I share sentiments similar to the reviewer below me.
I too bought the brush several--I would guess four--years ago. It was the perfect brush: full and soft, yet strong, sturdy, and dense. It never shed as well. Unfortunately, the brush head fell out as I was cleaning it recently. I wish I could have just popped it back in, but the glue holding the hairs together had given way and caused much of the hair to fall out and deformed the original shape of the head. Yes, quite the traumatizing experience to see this happen to my HG brush.
Thus, you could imagine my excitement when I saw the same brush was still being sold on the Everyday Minerals website. I believe the price had gone up $2.99 (though don't quote me on that) from the last time I purchased the product, but this price increase was of little concern to me, as I cared only that my beloved brush would soon be in my possession once again.
The only problem is that the brush I reordered is not the brush I fell in love with. This new brush has a brush head much smaller in size, and far less dense, than my original long handled kabuki. These are significant differences that lead the new brush to be less efficient at picking up, applying, and blending mineral foundation. In my opinion, time, makeup, and energy are wasted with the new changes. And, as another reviewer stated, there is an unpleasant "give" you experience when using the new brush that was not present in the original brush of higher quality.
Everyday Minerals, please revert the brush back to what it was before! And, to anyone reading this, if you were fortunate enough to own the original and know of any similar brushes from other lines, please feel free to recommend them to me. Thank you!