All Jane Iredale makeup brushes are made from high quality materials. All brushes are hand tied so the softest part of the hairs touches your skin. This also makes them last much longer as the hairs are looped through, making the individual hairs less likely to fall out. All animal hair is humainly collected. This brush is made from goat hair, perfect for applying the PurePressed base. It is ultra soft, distributes the perfect amount of product for flawless coverage. Also great for applying all powder products.