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Health And Beauty Photoshop Brushes Set

In our previous releases we focused on icons and WordPress themes; however, there is a variety of further tools that graphic designers need on a regular basis; for instance, Photoshop brushes1.

Today we are happy to release Health and Beauty Photoshop Brushes: a free set of 67 Photoshop brushes ranging in resolution from 69 to 2463 pixels. The set is compatible with Adobe Photoshop 7.0, CS, CS2 and CS3 (you can use it in Photoshop Elements, Paint Shop Pro, GIMP and Paint.NET, too). [Content Care Nov/27/2016]

The brushes were designed by Silvia Bukovac Gasevic, the creative mind behind graphics-illustrations2, especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers.

Download the Set for Free! Link

Download the Set3 (.zip, 0.5 Mb)

Grunge Photoshop Brushes5

You can use the set for all of your projects for free and without any restrictions. However, it’s forbidden to sell them. Please link to this article if you would like to spread the word.


Motivation Behind the Design Link

As usual, here are some insights from the designer herself:

“It’s just another Photoshop brushes set, believe it or not. Some might say just that, and truly so. This may be just another Photoshop brushes set, but like anything else in our lives, it all depends on how you approach it and how you use it.

“As you will see, there are different shapes, subjects and topics covered in this set of 67 Photoshop brushes. The theme of this set is health and beauty. All of the brushes were created from scratch, and all of you, I hope, who do vector graphics from scratch will know and appreciate the work behind them. But what can we do? We all know what Smashing Magazine’s standards are and I wouldn’t dare to send Vitaly anything less than this.

My goal was not only to create a brush set that would help designers decorate or “fill in” their health and beauty-related artwork, but to create a collection of inspirational artwork; brushes that might be used as a starting point for times when the muse is not around and one just needs a bit of inspiration. What they are supposed to be is a little push, a starting point for those moments when there’s just a blank screen in front of you and a total lack of ideas. The idea was to enable designers to open the set in Photoshop, pick one of the brushes and start from there.

So, here it is. If you ever find yourself in a situation where you have to do some health and beauty-related design project (but not only that, of course), these will be really helpful. I hope I have achieved at least a little of what I aimed for with this set. It’s here for you to use, as always, with no restrictions at all. You can look for more on my site and I would be more than happy to hear from you. All of the sets are compatible with Photoshop 7.0 up to CS3, Mac and PC alike.”

Last But Not Least Link

We are constantly looking for creative designers and artists. You may not know it yet, but we may feature you in one of our upcoming posts.

If you would like to release a free high-quality font, a WordPress theme, Photoshop brushes, a Drupal theme, some wallpapers or an icon set, please contact us6. We would like to support you (both financially and with the broad readership of Smashing Magazine).


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  1. 1

    first, nice brush set

  2. 2

    wow first? :) nice brushes – stamps

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    third :P – nice brushes

  4. 4

    nice, great nice

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    5th …really nice

  6. 6

    Great Brush Set!

  7. 7

    great brushes..thank you!!

  8. 8

    Danke schön!

  9. 9

    I think the idea of brushes are a bit out dated, but thanks anyway

  10. 10

    oh i can’t seem to download it? do u think its cos i’m on a mac?? it just goes to a page full of random code and symbols

  11. 11

    nzdesignagirl try right click – save link as..

  12. 12

    hmmm…I love it . ;)

  13. 13

    Thanks ! It will be very usefull :)

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    Noam Web Design

    September 12, 2008 5:38 am

    Great! I would like to see more of these! Keep them coming!

  15. 15

    Wow, last? Great brushes. You can never have too many hats, scarves and brushes…

  16. 16

    WONDERFUL! I love it!
    Many thanks

  17. 17

    Loads of thanks.

  18. 18

    beautiful, many thanks!!

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    thanks a lot. it’s perfect timing ;-)

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    Make Design, Not War

    September 12, 2008 9:34 am

    Great, nice set. I see a lot of ways that these could be used in some nice designs – I especially like the more botanically oriented brushes. thanks :)

  22. 22

    Greetings all,

    they look very interesting but I am wonder did the Photoshop users append all of the Brushes which they have inside Photoshop?

  23. 23

    Is the download not mac compatible? I love the brushes and they would come in handy for a few projects.

  24. 24

    What typeface was used to write “Health and Beauty Photoshop Brushes Set”? (the red one, inside the image)
    Thank you.

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    Quinn Ianniciello

    September 12, 2008 3:27 pm

    I also can’t download it…. And when I do “save file as” it just downloads as a .txt document… (Mac) – Help?!

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    I am a mac user and had no problems with simply clicking the link – I got a save as dialog, recognized the file as associated with Photoshop. I’m using Firefox though, might be a Safari problem.

  27. 27

    cool collecton dude,,,,
    i’m new 2 dis site….
    i found many intrsting things…..


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    hey thanks for the tips – worked in firefox but not in safari!

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    Regarding my previous comment I guess the typeface is some kind of Myriad…

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    Hi, I’m on a mac, I tried to download it through Safari and Firefox but couldn’t, both times I got a screen full of numbers and symbols… help! I didn’t get a dialogue box.

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    Thanks for the useful related information, great brushes set

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    thx for nicebrushes, but next time put the file in some .zip or .sit format for easy download.

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    Wow . . .
    awesome . . . thats useful
    great info
    thx for nicebrushes
    thanks a lot

  35. 35

    I downloaded this but they will not install and I’m not getting run after save.
    Or at least, when I use the brush on it only shows the regular one line type that you can make thicker.
    PLEASE help.

  36. 36

    Nice brushes !!!

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    strange thing happening, when i’m downloading its not 3.1mb, it’s ~940kb and only woman brushes…

  38. 38

    Thanks a lot,

    restriction free brushes are always appreciated ;)

  39. 39

    It came in handy. Woot! :)

  40. 40

    thanks a lot………………..

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    wow… thanks…

  42. 42

    very nice, i will use it

  43. 43

    i loooooooooovvvvvvveeeeeee these brushes. Thank you!

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    GIVISION | Jiri Mocicka

    September 17, 2008 3:23 pm

    This seems to be good brushes.
    Lest supply any application where this brush will be use.
    Good work …

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    it’s very nice~~~
    thanks a lot~~~~看起來很不錯的樣子耶 ···但是好像下載不下來···

  46. 46

    Fab! thanks so much

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    nice brush set, thank you…

  49. 49

    Thanks, nice plant brushes. Will come in useful.

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    Lindos pinceles o que diga.., nice…

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    Podrias subir algún pincel tipo… art nouveau. brushes Of the style art nouveau

  52. 52

    wonderful!!! thanks a lot ^^

  53. 53

    Magnifique!!! Ce set est vraiment très réussi!

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    Mufeed Ahmad (Web Dsigner)

    November 13, 2008 4:03 am

    Hey ! Nice brushes

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    so cute

  56. 56

    it’s a nice brushes ….. i hope u’r by pleasure if i download it’s

  57. 57

    mi sembrano beramente bellissimi

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    non ho commenti da fare

  59. 59

    Beautiful, precise set of brushes, I am going to have a blast with them, Thankyou so much!!

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    It’s so nice to hear that and I am really appreciate it.
    Thanks for sharing. It will be really helpful.

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    Very Nice. Thank you

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    Thank you ^o^

  63. 63

    These are beautiful elegant brushes, I’ve really enjoyed using them as inspiration! Thank you for sharing.

  64. 64

    These are really nice! ‘Tis a great assortment. Thank you!


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    Ratko Nedovic

    March 28, 2010 1:11 pm

    Thanks for this great brushes.

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    Thanks a lot, i used your brushs for my logo! ^^

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    nice brush…thanks

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    sighs im having the hardest time. this is the first time i’ve downloaded things like this..ive unzipped files but i can’t get them to load in my adobe?? help :((

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    I do love these, thanks a bunch!

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    This is so wondrful thanx lot ! dear can you send me any background textures to make book covers? It will be very help ful for me and cheer’s!

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    best and super

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    creative work, reduces time

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    Thank you for your brushes!

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    Hi gang thanks for the help. Yeah, I know about the stetings in the brush creator. For some reason, even if tilt or bearing or whatever is turned on in the Brush Creator, it still doesn’t work. Same for the 6D pen.I’m putting my money on reinstalling the Wacom driver. Hopefully our tech guys will agree. Yes, Art Rage is pretty cool. Especially for $20! :)I just used it on a painting for the first time the other day, and it was really fun. And you’re right, the oil brush behaves a lot like the one in Painter. My only complaint is I like to use flat brushes, and the only shape in Art Rage is a pointed round.Yeah…the poor man’s version of oil paint in PS is the smudge tool. What’s so cool in Painter (and Art Rage) is that you don’t have to change tools to get the effect. It’s all in one. Paint and smudge in the same stroke. In fact, you can set it up so high pen pressure applies color, but low pressure smears. Very cool!


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