23 Jul 2011

**CLOSED** Sigma F80 brush review and giveaway

**THIS GIVEAWAY CLOSED ON 6 AUGUST**

A few weeks ago now I applied to be a Sigma affiliate and was sent a F80 flat top kabuki brush.  I've been road testing it to apply my liquid foundation every day since I got it.

Here's what Sigma say about the brush: 

This exclusive flat top synthetic kabuki was designed to deliver a flawless makeup application. The Sigma Makeup F80 is a buffer brush that can be used to blend powder or liquid products. The short and dense bristles make it easy to buff your liquid foundation. The long handle adds comfort to your makeup application. The synthetic fibers are ideal to be used with liquid products and can be easily cleaned. Made of Synthetic Sigmax HD filament.



I've never used a brush like this to apply my foundation before - I usually use a sponge.  I tried a brush once, after hearing that using a brush is the best way to get flawless application, but it was a long time ago and it was just one of those stiff paintbrush looking ones from Avon and I wasn't impressed!

This brush is different from anything else I've tried.  The flat top means that you sort of buff and stipple the foundation onto your skin and because of this I've found the application really even.  I apply foundation to my face in dots and then go around my face buffing them in and joining them up.  I've been able to get both light and heavy coverage using the brush in this way.


I'm really pleased I got to try this brush as it has made a real difference to how my foundation looks on my skin.  The brush feels like good quality too - some of my much cheaper brushes shed hairs which is so damn annoying!


Sigma are offering one of my readers the chance to try the F80 flat top kabuki too, so please comment below if you would like a chance to win.  Make sure you're following with GFC then just comment with your email address or twitter name for contact purposes, nothing complicated! 

The giveaway will close on 6 August.  I will pick the winner using random.org and contact you for your address.  The brush will be sent out directly from Sigma.  

If you'd like to check out the Sigma range, click on the picture below - these brush sets are so cute - the pink or purple one is at the top of my Christmas list (yes, I have started my Christmas list in my mind!)


Good luck =)

56 comments:

  1. Please enter me!
    GFC: Rhiannon
    Email: rhiannon.price@live.co.uk

    I'd definately agree with you - I might just have to put one of those sets on my Christmas list too, even though it seems so early to be thinking about Christmas!
    I've also added your blog button to my side bar - have a look?
    R x
    http://beautyshewrites.blogspot.com

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  2. I've been wanting to try this brush as well..along with others from the company:)
    Please enter me as well.
    GFC:ct1980
    email:ct1980@hotmail.com

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  3. lovely brushes, I haven't tried them either.
    I follow as Nicole Top To Toe and email is urbandecayqueen@hotmail.com

    Thanks! x

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  4. I'd love to try one of these brushes
    i follow as sarahseesall my email is sarah.w89@hotmail.co.uk

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  5. love it!
    gfc: xyoulovekarlene
    xyoulovekarlene@GMAIL.COM

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  6. Oh how exciting :)
    GFC: Jenna Suth
    jennasuth@hotmail.co.uk
    xo

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  7. my GFC name is Sparkles
    I'm sparkles on Twitter!

    I'm really getting into these sorts of brushes, for ages I was using a flat foundation brush and it never worked for me. I'm using a stipple brush right now but I'd really like to try a kabuki in this sort of style. Also I've always wanted to try Sigma brushes after reading about them so much on blogs!

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  8. Lavely jubbly :)
    GFC- Izzy
    izzyroxyoursox11@gmail.com
    please enter me xxx

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  9. please enter me! i loooooove sigma!
    email: misswoodster@Aol.com
    xxxxxxxxxxx

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  10. Very Exciting!! Please enter me :-)

    just.jen@hotmail.co.uk

    x x

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  11. I've heard good things about sigma brushes :)
    Enter please me i follow you through GFC as Neelam_90

    n_samplay@hotmail.com

    x

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  12. I'd love to try a Sigma brush!

    Please enter me :)

    sarah.parkins88@gmail.com
    @sarahlou88xoxo

    xx

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  13. Ooh I'd love a chance to try this! I've been using the sigma duo fibre brush for my liquid foundation, but it's not quite stiff enough. This one would be amazing!
    icecoldmakeup@gmail.com
    @icecoldlily
    xx

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  14. What a great opportunity. I'd love to be entered. Been after a Sigma brush for so long to try and never had the chance!

    email: tamsingraham@hotmail.co.uk
    twitter: titchtamsin

    xx

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  15. This brush looks so good, wish I had qualified for it when I signed up! Please enter me into this contest!

    cherry@cherrypieblog.com

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  16. I have never tried any sigma brushes so would love to win one!
    mybutterfly63@hotmail.co.uk
    @mybutterfly63

    xx

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  17. The brush looks great :D
    hareem_xoxo@hotmail.co.uk

    x

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  18. I've been thinking about buying this brush for so long. It really does sound like it's everything I'm after in a foundation brush, I'm kirstyvictoria on GFC, and my email is kv.taylor@hotmail.co.uk xxxxxx

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  19. I have always wanted to try this brush, enter me please :)
    beth_mcnay@hotmail.co.uk
    <3 xxx

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  20. I'm like everyone else, I really like to try this brush!
    email: thakitty90[@]gmail[.]com

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  21. Hi, would love to try this brush!
    I follow as merlo84 (which is also my twitter name).
    Email: meryl_reeves@hotmail.com

    xx

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  22. ooo wow gem, iv'e never tried anything from sigma..could i have an enter please lovely :)

    i follow as a hint of sparkle and the twitter is @raymos91
    sophz_raymo_x@hotmail.co.uk

    thanks lovely xx

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  23. Hi your blog is absolutely adorable and I've ejoyed reading some of your posts when I suppposed to be doing stuff at work hehe.
    I've added you as a follower and just noticed that your running this cool competition.
    GFG Thrifty Girl Loves
    email address gallivan4@hotmail.com

    please free to stop by my blog at http://thriftygirlloves.blogspot.com/

    Thanks,

    Amy

    ps/ loved the bootfair madness post. I've yet to bribe someone into helping me do one.

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  24. Hey! Wow! Iv never tried anything from sigma before :( i try to enter the give-aways on peoples blogs but have not won yet, everyone wants them :) they must be so fab! Id love the chance to own this :)
    GFC: tinkerbelldani
    Email: daniellejordanterry@hotmail.com
    twitter: @tinkabelldani

    thank you so much xox

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  25. i'd really love to try this brush, please enter me!

    gfc: sjmwell
    sjmwell@live.co.uk

    :) xx

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  26. Please enter me into your giveaway xxx
    gfc: ktitcumb
    twitter: kelly_cake77
    Email: ktitcumb@hotmail.co.uk

    xxxx

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  27. Please enter me, I've heard such good things about this brush!

    gfc: Kim
    Twitter: kim0019

    xxx

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  28. email : RobynGx@Hotmail.com

    Twitter: Robsxx

    Gfc: RobynGx

    i follow you on twitter and google friend connect :)

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  29. love it!
    gfc: paola lima
    paolalima_bbg@hotmail.com
    @paolamil

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  30. enter me please :)
    harpreet.bedi1@gmail.com

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  31. Please enter me Gem! :)

    Twitter; @sopheehanah

    e-mail; sopheehanah@hotmail.co.uk

    xoxoxox

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  32. this brush looks fantastic!
    please enter me
    GFC noradaisy
    noradaisy@gmail.com
    twitter noradaisy1
    noradaisy.blogspot.com thanks
    for some reason i cant post using GFC

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  33. Please enter me. twitter.com/ohjulez mmmjulez@gmail.com

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  34. This brush looks super lovely! Thank you for such a wonderful previewe/review honey!

    I'd love to be entered please? :)

    I'm a follower of your blog: Brittany Love

    My email address is: brittanylove@hotmail.co.uk

    Thank you very much!

    Love Britt xxx

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  35. I'm in dire need of a foundation brush!
    Such a cool giveaway:)
    I follow your blog with GFC!: Ruthie
    Email address: ruthie_b2@hotmail.com
    twitter: @Dr_acula__

    thanks xx

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  36. looks fab!
    eeevc@hotmail.co.uk
    xxxo

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  37. GFC-Sophiesdish

    Email - sophiesdish@hotmail.com

    I would love to try out that brush!

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  38. Awesome giveaway! Hope I win! :D

    GFC: Janinay

    ninmonster at rocketmail dot com

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  39. Hope i win so much!

    GFC: Baby Rodrigues
    bhcr2002@hotmail.com

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  40. oooo i'd love to try one of these!
    Twitter: @robynlee_88
    Email: robyn_m88@hotmail.co.uk

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  41. enter me please! i need one of these in my life and now i wont be receiving one in the incentive program the last remaining giveaways are my only hope xx

    GFC: Samanth19
    Email: xxsamxx1234@hotmail.co.uk

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  42. Those brushed look great!

    Email: alicek1993@hotmail.com

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  43. I've been dying to try this brush! Love to be entered!

    GFC: lmcane88
    Twitter: @budgetbeautyqn

    Lauren x

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  44. Please count me in, I'm already a follower :)
    GFC name: spider girl

    Love,
    Ana
    techiespidergurl at gmail dot com

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  45. Please enter me :)
    Email: pearpj@gmail.com

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  46. Please enter me! I'm already a follower and love your blog!

    Email: thebeautylexicon@gmail.com

    I've started my own beauty blog and love you check it out! Thanks!! xoxo

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  48. Fab giveaway!

    I am a follower :) My twitter name is @melovemakeup.

    Sophsterlicious@hotmail.com

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  49. Enter me please!
    GFC: Lucy
    Email: Lucynsno@live.co.uk

    Thankyouuuu x

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  50. ohhh I'd love to enter :)
    I follow as ButterflyBoo
    and my email's elizabethstone@hotmail.co.uk

    If you get a chance you could pop over to my blog, you got a mention on my first post hehe :)
    http://butterflyboo.blogspot.com/

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  51. This is awesome giveaway!
    GFC: hope
    email: kkralikk@gmail.com

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  52. These brushes are really different and I just use a cheapo one from Primark to apply mine so this would be great to try!

    GFC: Amy
    Email: amy_grogan@hotmail.co.uk

    Thank you xxx

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  53. Have heard so many good things about this brush .. its definately one i'd love to own!

    jasmine_lambton@hotmail.com

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  54. Oooh, this looks lush

    GFC: Marts
    Email: philshileyinn@hotmail.com

    Thanks xxx

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  55. Great Review, if I don't win I think i'll buy it anyway:D

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  56. I follow under Comme3pommes (GFC)
    My email is ohhhcomme3pommes@gmail.com

    Thanks for this giveaway and review ;)

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