This powder brush was recommended by Mel Thompson, so I decided to give it a try, since I was looking for a fluffy powder brush that wasn't too dense. This brush is perfect. I actually purchased two - I use one for my finishing powder, and another for my bronzer. It blends both well, and is soft and just fluffy enough to distribute powder yet not too dense to give me "cake face". It doesn't shed much, which is always a plus.