To apply foundation, apply a little to the back of the hand and swirl around with brush, using back and forth sweeping motions apply all over the face. Use the same back and forth motions when applying powder. To sculpt with bronzer, use the side edges of the brush along the hollow of the cheeks. Beauty Tip: To maintain the beauty of the brushes and to help create a beautiful precision application every time regularly wash the brush hairs using the e.l.f. Brush Shampoo and Brush Cleaner Wipes.