Rated 1 out of 5 by Verified Reviewer Hopeless!
I've given up on these brushes, and, therefore have had to give up on the foundation serum which needs to be applied using these brushes (normal foundation brushes won't distribute it effectively, as the Bare Minerals reps confirm). The serum foundation is nice & I liked using it, but these brushes are a disaster. They are very hard to wash because the foundation gets stuck right at the base of the bristles which are sunk into the brush handle so very hard to access. I would need to keep adding shampoo, massaging it in, rinsing and repeating over & over before the water ran anything close to clear (to show all foundation removed). Consequently, no matter how gently I did this, the bristles become loose and within a few weeks they are falling out into the sink (& even onto your face during application) and the brush head is uneven with many bristles partially coming out. I went through several brushes before I gave up. They're too expensive to be replacing every couple of months, I was spending too much money on brush shampoo, and I was fed up with how much time I was spending washing them.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Verified Reviewer Horrible Brush
I've been through 4 of these brushes since the liquid foundation came out. You can only use a brush with this foundation or it doesn't go on correctly and you will waste tons of product. This brush does the job until you try to clean it. It is ridiculously difficult to clean and you really need to get brushes clean when using liquid foundation. Bristles fall out every single time and the brush will eventually fall apart completely. It doesn't matter how gentle you are or what brush cleaner you use. I've tried all the tricks the sales ladies have suggested and nothing works! I used to avoid cleaning it because of this! I'm using a different brush per their suggestion but it doesn't work as well. I have a different brush from you that is still in great shape after 6 years so this brush must just be poorly designed. I'm ready to quit using the liquid completely because of this brush which is a shame because it is the only foundation that works with my extremely fair skin. Please redesign this awful brush before you lose a 10 year customer!!! After 4 of these, I've had it!!!
Rated 1 out of 5 by ChrissieH Better off buying the cheap brushes of the market or £1 shop
I have this brush and it was great for putting on the product but as soon as it's been washed, and no I didn't submerge it in water, all the bristles are falling out leaving my face covered in hair.
You're better off buying cheaper brushes which you can either throw away or which I have honestly found don't disintegrate on your face once they've been washed
Rated 3 out of 5 by BMfan Needs Imrpovement
I loved this brush when I first received it. Application was flawless and it felt great on my skin. I really loved the design of the brush. I washed it once, no problems though it did take a few more rinses than I usually do to get it clean. The SECOND time I washed it the brush hairs started falling out. Now they are falling out in clumps, I'm still attempting to use the brush however the application is very messy. It leaves lines of foundation and brush hairs all over my face. Any one have any brush alternatives?
Rated 1 out of 5 by SouthernRebel Worst Brush I've ever bought
do not buy this brush, you would be better off buying a brush from covergirl! It sheds constantly and doesn't even apply makeup evenly and the brush isn't soft on your skin. The main issue is the fact that it sheds SO MUCH everywhere and gets stuck all over your face so you have to pick the pieces off your face after applying.
Rated 2 out of 5 by EddiesMa Same as other reviews, shedding dreadfully!
It's such a shame. This brush was absolutely brilliant when I first bought it. I'd never had a foundation brush which gave such good coverage without leaving streaks. However, after only a few weeks of use, I'm losing 6-8 bristles every time it's used. At any given time there are about 20 bristles sitting part way out and I'm having to check my clothes from hairs after every use. I don't mind paying a premium for a great product but sadly, I expect more than just a few weeks of good use for my money. Sorry BareMinerals, must try harder!
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mouse Best Brush Ever!
I bought this brush a couple of months ago, but didn't get around to using it until yesterday. Big mistake. This brush is unbelievable. My Complexion Rescue glided on like I was using an air brush. Perfect. I didn't have to retouch a single spot. And, because it went on perfectly, it saved a lot of time. If you wear any kind of liquid foundation, you have to get this brush.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Verified Reviewer Horrible
I have used bare minerals for 15 years and love the products as well as brushes. Over the last 4 years or so it seems like the brush quality has gone down. This brush in particular is by far the worse brush I have ever owned. It is Dollar Tree quality. Of it didn't take so much effort to return a brush I would be returning this one......
Rated 1 out of 5 by Verified Reviewer Terrible shedding :(
I loved this brush when I first bought it. After a few weeks it began to shed and fall apart. It has completely lost its shape.
Rated 2 out of 5 by naturalskin Brush lost shape after cleaning
I really liked the design and concept of this brush. After several months of use, I decided that it was time to clean the brush. After cleaning the outer layer of bristles started to fall out. Now all of the outer layer is pulling out so I can not use the well I have to put the makeup on the outer layer.