The J5523 is billed as a MAC 217, only better. My 217 is ancient, and apparently the brushes were better back then, I’m hearing? I’ve not had any shedding, it’s lasted me for years. But until I tried the J5523, I never realized that it can be a tad rough. The J5523 is DEFINITELY softer. Which is a good thing on your delicate eyelids.
With the J521, I wanted an eyeliner brush that was thinner and more precise than the old LORAC one that I use most of the time. And, yet, I still have trouble getting a thin line. I need to work on my technique!
So that was my modest haul. I really believe in having good tools for your makeup. If I invest so much in the products, may as well use good tools to apply them!
Next up, I really want a Tom Ford cheek brush, but saving up is necessary!
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