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EcoTools Recycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush

EcoTools

Recycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush

Item 2210251

Case is made of recycled aluminum. Bristles are soft, cruelty free.
Dip in loose or pressed powder and tap of excess. Lightly blend makeup over entire face to create a smooth, soft finish. Also great for blush or bronzer

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EcoToolsRecycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush
 
4.5

(based on 452 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (297)
  • Easy to use (290)
  • Functional (271)
  • Soft bristles (256)
  • Great design (230)

Cons

  • Poor quality (17)
  • Heavy / bulky (10)
  • Sheds (9)
  • Doesn't work (7)
  • Hard to use (7)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (296)
  • Travel (259)
  • Going out (148)
  • Powder (66)
  • Multi-use (30)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (175), Classic style (116), Budget shopper (52), Trendy style (40), Brand buyer (17)

Reviewed by 452 customers

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5.0

Love it!

By KentuckyMR

from Kentucky

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Applies Evenly
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Multi-Use

    Comments about EcoTools Recycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush:

    I love this! It blends very well. It's also soft and very compact!

     
    5.0

    Love it

    By Peach

    from Lodi ca

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Liquid
      • Multi-Use
      • Powder
      • Travel

      Comments about EcoTools Recycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush:

      Works great for liquid

       
      5.0

      Classic Favorite!

      By Lea

      from Austin

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Liquid
        • Multi-Use
        • Powder

        Comments about EcoTools Recycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush:

        I just love this brush! I had the exact same brush for maybe 4 years until the quality of the way the brush applied my makeup was just not the same so I decided to buy a new one although I have so many other foundation brushes and I'm glad I did because it feels like heaven on my face!:) will buy again when this one needs to be replaced.

         
        4.0

        Decent brush

        By Selkie

        from Pa

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Applies Evenly
        • Cruelty-Free
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Powder
          • Travel

          Comments about EcoTools Recycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush:

          This retractable kabuki is full size, no tiny little brush heads to try to work with, and it's dense. It's easy to toss it in a purse and it won't collect purse debris.

           
          5.0

          Second one!!

          By SeattleGirl

          from Seattle

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Powder
            • Travel

            Comments about EcoTools Recycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush:

            This is a great on the go brush that I keep in my purse. It's very soft and great for my pressed powder touch ups. I'm sure you could use it to apply foundation too as it's very dense. I purchased the similar real techniques brush a while ago but after a week the cap broke! I like the ecotools cap because it's aluminum and won't break as easily. This is my second one. The first one I had for years!! Great brush! I recommend this brush to friends and family all the time.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            It is so gentle and effective!

            By Slim

            from Monroe, LA

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Liquid

              Comments about EcoTools Recycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush:

              When I use it, it makes my look keep that natural glow.

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              its okay

              By aaa27

              from blytheville, ar

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Powder

                Comments about EcoTools Recycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush:

                its okay

                 
                5.0

                I highly recommend!!

                By Jess

                from Mandeville, Louisiana

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Multi-Use

                  Comments about EcoTools Recycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush:

                  I can't say enough good things about this brush! It's beyond amazing, it's very versatile so you can adjust the softness of the brush! And it can be used for used foundation or powder!

                   
                  5.0

                  Affordable great makeup brush

                  By Gale

                  from Gresham Oregon

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Highlighting & Contouring
                    • Travel

                    Comments about EcoTools Recycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush:

                    Great for adding blush to cheeks! Extra bonus - brush has retractable case feature which makes it nice to put in carry in pocket or bag.

                     
                    4.0

                    Great buy

                    By Kj176

                    from Kenner, LA

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Applies Evenly
                    • Smooth Finish
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Powder

                      Comments about EcoTools Recycled Aluminum Retractable Kabuki Brush:

                      Great brush for the price! Love that it's retractable for on the go.

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                      • Q:

                        Can you use this brush for cream-to-powder foundation?
                        Asked on 7/23/2017 by Ziggy from Plymouth, WI

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Ziggy,

                          This kabuki brush would be an amazing brush for powder foundation because of how lightly packed and fluffy the bristles are - they would give you that light, but flawless coverage.

                          For a cream to powder foundation, I would tend to use a brush whose head is more dense and compact. One brush I love within EcoTools for liquid foundation application is the Buffing Brush, shown here: http://www.ulta.com/buffing-brush?productId=xlsImpprod4260025

                          Thanks!

                          Answered on 7/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Can this be used for foundation
                        Asked on 5/7/2017 by Delilah from Folsom, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Laura,

                          This kabuki brush would be an amazing brush for powder foundation because of how lightly packed and fluffy the bristles are - they would give you that light, but flawless coverage.

                          For liquid foundation, I would tend to use a brush whose head is more dense and compact. One brush I love within EcoTools for liquid foundation application is the Buffing Brush, shown here: http://www.ulta.com/buffing-brush?productId=xlsImpprod4260025

                          Thanks!

                          Thanks!

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

                        what is the size of the brush?
                        Asked on 4/19/2017 by Brush Shopper from Easton, MA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Brush Shopper,

                          Here are the dimensions of that EcoTools Kabuki Brush:

                          Left to right: 2.913"
                          Front to back: 1.378"
                          Height: 8.622"

                          Thanks!

                          Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Can this product be used for loose mineral powder foundation?
                        Asked on 1/19/2017 by Laura from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Laura,

                          I do love a kabuki brush for a lot of different things, and it would be an amazing brush for loose powder because of how lightly packed and fluffy the bristles are - they would give you that light, but flawless coverage

                          Thanks!

                          Answered on 2/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Would this brush be able to be used for contouring and bronzing?
                        Asked on 1/4/2017 by Abbey from Portland, US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Abbey,

                          I do love me a kabuki brush for a lot of different things, and it would be an amazing brush for a bronzer because of how lightly packed and fluffy the bristles are - they would give you that natural glow you're looking for.

                          However, I probably wouldn't recommend it for contouring - you need something with a bit more precision and something that has a bit more of an angular cut. My best recommendation is a brush from our sister brand, Real Techniques. We make a Sculpting Brush in that line that is absolutely amazing for contouring - you can find it here: http://www.ulta.com/sculpting-brush?productId=xlsImpprod11861065

                          That has the angles, the smaller cut bristles and the dense packing that is perfect for creating a fierce contour!

                          Thanks.

                          Answered on 1/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
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