Koyudo

Koyudo Three Beauties of the World, Yang Guifei (RSNY-2)

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This special new limited-edition release (just 100 brushes) by Koyudo, "Three Great Beauties" features three brushes, each inspired by a different woman: Cleopatra, Yang Guifei, and Ono no Komachi. Each brush is produced individually, entirely by hand, and no two brushes are identical in design. Each face brush has its own story to tell, and the moment you pick up the brush, your own story begins.

Details

Brush length: 160mm
Bristle length 54mm 
Bristle shape: Round
Bristle material: Saibikoho Goat

Yang Guifei  

This brush is inspired by the famous Chinese beauty, Yang Guifei. Just like Yang Guifei herself, this brush expresses an ethereal sensuality. The red handle represents the color of tears that she is said to have shed in her childhood, and the white coat color represents dazzling beauty.

A unique collaboration of masters

Behind the brushes is an unprecedented collaboration of three masters in their fields: Hiroto Rakuso, one of Japan's premier gold leaf artists; Yoshiaki Nakano, an internationally revered senior makeup artist; and Yoshiki Uematsu, one of Japan's leading brush artisans working in the town of Kumano in Hiroshima Prefecture.

The story behind the collection

Nakano, who has often visited Kyoto for business over the years, was deeply impressed by the art and cultural assets of the ancient city. Through his friendship with Hiroto Rakuso, a unique foil artist born in Nishijin, Kyoto, known for his unparalleled sense and skill, Nakano developed a deeper connection with and understanding of these traditional crafts.

Nakano has often visited Rakuso's atelier in Kyoto, where tradition and modernity thrive. He believed that traditional techniques he witness could be used to create something far beyond my imagination. The result would be a work of art that embodies the worldviews of both artists, designed to surprise and captivate all who see it.

As a makeup artist, Nakano's choice in product was naturally the world of beauty: a cosmetic brush made in the famous brushmaking town of Kumano, Hiroshima Prefecture. Awaiting the collaborators there was Yoshitaka Uematsu, who entered the world of brush making at just 18 years old. The three, who share a sensitivity as artists and a passion for handcrafting products with a deep sense of value, decided to collaborate. They began making a prototype immediately, a combination of the craft of gold leaf and brushmaking.

In addition to the color of the foil and brush, the three parties pursued the feel and comfort of the brush, not allowing any compromises. To create the perfect brush, there were many discussions, and made many prototypes. Finally, the brushes in the "Three Great Beauties of the World" collection were born. 

Browse all Three Great Beauties of the World brushes.  

Notes on care

Please do not wash the product with water or hot water. Do not leave the product wet for long periods of time. Do not expose the product to high temperatures, direct sunlight, thinner, benzene, etc., as this may cause discoloration and deformation. Please store in a well-ventilated place with low temperature and humidity. The color and shape of the product may differ from the picture because it is handmade. This product is made of natural wood with gold leaf to it. Please do not apply strong force to this product as it is made delicately due to its delicate nature. Do not drop the product from a high place or touch it strongly with a sharp object, as this may cause scratches or peeling. Keep the brush upright for daily use. Please keep the brush upright for daily use. This product uses metal. If you are allergic to metal, please refrain from using this product. This product has been manufactured with the purpose and functionality of applying makeup in mind, please refrain from using it for other purposes. Please stop using it immediately if you feel any abnormality on your skin.

Product information

Shipping Times
Orders will ship within 5 business days, unless otherwise stated on the product page. 

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Under ¥15,000: ¥1,080 (via Sagawa)
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You may be subject to import taxes and duties on delivery – different countries have different minimum thresholds for fees, as well as different rates. 

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Japanese Fude makeup brushes are true treasures, and if looked after correctly, can last for many years. For instructions on washing and storage, we recommend following the instructions in the article below, which was developed in consultation with brush artisans.

Read: How to Wash & Care for your Fude Brushes

Why Japanese Makeup Brushes?

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Koyudo

"We have split up the brush-making process into smaller steps so that it is easier to master one step. There are about 30 steps for calligraphy brushes, and 60 to 70 steps for makeup brushes," says Koyudo CEO, Takemi Tsuchiya.

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Orders may be subject to import duties and taxes, which are not currently included in Fude Beauty prices or shipping fees.

The amount of the fees, and the threshold for importing without fees, differs between countries – for example, the minimum import tax threshold (ie. no taxes are charged for orders less than this amount) for USA is $800USD, for Australia is $1000AUD, for the UK is £135 and for the EU is €150. You can estimate the cost of your taxes and duties using this calculator: EasyShip Calculator. Please note, this is not an actual quotation of fees. Please refer to your government website for full details of import fees. 

While import taxes and duties fees are not able to be reimbursed by Fude Beauty, if the fees incurred on one purchase exceed ¥3,000, we can provide a discount code of 10% OFF a future order, to help offset the costs. In this case, please contact us via our Contact page or support@fudebeauty.com with the receipt of your fees.

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Can I Return My Order?

If you would like to return your full or part, this is possible if you (1) Contact Fude Beauty within 1 month of receiving your order (2) The brushes will need to be in their new, unopened state.

Customers returning their orders will be required to cover the shipping costs and will receive a refund once the brushes are received by Fude Beauty.

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