Archive of ‘Fibers’ category

Warning: Graphic Studies of Makeup Brush Bacteria


Most women simply do not clean their makeup brushes. On a routine basis. Or at all. Even the experts over at Vogue know it. In an article titled “The Dirty Truth,” brush experts said they know women aren’t cleaning their brushes. Although Manhattan dermatologist Julie Karen, M.D., told the magazine there are plenty of reasons […] Read more…

New Rihanna Brushes From MAC


Expect more celebrity-endorsed makeup brushes as the makeup brush industry continues to develop more materials and styles. Today, MAC Cosmetics unveiled Rihanna’s new #RiRiHeartsMAC Fall collection, which includes several unique brushes. It’s available at MAC Cosmetics, in stores & online! The blush-pink handles bear Rihanna’s signature in a deep pink. The ferrules are a pretty […] Read more…

One Beauty Blogger’s Makeup Brush Obsession


“Be-wa-re, do not try to do this at home.” So says Sonia, over at the blog Sweet Makeup Temptations. Her passion for makeup brushes is legendary. The self-described “brushpeologist” has a collection that is very Japanese in origin and so large that she just dedicated an entire dresser to her collection. It also happens to […] Read more…

Hall of Fame: M-A-C 217 Blending Brush


The My Brush Betty Hall of Fame is reserved for elite makeup brushes, and the M-A-C 217 Blending Brush has earned its spot. The 217, which retails for $24, is one of the most highly reviewed, and most frequently reviewed, makeup brushes of all time. It’s also highly versatile, which makes it a good investment. […] Read more…

Behold: Art on a Stick


Follow my blog with Bloglovin The makeup brush industry is exploding with creativity. Innovative cruelty-free synthetic fibers (which are more hygienic and hold their shape better than naturals) have inspired new displays of traditional and exotic patterns. Non-ferrous ferrules sporting a new range of finishes, from matte to high gloss to pick-your-color, have taken center […] Read more…

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