Restock your brush essentials with these crowd favourites and applying make-up has never been so easy

Although our trusty fingertips can get the job done, you never realise the benefit of a high-quality makeup brush until you test one out. Suddenly, that streaky foundation seamlessly melts into your skin, a blemish becomes invisible to the naked eye, and your eyeshadow is budge-free for hours. Click through the gallery to see our top picks of tools for resulting in flawless looking make-up:  

Tool time: 7 make-up brushes you need in your life