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Real Techniques Stippling Brush

Real Techniques

Stippling Brush

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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 1064 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (704)
  • Soft bristles (653)
  • Functional (621)
  • Great design (587)
  • Compact (191)

Cons

  • Sheds (48)
  • Heavy / bulky (40)
  • Doesn't work (30)
  • Poor quality (21)
  • Hard to use (9)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (827)
  • Going out (438)
  • Travel (306)
  • All skin types (111)
  • Sensitive skin (46)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (383), Classic style (335), Trendy style (234)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (95), Medium (95), Deep (18)

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5.0

MAGICAL!

By Trish

from Wilmington DE

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

    Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

    Wow, I adore this little brush. I own a ton of Technics brushes and I think this is my favorite one. Circle but flat top makes it so that you can apply liquid foundation unbelievably flawlessly. Also, great for blending Concealer. LOVE LOVE LOVE this brush.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    First stippling brush

    By Stelle

    from LA, CA

    Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

    Bought this because it was on sale, & watched the Real Techniques tutorials. Loved the "airbrushed" appearance it gage my highlighter, contour & blush. Would buy more Real Techniques brushes after this. Decent price for this brush

     
    3.0

    Does the job well

    By Morgan

    from Youngstown, Ohio

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday

      Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

      When I use this brush I have to sweep with color more than one time definitely have to build up to achieve the right color at least for me.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      5.0

      Would purchase again

      By Mee pooh

      from Miami Florida

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

        To apply my foundation

        • Skin Tone:
        • Deep
         
        4.0

        It's a great brush

        By Sholla

        from Chicago, IL

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

            I use the brush to apply my foundation

             
            5.0

            great tool for coverups

            By elfinmajic

            from sc

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types

                Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

                i have significant hyperpigmentation. after applying foundation- i let it dry, and then apply more using the brush where i need it. works great!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                5.0

                Love real techniques

                By Nayy

                from Slidell LA

                About Me Natural 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:

                  I love all real techniques cosmetic brushes.
                  They are so pretty and the price is low which I love.
                  They do not shed like some brushes I have used.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  3.0

                  Less expensive option

                  By rosebud

                  from Fort Wayne, IN

                  About Me Natural Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday

                      Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

                      Not as stiff as the professional model, but more budget frinedly. Just bought it and already loosing bristles.

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Fair
                       
                      5.0

                      Excellent brush~Excellent results

                      By Nellie

                      from Long Island, NY

                      About Me Classic Style

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • All Skin Types
                        • Everyday

                        Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

                        Why have I waited so long to purchase a stippling brush! Excellent brush that gives great results. I use it with NYX Mineral Stick Foundation. I apply the foundation straight from the stick, then gently buff with this stippling brush. The results are a natural flawless finish. It is fantastic! So easy to use, it is fool proof!

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Medium
                         
                        5.0

                        Love it

                        By Jenny

                        from Riverside

                        About Me Natural Style

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Apply

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • All Skin Types

                          Comments about Real Techniques Stippling Brush:

                          Amazing brushes!

                          • Skin Tone:
                          • Medium

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                          23 Questions | 23 Answers
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                          • 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
                          • Q:

                            Can I use this brush with a BB cream?
                            Asked on 3/8/2016 by Abby from Vernon Hills, Illinois

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hi Abby,

                              Great question! I actually asked one of our genius makeup artists and one of the sisters behind the brand (Sam Chapman) this question and she said that one of her favorite ways to use the Stippling Brush is actually with BB creams. It's a perfect brush to use with products that will give you a lighter or more sheer finish.

                              The great thing, though, about this brush is that, while it's perfect for sheer finish applications, it can also be used to create a more airbrushed look by layering and blending as well as applying blush or highlighting creams. It's a perfect brush for multi-tasking!

                              Thanks! Hope that helps!

                              Answered on 3/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                          • Q:

                            Best technique for application to have an airbrushed finish
                            Asked on 2/27/2016 by Savvy from Huntington

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Hi Savvy,

                              What a great question! I actually wanted to go to the "pros" to get your answer for you, so I asked our makeup artist experts & the sisters behind the Real Techniques line how to achieve a flawless look using the Stippling Brush.

                              They use the Stippling Brush with foundations where they want a very light, airbrushed finish. It can be used with most foundations (cream/pressed), highlighters, blushers, etc., but they like them best with BB Creams and Tinted Moisturizers.

                              The brush gives you wonderful, all over coverage. Apply product and work from the center of the face outwards and blend. Where you may need extra coverage, press the brush with product directly on those areas of your face (essentially, you "stipple" the product on) and then blend again.

                              Hope that helps!

                              Answered on 2/28/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                          • Q:

                            Will this brush be good to use with my Pür cosmetics 4-in-1 powder? I know that they made a chisel brush specifically for that foundation, but I already have this brush at home, as well as the Urban Decay blurring brush.
                            Asked on 1/16/2016 by Joa from Boston, MA

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, you can certainly use the Stippling Brush to apply and blend Pur Cosmetics 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Powder Foundation! This brush can be used to apply, buff, and blend all types of makeup, including powder, liquid, and cream foundations, as well as powder and cream blushes.

                              Answered on 1/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            As a beginner I want to pick a brush that can I multitask a lot with and can get the most different uses out of. I know this one works with all types of makeup but so does the sculpting brush. which one should i choose?
                            Asked on 1/11/2016 by beginner

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              GREAT question! If you're a beginner, there is a lot of information out there, and a lot of it can be overwhelming! But you are already one step ahead of the game, thinking about multiple uses for your brushes! That's one of the things we love so much about the Real Techniques brush brand – they are designed with more than one "use" in mind! So, as far as which brush would be better to multi-task, we think you would be best to go with the Sculpting Brush. The Stippling Brush is *terrific* and there are a lot of ways to use it, but we think you are going to find that you can use the Sculpting Brush in at least 4 different ways. Here's how we like to use it:

                              • Primers/Base Foundations: this brush is perfect for liquids or pressed liquid primers & foundations. The shorter to medium bristles can be used in a buffing motion to apply product onto the skin evenly, and you can use this brush for a layering technique, depending on how you want your base to look.
                              • Powders: this has a similar cut to a kabuki brush (it's just not as large), but it's still great for applying powders. The angled cut of the brushes helps you get powder (and foundation) in all those little crevices.
                              • Blush/bronzer: use this with bronzers in a sweeping motion across areas of your face where the sun would "kiss". Use with blush (liquid or powder) on cheeks to angle & buff for a perfect blush application.
                              • Sculpting/contouring (what it was primarily designed for): the angle on this brush makes it perfect to apply product to create a sculpted and contoured look.

                              Also, Real Techniques has a great brush cleanser, and cleaning your brushes will be key if you're using multiple products on one brush. Check out that cleanser here:
                              http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod13121017

                              Thanks so much for your question, and please let us know if you have any more questions as you start to build your makeup routine! :-)

                              Answered on 1/14/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Can I use this to blend cream blush?
                            Asked on 12/4/2015 by babycakes

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Absolutely, this brush can be used to apply, buff, and blend both powder and cream formulas of blush.

                              Answered on 12/9/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Can I use this brush with the Bare Minerals foundation
                            Asked on 11/22/2015 by nordevlin from ireland

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, this brush can be used to apply, buff, and blend all types of makeup, including powder, liquid, and cream foundations, as well as powder and cream blushes.

                              Answered on 11/24/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Am I able to sheer out and/or built up the coverage using this brush and a powder foundation? Will this provide me with a natural looking finish?
                            Asked on 11/11/2015 by Lynn from Minneapolis, MN

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              This brush actually can be used to apply all types of makeup including powder, liquid, and cream foundations, as well as powder and cream blushes. It provides airbrushed, high-definition results.

                              Answered on 11/19/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Does this brush work with cream contour?
                            Asked on 11/11/2015 by Leila from Texas US

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, you can certainly use Stippling Brush to contour! For more info on how to contour, please visit:

                              http://www.ulta.com/how-to-contour/

                              Answered on 11/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
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