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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…

Wayne Goss Launches Aniversary Brush Set

Just in time for the holidays, beauty vlogger Wayne Goss has launched a limited edition 8-brush anniversary set for $225 at Beautylish. What’s the anniversary of? His first breakthrough brush set, of course! That set, which brought a more Japanese makeup brush style to the mainstream, went like gangbusters. This also Japanese-made brushes include an […] Read more…

Breaking: Kylie Jenner Uses Artis Makeup Brush

She’s just like us! Kylie Jenner, the 18-year-old member of the Kardashian Klan, appears to be a fan of the Artis makeup brush line. The beauty-net has blown up with this important breaking news: Kylie used a $72 Artis Elite Mirror Oval 10 to rub some moisturizer in the face of her assistant, Victoria, during […] Read more…

What is the *Very* Best Foundation Brush?

Finding a good foundation brush should be so simple, right? But if you’ve ever had difficulty finding a foundation brush that works great for you, take comfort: you’re in good company, and there’s a legitimate, logical explanation for all the frustrating trial and error. First of all, there are tons of different types of foundation […] Read more…

Finishing School for Makeup Brushes

When beauty lovers say they are shopping for a “quality” makeup brush, that can mean a lot of things. Usually, it means they want a brush made out of high-quality materials that perform well and are put together in a way that will stand the test of time with repeated use. For many years, shoppers […] Read more…

A Colorful Makeup Brush Set For a Technicolor Spring

Spring is coming! Spring is coming! If you couldn’t tell from Katy Perry’s Technicolor Super Bowl performance last night, you can look for proof in these delightful and colorful brushes from Sephora. The “Different Strokes Brush Set” retails for $54, which isn’t exactly cheap — but it’s also not expensive relatively speaking. Pink, apricot, sunny […] Read more…

RSVP for the Wayne Goss Holiday Brush!

The Wayne Goss Holiday Makeup Brush, which is sold exclusively at Beautylish for $85, is accepting reservations for a December 12 seasonal launch. The brush launched last year as a limited edition item, and it was popular enough that it’s making a comeback. Wayne Goss’ full makeup brush collection, which retails for $210, is on […] Read more…

10 Best of the Best – Makeup Brush Sets

What is the very best makeup brush set on the market? To be honest, answering that question depends a bit on your budget. The most expensive brush set on this Best of the Best list is $650, with the most affordable full set coming in at $8.55 on eBay. And there are several brush collections […] Read more…

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