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Real Techniques Stippling Brush

Real Techniques

Stippling Brush

Item #: 2230003

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The final step is a perfect finish. This dual-fiber brush is the trade secret for creating airbrushed, high-definition results with all types of makeup:
  • Look pixel-perfect even in harsh light
  • Ultra-plush, synthetic taklon bristles are hand-cut and 100% cruelty-free
  • Self-standing for easy storage
  • Extended aluminum handle is light and easy to use

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Real TechniquesStippling Brush
 
4.5

(based on 1164 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (705)
  • Soft bristles (653)
  • Functional (621)
  • Great design (587)
  • Blends well (210)

Cons

  • Sheds (50)
  • Heavy / bulky (40)
  • Doesn't work (34)
  • Poor quality (22)
  • Difficult to apply (12)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (872)
  • Going out (456)
  • Travel (316)
  • All skin types (166)
  • Sensitive skin (59)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (429), Classic style (356), Trendy style (248)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Reviewed by 1164 customers

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5.0

Love this brush!

By Kathy

from Homestead, FL

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

I'm exploring ways to use this brush. I love it.

 
5.0

love it!!

By lauren

from mobile alabama

About Me Trendy Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

    it is easy to apply and it's not clumpy. it looks very natural

     
    5.0

    I would buy this product again

    By Squirrel

    from Simpsonville, SC

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

      Great product

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I love this

      By Yoyo

      from Why does it matter

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types

        Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

        I would recommend this brush because it applies blush and other products really well. It is just a great overall brush and the price!!!!

         
        5.0

        Real Techniques consistent quality

        By Tampa Mom

        from Tampa, Florida

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Sensitive Skin

          Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

          Absolutely love how soft the brushes in this line are. They make it so easy to apply your products and have flawless coverage.

           
          5.0

          I have used this product before

          By N/A

          from Silver Spring MD>

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

            Used to apply liquid makeup

             
            5.0

            Love this brush! Especially for the price!

            By AngelaRN

            from Joplin, MO

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

                I use this with my IT Cosmetics serum foundation! I love it!

                 
                4.0

                Still a product I would buy

                By Tinachris

                from New York

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth

                Cons

                • Doesn't blend well

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

                Lightweight brush helps foundation to glide on smoothly. However, I felt the product was just layered on my skin rather than blended in. So I still went through with a beauty blender to really press it into my skin.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love it!

                By Giovanna

                from Nashville, TN

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Blends Well
                • Easy To Apply
                • Lightweight
                • Natural Looking
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

                    I really love this brush! I use it to apply my loose setting powder and it makes my skin feel so airy and light. I would assume it does the same for foundation. Definitely not a full coverage brush, but that's what I like about it.

                     
                    5.0

                    I would buy this again

                    By Amanda

                    from Greenville South Carolina

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Lightweight
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All Skin Types

                      Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

                      Love this brush

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                      31 Questions | 31 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        Can this brush be used for applying facial creams, products that are not makeup, but skincare?
                        Asked on 7/2/2017 by Michelle from Utah

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Michelle,

                          Yes, this brush is great for creams, actually, The more loosely packed bristles allow for more application of the heavier creams on your face. You will just need to make sure you wash your brush every couple of days so it doesn't get caked with the heavier lotions.

                          Thanks!

                          Answered on 7/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Is this brush suitable for cream foundation? I'm looking for brush to use with It cosmetic's confidence in a compact.
                        Thank yoh
                        Asked on 5/15/2017 by LEV from Boston

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi LEV,

                          I actually use the Confidence in a Compact product and I prefer a brush with a denser head than the stippling brush. There are two that I would recommend:

                          1) The one that I use comes in this Flawless Base Kit (http://www.ulta.com/flawless-base-set?productId=xlsImpprod15361243). It's the one with the largest brush head and is called the Buffing Brush. I find it's just perfect for this compact.

                          2) The other single brush you could use is our Expert Face brush. This is our best selling brush and it is amazing. But personally, I like the slightly longer bristles on the Buffing Brush. The Expert Face brush is found here: http://www.ulta.com/expert-face-brush?productId=xlsImpprod4260015

                          Thanks!

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

                        What is the best way to use this brush with pressed powder? The best technique.
                        Asked on 5/15/2017 by Emily from Strawberry Plains,TN

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Any Stippling brush Bristle are harsh.real technique stippling brush Bristle also harsh o skin.
                        Asked on 4/30/2017 by Priya from Non-US/Other

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Priya,

                          This is a very soft brush.

                          Thanks.

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

                        What is the diameter of the brush part? I want to be sure it would fit into the Chanel cream bronzer container.
                        Asked on 2/3/2017 by Operadiva from Melbourne, Florida

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Operadiva,

                          The diameter of the brush head is just over 1".

                          Thanks!

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

                        Could you use this brush with a very liquidy foundation such as the Becca Aqua Luminous Foundation? If not what would be a better brush option?
                        Asked on 11/20/2016 by Stuck Stippler from Chicago, Illinois

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Stuck Stippler,

                          I tend to like this brush with products that aren't very liquidy (like mousses or pressed liquids). For something that's very liquid, I love our Buffing Brush that's in our Core Collection kit. You also can use our Expert Face Brush, which is a huge fan favorite.

                          Thanks!

                          Answered on 12/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Can this product be used with liquid foundations? Like the UD Naked or Loreal True match? And if not what type of brush would work best??
                        Asked on 8/10/2016 by ken.t from Orlando

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Ken,

                          This brush is perfect for a more natural look; the cut and form of the bristles allow for less product to be applied to your face, leaving you with with what we call a "feathery finish".

                          If you're looking for a bit more coverage, I would recommend one of two brushes: my personal favorite comes in one of our brush sets (the Core Collection) and it's called the buffing brush (http://www.ulta.com/core-collection-brush-set?productId=xlsImpprod3220069). The Buffing Brush is the brush with the largest head on it. Its bristles are densely packed and cut a bit blunt to give you fantastic overall coverage. I have used this brush with many different foundation types and it handles all of them beautifully.

                          There is also a single brush called the Expert Face Brush (http://www.ulta.com/expert-face-brush?productId=xlsImpprod4260015) that is similar to the Buffing Brush, but whose bristles aren't quite as long. This is one of our best selling brushes and would likely do a great job for you!

                          Thanks!

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

                        What is this brush made of? Im looking for a brush with real hair, not synthetic.
                        Asked on 6/7/2016 by Senegence Junkie from Oklahoma

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Senegence,

                          All of our Real Techniques and EcoTools brushes are made with synthetic bristles. Natural hair bristles are definitely getting tougher to find, but we do make a line called Studio Basics that are made from natural hair. You can find our selection on Ulta.com by searching the brand name.

                          Thanks!

                          Answered on 6/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Could it be used for cream or powder contour
                        Asked on 5/6/2016 by Emmsteiin from Long beach ca

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Emmsteiin,

                          Great question! The nice thing about the Stippling brush is its cut and design make it a good multi-tasking brush for all sorts of product types. For me personally, though, I tend to like to use cream products better with the Stippling Brush, rather than powder. Overall, I feel like the dual fiber cuts lend themselves a little better for pickup and application of cream.

                          Thanks so much!

                          Answered on 5/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Hi! So I'm wondering if this brush would be good for when you contour and need to blend it in? I tried contouring for the first time the other day and my brush was made for applying it, but I couldn't blend it in with the rest of my face and I had literal lines from the bronzer! So I was wondering if this brush would help that problem! Or if you could point me in the direction of a brush that would? I've heard amazing things about this brand and would like to stick with it!
                        Thanks!!!
                        Asked on 5/1/2016 by Saracitabonita from La Crosse WI

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Saracitabonita,

                          Thanks so much for being such a loyal fan!! We love that - and we love people like you! :)

                          I actually have the perfect brush recommendation for you: we have a Real Techniques Sculpting Brush that is literally made for the problem you're describing of having lines from your bronzer.

                          On Ulta's website, it's Item # 2283194 and I love this brush not only for contouring, but I sometimes use it for blush or foundation. It has an angled cut, which is ideal for following the contours of your face, and denser bristles, which is what you really need for blending products like this.

                          We also have a Sculpting Kit by Real Techniques which is only available at Ulta this year. It's Item #2285291. That comes with the Sculpting Brush that I just told you about, but also our Fan Brush (which you can't get on its own) and a Setting Brush.

                          I do love the Stippling Brush, but it's better for foundation, BB/CC creams, etc than sculpting and contouring.

                          Hope that helps!

                          Answered on 5/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
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