So, while lazing about in bed in my apartment this morning and after a couple minutes of chatting, a Viber note dropped in from the land of the rising sun…with this photo of Dad pointing to the Hakuhodo makeup brush boutique sign of either their flagship store in maybe Minami Aoyama, Tokyo or Ginza, still need to confirm which one. These photos are care of Mom, an excellent editor in her own right. I asked for one wide shot of the shop, but of course, she took like 7 or 8 photos all around the store, salesladies included.
What I know of the particular branch of Hakuhod0 in Minami Aoyama is that it hosts the widest selection of the highly acclaimed premium artisan brush range. I’m pretty sure they went to that branch because this photo by Mom looks almost exactly like the Minami Aoyama photo on their webpage. Read on.
Hakuhodo do varied types of top of the line makeup brushes, natural hair,(goat and/or squirrel) synthetic, or blends of both.
The makeup set I requested from Mom was a travel set for myself. The Misako portable brush set with lovely red handles. There is also a white bristled version of this she says and she claims it was the softer set.
I just asked Mom to choose whichever set had the softer bristles. Can’t wait for this to arrive. Had budget not been in consideration I might have chosen this set here, the portable kokutan mini 7-pc travel set.