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Expert Face Brush

Item #: 2244502

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The Expert Face Brush is ultra firm and broad for application and blending of cream or liquid foundation:
  • Look pixel perfect even in harsh light
  • Ultra plush taklon bristles
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    Real TechniquesExpert Face Brush
     
    4.7

    (based on 1907 reviews)

    97%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (1422)
    • Soft bristles (1391)
    • Functional (1218)
    • Great design (1126)
    • Compact (345)

    Cons

    • Heavy / bulky (83)
    • Sheds (34)
    • Doesn't work (24)
    • Poor quality (22)
    • Hard to use (14)

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (1423)
    • Going out (644)
    • Travel (498)
    • Liquid (102)
    • Multi-use (47)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Natural style (720), Classic style (556), Trendy style (274), Budget shopper (85), Brand buyer (38)

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    1.0

    Don't waste your money on this

    By Devina

    from Montebello,ca

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Causes Streaks
      • Poor Quality
      • Uneven Application
      • Wastes Make Up

      Best Uses

      • Liquid

      Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

      I was told by one of the beauty consultants that this was a good brush and I bought it and it was a waste of money so I took it back to weeks later they didn't have time right after I got it

       
      5.0

      Amazing !

      By Beauty geek

      from North haven , CT

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Multi-Use
        • Powder

        Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

        It's extremely soft and blends foundation so well ! Great for powder application too . I've got very sensitive skin and most brushes irritate my skin so I use the beauty blender generally . This is one brush which is so soft and doesn't irritate my skin at all . Highly recommended and great price !

         
        5.0

        I would this brush again.

        By Mimi

        from Houston

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Causes Streaks

        Best Uses

        • Highlighting & Contouring
        • Liquid
        • Multi-Use
        • Powder
        • Travel

        Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

        Love it. It is easy to use for multi purpose.

         
        5.0

        I would purchase this product again.

        By Angel

        from Frankfort, IL

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Applies Evenly
        • Smooth Finish
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Highlighting & Contouring

          Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

          I would purchase again for the price.

           
          5.0

          By Meli

          from Florida, coral springs

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Smooth Finish
          • Soft
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Highlighting & Contouring
            • Liquid
            • Multi-Use
            • Powder
            • Travel

            Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

             
            3.0

            I prefer a flat brush to apply my liquid foundation

            By Mack Attack

            from Lubbock, TX

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Soft

            Cons

            • Causes Streaks
            • Uneven Application
            • Wastes Make Up

            Best Uses

              Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

              I was told by one of the ladies at Ulta to use this product with Urban Decay All Nighter. I've been using it for over a week and I notice that the application with this brush isn't all that great. I'll go over my whole face and I'll notice streaks as if I didn't even apply makeup in that area. I have to go over my fave with the brush multiple times before it applies properly.

               
              5.0

              Amazing!

              By LKMD

              from Maryland

              Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

              This brush works better at applying my Tarte Rainforest of the Sea foundation that the RT miracle sponge or my Bare Minerals brush (gift with purchase for buying their BB cream). It's so soft and makes my foundation look flawless. Easy to clean. Bristles are sturdy (they don't fall out). VERY affordable!

               
              2.0

              Wait for it...

              By Westam

              from Milwaukee, WI

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Pros

              • Applies Evenly
              • Easy To Clean
              • Smooth Finish

              Cons

              • Poor Quality
              • Wastes Make Up

              Best Uses

              • Liquid

              Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

              This brush is great the first few months but once you start to clean it the brush fibers start to fall out and eventually the brush head is a fourth of the size. Good brush if you want to replace it after 6mnths.

               
              5.0

              I love this!

              By Bmr

              from Columbus

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Applies Evenly
              • Smooth Finish
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Liquid

                Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                Really soft!!

                 
                5.0

                Works great!

                By Sassafrasshash

                from Mobile, Alabama

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Applies Evenly
                • High Quality
                • Smooth Finish
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Liquid

                  Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                  So far so good. Works great and a awesome price.

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                  • Q:

                    can you use this for powder foundation ?
                    Asked on 7/6/2016 by Celeste from Ventura

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Celeste,

                      The great thing about this brush is that it is so multi-functional and can be used for all types of foundation: powder, pressed powder, liquid, mousse, etc.

                      Hope that helps!

                      Answered on 7/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    From which animal this bristle made of?
                    Asked on 7/3/2016 by Nisha from Malaysia

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Nisha,

                      All of our Real Techniques bristles are synthetic, so none have animal hair.

                      Thanks!

                      Answered on 7/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    would this brush work well with the bare minerals liquid serum foundation? thank you!
                    Asked on 6/27/2016 by leahh from williamsburg, va

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Leah,

                      This is one of our most popular brushes, and one of the main reasons why is because it is so multi-functional. it's great for all different forms and types of foundation: powder, pressed liquid, creams, mousses, serums, etc.

                      I think you will find that you will be happy with how it works with any kind of foundation!

                      thanks.

                      Answered on 7/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Would this brush be good to use with cushion foundations as I prefer using brushes over sponge?
                    Asked on 6/18/2016 by all4Him from Tucson,AZ

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi all4Him,

                      Great question. This is one of our best selling brushes and is perfect for just about all types of liquid, cream, mousse and cushion foundations. The cut and density of the bristles blends most foundations in perfectly. I think you will find this brush to be good to use!

                      Thanks!

                      Answered on 6/19/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Would this work for liquid foundations such as the too faced born this way foundation?
                    Asked on 5/24/2016 by katnogueda from Anaheim,CA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Katnogueda,

                      This brush is one of our most versatile brushes in the Collection and it's no wonder that it's a Fan Favorite (as well as a personal favorite of mine)!! This is a perfect brush for pretty much all types of foundation: liquid, cream, mousse, etc., so I think you will be very pleased with how it applies and looks.

                      Thanks so much!

                      Answered on 5/25/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Could I use this brush to apply a mousse foundation? If not, what brush do you recommend?
                    Asked on 5/3/2016 by Mrs.MathTeacher

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Mrs Math Teacher,

                      Great question. I love the Expert Face Brush so much because it is so versatile - you can use it for pretty much any kind of foundation and blend it to get the coverage you want. I do think this brush would work well with a mousse.

                      If you're looking for lighter coverage with a mousse, you could also try our Stippling Brush (which is Ulta item #2230003). The bristles are a bit less dense than the Expert Face, so it may give you a more natural look (if that's what you're looking for).

                      Otherwise, I think the Expert Face would be great!

                      Thanks!

                      Answered on 5/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    How long are the bristles?
                    Asked on 4/28/2016 by Lauren

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Lauren,

                      From the top of the ferrule to the top of the longest bristle, they are .75" long.

                      Thanks!

                      Answered on 5/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Would this brush be best to apply bronzer?
                    Asked on 4/15/2016 by neesha from Sacramento

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Neesha,

                      That's a good question. I love this Expert Face Brush so much and use it for a number of things (foundation, contouring, etc). I actually would point you towards two other brushes, though, for bronzer. I think you need a brush which has bristles that are a little less dense.

                      The first one is our Real Techniques Powder Brush, found here: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod3220077. The bristles are more plush and allows you to get a gentle sweep of bronzer to give you that sun-kissed (but not over-made-up) look.

                      My personal favorite for applying bronzer is our Bold Metals Arched Powder brush, which you can find here: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod11831007. It's our highest quality brush & bristle combo, and it's a bit flatter than the Original Collection Powder Brush I just mentioned. That enables me to get a nice sweep of bronzer. Plus, these are our softest bristles ever, so the brush is absolutely luxurious to use!

                      Hope that helps!

                      Answered on 4/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Would this brush be good to apply bronzer with?
                    Asked on 4/12/2016 by Neesha from San Jose,ca

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Neesha,

                      The Expert Face Brush is one of my most favorite brushes, simply because you can do so many things with it! Foundation, blush, contour, etc! But, I think, if you're going for a sun-kissed look with a bronzer, you would be better off using a brush that has a fuller head and is a little less dense & concentrated that the Expert Face brush.

                      Here are two that I would recommend:

                      1) our Real Techniques Powder Brush: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod3220077

                      2) our Bold Metals Arched Powder Brush: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod11831007

                      I actually love the Bold Metals brush specifically for bronzer because it has our highest quality bristles to date and is so soft and light that it gives me the exact look I'm going for.

                      Thanks - hope that helps!

                      Answered on 4/13/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    How long can you use this brush until it needs to be replaced ?
                    Asked on 4/9/2016 by makeupsparkles

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi makeupsparkles,

                      That's a great question, and it really does depend on how much you use your brush on a daily basis, and how well you take care of it (cleaning, storage, etc).

                      If you do use your brush quite a bit (at least every day), we would probably recommend replacing it every 6mos to a year to get the best performance, results and look that you want.

                      Make sure that you are cleaning your brushes on a somewhat regular basis, though. Once a week or once every two weeks, at least. We have come out with a great new cleansing system to help you with this.

                      We have developed a Brush Cleansing Palette (which you can find here: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod13731029&skuId=2297111&_requestid=972847). This was specifically designed to clean brush heads and has multi-textured surfaces to clean different brushes and bristles. It's a gentler way to get a good clean.

                      We also have a Deep Cleansing Gel that was formulated just for the type of bristles on these brushes. You can find that here: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod13121017

                      After you've washed your brushes, make sure you squeeze any excess moisture out of the bristles, and leave them to dry at an angle, with the brush head facing down. That eliminates any water sitting in the ferrule, which could cause your brush bristles to shed.

                      Thanks so much and I hope that helped!

                      Answered on 4/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
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