Archive of ‘PBT’ category

LES MINIS DE CHANEL Mini Brush Set, $125.

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


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…

The Science – Yes, Science! – of Makeup Brushes


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…

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…

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…