The 10 Best Cheap Makeup Brushes
Ready to get your brush on? We’ve got you covered from single brushes to full makeup brush sets and everything in between. Read on to find out what we think about the most affordable makeup brushes in Australia!
10. Tarte Cosmetics
Our Review: Besides looking super cute, these colourful brushes are vegan and naturally fluffy. One of our ultimate faves is their mermaid brush set!
Price Range: $AUD21 – $AUD55
Shop: Tarte CosmeticstartecosmeticsView Profile
128.1k likes – View Post on InstagramBlur, bake & set your makeup so it lasts all day with ZERO flashback using our shape tape setting powder 🤳 This baby is powered by Amazonian clay to adjust to your complexion’s needs, adding moisture to dry patches & mattifying oil. @ultabeauty #crueltyfree #rethinknatural #shapetapenation #doubledutybeauty #veganbeauty
9. BH Cosmetics
Our Review: These are some of the cheapest brands out there, and their fibres are especially soft. Don’t let the price fool you – this is the go-to brand for a lot of influencers and freelance artists!
Price Range: $AUD4.95 – $AUD39.95
Shop: Cosmetic CapitalbhcosmeticsView Profile
20.9k likes – View Post on InstagramIT’S FINALLY HERE! Welcome the anticipated Holiday Collection, Fairy Lights, to the BH Fam! Officially LIVE on site now! Shop link in bio🧚♀️✨ #bhcosmetics
8. MOTD Cosmetics
Our Review: Who says makeup is unethical? Hypoallergenic and fur-free, these brushes are PETA-approved, using only synthetic Taklon fibres. As a bonus, they’ve labelled their brushes with punny names so you never forget what they’re for!
Price Range: $AUD14.50 – $AUD38.14
Shop: Clean Beauty Marketmotd_cosmeticsView Profile
123 likes – View Post on InstagramNot supported
Our Review: Though a little on the pricey side, you can’t beat the wide variety of quality brushes to choose from. In case you didn’t know – they’re all waterproof and have a two-year warranty when you make a purchase!
Price Range: $AUD14 – $AUD137.20
Shop: MYQTsigmabeautyView Profile
3,136 likes – View Post on InstagramBrush Goals! 🙌 The @roxettearisa Roxstar Brush Set includes everything you need to create a #flawless makeup look. ⭐️ Did we mention these brushes are waterproof, cruelty-free and come with a free two-year warranty?! #SigmaxRoxette #sigmabeauty #sigmabrushes #roxettearisa
6. Sephora Collection
Our Review: Our favourite beauty shop has a nice selection of brushes! They have the best of both worlds, offering cheap options for beginners and high tier products for professionals.
Price Range: $AUD17 – $AUD129
Shop: Sephora & eBaysephoraausView Profile
1,365 likes – View Post on Instagram❄️Perfect palette for a festive christmas party look❄️ *ENTERS* our Arctic Eyes palette with a selection of 8 eyeshadows combining different colors and effects to make your eyes POP this holiday season. Plus, purchase any 4 SEPHORA COLLECTION Holiday items for the price of 3.* T&Cs apply. #TrendingatSephora
5. Elf Cosmetics
Our Review: We love that Elf guarantees minimal product fallout and clumping when applying with their brushes! They have light and dark-coloured brushes depending on your pigments.
Price Range: $AUD3 – $AUD149
Shop: Elf CosmeticselfcosmeticsauView Profile
194 likes – View Post on InstagramTFW you remember that e.l.f. is totally 100% #CrueltyFree 😍🙌 Perfect your base, sculpt your face, nail that highlight, and blend that shadow with our Precision Brush collection, Online Exclusive! . . . . . . . . #makeup #makeupaddict #elfingamazing #elfcosmetics #vegan #crueltyfree #cosmetics #plantbased
Our Review: Inspired by Japanese Kabuki fashion, this brand uses high-density fibre blends and wooden handles that are popular among makeup professionals all over the world.
Price Range: $AUD18 – $AUD21
Shop: Beauty ExpertjaponesqueView Profile
247 likes – View Post on InstagramDiscover our NEWEST makeup brushes and sponges now @walmart. Luxurious complexion brushes create flawless looks with professional results.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ *⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ *⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ *⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #JAPONESQUE #CreateBeauty #MakeupBrushes #MakeupObsessed #MakeupJunkie #Glam #Beauty #Walmart #WalmartBeauty
3. Morphe Brushes
Our Review: This brand is passionate about giving you the best blending experience of your life! While they have an extensive collection of brush sets, they also have tons of single brushes for sale.
Price Range: $AUD3 – $AUD225
Shop: MorphemorphebrushesView Profile
42.1k likes – View Post on InstagramLAST DAY TO GRAB THIS DEAL!! 🌹📣Our Rosé Baes Brush Collection is only $15 ($25 VALUE) till 11/24 (SOLD OUT IN AU, CA, UK & EU)! These BAES will blend you through it all! Shop this deal on Morphe.com + Morphe stores (US)! 🔥🔥 Tag a friend & let them know! 👇#Morphe #Deal #MorpheBrushes #BlendTheRules
2. Wet N’ Wild Beauty
Our Review: Choose between the essential brushes and the pro brush line in pretty hues of pink and white. They also have some of the lowest prices, so every purchase is a steal!
Price Range: $AUD2.27 – $AUD15.45
Shop: Crush CosmeticswetnwildbeautyView Profile
10.9k likes – View Post on InstagramEvery brush you might need, WE HAVE! Our @amazon 10-Piece Pro Line Brush Set makes you feel like a PRO in just one swipe!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #wetnwildbeauty #crueltyfree #beauty #makeup
1. Real Techniques
Our Review: The Chapman sisters are the beauty moguls behind the number one brush brand on our list! With years of experience in the industry, they’ve given us the perfect balance of affordability and high-quality. You’ll find everything you need in their collections of brushes, complete with tutorials on how to use them.
Price Range: $AUD16.99 – $AUD49.99
Shop: Real TechniquesrealtechniquesView Profile
32.4k likes – View Post on InstagramListen up, it’s playtime 🎉 The Artist Essentials Set has arrived! It’s time to experiment with those all important details and define your look. These are five brushes you can’t live without. #realtechniques
Brush Up Beautifully
Now that you’ve got our official list of the best brushes in the market, you’re ready to brush up on your makeup skills with the right tools. Just remember to follow our tips and we guarantee you’ll get amazing results every time!