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LES MINIS DE CHANEL Mini Brush Set, $125.

(The-Election-is-Not-Even-Over!) 2016 Holiday Makeup Brush Set Guide

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It may be difficult to focus on things like limited-edition, holiday makeup brush sets while the state of the United States government swings in the balance, but the 2016 election will be over soon—and life must go on! If you were not aware, the last three months of the year are *the very best time […] Read more…

Brush Watch! INSTYLE’s Big Brush Spread

Don’t you love when your big fat ladies mag shows up in the mail! What treats inside! Spring is coming! Spring is coming! Anyway … InStyle dedicated FIVE pages to makeup brushes in its March issue, featuring the lovely Nicole Kidman on the cover. Highlights: Page One Beauty Shot of brushes – no real information. […] Read more…

A Lesson in Kabuki (Brushes!)

So-called “kabuki” brushes have become pervasive in the cosmetics industry. But if you shop around, you may find yourself wondering: What is a kabuki brush anyway? Historically, it was easy to identify a kabuki brush by its distinctive appearance: A cosmetic brush that had a short stem, or ferrule, with a flat bottom that allowed […] 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…