Bestselling Fude Makeup Brushes of 2020

Bestselling Fude Makeup Brushes of 2020

We've done the numbers, and the results are in! Our best-selling brush of 2018 was the Chikuhodo Z-9 Powder Brush; in 2019, it was the Chikuhodo Z-11 Blending Brush; in 2020, the most popular brush was... drumroll ... the Chikuhodo FO-1 Powder Brush!

In this bumper collection of best-of's, you'll find 11 lists covering all our brands and most popular types of brushes. With so many dazzling options for Fude, it can be hard to know what to get next (or where to start!), but these best-sellers are an excellent guide. It's a mixed bag of natural and synthetic bristles, short and long handles, and prices ranging from $20 for a brush to $971 for a set.

 

Powder Brushes

1. Chikuhodo FO-1 Powder Brush FO-1
2. Chikuhodo Z-1 Powder Brush, Z Series
3. Chikuhodo Z-9 Powder Brush, Z Series
4. Chikuhodo KZ-1 Powder Brush, Homare "Honor" Series
5. Chikuhodo GSN-2 Powder Brush, GSN Series
6. Chikuhodo P-8 Powder Brush, Premium Series
7. Chikuhodo MK-UM (Plum) Powder Brush, Maki-e Series
8. Chikuhodo MK-KO Powder Brush (Carp Design), Maki-e Series
9. Chikuhodo T-1 Powder Brush, Takumi Series
10. Chikuhodo MK-2 Powder Brush (Cherry Blossom), Maki-e Series


Cheek Brushes

1. Chikuhodo FO-4 Cheek/ Highlight Brush
2. Chikuhodo FO-3 Cheek Brush
3. Chikuhodo Z-8 Cheek Brush 
3. Chikuhodo Z-4 Cheek Brush, Homare Series
4. Chikuhodo Z-4 Cheek Brush
5. Chikuhodo T-4 Cheek Brush, Takumi Series
6. Koyudo KZ-2 Cheek Brush, Kazan Series
7. Koyudo KZ-3, Kazan Series
8. Chikuhodo R-C2/RR-C2 Cheek Brush
9. Koyudo Kakishibuzome 03 Cheek Brush
10. Koyudo P-02, Premium Series
Chikuhodo GSN-3 Cheek Brush (tied)


Liquid Foundation Brushes

1. Koyudo fu-pa02 Foundation Brush, fu-pa Series 
2. Chikuhodo GSN-5 Liquid Foundation Brush, GSN Series
3. Chikuhodo T-11 Liquid Brush, Takumi Series
4. Mizuho CMP510 Foundation brush, CMP Series
5. Chikuhodo T-3 Foundation Brush, Takumi Series
6. Chikuhodo G-10 Liquid Brush (LQ-10), G Series
7. Chikuhodo G-12 Liquid Brush (LQ-12), G Series
8. Chikuhodo R-LQ1 Black, RR-LQ1 Red Liquid Brush, Regular Series
9. Koyudo [F-03] Liquid fu-pa02 Foundation Brush
10. Chikuhodo GSN-6 Liquid Foundation Brush, GSN Series


Sets

1. Chikuhodo S-FO Silver Fox Makeup Brush Set
2. Chikuhodo 2021 Collection, Soiree 3-Piece Set
3. Koyudo Kakishibuzome Makeup Brush Set (6 Pieces)
4. Chikuhodo Collection 2020 'PEONY' Makeup Brush Set
5. Chikuhodo Kazan Set, Homare "Honor" Series
6. Koyudo Yoshiki Series 5 pieces Set with Pouch
7. Chikuhodo Z Series 10-Piece Makeup Brush Set S-Z-10
8. Chikuhodo Z Series 4-Piece Makeup Brush Set
9. Koyudo Raden Shell 4-Brush Set with Kimono Case, Cherry Blossom Design
10. Koyudo Premium Collection Set, 5 x Brushes with Pouch

 

Eyeshadow Brushes

1. Chikuhodo FO-5 Eyeshadow Brush
2. Z-11 Blending Brush
3. Chikuhodo FO-6 Eyeshadow Brush
4. Chikuhodo FO-7 Eyeshadow Brush 
5. Chikuhodo Z-5 Eyeshadow Brush, Z Series
6. Chikuhodo Z-10 Eyeshadow Brush, Z Series
7. Chikuhodo T-6 Large Eyeshadow Brush, Takumi Series
8. Chikuhodo Kazan Eyeshadow Brush (KZ-6), Homare "Honor" Series
9. Chikuhodo Kazan Eyeshadow Brush (KZ-7), Homare "Honor" Series
10. Mizuho CMP527 Eyeshadow brush, CMP Series 

 

Vegan/Synthetic

1. Mizuho CMP510 Foundation brush, CMP Series 
2. Koyudo Cheek Brush Makiko Series M-2 
3. Koyudo [F-03] Liquid fu-pa02 Foundation Brush (NEW)
4. Koyudo [F-04] Mineral Brush fu-pa03 (NEW)
5. Koyudo Makiko Series 5 pieces Set With Pouch
6. Koyudo [F-06] Liquid mini fu-pa02 (NEW)
7. Koyudo M-3 Eyeshadow Brush, Makiko Series
8. Chikuhodo AF-3 Cheek Brush, AF Series
9. Chikuhodo AF-5 Eyeshadow Brush, AF Series
10. Nakamura Seisakusho Ai-03 Highlight Brush, Ai Series 

 

Top 10 Chikuhodo

1. FO-5 Eyeshadow Brush
2. FO-1 Powder Brush
3. Z-11 Blending Brush, Z Series
4. FO-6 Eyeshadow Brush
5. FO-7 Eyeshadow Brush
6. FO-4 Cheek/ High,ight Brush
7. FO-3 Cheek Brush
8. FO-2 Foundation Brush
9. Z-8 Cheek Brush, Z Series
10. Z-5 Eyeshadow Brush, Z Series

Top 10 Koyudo

1. Fu-pa02 Foundation Brush, fu-pa Series
2. Kakishibuzome Eyeshadow Brush 05 (Small)
3. Kakishibuzome Eyeshadow Brush 04 (Large)
4. Kakishibuzome Cheek Brush 03
5. Fu-pa14 Gray Squirrel Powder Brush, fu-pa Series
6. Kakishibuzome Powder Brush 01 (Round-Flat) 
7. Kakishibuzome Powder Brush 02 (Round)
8. P-01 Powder and Cheek Brush, Premium Collection
9. (tiedP-04 Eyeshadow Brush, Premium Collection 
Kakishibuzome 06 Eyeliner Brush 
P-03 Eyeshadow Brush, Premium Collection 
10. Somell Garden Macadamia Eyeshadow Brush, Kinomi Series

Top 10 Mizuho

1. CMP527 Eyeshadow brush, CMP Series
2. CMP510 Foundation brush, CMP Series
3. MB125 Blending brush, MB Series
4. CMP551 Eyebrow-liner brush, CMP Series
5. CMP526 Eyeshadow brush, CMP Series
6. CMP521 Eyeshadow brush, CMP Series
7. MB130 Eye definer brush, MB Series
8. MB114 Highlight brush, MB Series
9. CMP563 Concealer brush, CMP Series
10. Mizuho MB120 Eyeshadow brush, MB Series

 

Top 10 Nakamura Seisakusho

1. Kei Series 06 Eyeshadow Brush
2. Moe Series 03 Highlight Brush
3. Kei Series 05 Powder Brush
4. Ai Series 03 Highlight Brush
5. Kei Series 01 Powder Brush (Large)
6. Kei Series 02 Powder-Highlighter Brush
7. Kei Series 11 Lip Gloss Brush
8. Nao Series 04 Cheek Brush (Medium)
9. Moe Series 02 Powder Brush
10. Moe Series 04 Cheek Brush

Top 3 Tenseido

1. Tanseido 2-Brush Snowflake Set
2. Tanseido YWQ-12 Eyeshadow Brush
3. Tanseido 5-Brush Grace Set

 

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