So how did the idea of makeup brush tools come about?
Brush material normally is the goat, rabbit, pony and mustela sibirica hair.
Before 1835, like many cosmetics, makeup brushes, along with mirrors, were expensive luxuries and used only for the wealthy. Back in B.C, China had make animal hair brushes for the use of calligraphy, brush in China is a writing brush, until later on to today's makeup brushes, so brushes have come a long way since that;
Till 2018, earliest brush in ancient china have over 2487 years, which origin from Qin Dynasty (221-770 BC), say Spring and Autumn Period !
Archaeologist say it actually have 5000-7000 years, say origin from Neolithic Age, but just information documents mastered by a sentence can't be 100% verified at present now;
We ancient Chinese lover makeup very much, in the Xia Shang and Zhou period (first twenty-first Century - the first 771 years),beauty lover have "Sweet soup bath" "Pink comb".
In the Zhou period, Chinese people began to use Dihong Yan orchid Daozhi cemented Rouge (then called Yan Zhi); Zhou Wenwang period, women have been widely used in the face of zinc powder.
With white as beauty, it has become the mainstream aesthetic consciousness. Although the width of the eyebrow, but long eyebrow has become a mainstream aesthetic consciousness. People generally pursue red lips. The Shang and Zhou dynasties, makeup also seems to be confined to the palace women, until the spring and Autumn Period Warring States, makeup gradually popular in the civilian women in. The Shang and Zhou dynasties, makeup also seems to be confined to the palace women, mainly in order to enjoy the need for a dress, until the spring and Autumn Period Warring States, makeup gradually popular in the civilian women in. When Shang, invented the bronze mirror because of the need to face and watch with makeup, makeup makes this custom vogue.
Historical allusion: ‘’taking history as a mirror, one can know how to do; With copper as a mirror, you can dress up well’’
HuBi and XiangBi are most two famous brush in China;
Xiangbi brush has a long history and can be traced back to the Warring States period as early as possible. The brush is mainly produced in Hunan Changsha, Chen Tang pen as a Hunan pen at the time had a certain effect.
The ShanLianHu brush belongs to the broad category of Hubi Brush- a type of writing brush produced in Huzhou of East China's Zhejiang Province, says Lin Zhenyu, who strives to revive the ancient tradition.
‘’Brush is an integral part of our national culture. It should not be seen as a tool that has lost its glamor in the Internet era,"
Craftsmen in brush industry developed a complicated, 120-step working procedure for producing these brushes - a process that is much more sophisticated than those of other parts of the country. A high-quality old China brush takes two to three months to complete.
We Xiangdina brush(vonira brush) is come from the brush factions of XiangBi.
Our "Xiangbi Brush Culture":
The gold rabbit hair brushes unearthed from Han Tombs in Mawangdui, Changsha, have over 2400 years;
We Xiangbi Brush adhering to’’Making a good brush, firstly you should be an upright person, then product is a good quality, Chinese say ZUO BI RU ZUO REN’’
The principle of "the gentleman sells the brush”, use the highest material and exquisite workmanship to make a brush out!
Xiang Brush Workshop: a good brush is made from hundreds of processes;
Nowadays Xiangdina Brush (Vonira Beauty) always bearing in mind the essence of the XiangBi brush culture, in heritage of traditional brush making workmanship, being a craftsman with a beginner's mind, continue to carry forward the Chinese famous culture(The heritage of Chinese ingenuity).
Due to making brush is a hard work, and the process is complicated, complicated and time consuming, which causes many young people to be daunting. "Because our handmade brush process is complicated, young people do not want to study, the economic benefit is low, also automatic machine usage in our industry future, we are afraid the traditional handmade brush workmanship technology is faced with extinction.
Hope we can keep moving, don’t forget our beginning of the heart, insist producing high quality brushes for our customers!
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