Lindsay Ellingson Makeup application can be the most important part of getting your makeup to look flawless. There are so many tools and ways to apply that it's hard to figure out what's best. We have rounded up our favorite applicators and ways to use them, so no matter what you use for makeup, you can achieve a perfect finish to your look. From the beauty blender to the perfect smokey eye, click through to find out how to apply.

[Photo: Lindsay Ellingson using the beauty blender via Josh Wong]