Sunday, 18 January 2015

Zoeva Rose Golden Luxury Brush Set / Review

Zoeva Rose Golden Luxury Brush Set

Zoeva Rose Golden Luxury Brush Set - face brushes

Zoeva Rose Golden Luxury Brush Set - eye brushes

Zoeva Rose Golden Luxury Brush Set

I am sure you’ve all heard about the oh-so-gorgeous Zoeva Rose Golden Luxury Brush Set (here or here) by now. These little gems have taken over the beauty world and Instagram recently and after some serious swooning I took the plunge and placed my order. And I am smitten. All brushes have beautiful quality, perform incredibly well and the stunning design is everything a rose gold lover could ever dream of.

The Zoeva brushes tick all the boxes – they are super soft, easy to control, apply and blend products beautifully, wash well and have an amazing luxury feel to them. They definitely measure up to my MAC bad boys but are basically a fraction of the price. The Rose Golden set comes with eight brushes (five for face & three for eyes) and are made with both natural and synthetic taklon bristles. The brushes are housed in a gorgeous faux leather travel bag, which is such a lovely touch. Here is a quick rundown of all brushes and you might want to keep your wallet at the ready. You know -just in case.

106 / Powder (here)
This brush is designed to make the application of both loose and pressed powder a breeze. However, due to its somewhat longer, too flexible and pointed bristles I don’t find that it actually works as good for all over setting powder application – it just doesn’t seem to be doing much for me. I do love it for dusting bronzer down my neck or with my Guerlain Meteorites though. It disturbs the product evenly and I love how ridiculously soft and gentle it is.

102 / Silk Finish (here)
I never thought I’d find a foundation brush that would bump my beloved Sigma F80 (review) off the top spot but miracles do happen and Silk Finish is the living proof. It is definitely my favorite brush of the bunch and I adore the way it applies and blends my liquid foundation. It offers the quickest and easiest application and the results blow me away every time – even high coverage, natural-looking flawless finish that looks as if I’ve spent hours airbrushing my skin of Photoshop. Big thumbs up and it’s not only the softest brush I’ve stumbled upon but I also love that it picks up the perfect amount of product without wasting tons of foundation. Definitely one to check out ladies!

110 / Face Shape (here)
This baby is the mini version of Silk Finish and it could be used for more precise makeup application or for contouring. I mainly use it for the latter and it creates the perfect shadow under my cheekbones, especially used with cream bronzer (Bourjois Bronzing Primer or Chanel Soleil Tan De Chanel work a treat). Again, it is uber soft and blends product seamlessly. Love.

127 / Luxe Sheer Cheek (here)
Say hello to the perfect blush brush you’ll ever see in your life! This angled shape godsend brush is made with the softest natural bristles and packs all the right amounts of color. It is practically a dupe for the MAC 168 (here) and it hugs the cheekbones perfectly, making it an ideal companion for the application of your favorite blush, bronzer and highlight. Luxe Sheer Cheek turns my cheekbones from almost non-existent to oh-so-high and modelesque on the spot. The only reason this baby comes second after Silk Finish in my favorites list though is because it tends to shed a bit but apart from that it rocks and I couldn’t recommend it enough.

142 / Concealer Buffer (here)
It’s official - I am never applying concealer with my fingers again! Not after seeing the miracles this brush works! Not only that it is super soft and gentle but it also gives high coverage and blends concealer so seamlessly – no lines or strokes! I use the Concealer Buffer to blend the concealer under my eyes, around my nose and on my chin and it is such a dream to use. I am smitten.

227 / Luxe Soft Definer (here)
MAC 217 dupe alert!! If you ever wanted to get your mitts to the much adored MAC 217 brush (here) or you were hoping to find a much softer alternative, you’ve come to the right place and 227 Soft definer is the brush you need in your life. It is easily the best eyeshadow brush I own and it is such a little mulitasker – it is the perfect crease brush and I love how beautifully it packs and blends out color whilst being really gentle. Bye bye harsh lines, hello professional eye makeup application!

231 / Luxe Petite Crease (here)
I am yet to fall head over heels in love with this brush but I can imagine that if you are a serious smokey eye wearer you’ll adore this. Petite Crease is a tiny tapered crease brush and helps you accentuate the socket, create very defined crease and outer V. Since smokey eye and I meet at rare occasions, I tend to use Petite Crease for applying eyeshadow under my lower lash line or placing some in the inner corner of my eye for some brightening effect.

317 / Wing Liner (here)
Out of all brushes in the set, Wing Liner is the brush that gets the least use from me. I was hoping that this lil’ angled brush would be my brows’ new best friend but because of the fact that its bristles are too long and bendy the brush lacks precision and it’s not ideal for brows. However, if you’re a gel eyeliner type a gal (unfortunately I like my liquid liner better) this baby will help you nail the perfect cat eye, creating precise line and beautiful flick. It’s tried and tested.

Have you tried any of the brushes in this set? Which one would you like to try?

Lots of love,
Andrea
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29 comments

  1. I really like the sounds of the concealer buffer! These brushes are lovely too. I love anything rose gold!

    www.beyondthevelvet.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. These brushes are so gorgeous! I don't need anymore but these look so pretty, I really want them. But... I have so many. :'( Lovely photography too.

    Jenny - JNYLNG / Instagram

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  4. These brushes look so amazing and luxurious! I really want to try them :)

    Beauty Inside Art

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  5. These are honestly some of the most beautiful brushes I have seen and your photography of them is just perfect 😱 http://dwyoul.blogspot.co.uk/?m=1

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  6. These brushes look amazing and so soft! I love the rose gold colours as well! Pretty pretty!

    Gillian from Glam Up Everyday x

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  7. Lovely photographs. This is such a gorgeous set, I am obsessed with rose gold at the minute and these are right up my street x

    pintsizedbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. These look so gorgeous, I have been eyeing these brushes for ages! Who doesn't love rose gold!

    Hannah Heartss x

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  9. These look so pretty and soft and rose gold is a great detail

    sparklygoddess.blogspot.com/

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  10. I really *need* these in my life, I've been at the checkout online with them so many times but always chickened out of the purchase! I think it's time...

    Heather, porcelainbeautyx

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  11. Such pretty photos! I've been lusting over these brushes for a while now, everyone seems to love them :)

    UK Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

    xx

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  12. These look beautiful, I'd love to finally get my hands on this set one day...<3

    Beauty Soup || UK Beauty Blog

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  13. Such a stunning brush set, love these!
    xprincessjas | ♥

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  14. These have been on my wishlist for a while! They're so pretty, I love how rose gold handles look with the black. Glad to hear you like them a lot!

    becky ♡ star violet

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  15. I have been seeing the Zoeva makeup brushes everywhere, seems like it's a new trend ;) would love to try them myself, love the packaging and the bristles looks super soft.

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  16. These are just so gorgeous. Defiantly on my wish list when I need a new set.

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

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  17. I have the Zoeva bamboo brush set and I love it. But this looks gorgeous! It's definitely going onto my wishlist.

    Xo Mabes | mabeses.blogspot.com

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  18. Soooo wann try a zoeva brush.

    www.jinksybeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  19. These are beautiful, almost too good to use!

    Emma | The Fashion Six

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  20. I have heard and read so much about this brushes.
    The pictures are great.

    x Kate
    www.the-little-day-dreamer.blogspot.com

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  21. mmm they sound really good to me!

    love
    Karlien

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  22. They're just so gorgeous! I've got them as a little payday treat - can't wait to try them :) xx

    Magpie Jasmine || Palette Giveaway: Urban Decay, Nars, Charlotte Tilbury, Too Faced

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  23. Such a pretty brush set! I love the look of Zoeva brushes xx
    Elise @ Elise Dopson

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  24. I never thought brushes could be so beautiful, hopefully one day i'll get my hands on then.

    GreyWalls 

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  25. These brushes are beautiful! I've heard alot about the brand lately, so naturally I'm curious.

    skinstuffbykaty.blogspot.com

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  26. These not only look gorgeous but they sound it too! Want want want!! xx

    Ramblings of a Beauty Bird | Beauty Blog

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  27. The 227 brush is my ultimate favourite blending brush! I haven't found anything like it! Great post :)
    neelamjayna.blogspot.co.uk

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  28. I can't get over how gorgeous this set is, I've been obsessing over them for so long! They're at the top of my wishlist!

    Cass | CassandraMyee

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