I just received the brushes yesterday. My first impression, the bamboo handle is pretty, it's soft like a kitten, the size is just nice for a travel kit and the bag is small.
I'm not kidding when I say the bag is small. Eventho it could fit all the brushes, however it's kinda tight in there. Personally I prefer brush roll.
I washed the brushes last night and I noticed no shedding occured. It cleaned up easily. Since it's small, it dries up pretty fast too. Three of the picture above shows the brushes right after 'shower'. You can see that the baby kabuki is not that dense. The other brush however is dense enough for its purpose.
I used the brushes this morning, and I gotta say, I'm not that impressed. I think the brushes is just okay. Oh ya, the baby kabuki sheds 1 bristle this morning.
- Baby Kabuki brush - not good for applying mineral base/foundation, it won't buff the foundation nicely, however it work great for applying blusher.
- Mineral Powder Brush - works okay to apply mineral foundation, it is tapered, so it would reach eye and nose area. I think it would work for contouring too.
- Concealer brush - good one, just a lil too stiff to my liking.
- Eye shading brush - Not good for detailed application, but it works fine if you want to apply only one color. It works well for blending eyeshadow too.
Would I recommend? No, I would suggest E.L.F. Studio brushes instead.
Would I repurchase? Don't think so.
p/s: I might update this review if I found anything about this brushes that worth mentioning.
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