What are they made of?
The handle is made from bamboo, which doesn't take away from the earths resources, and it lasts forever. The metal on the brushes are made from recycled aluminum, and the bristles are Synthetic Taklon, so they are 100% cruelty free. I can tell you those bristles are so soft I can't even think of a way to describe them. They are all consistent as well in quality. The bristles are well held together, and I have yet to have an issue with them applying makeup unevenly. (My bareMinerals kabuki Brush would have issues with picking up more powder on one side because the bristles were slightly uneven.) Anyone who has put on makeup knows what uneven application looks funny, and can be hard to correct with foundation if you have a foundation that matches your skin tone well.
|This brush is so fluffy and soft. it's a great all over application brush.|
How easy are they to clean?
I have washed all of my brushes with baby shampoo and warm water. It removes the pigment/makeup from them, and leaves them super soft. They are like new even after many uses. Even after being cleaned so much, I have yet to have any bristles fall out. I'm sure you know what I am talking about. You are putting on your makeup, and a bristle falls out, and taking it off your face means restarting all of you makeup. It's frustrating and is a hassle, so the fact I found brushes that work without that issue, I am super happy about that.
|My current brushes.|
The prices range from $3 to $10. They also come in sets, Like one that I got that included 5 brushes and a case for $11. They come in great deals if you get sets, because you usually end up with multiples of eye brushes which are great for applying multiple colors. If you start with a set you also get a few brushes to start your collection with, which you can use and decide if you love them before making any type of a huge investment.
I would recommend these brushes to anyone looking for some cheap, simple, and eco-friendly brushes. They do a great job at what they are supposed to do, and on top of that, they do it well as long as you have the patience to learn how to use each of them correctly, or use them in a way that suits you.
PS: Cute make up pouch found at Mushy Bug