Archive of ‘Aluminum’ category

29 New Brushes, and Cruelty Ain’t One

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Urban Decay has spun 29 new UD PRO makeup brushes from recycled plastic bottles. That puts these brushes in the fancy class of advanced new synthetic brushes I’ve written about before. We give UD a thumbs-up for some smart marketing info here, too: “The brushed gunmetal handles are made from recycled aluminum, and the super-soft, […] Read more…

Do Some Color Warpainting With the Master

Oh my. One little mention in Allure, and you get all backordered and sold out beyond belief. All hail, the power of the ladies mag. Or, maybe it’s just those fantastic colors. In any case, the Sonia Kashuk Limited Edition of 10 brushes in honor of British artist Linda Mason is being sold exclusively at […] Read more…

Real Techniques Gets Some Disco Metallic Brushes

Hi Ladies! The popular Real Techniques brand has launched a new metallic look — which feels very Abba Gold-disco — with a few new (and funky) toe shapes. Being sold exclusively at Ulta in the US and Boots in the UK, the new metallic Bold Metals Collection by Real Techniques is quite reminiscent of a […] Read more…

What is the Very Best Makeup Brush Brand?

“What is the very best makeup brush brand?” This is a common question out there in the beauty-sphere. But the answer is a little more complicated or convoluted than most consumers might realize. That’s because virtually no cosmetic brands manufacture, or make, their own makeup brushes! And virtually no makeup brush manufacturer makes one brand […] Read more…

Where Have All The Ferrules Gone? To the Land of Toothbrush-es Every-one …

We have noticed an interesting trend blooming, just like the spring flowers we hope to see soon. More and more brushes, it seems, are coming to market without the grip of metal ferrules, which are typically made of aluminum or brass, around their waist. While you might say this is a kabuki-inspired trend, it also […] Read more…