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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 476 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft bristles (339)
  • Easy to use (336)
  • Functional (283)
  • Great design (277)
  • Compact (102)

Cons

  • Sheds (7)
  • Heavy / bulky (6)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Poor quality (4)
  • Uneven application (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (330)
  • Going out (148)
  • Travel (132)
  • Highlighting & contouring (41)
  • Powder (27)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (131), Classic style (119), Trendy style (111), Brand buyer (23), Budget shopper (23)

Reviewed by 476 customers

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5.0

Definetly love

By Jazzy

from River grove IL

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Applies Evenly
  • High Quality
  • Soft

Cons

  • Wastes Make Up

Best Uses

  • Highlighting & Contouring
  • Powder

Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

I use this to put highlight on my cheekbones.

 
5.0

Great brush for highlighter

By Itsmedimplesss

from Wilmington, DE

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Applies Evenly
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Highlighting & Contouring
    • Powder

    Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

    Bought this for my mom for her birthday & I used it to apply highlighter for her birthday dinner & it did a great job picking up the product & putting it where I wanted it to go with limited fallout

     
    5.0

    Great brush!

    By Vana

    from Long Island, NY

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Highlighting & Contouring

      Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

      I bought this brush to use with my Anastasia Glow Kit because I don't really like the fan brushes that everyon uses for highlighter. This brush is perfect for the highlight kit!

       
      5.0

      I would buy this again !

      By Jacks

      from Whittier,CA

      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
        • Powder

        Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

        I use this brush to set my concealer and omg it is the best. It is very affordable too

         
        5.0

        Love this

        By Morgan

        from Florida

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Highlighting & Contouring
          • Multi-Use

          Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

          This is the perfect highlighting brush! Love it so much

           
          4.0

          Multitasker

          By dfel

          from New York, NY

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Colourpop Highlighters
            • Highlighting & Contouring
            • Multi-Use
            • Powder

            Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

            This brush is extremely versatile. It's so soft on the skin, making is easy to set any place I've applied concealer; it's also great for brushing away fallout. I love using this brush to apply Colourpop highlights, giving me a flawless and smooth application. It's also great for powder highlights as well (I've never tried it with a liquid). However, be careful while washing! I accidentally pulled out all the bristles while cleaning. Overall, I would definitely recommend.

             
            5.0

            Love it

            By Fran

            from Corpus Christi, Texas

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Highlighting & Contouring

              Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

              Love using it to apply my highlight

               
              5.0

              Perfect highlighter - Great price

              By Kat1mcd

              from Spotswood NJ

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • High Quality
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Highlighting & Contouring

                Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

                I.bought thus to use for highlighting. Works great. Doesn't pick up too much product. And you can't beat the price!

                 
                4.0

                Good highlighting brush!

                By Ali

                from San Jose, CA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Applies Evenly
                • Smooth Finish
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Highlighting & Contouring

                  Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

                  I originally purchased this brush with the intention of using it to set my undereye with powder. I was a tad bit dissapointed when I received it and found it was a bit too flimsy and soft to do the job right (at least how I like it). However, I found that it is a great highlighting brush! Blends my highlighter perfectly leaving no streaks whatsoever:) Love it!

                   
                  5.0

                  Great product for apply highlighter!

                  By DimplesRD37

                  from Ocala, FL

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Applies Evenly
                  • Smooth Finish
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Highlighting & Contouring

                    Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

                    I love this brush for applying highlighter. I used it with UD Afterglow 8hr Powder Highlighter and it applies the product well. The bristles are very soft on the brush. If you're looking for a suitable highlighting brush and maybe don't want to spend for a higher end brush I definitely recommend trying this one.

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                    13 Questions | 13 Answers
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                    • 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

                    • Q:

                      Are Real Technique brushes cruelty-free?
                      Asked on 4/8/2015 by Stephanie from Michigan

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Real Techniques products are 100% cruelty-free. They never test products on animals.

                        Answered on 4/8/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How long is this brush from the bottom of the handle to the tip of the bristles?
                      Asked on 1/4/2015 by Mrs. Math Teacher from North Dakota

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        From the base of the brush to the tip of the bristles, the Real Techniques Setting Brush measures 6".

                        Answered on 1/14/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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