Archive of ‘Kabuki Brushes’ category

EcoTools Get a Facelift


EcoTools, which very well might be the sales leader in discount makeup brush sales, unveiled a new look for its new makeup brushes offerings this week. The four-brush, top-of-the-line “Complexion Collection” set goes for under $20.99. The EcoTools line appears to be sticking with its Hawaiian woodsy, earthy feel. But the new brushes have colorful […] 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…