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Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel

Real Techniques

Deep Cleansing Gel

Item #: 2291546 Size: 5.1 oz

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This Deep Cleansing Gel from Real Techniques will help extend the life of the brushes you love so much! This exclusive gel formula harnesses the power of a concentrate, is alcohol-free and non-drying. It has also been proven to effectively remove nearly all makeup residue and has been dermatologist tested for gentleness. The concentrate gel allows you to create a lather to get those brushes squeaky clean and as good as new! Recommended for weekly use.

Benefits:
  • Alcohol-free
  • Laboratory proven to effectively remove nearly all makeup residue
  • Dermatologist tested for gentleness
Recommended for weekly use. Dampen bristles in warm water and squeeze a drop of gel onto bristles. Rub between fingers and rinse until clean. Reshape and dry flat or with handles tilted slightly upward.
Aqua (Water), Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Propylene Glycol, C12-13 Alkyl Lactate, Fragrance, PEG-150 Distearate, Sodium Benzotriazolyl Butylphenol Sulfonate, Tributyl Citrate, Buteth-3, Tris (Tetramethylhydroxypiperidinol) Citrate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citric Acid, BHT, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Benzyl Benzoate, Benzyl Salicylate, Citronellol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool.

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Real TechniquesDeep Cleansing Gel
 
3.5

(based on 113 reviews)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to clean (18)
  • Easy to use (13)
  • Good value (13)
  • High quality (12)
  • Smells great (6)

Cons

  • Poor quality (10)
  • Doesn't work (7)

Best Uses

  • Weekly use (5)
  • Multi-use (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (25), Brand buyer (13), Classic style (13), Natural style (7), Trendy style (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (5)

Reviewed by 113 customers

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5.0

Great Brush Cleaner

By Kelsey

from USA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cruelty-Free
  • Deep Cleaning

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Cleaning Brushes and Beauty Sponges

    Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

    This did a good job at cleaning by brushes and sponges. I will definitely repurchase.

     
    1.0

    NOPE

    By Teacher

    from Iowa

    Pros

      Cons

      • Hard to get out of bottle
      • Poor Quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

        What a joke! The product is difficult to get out of the bottle, and I had to use 2-3 quarter sized globs to simply clean my foundation brush after 1 use. I threw it away and ordered the EcoTools Makeup Brush Cleaning Shampoo. The price is comparable, $7.99, but it's MUCH better! Easier to use, you don't have to use as much product, it cleans my brushes better, and it smells great!

         
        4.0

        Works great on sponges

        By Maria alex

        from Azusa ca

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Clean

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

            You do have to use about a quarter size of gel but for the price and how quickly it cleans the sponge and EASILY it cleaned I would definitely use this for all my sponges!

             
            4.0

            Works well

            By Amelia

            from San Diego, CA

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Clean
            • Smells nice

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

                I purchased this after using a free sample that came with a brush cleaning tool. Gets the brushes very clean and has a nice scent too that is not too strong.

                 
                3.0

                No Better than Hand Soap

                By Cheyenne J.

                from Sioux City, Iowa

                Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

                I usually clean my brushes and beautyblender with antibacterial hand soap, but I was looking for something that would deep clean and take out stains the soap can't get out, so when this went on promo for BOGO 1/2 off, I decided to give it a try. However, this gel does not remove blush or powder stains from my brushes even as well as hand soap and leaves them feeling stripped. I use only synthetic brushes and was shocked that they could feel so different after cleansing. It does not take foundation out of my sponge that well either. It smells nice but I am very underwhelmed for it being a RealTechniques product.

                 
                5.0

                Love the product and the price

                By stockton209

                from Stockton, CA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Applies Evenly
                • Easy To Clean
                • Smooth Finish

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

                    I was recommend this product by one of the staff at my local Ulta. I wasn't sure about the product but WOW...I love it. I thought it was amazing. Washed by brushes on the first wash. My brushes range from brands (store brand to very expensive brushes). I also bought the Brush Cleansing Palette. I thought it was so helpful.

                    Funny story: I had brushes that I thought were clean but washed them again with this cleaner and OMG foundation came out of them. GROSS.

                     
                    1.0

                    Never again!

                    By mynameisbilly

                    from Swansea, Wales

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Clean

                    Cons

                    • Feels Rough On Skin

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

                      After cleaning my brushes and using the eyeshadow brushes it made my eyelids burn! They continued to sting for the rest of the day and have left my eyelids sore, dry and painful when touching or applying makeup! Would not recommend at all

                       
                      2.0

                      I would NOT buy this product again.

                      By DrLexycat

                      from San Diego, CA

                      About Me Budget Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Poor Quality

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

                          At the Ulta store, many of the staff raved about how much they like this product and how effective it is. Right now, my favorite brush cleaner is the beauty blender bar. However, I was hoping to find something just as effective, yet more affordable. I decided to give this product a try, along with the Brush Cleansing Palette, sold separately. I was highly disappointed. It takes at least 2-3 washes to clean my foundation brushes, which is a big waste of product. I will not be buying this ever again.

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          2.0

                          Not a fan.

                          By Meagan H

                          from Arlington, TX

                          About Me Budget Buyer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Smells good

                          Cons

                          • Poor Quality

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

                            I kept having to use more and more of the cleanser to remove the makeup from my brush. It doesn't have the cleansing power to cut through makeup. When I bought it the lady at the store said I would have to apply the cleanser once and that would be it.

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            2.0

                            Doesn't work

                            By zeeb2442

                            from 14845

                            Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

                            This product doesn't work. It doesn't get the brushes fully clean! I have to go back with another shampoo after. Let alone getting all the color out of the brushes they are all stained with makeup this product couldn't get out.

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                            4 Questions | 4 Answers
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                            • Q:

                              I have sensitive, oily, breakout-prone skin. Does this brush cleanser have anything in it that might irritate my skin? Does this cleanser have any oils in it?
                              Asked on 9/17/2016 by Manda from Columbus, OH

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Hi Manda,

                                I have skin just like yours, so I know how tough it can be when you're buying products that will go on your face, either directly or indirectly. I've been using this cleanser for a while and haven't had a single problem, so hopefully you would be ok with it too.

                                There is one other brand of cleanser that I would recommend for you (it's our sister brand, and it's eco-friendly): EcoTools Makeup Brush Shampoo (http://www.ulta.com/makeup-brush-cleansing-shampoo?productId=xlsImpprod13501085). This one is made with "softer" ingredients and may be a good start for you with your sensitive skin.

                                Hope that helped!

                                Answered on 9/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                            • Q:

                              Hello I wanted to see about the Real Techniques brush cleansing gel I wanted to know if I could use this with my new brush cleansing Palette I just bought.. Can I use this to clean my brushes with the new cl
                              Cleasing palette I got... Plz lmk...
                              Thanks a lot appreciate it
                              Asked on 3/2/2016 by Chloe from Tx

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                Hi Chloe,

                                Thanks for your question. Yes - you can definitely use the Real Techniques Cleansing Gel with the new Cleansing Palette. As a matter of fact, they were actually designed to work together! :)

                                Hope you love your new cleansing system!

                                Answered on 3/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                            • Q:

                              Can I use this product on any brushes or does it just have to be the real technique brushes?
                              Asked on 12/26/2015 by Laura from Columbus,US

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                You can use it on brushes of any brand!

                                Answered on 12/30/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                            • Q:

                              Could this also be used to clean sponges?
                              Asked on 11/19/2015 by Emma from US

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Expert

                                A:

                                Yes, you can absolutely use it to clean your makeup sponges!

                                Answered on 11/20/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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