Category Archives: Sigma Beauty Make-up Brushes

Late Post: A Very Elegant Christmas: Holiday Gift Guide for the Beauty Connoisseur

It’s one of my favorite times of the year! Christmas is just right around the corner and I hope you’re just as excited as I am. If you haven’t picked up any Christmas Gifts as of yet and are planning to do so this weekend. Here is a last minute gift guide! I have put together six items for my readers to help point them in to the right direction for gift giving this Holiday Season. These items are popular beauty items and well liked by the masses.  There are plenty of items to choose from, but these made the top of the list.

Holiday Gift Guide

1. The most talked about and most wanted Naked Palette 3. It features 12 new rose-hued neutral shades and comes with a double ended shadow/blending brush.  Let’s not forget the bonus four samples of their infamous Urban Decay Primer Potion in Original, Sin, Eden, and their new Anti-Aging Formula (Approximate a weeks worth in each sample). This is $52.00 and you can purchase it here
2. Sigma Essential Brush Set. I have this set and it’s AMAZING!! You get everything from their fluffy dome blending brush, face brush, and much more it’s worth the purchase price and it lasts for a long time if taken care of properly. This set is $155.00 and can be purchased here
3. RiRi Hearts Mac Holiday Collection Lipstick in Pleasure Bomb. Buy the whole collection and You will be loved throughout the entire year of 2014. This little tube of lipstick is $14.50 and can be purchased here.
4. Philosphy Homemade honeybuns Shower Gel (Smells Delish) This yummy bottle of deliciousness can be purchased at zappos.com for just $15.00.
5. NYX Butter Gloss (Any Shade will do). They are creamy and you can build the lipgloss to your desired shade. This has got to be least expensive product on the list. Makes for a great stocking stuffer. Pick these cute glosses up at your local Ulta retailer or purchase it online at Ulta.com for just $4.99. Can’t beat that!! There are a total of 12 shades to choose from and of course at this very moment they are buy one get one half off..so go a head and get all 12. She will thank you for it later. Creme Brule is my Favorite!!
6. Clinique 3 Step Skincare Kit. Okay, so I know you are probably thinking why would anyone want this for Christmas?? It’s an awesome product and who wouldn’t want a great skin care product during these harsh winter day. This set is $26.00 at Nordstroms. Great Deal!!!

There are plenty of great gifts to choose from this Holiday Season. I just wanted to point you in the right direction. Most of these I already own and others are on my Must Have and will buy list.  I hope you have a wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year!! Great Things are to come for myself here at Elegant Edge!! I thank you for all rocking with me this long and I hope that will rock with me even longer in the future because I have tons of more good stuff to offer!!

Merry Christmas Loves!! Peace and Blessings -XO 


>Sigma Beauty Professional Make-up Brush Set

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Hello Blog Lovers!!! I hope every one’s weekend has been great so far! I wanted to share with you guys my new make-up brushes!! Elegant Edge is going to focus more on beauty products this year as well as continue in everything and all things about hair. I’m on a journey this year and I’m going to share it with you guys!

I just recently purchased my first set of Sigma Make-up Brushes and I am excited to say the least! I had heard lots of great things about these brushes and so I recently decided to purchase my first set. I shared with my Youtube subscribers that I was aiming to build up my make-up collection and along with that comes the tools that I need to create flawless looks for myself and others.

The professional brush set comes with 5 brushes for the face and 7 brushes for the eyes. The face brushes can be used to apply and blend products, contour, and buff the face. The Eye brushes can be used to apply, shade, and blend, and dust the eye with color and texture. Below you will see the brushes that I purchased and a detailed description of what they are used for. I will also conclude the post with my first hand reaction and thoughts of these brushes check out my a vid from my YT Channel for more insight.

Face Brushes

Large Powder Brush (F30): Very dense with a rounded top. Ideal to apply powder products on face and body. Made with Natural bristles.

Foundation Brush (F60): Can be used to apply liquid or cream foundation. Recommended to apply moisturizers and conceal large areas. Made with Synthetic Bristles.

Duo Fibre (F50): Specially designed to generate an airbrushed finished when used to apply liquid foundation. Made with a blend of synthetic and natural bristles.

Large Angled Contour (F40): The angled shape makes this brush ideal to apply brush or contour shades.  Made with natural bristles.

Concealer (F70): The rounded, tapered, flat shape makes this brush ideal to conceal the under eye area. Made with synthetic bristles.

Left to right: Foundation (F60), Duo Fiber (F50), Concealer (F70), Large Powder Brush(F30), and Large Angled Contour Brush (F40)

Eyeshadow Brushes:

Medium Angled Shading (E70): Angled, tapered, flat top. Ideal to apply highlight shades underneath the eyebrow and on the inner corners. Made with natural bristles.

Eye Shading (E55): Soft and dense with a rounded finish. Can be used to apply presses or loose eye shadows and pigments. Made with natural bristles.

Pencil (E30): Precise application of color on the crease, outer corner, upper and lower lash line. Made with natural bristles.

Larger Shader (E60): Flat shape is ideal for application of cream formulas and eye shadow primers. Made with natural bristles.

Tapered Blending (E40): Rounded and tapered top. Specially designed to apply and blend color on the crease. Made with natural bristles.

Small Angled (E65): Essential for the application of gel or cream eyeliner on the upper and lower lash line. Made with synthetic bristles.

Eye Liner (E05): An extra-fine tipped brush that delivers a precise, firm, even stroke to line the eyes. Made with synthetic bristles.
Top to bottom:   Eye Liner (E05), Large Shader(E60), Medium Angle (E70), Tapered Blending Brush (E40), Pencil (E30), Small Angle (E65), Eye Shading (E55)
Each purchase that is made over $30.00 comes with a free gift.  My free gift was the E25 Travel Sized Blending Brush. Included with my package.
My Thoughts So Far

Initially my first reaction is that the brushes are extremely soft like feathers. I think every face should come in contact with these brushes when I say that I am ecstatic about using these brushes I am ecstatic!! I feel like I will get some good use from these brushes. They were not expensive and I think I may just get my bang for my buck!!
How to Clean your Sigma Brushes
My Sigma Brush Kit came with a informational card that gives directions on how to clean my brushes without ruining them completely. I think that is just awesome especially for those who are just getting into Make-up. According to the card Sigma recommends cleaning their brushes with brush cleanser or a mild baby shampoo before using but do not wet wood handle and the junction between the handle and the ferrule (metal section). Refer to the video How to Clean your Make-up Brushes on my YT Channel.
 
Thanks for reading! Leave Comments and Tell a Friend! You can find these brushes and more at the Sigma Website!! Peace and Blessings ~♥ Miss Nic ♥~