>BEST LUXURY MAKE-UP BRUSHES
* CLARINS, FROM €17
A compact range of high-quality goat-hair brushes, these cover all the bases you need for make-up application. Top marks for ‘The Brush’ a great kabuki brush in its own little case.
>BEST BUDGET MAKE-UP BRUSHES
* THE BODY SHOP, FROM €11.95
A brilliant buy. The soft synthetic hairs in these brushes are long-lasting and specially cut to be extra gentle. There’s a great mini-brush kit too.