Luxie Rose Gold Small Angle Eye Brush 215 Review and Photos
I received the Luxie Beauty Rose Gold Small Angle Eye Brush 215 as part of my July Ipsy Glam Bag, so I was eager to find out if it was any good or not. So often I have purchased brushes, only to be disappointed and hardly ever use them again, so I was half expecting to be the same with this one.
First off, it is a nice looking brush with a pretty pink handle and rose gold ferrul with a nice firm, but soft brush head made from cruelty free synthetic bristles. In fact, the whole brush is 100% cruelty free, paraben free and vegan and retails for $13.50 USD.
The density of the brush is very compact and firm so it gives a very precise line. It is also coated with a revolutionary solution that keeps bacteria from building up. I tried this using eyeshadow as eyeliner and it worked really well. I got a very clean line that was easy to get close to the lashes as the brush is very thin. Also, it did not drag against my eye, or feel rough. I also tried it with gel liner and it worked equally well. As this is marketed as a multi-use brush and suggests using it as a brown brush, I did just that. I use Anastasia Beverly Hill DipBrow Promade and usually use the ABH no #14 brush. However, the Luxi #215 performed very well and would be a good alternative. I still prefer the ABH for this application as it has the advantage of a spoolie on the other end.
After several cleanings, the brush has not lost any hairs and I am very impressed by the quality and usage of this brush, so much so, I was thinking of buying a whole set from the range, however, I have now found that the handle is coming loose from the ferrul.
This is super annoying as I really love this brush and this makes me think it is not so well made. You can see in my quick and dirty video how much the handle moves and this is only after a week of minimal use. I am going to pop some glue on it and hope it holds together, but I really don't think I should have to do this. I have many other brushes and have never had this happen before, be they expensive or cheaper brushes.
So, I am very torn with my review. I so want to tell everyone it is a great little brush because it really is, but I cannot, in all honesty, recommend a brush that starts to fall apart after such a short time. Maybe I just got one from a bad batch, or was just unlucky to get the one brush that is not perfect, but it has put me off ordering the set I was originally intending. Oh well, I guess it has saved me the $60+ I would have spent, but bad news for Luxie Beauty.