Brushes by Karen

E 2nd Street
NY 11501
United States

+1 516 739-7788



We are a New York based, private label manufacturer / wholesaler of Cosmetic Brushes and a Natural Makeup line (Both mineral based as well as infused with Certified Organic ingredients. We were established in 1988 and continue to have very low minimums for both the stock line and custom.


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Private Label Cosmetic Brushes & Natural & Organic Makeup – USA made with Low Minimums!

Natural Makeup: A full line of All Natural Cosmetics, infused with Certified Organic ingredients.
The natural formulas utilise a natural preservative system and most products are Vegan & Gluten Free.
The upscale packaging can be printed with your logo, or product can be custom ordered in bulk.

Mineral Makeup: The award winning Mineral based Makeup is available in a wide range of colours and formulations, as well as choice of packaging or can be supplied in bulk.

Cosmetic Brushes: Over 500 cosmetic brush styles are stocked for immediately availability, as well as custom-made brushes to your own specifications.  Collections include 100% Synthetic, Vegan, Cruelty Free styles.

Add your company name to the existing stock or let Karen create something entirely custom for you.

Cruelty Free / Vegan Brushes

The Brown Faux Brush Collection is 100% Synthetic and is cruelty-free & vegan approved! No animal hair is used in the manufacturing of these synthetic brushes; therefore, absolutely no animals were harmed or used in any way.

An alternative to animal hair brushes…Taklon brushes have always been wonderful for the application of creams, liquids, and fine lining. However, they were not suitable for powders - until now! A new process has been perfected to deliver a super soft taklon bristle that finally does it all!

The Brown Faux brushes offer the perfect combination of softness and delivery.  Not only are they super soft and full of body, they have the added benefit of being gentler on the skin. Odor and dye-free when washed, they have minimal shedding (if any). They clean & dry quickly making them ideal and safe for sensitive skin. They are the perfect complement to the company’s natural Mineral Makeup line! Perfect for Mineral applications in the treatment room!

The Brown Faux collection has short, thick matte black handles and shiny black ferrules. The luxurious and super-soft hair is 100% synthetic, yet feels looks & applies product like real hair. There are over 20 different styles in the stock line, as well as Kabuki style & mini travel versions.

Colorstrokes Cosmetics

Brand new line of private label Lipsticks that are All Natural and infusedwith 85% Certified Organic Ingredients.

Vegan, Gluten Free, Cruelty Free & Made in the USA.

Organic antioxidant-rich Jojoba, Avocado & Coconut oils deeply nourish & moisturize lips. Naturally derived Organic Butters (Mango, Cocoa & Cupuacu) are soothing, hydrating & also have regenerative properties to help heal dry lips & improve elasticity.

Brushes by Karen’s sister company, ColorStrokes’ Cosmetics, has been hard at work adding Natural Cosmetics to their existing private label Mineral Cosmetics line. The reformulation of their traditional Lipsticks, Lip-glosses, Mascara, Liners, Concealers, Brow Powders, etc. has resulted in an all-natural formulation, infused with Certified Organic ingredients. The new formulas use a natural preservative system and most products are now also Vegan & Gluten Free.

Natural/Organic infused Lip Gloss is an all-natural, preservative-free formula with an infusion of antioxidant-rich botanical extracts, essential oils and pigments. Natural Oils, Coconut Oil & Shea Butter deliver lasting hydration, protective antioxidants, and superior shine without the stickiness.

Natural Mascara is infused with Certified, Organic ingredients that condition lashes without the clumping. This buildable mascara is gentle on sensitive eyes and safe for contact lens wearers.

Natural Concealers with nourishing Vitamin E helps heal skin. Organic Coconut, Jojoba Seed, Castor Seed Oil & Cocoa Seed Butter help smooth & hydrate skin. This versatile performer doubles as a lightweight foundation wherever coverage is needed.

Anti-Ageing BB Cream contains 85% natural ingredients and uses a natural preservative system. This multitasking tinted cream formula offers beauty with skin care benefits.

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