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Real Techniques Foundation Brush

Real Techniques

Foundation Brush

Item #: 2229997

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Great looks start with a flawless base. The angled cut lets you build the coverage you need for airbrushed, high-definition results allows for high precision coverage even under harsh light with this foundation brush by Real Techniques.

  • Look pixel-perfect even in harsh light
  • Ultra-plush, synthetic taklon bristles are hand-cut and 100% cruelty-free
  • Self-standing for easy storage Extended aluminum handle is light and easy to use


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Real TechniquesFoundation Brush
 
4.2

(based on 399 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (157)
  • Functional (133)
  • Soft bristles (124)
  • Great design (119)
  • Blends well (84)

Cons

  • Difficult to apply (11)
  • Doesn't work (10)
  • Poor coverage (9)
  • Uneven application (9)
  • Too small (7)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (153)
  • Travel (69)
  • Going out (63)
  • Full coverage (43)
  • Light to medium coverage (39)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (140), Classic style (69), Natural style (65), Brand buyer (52), Trendy style (34)

Reviewed by 399 customers

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1.0

Too flimsy, too many lines

By GomezK

from San Antonio Texas

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Soft

Cons

  • Causes Streaks
  • Uneven Application

Best Uses

    Comments about Real Techniques Foundation Brush:

    Used to apply cream foundation, bad buy.

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    would not buy again

    By jess

    from SA,TX

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Feels Rough On Skin

      Best Uses

        Comments about Real Techniques Foundation Brush:

        Not a good feel...

         
        5.0

        Great cruelty free brush options

        By Michelle

        from Massachusetts

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cruelty-Free
        • Smooth Finish
        • Soft
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Multi-Use

          Comments about Real Techniques Foundation Brush:

          It says foundation brush but I actually use it to stamp extra powder near my eyes to catch eyeshadow fallout. The shape it perfect for this! It's angle allows me to stamp the powder in the perfect angled direction so the shadow applies in a winged out shape.

           
          4.0

          Great option at a lower price.

          By Kate

          from Pennsylvania

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Liquid

            Comments about Real Techniques Foundation Brush:

            I bought this in store as a cheaper alternative to a foundation brush that had been used minutes prior to match me with a new foundation. I just couldn't bring myself to spend the $35. This was a cheaper alternative, cute, and it definitely works.

             
            4.0

            So far so good

            By M, grandma

            from Margaret, Alabama

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • High Quality
            • Smooth Finish
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Multi-Use

              Comments about Real Techniques Foundation Brush:

              Still learning to use this brush.

               
              5.0

              Foundation brush

              By Srayda

              from Valrico, Florida

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Highlighting & Contouring
                • Multi-Use

                Comments about Real Techniques Foundation Brush:

                Love this brush

                 
                4.0

                Eh

                By Sbigs

                from Gulfport Mississippi

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Applies Evenly
                • Easy To Clean
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Too Small

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Real Techniques Foundation Brush:

                  I was on a budget but needed something that was easy to clean. This works for now

                   
                  5.0

                  Must have!!

                  By Brittany

                  from Royal Oak ,Mi

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Clean
                  • High Quality
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Liquid

                    Comments about Real Techniques Foundation Brush:

                    Before I bought this brush i previously used a beauty blender.This brush is 100 times better !
                    It uses less product and is easier to clean .

                     
                    3.0

                    Foundation Brush

                    By none

                    from IL

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Applies Evenly
                    • Smooth Finish
                    • Soft
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                    • Too Small

                    Best Uses

                    • Highlighting & Contouring
                    • Powder

                    Comments about Real Techniques Foundation Brush:

                    good brush overall

                     
                    5.0

                    I would buy it again for sure!!

                    By Rach

                    from Omaha, NE

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Applies Evenly
                    • High Quality
                    • Smooth Finish
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Liquid

                      Comments about Real Techniques Foundation Brush:

                      Loved the price and quality

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                      Q&A

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                      11 Questions | 11 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        What would be a good brush for a powder foundation?
                        Asked on 5/15/2017 by Dawn from Laguna Hills, Ca

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Which brush is best for the Bare Minerals Gel Cream Foundation, the Foundation Brush or a round brush?
                        Asked on 5/18/2016 by Debbie from Dallas, TX

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Debbie,

                          Oh, that is an awesome question with so many amazing answers! It really all comes down to what you like best - which is what is so fun about using our Real Techniques brushes!

                          This is a great brush to use for a foundation like Bare Minerals Gel Cream Foundation, and this brush is actually made for creams and mousses. I use this brush when I want a bit more of an airbrushed look and full coverage.

                          If you want a lighter application, I would recommend either our Expert Face Brush (Ulta item 2244502), the Buffing Brush that is in our Core Collection (Ulta Item 2229998) - this one is my absolute favorite brush that we made, or our #1 selling item, the Miracle Complexion Sponge (Ulta item 2265607). I think any one of these would be perfect for getting that natural finish.

                          Thanks!

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

                        Would you recommend this brush for the L'oreal infallible pro matte foundation or another real techniques brush?
                        Asked on 8/31/2015 by Cindy

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, this brush is designed for use with liquid and cream foundation formulas of any brand.

                          Answered on 9/1/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Which is better for liquid foundation, the foundation brush or the expert face brush? What is the difference between the two?
                        Asked on 7/28/2015 by Cindy

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          The Expert Face Brush Item #: 2244502 is for a lighter application of foundation and/or powder. The densely cut bristles and use of a "buffing" motion really push the foundation into the skin, leaving lighter coverage overall.

                          The angled cut of the Foundation Brush allows you not only to really get into the crevices of your skin, but it enables you to build the coverage that you need. The sweeping application also provides for more coverage than the Expert Face Brush since this brush wouldn't be used to buff the foundation/powder into the skin. Overall, this allows for more precise application of your foundations or powders.

                          Either brush can be used with liquid formulas!

                          Answered on 7/29/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        What is the best way to clean this brush and should it be cleaned after every use?
                        Asked on 4/25/2015 by Janet from Charlotte, NC

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Does this brush work will with a cream contour palette?
                        Asked on 4/20/2015 by Cristina from RI

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Rather than this brush, which is designed for all over application and blending of foundation, we suggest using either Real Techniques Bold Metals 301 Flat Contour Brush (Item #: 2283104) or Real Techniques Stippling Brush (Item #: 2230003) to contour and highlight for definition.

                          Answered on 4/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        what is the difference between this foundation brush and the foundation brush from the core collections set?
                        Asked on 3/8/2015 by Gh from NY

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          There are several differences between the two foundation brushes. The brush that is sold on its own has a different bristle cut than the one in the Core Collection. This individually sold brush is cut on a bias, while the Core Collection brush is more tapered. Both allow you to reach the crevices in your face (around your nose, under your eyes, etc.) for maximum coverage. The individual brush has more bristles overall, which allows greater pick up and application of product. In terms of similarities, both brushes are made from the same cruelty-free bristles and both have the no-shed qualities that Real Techniques is known for!

                          Answered on 3/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Is this product supposed to be used with liquid foundation?
                        Asked on 12/30/2014 by rJn

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, this brush is designed for use with liquid and cream foundation formulas.

                          Answered on 1/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Can this brush also be used for contouring?
                        Asked on 12/27/2014 by ReRe from Houston,Tx

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Rather than this brush, which is designed for all over application and blending of foundation, we suggest using either Real Techniques Bold Metals 301 Flat Contour Brush (Item #: 2283104) or Real Techniques Stippling Brush (Item #: 2230003) to contour and highlight for definition.

                          Answered on 1/5/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Are these brushes made of natural animal hair or synthetic bristles?
                        Asked on 9/6/2014 by mmchie-fanofbeauty from Cranston, RI

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Real Techniques brushes feature ultra-plush, synthetic bristles that are hand-cut and 100% cruelty-free.

                          Answered on 9/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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