Behold: The Best Cheap Makeup Brush Sets

Yes, expensive makeup brushes are nice to have (and will sit pretty on your vanity), but they’re not a make-or-break when it comes to your makeup application. To be honest, some of the most skilled makeup artists rely on the power of their fingers more than any brush to get the perfect application. Don’t get us wrong. We’re all for splurging on nice things that will up your makeup game, but you don’t have to break the bank for a great brush. There are cheap makeup brush sets out there that work just as well as the most overpriced options on the market and will have your highlighter looking just as lit.

Makeup brush sets, of course, are convenient for a lot of reasons, not least of which being that they cover all your target areas (foundation, eye shadow, etc.) in one purchase and make your vanity look well organized. If you’re always on the go, you can easily pop one of these sets in your purse or suitcase to have ready whenever you need a quick touch-up. We searched the web, read through reviews, and scrolled through beauty gurus’ Instagram pages for the cheapest cult makeup brush sets people can’t stop using. Ahead, we’ve rounded up eight of the best cheap makeup brush sets you’re going to want to cop ASAP.

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This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.