Monday, July 21, 2014

The ZOEVA Rose Golden Brush Set

Last week I made a cheeky delivery from Zoeva for some new make up brushes and I am beyond excited to show you just how absolutely beautiful these are. This is the Zoeva Rose Golden Luxury Set, which consists of eight essential brushes wrapped in statement rose gold packaging. And, not only do they look the part, the quality of these synthetic brushes is incredible, especially considering that each brush averages at around a mere £6! Plus, they come packaged in a gorgeous leather-look brown clutch, complete with matching rose gold hard wear. I am just completely in love with every single one of them, and here's why...

Firstly, the four larger face brushes are absolutely fabulous and I can see them taking over my love for my trusty Real Techniques. In more detail:

106 Powder Brush
     - This is definitely one of the best powder brushes I have used, which is all I can really say about it! It's quite a bit more compact than the other brushes, so it's the one to have in your handbag to touch up with loose or pressed powder throughout the day. It's also so soft!
102 Silk Finish
     - To me, this is ZOEVA's version of the Real Techniques Expert Face Brush. I absolutely adore it, it gives such a silky, flawless finish and I've definitely found myself reaching for it more than my favourite Real Techniques brushes to buff my foundation into my skin.
110 Face Shape
     - I've been using the Face Shape brush with my Bourjous Bronzing Primer, which is a cream bronzer that can be used underneath or on top of your make up. It's such a handy little brush for getting into the hollows of your cheeks for contouring and I love using it with this cream based colour.
127 Luxe Sheer Cheek
     - This brush maybe wins it for me in terms of face brushes in the set. I have been on the hunt for an angled face brush for a while now, to use for blusher and contouring and this is ideal. It's super soft and great at transferring colour, whether that be to the apples or the hollows of the cheeks.

The four brushes which are more concerned with detailing, are as follows:

142 Concealer Buffer
     - This brush is awesome. I've always used my ring finger to blend out my concealer, however the #142  makes things so much easier. I have really enjoyed using it for my under eye corrector and concealer as it blends the product so seamlessly into your foundation and definitely helps to resist and concealer falling into creases.
227 Luxe Soft Definer
     - The Luxe Soft Definer is a fantastic dupe for the MAC #217 brush. It's really highly tapered and definitely a cheaper alternative for the infamous MAC blending tool.
231 Petit Crease
     - This little guy has completely revolutionised my life. It is perhaps your second best friend (after the #227) when it comes to doing a smokey eye. It's perfect for taking shadow underneath the lower lash line and also as a precision brush for applying darker shadow to the very outer corners of the eyes, before blending.
317 Wing Liner
     - I've been using the #317 brush to do my eyebrows over the past few days and it does the job just as well as my beloved MAC #263, if not better. I definitely find that it creates more natural looking lines and again, it is about a third of the price. I haven't actually used this for liner as of yet, however I have full confidence that the long tail handle and shape of the brush would create the perfect wing.

Overall, I really couldn't be any more excited about this brush set. The brushes do not leave behind any hairs, they don't soak up a lot of product and they maintain their quality even when they've been washed. Averaging at only £6 a brush, this collection is surely at the top of any makeup-lover's wish list. They're undoubtably the most gorgeous brushes I've ever seen and now have pride of place on dressing table!

ZOEVA Rose Golden Luxury Brush Set available here.



  1. love!! i bought these two weeks ago too :) great post x

    1. They're incredible aren't they Christina! I absolutely love using them :) x

  2. I didn't think it was possible to fall in love with make up brushes but I totally just have! They are stunning! Will definitely be ordering a set. xx

    Grace | Glitter and Carousels

    1. Let me know what you think Grace! Haha I know how you feel - I was far too excited unwrapping these! x

  3. I just love these for the gold details, that would sell me alone!

    Belle ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

    1. Me too Belle! I think that's what swayed me.. they're beautiful! x

  4. How gorgeous are these?! Can tell they are great quality just from the photo!
    Always love reading your posts :)

    Ellie xx

    1. Thanks Ellie! That's lovely to hear :) Hope you're having a great Summer so far! x

  5. These look so lovely! I've been trying to stop myself from buying too many beauty products now because I'm broke, but I totally want these :)

    Madeline | Ring-a-Round a Rosey | Bloglovin’

    1. Haha story of my life Madeline! Let me know if you get your hands on them. I justified the collection to myself as they average out at only £6 a brush - which is insane for the quality! x


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