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Japan's Top Inventions
The behind-the-scenes tales of hit products and creations from Japan: this is Japan's Top Inventions. This time, an essential part of any makeup kit: makeup brushes known in Japanese as fude. The very first of these brushes, now known as some of the best in the world, were created in Japan in 1981, and were inspired by the traditional fude used in Japanese calligraphy. We dive into the story behind the Japanese fude brushes that caused a revolution in the world of makeup.