break. I've only used the brush for about four months and I still like the brush for the coverage it provides with the Matte foundation, but the amount of shedding and breakage is ridiculous, especially for the cost.
Rated 2 out of 5 by Gurleymom I SEE A LOT OF REVIEWS THAT ARE HORRIBLE
I cannot believe a company such as Bare Minerals would not replace the brush when the entire head fell off the handle!
I am about to pass on my brushes to my daughter & happened to find the customer reviews.
During my initial orientation on all the products the sales associate spent quite some time talking about the wonderful quality of the brushes.
I'm disappointed in all the products in general & the company for not standing behind their brushes.
Rated 3 out of 5 by StabbyPisces Hit or Miss
I have owned several Flawless Face brushes since I first started with BM around 2005. The first few were relatively thick, and soft. They shed lightly and I have used them for nearly 11 years now. I also recently purchased a synthetic version in a Christmas set that was quite lovely. BM always has good deals on synthetic brush sets around the Holidays, and Mother's day. If you hated the natural fiber version, I would suggest purchasing a limited edition set if you can find one some place online.
Now, to be candid about my recent experiences with these brushes, they are quite horrible. As stated above, I am 11 years older than when I first started using BM products. I find the customized 8 pc. starter kit to be a great deal, so I usually purchase one when I want to try some new products. When I compare my old Flawless Face brush to the new ones from they seem to have lowered in quality. I know that at times it appears some products are just unlucky defectives, and they took a return at the Boutique for a brush that shed more than my cat. However, the newer brushes seem to be scratchier and they shed A LOT more than I am accustomed do.
Again, if you're in the ball park for an upgrade look into the synthetic fiber brushes. It gives good coverage, and is a great multi-tasking brush to have in your collection.
Rated 4 out of 5 by spam Coverage
This brush is great at giving full coverage for foundation. I always use this brush everyday and have in the past cleaned them with the bare minerals cleaning products which makes them feel new again. As these brushes can be pricey.
The down side is that it does shed bristles.
Rated 1 out of 5 by imanewbie terrible brush
I received this brush as part of a kit, and had to stop using it after just a few uses. I couldn't figure out why I kept getting hairs in my eyes, then I realized they were bristles from the brush. Even a freebie should have lasted longer than this did.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Verified Reviewer Disappointed
Bought the complete flawless complexion kit and this brush was part. I have had way cheaper brushes that are holding up better. With the low ratings, I wonder why they would make it part of the package. I clean them all carefully but this one just does not compare to others I have. Very disappointed.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Britt1027 Great for applying bronzer!
I use this brush to apply my Ready bronzer and it works great!
Rated 3 out of 5 by lindsg It's OK
Got this brush when I started using Bare Minerals about 2 years ago. When I bought the brush, the sales rep told me I can use baby shampoo to clean it, which I have been for 2 years. I lay my brushes flat to dry and do not scrub or do anything harsh with them. The past few months the hairs have been shedding everywhere (my face, my counter, in the makeup). Eventually, the entire head of the brush came off the handle. Had to throw it away. I called the company and they basically told me it's normal wear and tear and my warranty is up; time to get a new one. I would think a $20 brush would last more than 2 years if taken care of, but I guess I'm wrong. Not sure why anyone would spend $20 on a makeup brush that isn't long lasting when you can get one at CVS for cheaper than also isn't long lasting. Just my opinion.
While it was in tact, it did work well though. Good coverage, not cakey.