- Head: 5 cm H x 4.4 cm W x 4.4 cm D (2 in H x 1.75 in W x 1.75 in D)
- Handle: 15.2 cm L (6 in L)
Review & Usage
Marc Jacobs The Bronze Bronzer Brush No. 12 is probably the largest, fluffiest brush I have in my collection! The head is so huge and full of feathery soft synthetic, antibacterial hair. The black shiny handle has a nice weight to it but is still well-balanced and easy to hold. The dome-shaped is dense and tapered all around so you have the “wide” side to cover larger areas of the face and the “narrow/tapered” tip to cover smaller areas.
When I say feathery soft, I mean it. I could go so far as to comparing it to “cloud” soft but since I've never touched the clouds before, it's better I settle with feathery. ;D It just feels unbelievably amazing on the skin. I could go on and on about how insanely soft it is but I think I've made my point. ;D
The brush was designed to be used with Marc Jacobs' own O!Mega Bronze bronzer (which I have and love) that comes in a really huge pan, so it makes sense why the brush is so big. Due to the size, it is best used to apply powder “all over” the face (as well as body) to give the skin a warm glow overall rather than concentrating on one small area. It is not meant for precision work such as contouring but if you pinch the tip just slightly, it can work, too.
The fluffy and bouncy hair picks up and distributes the powder perfectly. The result is always well blended and simply seamless. Besides bronzer, you can use it to dust your favorite setting/loose powder in sweeping motions, too. You can also use the very tip to apply a highlighter to the apples of the cheeks for a delicate glow. This brush, despite the size, is a lot more versatile than one might think at first glance.
It washes well and hasn't shed a hair since I've had it (more than a year now). It comes with a steep price (and you may be hesitating) but trust me, this brush is worth every penny. There is a reason why it gets 5-star reviews on Sephora website! :)