The Case for Buying Synthetic Makeup Brushes

Counterfeit handbags, knockoff watches, that horrible ID you tried to buy beer with in high school—investing in fakes is almost always a bad idea.

An exception to the rule? Makeup brushes. While some makeup wearers assume there’s nothing better than the real thing—i.e., animal-hair brushes—it’s easier than ever to find awesome synthetic makeup brushes. And there are plenty of good reasons to buy synthetics and synthetics alone.

Click through for six reasons you should use synthetic makeup brushes.