Pirouette 100% Cruelty-Free Brushes Review

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Pirouette brushes are made by animals-lovers, for animal-lovers! The founders, Nika and Nina, created the line as an alternative to brushes made from animal hair. Pirouette uses not only synthetic, vegan, and 100% cruelty-free bristles, but they’re made from 100% taklon fibers. This means they’re ultra-soft! They also don’t shed as much as other synthetic brushes.

I’ve used these brushes for the past few weeks, and I’ve been very happy with them! I tried the Gold 10-piece set.

Some quick things to consider:

  • These brushes really are soft.
  • They haven’t shed a single hair since I’ve had them.
  • They come in a travel-friendly vegan leather pouch which is soft and good quality.
  • Each brush is unique and smartly-shaped.
  • My only gripe? The handles are a bit too light-weight for me.

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The Face Brushes

P02 Powder Brush: Big, fluffy, very soft, perfect for setting powder.

P04 Blush Brush: My favorite of the set. You can tell this a bit in the picture above, but it’s slightly flat and has more of a dome shape. Great size, precise, can multitask for contour.

P03 Duo Fiber Stippling Brush: This is the only brush in this collection that didn’t work for me. I prefer shorter stippling brushes, since I only use them for cream blush. However if you apply foundation with a stippling brush, I don’t think this one will disappoint you.

P06 Highlighting Brush: Another winner, perfect for highlighter. It’s dense and packs up enough product, and it’s small enough to have control and deposit the highlight exactly where you want it.

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The Eye Brushes

P14 Angle Brush: My favorite of the eye brushes. It’s such a fine, precise shape and it’s also fairly long and sturdy (see close-up picture below). Works well with gel liner. For those of you who use Anastasia Beverly Hills Dip Brow, this brush is a great tool.

P15 Tapered Blending Brush: Blends well, a bit longer and less dense at the tip than the Blending Brush.

P11 Blending Brush: Good blending brush. I prefer the P15 for my smaller eyes. See below for a close-up shot.

P10 Detailing Brush: The tip of this brush is very precise. I’ve been using it as a super precise concealer brush, but the possibilities are endless for eye work as well.

P07 Medium Shadow Brush: Dense and flat, great to despot eyeshadow. Not too big and not too small.

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This whole set retails for $89.95, and Pirouette offers free shipping anywhere in the world. The price might seem high at first glance compared to other synthetic brushes, but you’re getting 9 ultra-soft, 100% cruelty-free brushes. Plus a brow comb which isn’t pictured above! Plus a vegan leather brush pouch that I’m obsessed with and I’ll be sure to use where ever I travel.

For the moment, you can only purchase these brushes as part of a set like the Gold 10-piece set. I really hope Pirouette makes them available individually, or in a way that would allow you to create your own kit!

  • http://aniqadreams.blogspot.com/ Aniqa

    I love this review! I came across Priouette brand a while ago, but the price is a bit high and I agree with you – I hope they will be available individually too.

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    • http://www.crueltyfreekitty.com/ Suzi

      Hey Aniqa! Glad you agree! Would be great to get them individually.