Archive of ‘Too Faced Cosmetics’ category

What is the *Very* Best Brush for Applying Mineral Makeup?


Mineral makeup — tiny particles of mineral, such as iron oxide or talc, that have been ground, milled or micronized — has become one of the most popular types of foundation on the market, and its sellers proclaim many benefits for the skin. But the finish you achieve with those teensy-weensy particles has a great deal to […] 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…

The Many Faces of The Too Faced Retractable Kabuki Brush


The Too Faced Retractable Kabuki Brush ($32) is one of the most popular kabuki brushes on the market today. It  features an exterior metal case, which appears to be aluminum, outfitted in a variety of pretty pink-ish designs, as seen above, as well as synthetic hair that Too Faced has branded “Teddy Bear Hair.” (We’ve emailed the company to find […] Read more…