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Real Techniques Stippling Brush

Real Techniques

Stippling Brush

Item 2230003

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 1187 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (706)
  • Soft bristles (653)
  • Functional (621)
  • Great design (587)
  • Blends well (224)

Cons

  • Sheds (50)
  • Heavy / bulky (40)
  • Doesn't work (36)
  • Poor quality (22)
  • Difficult to apply (15)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (887)
  • Going out (467)
  • Travel (325)
  • All skin types (180)
  • Sensitive skin (67)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (437), Classic style (363), Trendy style (253)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

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4.0

Great for coverage and fun application !

By Jasman

from Cleveland,OH

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Natural Looking

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Travel

    Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

    You smear a small amount of foundation on the brush and almost jab it to create a stippled look and once done fully creates a nice smooth finish that looks flawless. DO NOT use with power foundation as it is a stippling brush and takes too much powder up.

     
    5.0

    Works really good

    By Chiquita

    from Soquel Ca

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

      Works really good thank you

       
      5.0

      YES YES YES

      By Moon

      from FL

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Long Lasting
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

        Not so much of an air brushed feel however it is definitely a must have

         
        5.0

        This brush is love!!!!

        By Kathy

        from Antioch

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

            This is my first time using a brush to apply foundation and tgis brush works beautifully. I use it to apply my it cosmetics foundation

             
            4.0

            I would recommend this product to others

            By Allie

            from Columbia MD

            About Me Trendy Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Take-off
            • Lightweight
            • Natural Looking
            • Smooth

            Cons

            • Difficult to Apply

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

            Used it to apply foundation. More streaky than a beauty blender, but easy for light coverage.

             
            5.0

            Would buy again

            By Nat

            from Indianapolis

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

              My favorite brush

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Sadly, I returned it

              By Lipstick freak

              from Tempe, AZ

              About Me Trendy Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Difficult to Apply
                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

                  I had bad luck with this brush. I do not know if that is due to my own lack of skill or to a genuine fault with the brush, but... no. I tied to use it with a liquid foundation and instead of the advertised light, natural and airbrushed look this brush gave my makeup a streaky clumpy appearance that had to be fixed with a beauty blender. I returned it and switched to other brushes with some great results.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great brush

                  By D.P

                  from State College PA.

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

                    This brush works well easy to use blends well and great price

                     
                    5.0

                    I wish I found this sooner

                    By Giana

                    from New Jersey

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Pros

                    • Blends Well
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

                        I have purchased tons of contour brushes but this one is y far the best one that I have gotten. My contour has looked smooth and amazing. I highly recommend

                         
                        5.0

                        Easy to use

                        By Karen

                        from Naperville Illinois

                        About Me Classic Style

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Blends Well
                        • Easy To Apply
                        • Natural Looking

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday
                          • Going Out

                          Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

                          I purchased this for my older sister to use with her bare mineral foundation and she loves it

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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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