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MK-1 Powder Brush / Chikuhodo Makie Series

Makeup Brush

16000yen
(17280yen Tax incl. in Japan)
Points You Earn 3% (480p)
Release Date April 17, 2015
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Product Details

Catalog No.NEOCHD-25
JAN/ISBN 2000000489889
Product Type Collectible
Label/DistributorChikuhodo
Material100% Gray Squirrel
SizeLength: Full 165mm Hair 52mm/ Hair Thickness approx. 22mm / Ferrule Width approx. 25mm

Description

Beautiful, colorful maki-e on Yamanaka lacquerware, a traditional craft of Ishikawa Prefecture.
Makie: a unique Japanese art and craft where patterns are applied in lacquer on the surface of a lacquered object. Before the lacquer dries, metallic powders in gold, silver, and other colors are sprinkled and set on the surface of the object. During the Momoyama period (A.D.1573-1615), objects decorated with maki-e made their way to Europe's nobility and royalty via missionaries who had visited Japan. Large volumes of maki-e were exported. It is this colorful maki-e that has been applied to the handles of these brushes by craftsmen using printing techniques. Enjoy your fill of a collaboration between the beauty of the completely clear, black lacquer and the gorgeous maki-e.

This powder brush comes with a traditional Yamanaka-nuri style maki-e on the handle. It uses the highest grade gray squirrel hair. Extremely soft brush for applying loose setting powder and pressed finishing powders. It's a large brush with soft and dense natural bristles that are domed. The dense head gives a flawless coverage that you would not achieve with a regular powder brush. Ideal for blending contour and highlight, also a great size for bronzer.
Usage: Powder, Finishing, Bronzer / Softness (degree 1-10): 9

Description in Japanese

MK-1 パウダーブラシ / 竹宝堂 蒔絵シリーズ

伝統工芸山中塗風の蒔絵を施しました。最高級の灰リスを使ったパウダーブラシです。

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      Customer Reviews

      Beautiful Brush 5

      MK-1 is more beautiful than the picture. Its shape is similar to MK-2 but I couldn't resist and bought two. It's pricey but so worth it because the hair is so soft and never feel scratchy on my skin. Love it!

      UNITED STATES
      Soft and Beautiful! 5

      The MK-1 is very soft and glides on the skin when applying powder. It does not irritate my skin. The artwork on the brush handle is a gorgeous and it makes be happy to look at it before I use the brush. It is on the expensive side, but is of high quality and craftsmanship, and to me, worth the cost.

      UNITED STATES

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