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Real Techniques Setting Brush

Real Techniques

Setting Brush

Item #: 2244504

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The micro Setting Brush is the key to completing any look with a controlled dusting of powder or highlighter.

Benefits:

  • Look pixel perfect even in harsh light
  • Ultra plush taklon bristles


How to use:

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Real TechniquesSetting Brush
 
4.7

(based on 548 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft bristles (339)
  • Easy to use (336)
  • Functional (283)
  • Great design (277)
  • Soft (107)

Cons

  • Sheds (7)
  • Heavy / bulky (6)
  • Wastes make up (6)
  • Uneven application (5)
  • Doesn't work (4)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (330)
  • Going out (148)
  • Travel (141)
  • Highlighting & contouring (86)
  • Powder (67)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (131), Classic style (119), Trendy style (111), Budget shopper (65), Brand buyer (42)

Reviewed by 548 customers

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3.0

I would not buy this product again.

By Dont have one.

from Trinity, Texas

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Soft

Cons

  • Uneven Application

Best Uses

    Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

    I would not buy this product again. The brishes are to soft to apply blush from my blush compack.

     
    5.0

    Love it

    By lemonbox64

    from Roanoke, Va

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Wastes Make Up

    Best Uses

    • Highlighting & Contouring
    • Multi-Use
    • Powder

    Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

    It does waste a little bit of product, but the combination of the dense bristles and setting spray on top of the highlight being applied makes it shine!

     
    5.0

    The Best

    By StSilver

    from new jersey

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • High Quality
    • Soft
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Multi-Use

      Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

      I am professional makeup artist and I always have this stocked in my kit, I can use it for highlighting, setting the under eyes, and quick touch ups. This is worth having a back up of.

       
      5.0

      PERFECT Hightlighter Brush

      By Drugstore Type of Gal

      from Grand Rapids, MI

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Applies Evenly
      • Good Size
      • High Quality
      • Smooth Finish
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Highlighting & Contouring
        • Powder
        • Travel

        Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

        I absolutely love this brush for highlighting!! It is the perfect size, amount of brushes, compact, etc. I usually buy drugstore brands and this is by far my personal preference. The highlighters I use are ColourPop and Physicians Formula. The brush works amazing on both!

         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Carol

        from Asheville, NC

        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 Setting Brush:

          I use this for my highlighting brush. It apply just the right amount if product exactly where I want it. This brush is so soft!

           
          5.0

          I would buy this again!

          By Hannah

          from New Port Richey, Florida

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • High Quality
          • Smooth Finish
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Too Small

          Best Uses

          • Highlighting & Contouring

          Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

          I use this brush to apply my highlighter, and I love it!

           
          5.0

          I would buy this again

          By Kalei

          from Saint Joseph, MO

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

            This brush is amazing! I set my under eyes with this and it is the perfect size and super soft!

             
            5.0

            Great brush!

            By AMNT73

            from Hattiesburg, MS

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Powder

              Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

              I use this brush to set my under eye area. This brush is the perfect size and super soft.

               
              5.0

              I love this brush sooo much

              By Beans

              from St. Louis, MO

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Applies Evenly
              • Cruelty-Free
              • Easy To Clean
              • Soft
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Multi-Use
                • Powder

                Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

                I really like this brush. I have a rather small face, so I use it to apply my blush as well as my powder. It works a little better as blush for me, because I normally like a little bit of a bigger brush for powder, but that could just be preference. It is very soft, the bristles don't pull out, I love it.

                 
                4.0

                Yes would buy this product again

                By Annie

                from Sanjuan, Tx

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Applies Evenly
                • High Quality
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Highlighting & Contouring

                  Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

                  Love this brush, I use it for my highlight and it goes on evenly

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                  • Q:

                    What is the highlighter called that the woman in the video used? I would like to get that highlighter and also this brush! Thanks!
                    Asked on 1/28/2017 by Renee from WI

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    I was wondering what highlighter the woman in the video used? I would love to purchase that highlighter and this brush! Thanks!
                    Asked on 1/28/2017 by Renee from WI

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    is this brush good for bronzer?
                    Asked on 7/28/2016 by T

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi T,

                      Thanks for your question. I love the Setting brush for a lot of things: concealer, highlighter, blending out contour lines; however, I would probably recommend a different brush for bronzer.

                      Because you want to create a more natural, sun-kissed look, I tend to think that larger brush heads covering a bigger area is the way to go. I love our Bold Metals Powder Brush for a bronzer and use mine every day (http://www.ulta.com/bold-metals-100-arched-powder-brush?productId=xlsImpprod11831007).

                      I would also recommend our Real Techniques brush for a bronzer brush as well (http://www.ulta.com/powder-brush?productId=xlsImpprod3220077). Definitely something with a lot of bristles that are "fluffier" and less concentrated for bronzer.

                      Thanks! Hope that helps!

                      Answered on 8/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Is this brush good for highlighter and does it pick up a lot of the highlighter product on the brush
                    Asked on 6/20/2016 by Yarely

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Yarely,

                      Great question! This is one of our most multi-functional brushes and I, personally, don't know how I lived without it for all these years! :)

                      One of the best uses for this brush is to apply highlighter when you are going for a highlight/contour look. Because of the way the bristles are cut, it doesn't pick up too much product overall. Additionally, because the bristles are synthetic (cruelty-free), it doesn't have the porous nature that real hair bristles do and you will find more product on your face, rather than staying in your brush.

                      Overall, I think you would be really happy with this brush used for highlighting.

                      Thanks!

                      Answered on 6/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Are the Real Techniques brushes synthetic?
                    Asked on 5/20/2016 by Beauty Buff

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Beauty Buff,

                      Great question! Our brush bristles are all synthetic, made from a taklon blend and are 100% cruelty free!

                      Thanks!

                      Answered on 5/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    I was just wondering which brush is better for use with mineral veil. This one or the powder brush option.

                    Thank you
                    Asked on 4/12/2016 by Ang from Grand Rapids,US

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    I'm planning on purchasing the "sculpting brush" from Real Techniques to contour my face with bronzer.
                    I was wondering whether the "sculpting brush" or this brush (setting brush) would work best to contour my nose, as well as blend? What would you recommend for contouring the nose with bronzer?
                    Asked on 2/8/2016 by Beauty love

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Beauty Love,

                      That is such a great question! I had to stop and think for a moment because I love BOTH of those brushes so much! The Sculpting Brush is going to be much better for the larger areas of your face (cheeks, forehead, chin) where you want that contoured look. But, I think you will want a smaller brush head for contouring your nose and you will probably see better, more precise results with the Setting Brush.

                      One other brush you might want to consider for contouring your nose is the Foundation Brush. It has angled bristles (like the Sculpting Brush), but is not quite as large. I think you would be happy with either the Setting of the Foundation brush - and please let us know how it works for you!!

                      Answered on 2/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                  • Q:

                    Can this brush be used as a blending brush for eyeshadows?
                    Asked on 1/12/2016 by Sunshine from Kentucky

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      It is a bit too large to use for eyeshadow. It works best for a controlled dusting of setting powder or highlighter.

                      Answered on 1/14/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Can you use this brush with pressed powder?
                    Asked on 1/2/2016 by JJ from US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, it is ideal for use with pressed or loose finishing powder!

                      Answered on 1/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is this product recommend for concealer?
                    Asked on 10/10/2015 by LaneyLou419 from usa

                    1 answer

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