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I'm developing a love for brushes of all kinds.  I bought a few Hakuhodo brushes and they are amazing.  They are incredibly soft and my makeup glides on like a dream.  They have so many interesting shapes.  I can't wait to get the 103 and 142. I am really interested in creating a beautiful brush collection.  Show your brushes and share any cleaning and storage tips and let us know which ones are your favorites.

 

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@TraceyEB my best guess is they are going cruelty free - perhaps it is at the behest of the parent company, EL?

 

I have about half the TF brush line (cheek, cream foundation, bronzer, eye blending, concealer and shade/illuminate) and personally they aren't my favourite brushes, but I am not a huge fan of goat brushes.  I think when you find good brushes that suit your face shape, they are worth the investment, but between the material and the size, the TF brushes have never been ideal for me.

 

I personally think there are better brushes out there, but since Hakuhodo made these goat TF brushes, even when they are gone people will still be able to find close dupes for the shapes, if not the handles.

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Thanks so much for your insight, P! I've heard mixed reviews about TF brushes. This year, I want to learn more about the difference in materials and about Japanese brands (which can sometimes be overwhelming at first). Thanks again, @Mochapj!!

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Complete change of direction. How odd.

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Stephanie Nicole posted a comparison between the new/previous WG Face Set

 

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Looks like Sonia from Sweet Makeup Temptations has also done a comparison post on the old vs the new @MissPuff

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I love the wayne goss finishing powder brush! I wish they would bring it back perm. that way I would be able to gift a couple.

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This has only makes me want them more...must...stop...myself.

 

The new #10 looks very similar to the existing #2, but I guess this one is white goat vs squirrel? 

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There's a great comparison video on YouTube by Trisha from A Glittery Life.

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Thanks for posting this @MissPuff. I have my eye on the fan brush especially.

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Looking for recommendations on brushes to use with a cream bronzer.

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I like the Real Techniques Expert Face Brush for cream bronzer. Since it's oval shaped you can apply narrowly but also use it to blend.

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Typically synthetic are viewed as better blending and use for creams and liquids.   I myself am looking for some nice quality synthetics with brass ferrules but haven't committed to anything yet.. 

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I'm so happy there's a thread for brush lovers!

 

I was wondering if you ladies and gents can help me out--there's a Polish company that sells makeup brushes that were made in Japan, but I can't seem to remember their name. I do remember that their prices were very reasonable!

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I did a search in Polish, and found Hakuro, Kozlowski, Maestro, and M by Maxineczka. Was it any of those brands?

 

I didn't know there was even a brand like this, that's very cool!

 

 

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@iris67 Omg! It's M by Maxineczka. I didn't even see your comment until today. So glad you replied and thanks so much!!

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@jominguez Awesome! Glad I could help Smiley Happy

 

Definitely come back with pics if you end up ordering anything from them! I am super curious what these brushes are like.

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@iris67 I'm waiting until they restock on the bundles Smiley Happy Then I'll definitely post here!

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New Wayne Goss face set, dyed all white? pure natural white. In the preview video, he said these are softer than ever...

 

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These are beautiful, but they are too expensive. I wish I have the budget to get themSmiley Happy some day, some day!

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I like the look of this set (shape and hair type) and i like WG brushes.  The only thing i dont like is the white hair ... so hard to keep them clean and take a bit of effort to wash them.  Oh well, maybe i can talk myself out of buying this because of the white hair Smiley Wink

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I would love to get but can't afford right now as I do love his brushes.