Z Series

The Z series is the most luxurious we have, and made from the softest hair, which won’t irritate even really sensitive skin.


Z-1, Powder

Gray Squirrel


Z-9, Powder

Gray Squirrel


Contour & Highlight

Z-3, Contour

Gray Squirrel


Z-2, Highlight

Gray Squirrel


Blush & Highlight

Z-4, Blush/Highlight

Gray Squirrel


Z-8, Blush

Gray Squirrel


Eye & Brow

Z-5, Eye Shadow

Gray Squirrel


Z-6, Brow



Z-10, Eye Shadow

Gray Squirrel



Z-7, Lip



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“We hire trained specialists to hand-pick the highest quality hairs. And the thing that’s unique to our brush-making process is that the hairs are never cut. This means the tips are as soft as they can possibly be.”

The Z Series by Chikuhodo

Z Series Brush Sets

Six-Piece Brush Set

Brushes Z 9, 4, 5, 6, 10, and 7


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Eight-Piece Brush Set

Brushes Z 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8, + Brush Roll


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Four-Piece Brush Set

Brushes Z 1, 4, 5, and 7


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All quotes from our June 2014 translated interview with Yutaro Takemori, who is the grandson of Chikuhodo chairman and master brush maker Tesshu Takemori.