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MK-2 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-26
JAN/ISBN 2000000489896
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-2 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

      Mk-2 Powder Brush 4

      I love a traditional craft, so beautify. The hair material is very very soft. The product is bestest.

      HONG KONG
      WoW gorgeous! 5

      Brush on the skin is very soft and comfortable, hair is very dense. The handle is so beautiful, very energetic, I want to use it everyday.

      CANADA
      The most attractive brush ever 5

      Well well, this brush is so famous that I think I do not need to rave a lot about it. I was really seduced when first seeing its handle. The Maki-e technique of sakura blossom is very charming. The hair is as soft as touching a baby's skin. The only disadvantage is that it is suitable for people with normal to dry skin than others with oily skin.

      VIETNAM
      My HG Powder Brush! 5

      I'm completely blown away by this brush! This is the softest and silkiest brush I've ever experienced. It's beautifully crafted and truly a work of art. I've tried and tested similar brushes in other well known brands but this by far, exceeds them all. Functionally, it works like a dream. I normally set my foundation with powder and this brush's execution is on point - flawless and airbrushed. The handle provides just the right weight distribution which makes handling effortless. I'm really happy with my purchase and this is truly an investment piece. :)

      MALAYSIA
      Totally worth it 5

      This brush is not only aesthetically good looking but also performs its duty very well. The bristle are made from grey squirrel hair, which is very soft but not as delicate as blue squirrel. The handle is beyond gorgeous. Owning this brush is a great pleasure for any Japanese makeup brush lover.

      UNITED STATES

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