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Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush

Real Techniques

Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush

Item #: 2283101

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Introducing a new line of luxury makeup brushes designed with sisters Sam & Nic Chapman, the stars behind the top-rated YouTube channel Pixiwoo. The Bold Metals Collection by Real Techniques pairs unbelievably soft bristles with striking metallic detail. Handles are weighted for optimal control and comfort. Refined artistry cuts offer high performance and mastery of any look. Let your brush do the work of perfect makeup application. Color-coded system corresponds to the key steps of makeup application:

  • Gold = Base
  • Platinum = Eye
  • Rose Gold = Finish


Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush domed-cut, powder brush sweeps perfectly across the face for flawless application of pressed or loose powders. Bristle tips start low on the brush head to optimize product pickup, allowing you to blend flawlessly.

Features:

  • Bristles: Softer than ever for the most luxe feel to date. White bristles show exactly how much makeup is on the brush before application.
  • Ferrules: Premium quality brass ferrules for maximum durability.
  • Handles: The brushes are weighted for perfect in-hand balance, optimal control, and comfort. Unique geometric handles help brushes stay still on your dressing table without rolling away. Handles taper to a diamond tip that easily slides out of pro brush belts.
  • Cuts: Refined, hand crafted artistry cuts offer high performance for ultimate application of makeup.
  • Tips: Individually tapered, synthetic tips allow for advanced product pickup and a buildable, pristine finish.


Additional Info:

  • Ideal for: Pressed or loose powder
  • Coverage: Light to medium coverage
  • Primary use: Finishing powder
  • Secondary use: Bronzer
Use the tip of the brush to swirl pressed or loose powder over the face.

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Real TechniquesBold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush
 
4.3

(based on 56 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (23)
  • Effective (20)
  • Good value (17)
  • Lightweight (13)
  • Soft (11)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (28)
  • Women (16)
  • Weekly use (7)
  • Powder (6)
  • Oily skin (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (22), Budget shopper (18)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (22), 1+ hour (8), 10 minutes (7)

Reviewed by 56 customers

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5.0

I LOVE this brush!

By Care Bear

from Illinois

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Applies Evenly
  • High Quality
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Powder

    Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

    I got this brush for Christmas. It had nice packaging and when I took it out, I was super happy with the softness and the quality of this brush! It feels very soft against the skin and it applies my powder nicely so far! I haven't cleaned it yet, but since this brush is very high quality, I wouldn't use any home-made DIY techniques on cleaning it, maybe investing in some brush shampoo could really save the softness and the quality of the brush hair.

     
    5.0

    I love this brush.

    By sjo423

    from Minneapolis, MN

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Applies Evenly
    • Cruelty-Free
    • High Quality
    • Smooth Finish
    • Soft
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Multi-Use
      • Powder

      Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

      I've been eyeing the bold metals collection for a long time. I finally purchased on a BOGO 50% off with a gift card. I'm so glad I did! This is not my go-to brush for powder. It's incredibly soft and fluffy. It feels heavy and expensive in your hand. I love the attention to detail on the handle as well with the flat edges.

       
      5.0

      best powder brush

      By S

      from Washington

      Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

      I've used the other powder brush from real techniques and this is the best one yet. Super soft & gorgeous!

       
      5.0

      Im Surprised

      By Sarah

      from IL

      Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

      After reading some of the reviews I'm surprised..this brush is very good for the price. Its super cute, applies evenly and doesn't cost an arm and a leg to buy it. Those who think this brush suck are probably used to suuuper expensive brushes..which will naturally be better. But I really enjoy this brush, This is one of the nicest brushes I currently own. If you're used to high end brushes you may not like this brush but if you're like me and dont want or cant afford to spend $40 on a brush then try this one out! Im not disappointed

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      My favorite go-to bronzer/contour brush

      By Ashley

      from Elko, NV

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Applies Evenly
      • High Quality
      • Smooth Finish
      • Soft
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Highlighting & Contouring

        Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

        I LOVE this brush for contouring and bronzing. It is super soft and is the perfect shape for carving out the cheek bones. I feel as if I could apply my blush with this as well. Would definitely recommend to friends and repurchase!

        (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        No

        By Dede

        from El Paso,Tx

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Poor Quality
          • Uneven Application

          Best Uses

            Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

            Not very good

             
            5.0

            Love it! It's so Fluffy!

            By luluflo

            from Coral Springs, FL

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • High Quality
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Powder

              Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

              I am currently using this with a setting powder

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              not better than the old one.It is too hard.

              By kusotina

              from San Antonio

              Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

              not better than the old one.It is too hard.

               
              5.0

              My favorite for Blush

              By katie

              from santa barbara, ca

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Applies Evenly
              • Cruelty-Free
              • Easy To Clean
              • High Quality
              • Smooth Finish
              • Soft
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Multi-Use
                • Powder

                Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

                I adore this brush for applying blush. The application is always so effortless. I never have to blend out my blush after i use this brush. Just sweep on the color and done. This brush is silky soft and feels amazing on the skin and also is easily cleaned. Worth every penny.

                 
                5.0

                Absolutely love this brush!

                By MakeupLover1422

                from Philadelphia, PA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Applies Evenly
                • Easy To Clean
                • High Quality
                • Smooth Finish
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Highlighting & Contouring
                  • Multi-Use
                  • Powder

                  Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

                  I love this brush for many different things. I use it on a daily for my bronzer. I personally also believe it is very universal.

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                  4 Questions | 4 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    Can this be used for bronzer
                    Asked on 4/21/2016 by Steph

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Steph,

                      This is actually my *favorite* brush for bronzer application! One of the things you want in a bronzer brush is one that has bristles that will lightly disperse the product across a bigger surface area, rather than denser bristles that will concentrate the product right where you place it.

                      The bristles on this brush (which are so unbelievably soft, btw) are perfect for getting that sun-kissed look that a bronzer will give you.

                      Hope that helps!

                      Answered on 4/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Is this brush good for loose powder? I use it with the Laura Mercier loose powder and I feel it doesn't pick it up alot. Is it made for that purpose? I feel I don't have any product on my face. Would you recommend any other Real Technique brush?
                    Asked on 1/29/2016 by CC

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      The Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush is designed to provide flawless application of both pressed or loose powders. Individually tapered, synthetic tips allow for advanced product pickup and a buildable, pristine finish. This brush works best to achieve light to medium coverage.

                      Answered on 2/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is there any difference between this brush and the 103 powder brush that was part of the 3 piece set besides the angle?
                    Asked on 1/14/2016 by Rachel from Il

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      The angle of the bristles was the main difference between these two brushes, but the 103 Powder Brush was also designed to have a slightly larger head and more bristles that the 100 Arched Powder. The size of the brush head plus the angle enabled a bit more contouring around the face, whereas the 100 Arched Powder's slightly smaller head and broader cut is perfect for blending!

                      Answered on 1/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Are the bristles on this brush natural or synthetic?
                    Asked on 1/2/2015 by christinap1294 from United States

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This brush features synthetic bristles made of PBT, a form of Taklon.

                      Answered on 1/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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