Stocked with high-quality options that cater to the face, cheeks, eyes, brows and more, these expertly curated kits give makeup lovers the tools required to execute professional-level contouring, defining, shading, highlighting and blending for flawless full-face glam. With sets geared towards beginners, pros and every mastery level in between, the best makeup brush sets accommodate a wide range of beauty abilities with their basic, essential and expert brush pairings. Additionally, there are also sets that are tailored for various makeup techniques and products, including eyeshadow, complexion, contouring and more.
Below, find the best makeup brush sets that will satisfy every beauty buff’s skillset and budget.
1. Bestope Makeup Brush Set
A number-one bestseller on Amazon, the Bestope Makeup Brush Set is stocked with 16 brushes that cater to the face, lips and eyes. Available in five colors and featuring soft and dense synthetic fiber-made brushes, this versatile set ensures that you have everything you need to contour, highlight, blend and shade.
2. Real Techniques Everyday Essentials
Perfect for beginners, the Real Techniques Everyday Essentials makeup brush set covers all of the basics with its pro-curated pairings. Featuring brushes for the face, cheeks and eyes, the set includes the brand’s RT 400 Blush, RT 300 Deluxe Crease, RT 402 Setting and RT 200 Expert Face brushes, plus the Miracle Complexion Sponge.
3. BH Cosmetics BH Signature Rose Gold Brush Set
Designed to achieve a flawless full-face glam, the BH Cosmetics BH Signature Rose Gold Brush Set is equipped with 13 brushes, covering the face, eyes, lips and brows. Created to sculpt, shape and define, these vegan, cruelty-free synthetic brushes seamlessly blend makeup to deliver airbrush-level results.
4. Morphe Mua Life Brush Collection
Valued at $217, Morphe’s Mua Life Brush Collection will make you feel like a pro with its curated selection of artist-inspired brushes. Housed inside a handy portfolio case, the 20-piece set includes eye and face brushes for softly applying color or shimmer to lids, blending foundation lines, contouring and much more. The collection even comes with a smudger brush for creating the perfect smokey eye and a two-in-one angle liner and spoolie brush to help you achieve sculpted brows.
5. Sigma Beauty Basic Eye Brush Set
Created with the eyes in mind, the Sigma Beauty Basic Eye Brush Set features seven brushes designed for eyeliner, eyeshadow and brows. Made with the brand’s exclusive synthetic antimicrobial fibers, these quality brushes are engineered to better hold, apply and blend products. The set includes the E40 Tapered Blending Brush, the E55 Eye Shading Brush, the E60 Large Shader Brush, the E70 Medium Angled Shading Brush, the E30 Pencil Brush, the E65 Small Angle Brush and the E05 Liner Brush.
6. Artis Elite Makeup Brush Set
Renowned for their exceptional blending, innovative Cosmefibre technology and ergonomic construction, the Artis Elite Makeup Brush Set features the brand’s best-selling brushes for seamless, expert-level application. Inside, you’ll find the Oval 10, Oval 8, Oval 6, Oval 4, Oval 3, Linear 6, Linear 3, Linear 1, Circle 1 and Circle 1R brushes.
7. Jenny Patinkin Luxury Six-Piece Vegan Cosmetic Brush Set
Jenny Patinkin’s Luxury Six-Piece Vegan Cosmetic Brush Set includes a curated collection of multipurpose, multiuse makeup brushes that can be used with cream, liquid gel and powder products. According to the brand, the brushes features synthetic fibers that are finer than natural hair alternatives and packed with 2.5 times more bristles than conventional brushes for a soft feel and seamless application. The set also comes with a stylish vegan croc-embossed case for travel.
8. Spectrum Collections Jet Setter Makeup Brush Set
A travel-sized makeup brush collection that is available in five colorways, the Spectrum Collections Jet Setter set ensures that you’ve got all of your makeup tools in one convenient place. The eight-piece kit includes the B01 Buffing Foundation Brush, the C03 Tulip Power Brush, the A05 Angled Blush Brush, the B08 Magic Wand Powder Brush, the B06 Tapered Blender Brush, the B04 Angled Shader Brush, the A16 Precision Crease Brush and A24 Double Ended Brow Styler Brush.
9. e.l.f. Cosmetics Flawless Face Brush Collection
Designed with the face, cheeks and brows in mind, the e.l.f. Cosmetics Flawless Face Brush Collection includes the Concealer Brush, the Eyeshadow “C” Brush, the Small Angled Brush, the Small Stipple Brush, the Eyebrow Duo Brush and the Ultimate Blending Brush.
10. Chantecaille Ultimate Six-Piece Brush Set
Crafted from high-quality synthetic fibers and featuring an array of artist-inspired tools, the Chantecaille Ultimate Six-Piece Brush Set offers perfect application, seamless coverage and expert definition. The set includes the Cheek Brush, the Foundation & Mask Brush, the Concealer Brush, the Eye Definer Brush and Eye Liner Brush, all housed in a chic roll-up case.
11. Tarte Cosmetics Full Face Five Brush Set
Valued at $136, the Tarte Cosmetics Full Face Five Brush Set features five versatile, multipurpose complexion brushes that make getting ready in five minutes a reality rather than a fantasy. Inside, you’ll find the Complexion Brush, the Small Cheek Brush, the Loose Powder Brush, the Double-Ended Shader & Blending Eyeshadow Brush and the Double-Ended Pencil Crease & Liner Brush.
12. Zoeva Rose Golden Complete Eye Set
Intended for executing expert-level eyeshadow looks, the Zoeva Rose Golden Complete Eye Set uses natural and synthetic bristles for expert-level precision, pick up and blending. The 12-piece set also comes with a sleek brown clutch to store your brushes.
13. MyKitCo. My Essential Brush Set
A favorite for makeup artists and beauty lovers alike, the MyKitCo. My Essential Brush Set is stocked with the necessary tools for smoothing base products, defining eyes and blending eyeshadow. The five-piece set includes the 0.7 My Flawless Foundation Angled, 0.8 My Flawless Powder, 1.10 My Sharp Angle, 1.12S My Tapered Crease and 1.23 My All Over Shadow brushes.
14. Fenty Beauty Artistry Pro Complexion Essentials
A Rihanna-curated makeup brush set designed for applying foundation, concealer, setting powder and highlight, the Fenty Beauty Artistry Pro Complexion Essentials includes the Full-Bodied Foundation Brush 110, the Precision Concealer Brush 180, the Powder Puff Setting Brush 170 and the fan-favorite Cheek-Hugging Highlight Brush 120.
15. Shany The Masterpiece Pro Signature Brush Set
Fully stocked with 24 makeup brushes that cover the face, cheeks, eyes, lips and brows, the Shany The Masterpiece Pro Signature Brush Set was designed for professional makeup artists and glam enthusiasts who want a full range of brushes and tools at their disposal. In addition to filling the holes in your makeup brush collection, this value set also comes with a leather roll-up pouch and storage box for added convenience.