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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 65 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (23)
  • Effective (20)
  • Soft (19)
  • Good value (17)
  • High quality (14)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (28)
  • Women (16)
  • Powder (13)
  • Multi-use (7)
  • Weekly use (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (28), Budget shopper (19)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (22), 1+ hour (8), 10 minutes (7)

Reviewed by 65 customers

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4.0

Great quality

By Pat

from West Bend, Wi

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Powder

    Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

    Nice and big easy to flatter to pat on powder

     
    5.0

    I will buy more products of this brand

    By CLT0173

    from Sanford, NC

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Applies Evenly
    • Easy To Clean
    • High Quality
    • Smooth Finish
    • Soft
    • The bristles do not shed.

    Cons

    • The handle is a little too long

    Best Uses

    • Powder

    Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

    I love this brush. It is soft and puts on my powder evenly. Cheap brushes tend to shed easily and I end up spending more time cleaning the bristles off of my face. I did not want to pay $30 - $40 for a brush. This brush works as good as the $40 brushes.

     
    4.0

    I love this brush, but does not grab product very well.

    By lex

    from orange california

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Causes Streaks
    • Uneven Application
    • Wastes Make Up

    Best Uses

    • Highlighting & Contouring
    • Multi-Use
    • Powder

    Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

    I really have to get a ton of product on the brush, in order to get the amount of product I want on my face.

     
    5.0

    Beautiful and Functional Brush!!

    By Organic Girl

    from Joliet, IL

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Powder

      Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

      Let me start by saying this is a very beautiful brush! It definitely stands out in my collection of brushes. I have used many different brands of brushes and this one is one of the better ones. It is not as soft as Eco Tools or Too Faced but it is still very soft and no shedding of bristles like some other brands. I use this for powder and "dusting off" extra powder. Great price point for the good quality of this brush!

       
      5.0

      SO WORTH IT

      By Allison

      from FL

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Highlighting & Contouring
        • Multi-Use
        • Powder

        Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

        I initially had no intentions of buying anything from this line given the price. I thought to myself, why would I spend so much on a drugstore brush when there are high end brushes for just a little more? This brush is THE most high quality I have ever seen and I am in love. So so so soft I can hardly stop touching it.

        Another thing I love about this is that it picks up product well but it doesn't hold onto it like others do. This makes it so easy to use all over my face to set my foundation, then tap tap, go into my bronzer and bronze, tap tap, blush.

         
        5.0

        So soft!

        By MamaMel

        from Cedar City Ut

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Applies Evenly
        • High Quality
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Powder

          Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

          This was used on a demo with me and happened to be on sale so I went for it! Feels so nice when applying powder! I like that it is large as, for me, it makes my makeup look more natural in the end. It is a little more than other brushes but take the plunge, you won't regret it!

           
          5.0

          So nice !

          By Aly

          from Cape Coral Fl

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Multi-Use

            Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

            Extremely nice brush. All the brushes for his brand are just absolutely amazing

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            It's so soft

            By Savannah

            from Beaverton, OR

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • High Quality
            • Smooth Finish
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Highlighting & Contouring
              • Multi-Use
              • Powder

              Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

              This brush is so soft! I use it for blush and powder

              (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Too heavy

              By Fashion girl

              from Ft. lauderdale

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Real Techniques Bold Metals 100 Arched Powder Brush:

              I didn't even get to use it. It's too heavy and bother some. It seems it could be a really good brush but it has weight to it. Returned.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              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.

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                • Q:

                  What is difference between this powder brush & regular Real Techniques powder brush? One with orange handle!
                  Asked on 4/25/2017 by Tricia from Michigan

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Tricia,

                    The Bold Metals Powder Brush is made with our highest quality synthetic bristle, and is our softest brush we make. The brush head is slightly larger from left to right, which is perfect for a sweeping motion and targeting certain areas. The Original Collection Powder brush is amazing too - it's bristles are synthetic, but it's head shape is slightly rounder, which is perfect for all over coverage (less targeted).

                    Thanks!

                    Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                • 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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