Showing posts with label Brushes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Brushes. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Zoeva Brush Review

Brush Zoeva  Affordable
Zoeva Brushes and Brush Belt
This rather huge haul was done few months back. I was hearing a lot of good things about their brushes so I boldly did a big haul from a company I never bought anything from before. Thankfully wasn't a flop. :)

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Brush Haul! Chikuhodo, Suqqu and a Little Pore Brush

Chikuhodo BL14-2, Z-2, Z-3, Suqqu Eyeshadow M, Chikuhodo RE10-1, and Pore Brush
Seriously. Brushes are my weakness! I had to haul some brushes since I purged quite a bit and also to replace my Suqqu M. This one better not break on me!! Anyways, I had to share these pretties!! :DDD

Monday, March 25, 2013

Suqqu Eyeshadow M Brush vs Fine Kalla KK-004

suqqu m fine kalla kyureido
Suqqu Eyeshadow M Brush vs Fine Kalla KK-004
 Part number two of my Suqqu/Fine Kalla brush comparisons. Like in the cheek brush post, I will start off by saying that these are not dupes.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

My Poor Suqqu Eyeshadow M Brush

Update: So they offered a replacement if I ship the brush back (they would reimburse the shipping). Because that's international shipping, a tracked mail is over 40 USD even with the light package weight. I assume the whole point of shipping it back is so that they can examine the brush. Since I've glued the ferrule back on, the brush can't be examined. I felt guilty and wasn't comfortable making them pay over 40 USD just for me to ship the brush back. I told the SA that the brush is functional so I will just keep it. So that's it. I am keeping the brush or purging it. Idk but I have to take care of it and they're not sending a replacement.

Like I've said in the original post, I really really recommend you don't do anything to the brush if you are seeking a replacement.

Woah. I deleted a chunk of content during last update but long story short, the ferrule fell off on my week old Suqqu Eyeshadow M Brush. It happens but it's not easy to deal with if it's international order. And it hurts because it's expensive and new. My bad luck!

If this happens to you with any brushes from serious brush makers, I would recommend not gluing yourself. I think I ruined what needed to me examined and I feel bad. I don't know if it's "acceptable" for an exchange anymore but it's my fault. Damn my impatience.

I'm hoping Selfridges will offer an exchange or replacement but I feel bad about that because I got the glue on the ferrule and handle. I don't know. I will see. I have a half a mind to purge this one and get another one. It still functions fine but I'm just not happy with what happened given the price tag for this brush.

I apologize for not so happy post but this is something to keep in mind when you are ordering from overseas to get this brush or other items. 

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Comparison: Suqqu Cheek Brush vs Fine Kalla Cheek Brush (KK-002)

suqqu cheek brush dupe
On the left: Fine Kalla Cheek Brush (KK-002) On the right: Suqqu Cheek Brush
Because Suqqu 2013 Spring Collection sucked me into a Selfridges haul, I got the Suqqu Cheek Brush. It was really THE brush to get for me. :) Now I can compare it to Fine Kalla Cheek Brush which I have mentioned here.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Fine Kalla Brushes Haul: KK-003 and KK-004

Fine Kalla KK-003 KK-004
Fine Kalla Brushes KK-004 on the left KK-003 on the right
Oh, hi. Long time no post. I just started a pt job because I was bored out of my mind and it doesn't hurt to have more makeup fund. ;) And it's totally kicking my butt. I'll post more soon enough once I get used to working. :) In the mean time, I bring a pic of pretty brushes. Fine Kalla brushes!! (Thanks to ducky for propping brushes up) Smaller one is KK-004 and the larger one is KK-003 They feel/look very promising! KK-004 definitely has a potential to be pointier once I wash/shape. I'm excited!!!

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Sneak Peek: Hakuhodo Brushes

I wasn't going to post but I had the pictures ready so sneak peek it is. :)

I splurged. Big time. I finally got some Hakuhodo brushes. These are what I got.

Hakuhodo blush brush
From top to bottom: Hakuhodo K020 and J5547

hakuhodo eye brushes
From top to bottom: Hakuhodo J246, J242G, and G5529BkSL

hakuhodo eye crease brushes
From top to bottom: Hakuhodo S146, J5523, and J146
These are fresh out of box/pre-wash pictures. In my individual reviews, I will take post wash pictures at different angles and include lots of comparison pics. :) You'll hear from me soon. :D

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Review: Real Techniques Expert Face Brush

RT Expert Face Brush
Real Techniques Expert Face Brush

Brush time! Again. Lol. I love brushes.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Review: NARS Small Dome Brush #12

NARS Small Dome Brush #12

I love NARS makeup, and I love brushes. So... NARS brush it is. :D I am also in serious need of small eye brushes so this definitely captured my attention. 

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Review: Real Techniques Fine Liner Brush

real techniques brush
Real Techniques Fine Liner Brush
A very short review. A straight fine liner brushes are my brush type of choice for gel/cream eyeliners. I find that they really do the jobs themselves when I am drawing a thin line following the shape of my eyes. If you like creating shapes or do a thick line, an angled brush might work better for that. For my purposes, fine liner brushes work the best as I lay it sideways and drag it on top of my lashes.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Review: Royal & Langnickel Silk Pro Complexion Brush BC185

royal complexion brush
Royal & Langnickel Silk Pro Complexion Brush BC185 
Here's another brush I like to use for foundation. Love!

Friday, June 29, 2012

E.L.F. New Brushes Review

elf Angled Blush Brush, Flat Eyeliner Brush, and Small Stipple Brush
From top to botter: E.L.F Studio Angled Blush Brush, Flat Eyeliner Brush,
and Small Stipple Brush

E.L.F has released few new brushes. I didn't get all of them but a few new ones along with old goodies like Blush Brush and Kabuki Face Brush. New ones I purchased are  Flat Eyeliner Brush, Angled Blush Brush, and Small Stipple Brush from Studio line, which I LOVE! I also ordered Mineral Powder Brush but they made a mistake so that one's on its way. :) Now on the brushes themselves!

Flat Eyeliner Brush is a small flat brush that would be ideal for tightlining or precise application of eyeshadow close to lash line as I like to do. Very soft. It's thin enough to use it for gel eyeliner unless you like super thin line.

Angled Blush Brush is a dense blush brush that is on the smaller side. It's small enough to work well as a contour brush. It's quite dense that it would be safer to start with lighter hand when applying blush and bronzer with this brush. Also it's not as fluffy as typical blush brushes due to its density. Very very soft brush.

Small Stipple brush is a very small skunk type brush. It is quite small so it's very nice to apply cream blush. It's on a dense side, and shorter bristles give enough stiffness to stipple foundation with it. But once again, it's quite small so it won't be quick job to stippling entire face of foundation with this. This hurts a little when I stipple but I haven't come across a stippling brush that's not pokey. It's not painful enough to bother me. Compared to Real Techniques stippling brush as shown in the pics, it's smaller and more dense. Bristles are a bit longer. It also hurts less than RT brush.

Here are the pics! :)