Too Faced Flatbuki Brush Review


One of my all time favorite purchases recently is the Too Faced FlatBuki Brush. I held off purchasing this for a while since I have so many facial brushes (kabuki and otherwise) it seemed a terrible waste to get another. After seeing the brush in person, purchasing it, and finally using it, I find myself asking, “How did you ever get along without this little brush?”

Jump ahead for a brief review on the Too Faced Flatbuki Brush!

With a mere $12.50 price tag this is probably one of thee cheapest (and perhaps tiniest) brush in my collection. I think it’s well worth a check out and purchase for the price as it multitasks at applying bronzes, blushers, powders, and shimmers perfectly onto your face with little to no work on your part. A quick tap and swirl blends color seamlessly on my cheeks.

The Too Faced Flatbuki is actually a smaller version of the regular Too Faced Retractable Kabuki. Mind you this isn’t retractable nor does it have the standard kabuki look or feel. The brush is a flat head and not as dense or round as many other kabuki styles. It’s flat, very soft, and lacks the density of a regular kabuki style brush. The flat head allows it to fit nicely onto the contour of cheeks and allows for a nice sweeping motion for blush application. I personally wouldn’t attempt mineral foundation with this style brush but for using with blushes, bronzers, or other powder it’s a winner.

The brush is particularly great for brighter blushes or bronzers as the bristles pick up just the right amount of color without overdoing it. You can gradually build color up without going overboard. The brush feels incredible on my face as the bristles are incredible soft. It sports a cute pink metallic handle with a floral motif which is particularly flattering if you’re a lover of girly pink bits and bobs.


I simply adore the brush and recommend snagging one especially with it’s inexpensive price tag. The only thing that can be annoying is it’s not particularly travel friendly and can get easily get crushed in your makeup bag. But hey that goes for any style kabuki brush or brushes in general.

Loves this!

Great value for a sweet little multitasking brush that makes makeup application a snap.

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100% Pure Glossy Locks Anti-Frizz Smoothing Hair Balm

Check out this cute set from 100% Pure:

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$24 bucks snags you three great products from 100% Pure in their first foray into styling products.

See more after the jump!

Count me curious about these. I’m a convert to 100% Pure after trying one of their makeup kits recently so I can get on board with good for you haircare product. This kit gets you three items for keeping hair under lock and ridding you of the evil frizz.

You’ll get 100% Pure Glossy Locks Anti-Frizz Smoothing Hair Balm plus 100% Pure Honey Coconut Milk Shampoo and Conditioner.

I wants. I need all the help I can get for Summer frizz with my wavy locks.

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Medusa Blush Review and Swatches

If you like your blush brighter, bolder, and full of energy you’ll likely love Medusa Blush.

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I’m all for different. I love bolder shades of blush and I’m not scared to use them. I personally think brighter shades are suitable for any skin tone so long as you use them subtly. With the Summer finally here (gorgeous day outside my office window today) a little pop of pink or orange is all in order for this Muse which is why I’m loving all over the two Medusa Blushes I recently hauled.

Jump ahead for the review.

Available exclusively in two shades for a mere $10 bucks each of these blushes are a huge size with plenty of pigmentation for your cash. Each blush has a very subtle shimmery finish and has a sifter with a bubble top for easy swirl and tap application. The two shades available are Georgia Peach and Dangerous Liaison. Out of the two it’s difficult to decide which I love more as both are gorgeous.

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Georgia Peach is a gorgeous peach with plenty of coral and orange. Completely flattering for Summer this shade is incredible on darker skin tones and lighter. A little sweep will do you so try not to over do it during application.

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Dangerous Liaison is a pure bubblegum pink which I also dub ideal for Summer. It’s a good deal less shimmery compared to Georgia Peach.

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Both blushes blend beautifully well and give just the right touch of color to cheeks. If you’re feeling courageous you can use these on your eyes as well.

Overall, the price, the pigmentation, and the colors are too good to pass up! Loves ‘em! I ordered these from www.medusasmakeup.com

They also carry a slew of other great items. So far I’ve been very pleased with the items I’ve ordered from them and look forward to checking out other items from Medusa.

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Shu Uemura Moyoco Anno Cleansing Oil

Moyoco Anno is a Japanese Manga Artist, if you like manga you make recognize her work from serials such as Flowers & Bees and Sugar Sugar Rune. Teaming up with Shu Uemura, Moyoco Anno recently released Shu Cleansing Oil featuring bottles designed by Moyoco Anno herself.

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Jump ahead for a peep!

Although Shu’s iconic cleansing oil remains the same, the bottles containing the oil get a sassy update with these limited edition designs.

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This bottle features vines and heart shaped flower petals and a design of a Tokyo kamon girl.

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This bottle features a Japanese pine tree inspired by the deep, austere green of the cleansing oil.

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One of my personal favorite bottles because of it’s pink color this one features a innocent kamon girl with cute cherry blossom-like design. The sweetness and innocence of the pink design are kawaii!

shu uemura ‘Moyoco Anno White Recovery EX+’ Brightening Cleansing Oil
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EX is my favorite cleansing oil and features a combination of traditional Japanese designs in purple and green!

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Lastly this biottle features a mix of monotone checkered patters and a Tokyo kamon girl amidst a spray of energizing orange.

Each bottle is whimsical, sweet and worthy of a peep. I was thinking of picking one or two up and when I’m through with the oil inside I can always refill after repurchasing my normal bottle of cleaning oil from Shu. I can’t help myself I’m a fan of manga and these are too cute to pass up.

Anyone haul?

Wanting to?

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Shu Uemura Art of Hair Sweepstakes

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Shu Uemura Art of Hair is hosting a sweepstakes with some of it’s Art of Hair products retailed at approximately $1680!

Holy Hair Batman!

Click after the jump to enter!

To enter visit www.shuuemuraartofhair-usa.com

Enter your name, address, phone number, and other necessary deets for your chance to be randomly selected to win The Shu Uemura Art of Hair grand prize. One winner will be selected randomly on July 6th however you’ll have to enter quickly as participants must be entered by June 30th for their chance to win!

You know how Shu does makeup now learn how they can do hair!

Good luck!

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