SMUDGER ONE

I was aiming for a very soft flat pencil that could deliver definition, with high intensity and with more precision than a round pencil. This Smudger One has more precision and draws a thinner and more neat line compared to the Pencil One. I love that I can apply a shadow so near to the Read More

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I am the girl with a zillion brushes and clearly not enough control, extreme when possible, often irrational, forever passionate, only occasionally wise but I'll always care about you.

SONIA G – THE PROCESS – PART 2

Part 1 was more about the making of the handles, here I would love to share a little bit more about the making of the heads, how I selected the materials and what motivated those shapes. I have worked closely with a Master Artisan, he was working on the shapes based on my designs, we Read More

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I am the girl with a zillion brushes and clearly not enough control, extreme when possible, often irrational, forever passionate, only occasionally wise but I'll always care about you.

SONIA G – THE PROCESS – PART 1

My blog has helped the Kumano manufactures to have more presence internationaly, it also helped other businesses around Japanese Fude (brushes) to kick start, I have never asked anything in return, never been paid for my reviews, when I started the blog I didn’t even know that I would one day be in PR lists and Read More

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I am the girl with a zillion brushes and clearly not enough control, extreme when possible, often irrational, forever passionate, only occasionally wise but I'll always care about you.

THE FUNDAMENTAL BRUSH SET

This set combines brushes that allow the application of a complete look, they are meant to fit any level of proficiency, for beginner to pro skills,  for every day or for bold editorial looks. The set includes 4 eyeshadow and 4 face brushes. Today they are only available as a set but they will also Read More

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I am the girl with a zillion brushes and clearly not enough control, extreme when possible, often irrational, forever passionate, only occasionally wise but I'll always care about you.

BASE ONE

I wanted to combine natural and synthetic bristles in a shape and a density that could work with both thin and thick liquids or creams, as versatile as possible. The bristles are quite short, it has firmness and density but it remains supple,  you don’t need to put a lot of pressure on the brush, it Read More

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I am the girl with a zillion brushes and clearly not enough control, extreme when possible, often irrational, forever passionate, only occasionally wise but I'll always care about you.

SCULPT ONE

The handle makes fan brushes  much more easy to use, specially to get a symetric application from one side of the face to the other! I thought there was a way to create the ultimate fluffy fan brush, that could still be useful and part of a daily make-up routine. The only way to go Read More

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I am the girl with a zillion brushes and clearly not enough control, extreme when possible, often irrational, forever passionate, only occasionally wise but I'll always care about you.

SCULPT THREE

This brush was designed to apply highlighter, or contour. Unlike other similar fans, this is really dense and directional, it will pick a generous amount of product and will be able to blend and work the products into the skin, they won’t be sitting on top of it but it will deliver a more polished Read More

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I am the girl with a zillion brushes and clearly not enough control, extreme when possible, often irrational, forever passionate, only occasionally wise but I'll always care about you.

WORKER ONE

Dyed saikoho goat bristles are extremely  efficient and remain very soft on the skin, they are ideal for a strong blender and I wanted the most efficient blender for a daily use. This brush is dense, it can be used as a laydown, as a blender or a crease brush. It’s also really efficient to Read More

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I am the girl with a zillion brushes and clearly not enough control, extreme when possible, often irrational, forever passionate, only occasionally wise but I'll always care about you.

CREASE ONE

This brush is shaped like a little candle flame, it’s directional and quite firm,  the dense base of the head makes it very stable during application and blending, the bristles move together, as a whole, so the control is optimized. HOW TO Roll the brush onto the product, tap off excess, place the tip in Read More

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I am the girl with a zillion brushes and clearly not enough control, extreme when possible, often irrational, forever passionate, only occasionally wise but I'll always care about you.

FACE TWO

I really love smaller face brushes, the idea with this Face Two is to give it as many purposes as possible,  blush application, bronzer or powder. It’s directional and quite precise but not overly dense,  it doesn’t feel like a thick mass on the skin, it adapts and moves easily around the eyes or the Read More

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I am the girl with a zillion brushes and clearly not enough control, extreme when possible, often irrational, forever passionate, only occasionally wise but I'll always care about you.