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Best Makeup Brushes for Finishing & Contour

Best Makeup Brushes for Finishing & Contour

When it comes to applying cream eyeshadow, synthetic brushes are my go-to as creams as natural hair brushes can soak up liquid and creams too much and produce either sheer or streaky results (and creams tend to necessitate washing often, and synthetics can take the extra washing easily).  I find a...

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Best Makeup Brushes for Brows & Detail Work

Best Makeup Brushes for Brows & Detail Work

This is the last post in my series on my favorite eye brushes, and it covers the more miscellaneous brushes for brows, detail work, and the like. These are the brushes I typically rotate through each and every week like clockwork (though there are more I use in a week, but these are the ones I'll...

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Hakuhodo S127Bk, S133Bk, S5523BBk, & S5521BBk Brushes Reviews & Photos

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Hakuhodo G511, B512, B116, S116 Face Brushes Reviews & Photos

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Hakuhodo x Sephora PRO Brush Collection Photos & First Impressions

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Hakuhodo x Sephora PRO Brush Collection Photos & First Impressions

Hakuhodo x Sephora PRO Brush Collection consists of five face brushes that are made out of synthetic fibers. All five are on the larger side and dense with a lot of spring/give (particularly the Large Teardrop brush, which seems almost floppy as the brush...

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Hakuhodo x Sephora PRO Brush Collection for July 2015

Hakuhodo x Sephora PRO Brush Collection for July 2015

These beautiful brushes feature an innovative synthetic bristle material—the first to benefit from exclusive technology—that creates a softer, fluffier feel with actual bounce while retaining the benefits of synthetic bristles. As a result, these brushes...

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Hakuhodo J004G & J242G Eyeshadow Brush Round & Flat Reviews & Photos

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Hakuhodo J004G & J242G Eyeshadow Brush Round & Flat Reviews & Photos

Hakuhodo J004G Eyeshadow Brush Round & Flat ($20.00) is a small, dome-shaped, flat eyeshadow brush made out of goat hair. The brush head is 10mm in length, 9mm in width, and 3mm in thickness. It had a total length of 145mm with a pinched, metal ferrule....

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Hakuhodo G5545, G5556, and J511 Brushes Reviews & Photos

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Hakuhodo G5545, G5556, and J511 Brushes Reviews & Photos

Hakuhodo G5545 Blush Brush ($48.00) is a rounded, flat blush brush made out of blue squirrel and goat hair. It's 38mm in length, 30mm in width, and 18mm in thickness. It has a total length of just under 7 inches or just over 17.5 centimeters with a pinched ferrule. Prior...

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