Makeup Brushes Market Is Primarily Driven By High Adoption Of Cosmetics Products Among Female Population Across The Globe

Steven Burnett
Steven Burnett

Updated · May 17, 2019

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A makeup brush is made up of bristles and is a tool used for application of variety of makeup or face painting to create an even and flaws skin tone or color shade. The bristle used to manufacturer makeup brushes is made out of synthetic or natural materials. While the handle of the makeup brush is usually made out of wood or plastic. Makeup brushes are witnessing high adoption rate owing to their ability to blend makeup material better onto the skin.

Makeup brushes are available with a wide range of shapes and sizes. The sizes and shapes of the markup brush used or require depends on the face area where makeup needs to be applied, the cosmetic product used, and expected result needed. The process or method to use these brushes is to start in the areas that need the most coverage and then stroke it downward for smooth and natural application of cosmetics.

Types of brushes and there uses vary upon the cosmetic used. The brushes are used for personal and professional applications. The professional brushes are available with a slightly higher range of price as compared to following are types of brushes and their uses.

Tapered foundation brushes have flexible bristles and have gentle tapered edges. These brushes are used for blending and applying liquid or cream foundations that provide a streak-free finish.

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Rounded foundation brushes have densely packed bristles which pick up and distribute makeup product evenly on the skin. Its round or domed shape of bristles allow to blend flawlessly and results into even blend of any cream, liquid, or powder foundations.

Flat concealer brushes have flat rounded tip allowing it to blend around the contours of the face like a breeze. These brushes are usually used to apply concealer under-eye circles and into the bridge of your nose.

Other makeup brushes include precision concealer brush, powder brush, blush brush, angled brush, stippling brush, and fan brush.

Among the various region the countries in the Asia Pacific are dominating in terms of adoption of these brushes. In addition, increasing urbanization, rising disposable income of individuals in various developing countries in Asia Pacific is proliferating high adoption and use of makeup brushes. Furthermore, increasing awareness and growing self-consciousness is bolstering high adoption of makeup products among young population which in turn will boost adoption of makeup brushes in countries such as China and Japan in the Asia Pacific.

The North American countries such as US and Canada will witness an increasing utilization of makeup brushes.  Similar, growing awareness regarding the transformations effects offered by makeup artists in European countries will drive the adoption of makeup brushes.

The Middle East and Africa countries will witness a significant growth in use of makeup products which in turn will proliferate high adoption of makeup brushes.

Key market players operating in the market includes, Shiseido, Etude House, L’Oreal, Avon, Maybelline, Estee Lauder, Chanel, Dior, Lancome, Yve Saint Laurent, Coty, LVMH.

Steven Burnett

Steven Burnett

Steven Burnett has over 15 years of experience spanning a wide range of industries and domains. He has a flair for collating statistical data through extensive research practices, and is well-versed in generating industry-specific reports that enables his clients to better comprehend a market’s landscape and aid in making well-informed decisions. His hobbies include playing football and the guitar.