Archive of ‘Care & Cleaning’ category

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…

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…

The Mom Who Launched A Makeup Brush Line


Women can do some pretty creative things to support a stay-at-home lifestyle sometimes. In the case of Paula Pokora, of Cheltenham (a spa town in the U.K.), that involved launching a makeup brush line, Nanshy. The name is a take off of some cute babblings from the mouth of her son, Dominic, who was a […] Read more…

Hall of Fame: The Sonia Kashuk Flat Top Multipurpose Brush


Not every MVP has to be a M-A-C. Nor does it have to cost an arm and a leg. Case in point: The Sonia Kashuk Synthetic Flat Top Multipurpose Brush – No 04, sold exclusively at Target. The current price is $15.79. (Which is actually an increase from its original $14.99 and shows people are […] Read more…

Warning: Graphic Studies of Makeup Brush Bacteria


Most women simply do not clean their makeup brushes. On a routine basis. Or at all. Even the experts over at Vogue know it. In an article titled “The Dirty Truth,” brush experts said they know women aren’t cleaning their brushes. Although Manhattan dermatologist Julie Karen, M.D., told the magazine there are plenty of reasons […] Read more…

My Story


MY STORY Necessity (Really) is the Mother of Invention Hi! My name is Sarah Webster, and I’m the inventor of My Brush Betty’s premium makeup brush cleaning kit and line of products. Like many inventions, this one happened sort of by accident. But as the old saying goes: Necessity is the mother of invention. Back […] Read more…

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