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The Science – Yes, Science! – of Makeup Brushes

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As I’ve written before, if you’re only familiar with the term “taklon” when talking about synthetic makeup brushes, then you really are shortchanging your beauty knowledge. There’s a whole range of advanced new synthetic makeup fibers on the market that are good not just with liquids and cream, but also with powders. And that news […] Read more…

Wil it Go-Go? Brush Medic’s Dryer and Sterilizer

Filthy, dirty makeup brushes are one of the dirtiest little secrets of the beauty industry — one for which there haven’t been fast, easy, thorough solutions. So it’s no surprise that beauty lovers, and acne-fighters, keep trying to solve this problem, especially for women with lots of brushes. My Brush Betty’s research shows that is […] Read more…

Synthetic Makeup Brushes Today – Not All Created Equal

Today’s synthetic makeup brushes are not your grandma’s stiff nylon bristles. So if you only know the name “Taklon,” it’s time to expand your beauty vocabulary. Today’s modern synthetic fibers, such as Tafre and Natrafil, offer excellent “pickup and payoff” of powder makeup, in addition to liquids and creams. For decades now, the conventional wisdom […] Read more…

Think Twice About That Colorful Makeup Brush Hair

In its “Best Beauty Buys” section of its March issue, People StyleWatch featured a pretty set of makeup brushes from Aéropostale at the low, low price of $9 for for four brushes! What a deal, right?! Um, maybe yes — but, then again, maybe not. The style of brushes in the set (three eye brushes […] Read more…