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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 602 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft bristles (339)
  • Easy to use (336)
  • Functional (283)
  • Great design (277)
  • Soft (153)

Cons

  • Sheds (7)
  • Wastes make up (7)
  • Heavy / bulky (6)
  • Uneven application (6)
  • Poor quality (5)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (330)
  • Going out (148)
  • Travel (148)
  • Highlighting & contouring (124)
  • Powder (99)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (131), Classic style (119), Trendy style (111), Budget shopper (92), Brand buyer (62)

Reviewed by 602 customers

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5.0

Love this brush

By JoJo

from Homestead FL

About Me Budget Buyer

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 brush for highlighting and i love it. Its the perfect size and very soft

     
    5.0

    Everything you need in a highlighting brush

    By Gabrielle

    from Georgia

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Applies Evenly
    • High Quality
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Highlighting & Contouring

      Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

      I love this brush. Great for highlighting. Applies product in the perfect place.

       
      5.0

      I love all of their products!!

      By Hannah the Dancer

      from Flint Michigan

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Powder

        Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

        I use this product to apply setting powders evenly.

         
        3.0

        Nice brush

        By Mamatut

        from San Bernardino

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Soft

        Cons

        • Causes Streaks

        Best Uses

          Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

          Setting powder undereye

           
          5.0

          A brush for everything

          By Aubrey

          from Phoenix, AZ

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • High Quality
          • Smooth Finish
          • Soft
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Multi-Use

            Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

            This has to be my favorite brush ever from Real Techniques! I have a few just because of that and for different uses. I use this brush to set my undereyes, I use another to highlight and if you have big eye lids like me, you can almost use it as a blending brush, it's crazy. This brush is everything! If it was a little bigger I would use it for blush and bronzer too! Great quality.

             
            5.0

            Good brush

            By Savy

            from California

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Clean

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Highlighting & Contouring

              Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

              Bought this brush for my daughter

               
              5.0

              MUST HAVE

              By lizzg

              from des moines wa

              Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

              ideal for setting and highlighting ! best brush !

               
              3.0

              it was okay

              By Ash

              from Saginaw, Michigan

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Applies Evenly
              • High Quality
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • Feels Rough On Skin

              Best Uses

              • Highlighting & Contouring
              • Powder

              Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

              I used this brush with a finishing powder. It felt harsh on my face but soft on my hands

               
              5.0

              Perfect brush for setting under eyes

              By Mary

              from San Diego, CA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Applies Evenly
              • Easy To Clean
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Highlighting & Contouring
                • Powder

                Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

                This is the only brush I use for setting my under eyes, it applies powder evenly and smooth. It's easy to clean and doesn't shed. I have used it for highlighting too and it works well.

                 
                5.0

                I love it!!!

                By Cmitchell

                from Vancouver, WA

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Applies Evenly
                • Cruelty-Free
                • High Quality
                • Smooth Finish
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Highlighting & Contouring
                  • Powder

                  Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

                  I use it as a highlighting brush and it is soft as butter I can't get enough of it! I 100% recommend it!

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                  Q&A

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                  16 Questions | 16 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    Can I use this as a contour brush?
                    I have the sculpting brush but its too big and makes my contour look gross.
                    I want the contour brush from real techniques but they only sell it in a set and I don't want the full set. So this is the next brush I saw that looks similar to that one.
                    Asked on 4/22/2017 by celine from Miami, FL

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      HI celine,

                      If you are looking for a smaller brush head, this will definitely do it. In terms of contouring, the Setting Brush does not have the angle that some people like in terms of getting into the hollows of the cheekbones, but if you blend and apply precisely, you should be able to create a well-defined look with this.

                      Thanks!

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