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The toe of the brush is cut diagonally and is slightly rounded in the shape of an arch so that the brush fits easily in the uneven surfaces of the face, including the area around the nostrils and the indent of the upper eyelids.
The brush picks up the right amount of powder to provide an even application on the face for a natural finish.
① This makeup brush in HABA’s original style is so easy to use. Even beginners can achieve a professional makeup result. Enjoy HABA’s high quality makeup items.
② HABA’s brush incorporates the high-performing fibers TAfrE® and Ag-TAfrE®, created with special technologies. With animal hair-like texture and excellent powder pick-up, the brush provides consistent makeup application. The antimicrobial function of Ag-TAfrE® also means the brush can be used in a constant clean state.
③ The handle of the brush fits comfortably in your hand and provides stability when applying makeup. An exclusive cap comes with the brush for convenient, portable use.
Size/ Total Length：Approx.11cm
5 Feature Points
① Eco-friendly material
Thirty-seven percent of TAfrE® fiber comes from a plant resource (corn) to reduce the environmental burden (for Ag-TAfrE®, the plant resource is 30%).
* Commercially available PBT brushes (synthetic hair) are made from 100% petroleum-based materials.
② Cuticles exquisitely treated
Exquisitely treated cuticles, which conventional synthetic fibers do not have, provide the same “pick-up and release” functions as those of animal hair.
⇒ Excellent in powder pick-up and application to the skin.
③ Unique crimp processed
Fibers are 3D crimp-processed in a manner similar to animal hair to add volume to the brush.
●TAfrE®: Spiral (spring-like configuration)
●Ordinary synthetic hair: Wavy (wavy line on a plane surface)
⇒ Volumized shape efficiently picks up powder.
④ PTT (polytrimethylene terephthalate) used
A material having polyester’s shape recovery properties and nylon’s excellent softness and stretchability.
⑤ Ag (silver-based inorganic antimicrobial agent) kneaded (Ag-TAfrE®)
The brush remains clean because Ag, which has been kneaded into the synthetic hair, exerts an almost permanent antimicrobial effect.
It will reduce the development of bacteria caused by sebum which accumulates from makeup application.
* HABA’s brushes, which use 50% Ag, demonstrate satisfactory results.
TAfrE® is a synthetic bristle developed in the quest for an animal-free product.
While animal hair is used widely in the cosmetics market, it has become difficult to secure because of concerns about the maintenance of hair quality and stability, as well as increasing concern for the protection of animals. This means future projections are for increasing costs and greater difficulty in securing stable supplies of animal-sourced bristles.
TAfrE® was developed to mimic squirrel bristle, which provides excellent usability, but is difficult to obtain.
Most commercially available synthetic hair is made of either polyester (PBT) or nylon only. TAfrE® is made of polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT), which features polyester’s shape recovery properties and nylon’s excellent softness and stretchability compared to other synthetic fibers.
<How To Care>
① Dissolve a small amount of mild detergent in a basin of lukewarm water, and lightly swirl the brush through the water to cleanse it.
② Rinse well and pat dry with a towel. Shape the hair and dry in the shade.
※Make sure to dry in the shade.
※Too much cleansing may result in damage to the bristles.
※Try not to wet the ferrule.
※ Use the brushes only as intended.
※ For safety reasons, do not use a broken or deformed brush.
※ Rough handling of the brush may result in loss of bristles.
※ Discontinue use if the brush does not agree with your skin.
※ Put the exclusive cap back on after use to protect the tip of the bristles.
※ Store in a well-ventilated area, away from high temperature and humidity, and direct sunlight.
※ Keep out of reach of infants and children.
※ Keep the brush away from fire which could discolor, deform or burn the brush.
Material/ Brush : PTT
Brush Shaft : Wood, Brush Cap：EVA