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How to Use Those Spoon-Like Oval Brushes for a Full Face of Makeup

They're those tools you're seeing all over social media.

Beauty tutorials are big on YouTube — a search for "makeup tutorial" and "hair tutorial" yields more than five million videos. In this weekly series, we put a mix of popular and under-the-radar tutorials to the test and show you what's best.

Those spoon-like oval makeup brushes have been around for a few years now — and because they're so unusual (and pretty!), they're constantly being promoted on social media. Makeup vloggers love them, but the rest of the world still seems a tad confused. Enter this super-simple tutorial from YouTuber Nicola Jade Makeup demonstrating how to use oval makeup brush for every step of your makeup routine.

Using a full oval brush set, Jade goes through every step in her makeup routine — from face to eyes to lips — and shows how the oblong tools make for optimal control and help blend makeup seamlessly. It doesn't hurt that she also has a soothing accent to guide you through the whole process, either. 

Watch the full video below:

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