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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 664 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft bristles (339)
  • Easy to use (336)
  • Functional (283)
  • Great design (277)
  • Soft (203)

Cons

  • Wastes make up (8)
  • Sheds (7)
  • Too small (7)
  • Uneven application (7)
  • Heavy / bulky (6)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (330)
  • Highlighting & contouring (166)
  • Travel (159)
  • Going out (148)
  • Powder (140)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (133), Natural style (131), Classic style (119), Trendy style (111), Brand buyer (75)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 664 customers

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5.0

I would buy this again!

By Kirsten who loves makeup

from Houston Texas

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Highlighting & Contouring
    • Powder

    Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

    I love this & i use this to apply highlight & sometimes powder

     
    5.0

    The perfect multipurpose brush

    By Emz

    from PA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Applies Evenly
    • Easy To Clean
    • Soft
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Highlighting & Contouring
      • Multi-Use
      • Powder

      Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

      I love this brush, it's so versatile and soft, this is probably my fifth brush I believe from RT and they haven't disappointed me ever. This brush in particular is the perfect size for highlighting cheekbones, setting the under eye and getting around the crease of the nose, it could also be used for apply powder all over the eye to set primers. It's very multipurpose, and applies product smoothly, I love it.

       
      5.0

      Love this for highlight

      By SuperMari

      from Orlando, FL

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Applies Evenly
      • Smooth Finish
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Highlighting & Contouring
        • Multi-Use
        • Powder

        Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

        This is so perfect for applying highlight. It's a perfect shape and size and it makes it look so good and application is super easy.

         
        5.0

        BEST HIGHLIHTER BRUSH

        By Heidi

        from Calexico ca

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Great setting undereye
          • Highlighting & Contouring

          Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

          I have been looking for this small and adorable soft soft brush for months but its always sold out, I love the way it applies the highliter just WHERE i want it , I needed two but guess what I got the last one at the store

           
          5.0

          Yes bish

          By Marecat

          from Grand Rapids

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • Easy To Clean
          • Smooth Finish
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • Feels Rough On Skin

          Best Uses

          • Highlighting & Contouring
          • Powder

          Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

          The bristles are still soft don't get me wrong but definitely not as soft as I expected. Still love the application and the tool feels light weight and works really good. I use it for setting powder and highlight

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          better for contour

          By Kamkam

          from Bar harbor ME

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Too Small
            • Uneven Application

            Best Uses

            • Highlighting & Contouring

            Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

            Product definitely looks bigger online for settting powder. And you get a small dinky brush

             
            5.0

            Amazing

            By Sarah Good

            from Trenton, NJ

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • Smooth Finish
            • Soft
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Liquid/Cream Concealer

              Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

              Great for blending liquid concealer under the eyes and on the face. Doesn't pick up the makeup and instead blends it beautifully.

               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again

              By Nelly

              from Roanoke, Va

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Applies Evenly
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Blush
                • Multi-Use
                • Powder

                Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

                I use it to for my banana powder and for blush.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Works great for highlighting

                By Britt

                from Oklahoma

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Highlighting & Contouring
                  • Multi-Use
                  • Powder

                  Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

                  Lasts a long time

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect highlighting brush

                  By V

                  from New England

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Highlighting & Contouring
                    • Powder

                    Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

                    I love how soft the brush is! It applies my highlighter so flawlessly

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                    19 Questions | 19 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Does this brush work with loose powder highlighters?
                      Asked on 10/27/2017 by Jess from FL

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Jess,

                        This is such a perfect brush for loose powder highlighters! Actually, it's perfect with just about any highlighter, but I love it with my loose one since the brush head is small enough that you're not getting product everywhere, but just the right size to highlight.

                        Thanks!

                        Answered on 11/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                    • Q:

                      Can it be use as a highlighter brush
                      Asked on 8/26/2017 by Simmy from Maryland

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Simmy,

                        YES - this is awesome as a highlighter brush!!

                        Thanks

                        Answered on 9/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                    • Q:

                      Would this brush be good for powder foundation?
                      Asked on 7/10/2017 by Cindy from Texas

                      1 answer

                    • 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

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