Definition of kabuki brush in English:

kabuki brush

noun

  • A type of make-up brush with soft bristles that form a dense, dome-shaped head.

    ‘she uses a large kabuki brush to buff the powder across her face’
    • ‘You'll need a kabuki brush which can help to push and blend your makeup down into your skin.’
    • ‘Kabuki brushes make applying make-up so much easier as the natural bristles help to buff and blend.’
    • ‘For loose mineral makeup kabuki brushes are the best option.’
    • ‘Simply buff the formula onto your face with the accompanying kabuki brush for a bronze goddess finish.’
    • ‘So if you already have a daily wear pressed powder that matches your skin tone, you're best off just getting a mini kabuki brush.’
    • ‘A kabuki brush should be utilized to equally distribute the powdered makeup.’

Origin

1960s: from kabuki.