COST: $5.50 for six
THE SKINNY: This is one of those inexpensive products that everyone can use. The Brush Guard makes plastic protectors for makeup brushes that you use when traveling or throwing brushes in the makeup bag in your purse.
Brushes easily slide into the plastic tube, which keeps the bristles from being battered during travel.
I never knew I wanted this until the sample arrived in a recent Birchbox, and what a cool idea. These are fairly inexpensive, too, considering how much makeup brushes can cost.
KEEP OR TOSS: Definitely keep.
CHECK IT OUT: These brushes come in sizes ranging from XS for a liner or lip brush to XL for a kabuki brush.
-- Tested by Shay