While the original Brush Guard costs about $5.00 per pack which contains only 5 to 8 pieces of brush covers, this cost only $1.00 at ebay and it has free shipping. There's a catch though, since it is from Hong Kong, it takes a long time for it to arrive. I got mine after 60 days of waiting.
What I like about this is that, it's a continues roll of 1 meter plastic mesh which you can cut to whatever size you want. Thus, you can make about 10 to12 brush guard strips for only a dollar (about 43 pesos). This has a medium size width, so it can fit most of my makeup brushes.
As you can see in the photos above I cut the mesh to different sizes depending on the size of brush. I hope this would give our local online entrepreneurs an idea to also sell this on their shop, so that we won't have to wait 2 months for this to arrive. ^_^
I've never used the original brush guards, but I'm quite happy with this. Share your experiences if you've used them. Until next time.