Chikuhodo x Beautylish Holiday 2016 Sakura Brush Set Review, Photos, Comparisons

Chikuhodo Sakura Set (Beautylish) ($245.00) includes six brushes that come in a brush roll with a zippered pocket and several slots for brushes that ties together for traveling. They have shorter handles than some might be used to, though they are in line with most Japanese branded brushes (and are consistent with Chikuhodo’s Z-series). The brushes feature a metallic red ferrule and a glossy red handle with cherry blossoms.

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Chikuhodo Holiday 2016 Sakura Set (Beautylish)
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The Sakura Collection 2016 by Chikuhodo x Beautylish

The Sakura Collection 2016 by Chikuhodo x Beautylish
The Sakura Collection 2016 by Chikuhodo x Beautylish


Six exquisite limited edition brushes – designed by us and handcrafted by Japan’s master brushmakers. Each set includes a specially designed travel case.

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Now available for pre-order

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The Sakura Collection 2016 | $245.00 | Limited Edition

  • Powder Brush Perfect for your favorite loose powders and ideal for any skin type.Handcrafted of Saikoho goat hair.
  • Cheek Brush Designed to bring out the best with your blush, bronzer and highlighters. Handcrafted of Saikoho goat hair.
  • Foundation Brush Developed specifically to deliver flawless coverage with any liquid or cream foundation. This brush is also ideally suited to work with cream contour. Handcrafted of Saikoho goat hair.
  • Blending Brush The flat edge lays down color while allowing you to blend product with a soft touch. Handcrafted of Sokoho goat hair.
  • Lip Brush The crisp edges delivers full coverage and precise lines. Also suitable for applying concealer. Handcrafted of synthetic fiber.
  • Brow Brush This dense, flat brush is ideal to blend powder or pomade brow products. Handcrafted of Water Badger hair.

Chikuhodo Noel Collection for Holiday 2015

Chikuhodo Noel Collection for Holiday 2015
Chikuhodo Noel Collection for Holiday 2015


Two limited edition brush sets from Chikuhodo, just in time for the holidays.

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The Details

Noel Collection Lumiere Brush Set | $300.00 | Limited Edition

This limited edition Noel Collection Lumiere Brush Set is made of seven beautifully handcrafted brushes that feature gold handles with a delicate, silver star design and are made with various types of 100% natural hair. This set includes:

  • Powder Brush (167mm) / Gray Squirrel
  • Cheek Brush (148mm) / Gray Squirrel
  • Eye Shadow Brush Large (133mm) / Gray Squirrel
  • Eye Shadow Brush Small (126mm) / Gray Squirrel & Weasel
  • Brow Brush (122.5mm) / Racoon
  • Shadow Liner Brush (121mm) / Weasel
  • Lip Brush (141mm open/87mm closed) / Weasel
  • Gold Pouch

Noel Collection Rose Brush Set | $120.00 | Limited Edition

This limited edition Noel Collection Rose Brush Set is made of four beautifully handcrafted brushes that feature a glimmering, rosy pink ombré handle design and are made with 100% natural goat, pine squirrel, and weasel hair. This set includes:

  • Powder Brush (155mm) / Goat
  • Cheek Brush (150mm) / Goat
  • Eyeshadow Brush (130mm) / Pine Squirrel & Weasel
  • Lip Brush (141mm open/87mm closed) / Weasel
  • Pink Pouch

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Chikuhodo x Beautylish Sakura Brush Set Photos & Comparisons (Plus, First Impressions)

Chikuhodo x Beautylish Sakura Brush Set ($215.00) is a five-piece brush set created as a collaboration between retailer Beautylish and Japanese brush maker Chikuhodo (see reviews here). I haven’t had much time to use the brush set, so these are first impressions (and may be the only “review” I’ll write-up, as these are almost sold out). All five brushes appeared very even across the edges upon arrival, and the brushes are incredibly soft, with the exception of the Detail brush, which isn’t scratchy but comes to such a fine point that it is a firmer brush so you’ll want to use light pressure when working with it. The price point is higher than your average brush set but seems in line with the pricing of most handmade, Japanese brushes, if not a little cheaper. The handles have cherry blossoms cascading vertically, and I tried scratching at them with my nails, and none of the sheen or color flaked off. Three of the brushes (Powder, Crease, Detail) are shapes that I don’t find my collection, so that was a nice touch. I’m not sure about the usefulness of the crease brush, but I’m certainly game to give it a try. I think the best brush in the collection is the Cheek brush, with the Powder and Shade brushes right behind it.

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Chikuhodo x Beautylish The Sakura Collection Brush Set for Summer 2015

Chikuhodo x Beautylish Brush Set
Chikuhodo x Beautylish Brush Set

Beautylish has partnered with Japan’s legendary brushmaker Chikuhodo to release the first ever Beautylish collaboration project called The Sakura Collection. The Sakura Collection is a five piece brush set designed by Beautylish and handcrafted by Chikuhodo’s team of artisans in Japan. Each brush is made of the softest natural hair and constructed with a makie handle featuring cherry blossom design inspired by the Japanese tradition of sakura. The set includes two face brushes and three smaller brushes for eye and detail work with everything you need to complete an entire look. This limited edition brush set will launch on July, 2nd. The brushes will be available to ship worldwide.

Chikuhodo GSN-04, GSN-08, GSN-11, GSN-16 Brushes Reviews & Photos

Chikuhodo GSN-04 Highlighting Brush ($64.00) is a medium-sized, domed brush that narrows as the base and flares upwards towards the upper third of the brush before tapering and rounding at the edge. It is made out of a mix of gray squirrel and goat hairs. The brush head is 37.5mm in length, 27mm in width and thickness at its widest point. It had a total length of 7.25 inches / 18.5 centimeters with a lightly pinched, metal ferrule. I think for most people, this is going to work better as a blush brush than a highlighting one, as it is larger than the average highlighting brush. I think it is too rounded and dense to be the best highlighting brush as well, but it does work for diffusing and blending out a highlight or for applying more of a highlighting blush where the area of coverage is larger. It is a moderately dense brush with light spring so it can be swirled and swept across the skin in all directions. The hair felt fairly soft, though at this price point, it could have been a bit softer, I think. For blush, it worked well for applying color, diffusing and blending out the applied color, and it made short work of the process.

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