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Real Techniques Sculpting Brush

Real Techniques

Sculpting Brush

Item #: 2283194

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This Sculpting Brush from Real Techniques is one powerful tool.  Accentuate the features you love, change the shape and look of your face, or simply enhance your natural bone structure. With the use of light and dark makeup shades, this brush gives you the flexibility to transform your look for any occasion.

Contouring:

Using a slightly darker color from your foundation/skin tone,  apply a small amount of product to your brush.  Following the downward path of your cheekbone, apply product from the lower tip of your ear down towards your lip, stopping at the area that is even with the outer corner of your eye.  Use this brush¿s larger head and bristles in circular motion to blend contouring product.  After the first layer has been blended, you can apply more product to the area to create a more contoured look.

You can also use this brush for contouring your jawbone and hairline as well.

Highlighting:

Once the darker contouring color has been applied and blended, place a small amount of a lighter cream highlighter onto the Sculpting Brush and apply to the top of your cheekbone, just above the contoured area and blend back and forth.  This will reflect the light beautifully and give your gorgeous sculpted cheekbones even more definition.

This brush works with cream or powder products.

Secondary Use: The sculpting brush can be used to apply overall foundation as well.

 

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Real TechniquesSculpting Brush
 
4.7

(based on 291 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (200)
  • Soft bristles (186)
  • Functional (160)
  • Great design (159)
  • Compact (43)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (15)
  • Doesn't work (5)
  • Hard to use (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (197)
  • Going out (102)
  • Travel (69)
  • Contouring (9)
  • Highlighting & contouring (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (98), Classic style (75), Trendy style (60), Brand buyer (5), Budget shopper (5)

Reviewed by 291 customers

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5.0

Amazing

By Krystal

from Mission, TX

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • High Quality
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Highlighting & Contouring

    Comments about Real Techniques Sculpting Brush:

    Would purchase again.

     
    5.0

    Love

    By Kt

    from San Diego

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Applies Evenly
    • Smooth Finish
    • Soft
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Liquid
      • Multi-Use

      Comments about Real Techniques Sculpting Brush:

      I love the real techniques brushes. This one works great for buffing in your foundation for a more natural finish.

       
      3.0

      Too thick for contouring

      By Suu

      from Co

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Clean
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Causes Streaks
      • Uneven Application

      Best Uses

      • Multi-Use

      Comments about Real Techniques Sculpting Brush:

      This brush does not apply powder contour very well. It's too thick to create a nice contour on the cheekbone and applies very patchy and streaky. Also, the brush picks up so much product. When I contour with it I get a dirty looking, huge line on my cheek. It's not bad for contouring the forehead though. I will be using this brush for foundation application instead of contouring.

       
      4.0

      Works amazing!!!

      By Maddy

      from Northern Virginia

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Applies Evenly
      • High Quality
      • Smooth Finish
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Highlighting & Contouring

        Comments about Real Techniques Sculpting Brush:

        100% worth the buy!

         
        5.0

        So soft

        By Lala

        from Riverside

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Liquid
          • Multi-Use

          Comments about Real Techniques Sculpting Brush:

          I have only used it to apply by foundation but it can be used for more. Which is awesome.

           
          4.0

          Hard to blend, Looks nice in end

          By Alexis

          from Jefferson City, Mo

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Highlighting & Contouring
            • Powder

            Comments about Real Techniques Sculpting Brush:

            It's a little hard to blend makeup with but the end result looks good

             
            4.0

            Great brush, but not the best for contouring

            By LerkyChermz

            from Baltimore, MD

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • Easy To Clean

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Multi-Use

              Comments about Real Techniques Sculpting Brush:

              I bought this brush for contouring but I think I prefer a fluffier brush to build product. Something that can blend easily. This applies pretty harshly and it is harder to blend out once applied.

               
              5.0

              Love this brush

              By Liz

              from Mississippi

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Highlighting & Contouring
                • Liquid
                • Multi-Use

                Comments about Real Techniques Sculpting Brush:

                I love this brush! I use it to apply the Amazonian Clay foundation from Tarte and it applies it PERFECTLY and no streaks! The brush for the foundation is $34 and this one is wayyyyyyy cheaper!

                 
                5.0

                Gives anyone a sculpted look !

                By CPena

                from NYC, NY

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Highlighting & Contouring

                  Comments about Real Techniques Sculpting Brush:

                  Does an amazing job !!!

                   
                  5.0

                  Good for contour

                  By CF

                  from SoCal

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Applies Evenly
                  • Smooth Finish
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Highlighting & Contouring

                    Comments about Real Techniques Sculpting Brush:

                    Works for contouring & highlighting.

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                    • Q:

                      How do you recommend to clean clean your brushes?
                      Asked on 5/1/2016 by curious make up artist from vacaville, ca

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Curious Makeup Artist (love your name, btw):

                        We have just launched some amazing cleansing products under our Real Techniques brand, but also under our EcoTools brand of makeup brushes as well. I'll tell you about some of them!

                        First, we have our new Real Techniques cleansing palette. I love this product! Most of us have been cleaning our brushes using the palm of our hands. I find that sometimes I press down on the bristles harder than I should. This palette has a multi-textured surface designed to gently work between the bristles for a better clean. And it has different sized "nubs" for your larger or smaller bristles.

                        We also have either a Gel Cleanser (from Real Techniques) or a Brush Shampoo (from EcoTools). We recommend the Gel Cleanser for brushes that get heavier use, simply because that's what that formula is designed for. Our EcoTools Brush Shampoo has slightly gentler ingredients, which aligns with our brand mission to stay as "green" as possible. Both give you amazing results, but I tend to prefer the EcoTools Brush Shampoo.

                        For in between cleansing, we've developed these amazing EcoTools Makeup Cleansing Cloths. With these, place the cloth across palm of hand. Holding brush in other hand, gently rub bristles with cloth until traces of makeup residue are removed from brush. Lay flat to air dry for 1-3 minutes.

                        Here are the Item #s for all these items:

                        Real Techniques Cleansing Palette: 2297111
                        Real Techniques Cleansing Gel: 2291546
                        EcoTools Brush Shampoo: 2297645
                        EcoTools Cleansing Wipes: 2297112

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

                      can i use this brush for bb cream?
                      Asked on 3/10/2016 by young teen obsessed with makeup

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi there!

                        Thanks so much for your question! The Sculpting Brush is definitely one of my favorites, and I love that you can use it for so many things (foundation, blush, highlighting & contouring, etc). But I probably would recommend a different brush for the light and sheer finish you are going to get with a BB cream. I would recommend our Real Techniques Stippling Brush (shown here):

                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod3220083

                        or our EcoTools Stippling Brush, shown here:

                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod12441105

                        Both are designed to be perfect brushes for lighter product application, like BB Creams. The cut and the type of bristles used make this perfect for a natural, sheer look.

                        Thanks so much!

                        Answered on 3/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                    • Q:

                      Is this brush dense enough to use for a liquid foundation
                      Asked on 2/11/2016 by makayla from Racine wi

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Makayla,

                        The wonderful thing about the Sculpting Brush is that it does have multiple uses. Primarily, it's used for Sculpting and Contouring, but it can also be used for applying liquid or pressed foundation. It has densely packed bristles, which is what you need when using liquid products.

                        Since the brush is angled, I use the shorter bristles when initially applying product, then use the entire brush to buff it into your skin. The nice thing about the angle is it makes it easier to buff product into those little nooks & crannies, like around our noses.

                        One other brush that would work beautifully for liquid foundation is our Expert Face Brush. The bristle density is about the same on this one compared to the Sculpting, but the main difference between them is the angle & cut of the bristle. The Expert Face is cut shorter which makes it perfect for application of any type of foundation.

                        Thanks so much!

                        Answered on 2/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
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