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Expert Face Brush

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Real TechniquesExpert Face Brush
 
4.7

(based on 1291 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (961)
  • Soft bristles (949)
  • Functional (835)
  • Great design (787)
  • Compact (227)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (62)
  • Sheds (16)
  • Doesn't work (15)
  • Hard to use (11)
  • Poor quality (7)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (953)
  • Going out (457)
  • Travel (348)
  • Foundation (15)
  • Blending (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (432), Classic style (383), Trendy style (200)

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4.0

Great price for a great brush

By Kelsey

from Chicago, IL

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Soft Bristles

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Travel

    Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

    This brush was affordable and has worked great so far. It is not too big (great for travel) but not too small (can use for all over coverage). The bristles are soft, it's easy to clean and for the month I have been using it... no shedding at all. I would say that it is worth it.

     
    4.0

    Expert face brush

    By Joce

    from Concord, ca

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

      I love everything about this brush. I use it everyday

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best Foundation Brush I have ever used!

      By Alice in Wonderland

      from Portland, Oregon

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

            I use this brush for my foundation and I love it!

             
            5.0

            love it!

            By mm

            from Jonesboro

            Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

            I use it everyday. This is my favorite brand of brushes. Never been disappointed with one!

             
            5.0

            Amazing! I'll never go back to sponges!

            By k8thegr8

            from San Antonio

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Great Design
            • Soft Bristles

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out

              Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

              First foundation brush I've ever used & I'll never go back to cosmetic wedges again! Easy to use, super soft & leaves a flawless finish for both liquid & powder foundations. Great price too! Love it!

               
              4.0

              Does the job

              By Jj

              from Illinois

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Soft Bristles

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                Used to apply tinted moisturizer and liquid foundation. Does the job. No shedding after several weeks of use.

                 
                4.0

                Love it!

                By Ms Tee W

                from Jackson MS

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Great Design
                • Soft Bristles

                Cons

                • Bulky

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                I used this brush to apply Bare Minerals power even though the box reccomends it for creme or liquid foundation. The brush applied the amount of coverage I needed for my dark spots. The only thing I didn't like is it has a very long handle ot suitable for everyday travel.

                 
                5.0

                Fantastic Brush - Extremely Soft

                By mbrkelley

                from Newport News, VA

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Doesn't shed
                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Great Design
                • Soft Bristles

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Travel

                Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                Use this every day to put on my foundation. Bristles are very soft, no shedding. Wash every day after use. Keeps its shape and softness. Can't go wrong with Real Techniques!

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again and again

                By mizznoe13

                from Richmond, Virginia

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Great Design
                • Soft Bristles

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday
                  • Going Out
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                  I used this brush to apply blush, contour and sometimes to blend. yes I used it for all of that. Easy to use, is not heavy and it works great!!

                   
                  3.0

                  good for price

                  By lou17

                  from IA

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Soft Bristles

                  Cons

                  • Odd Shape

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                  Great brush for money

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                  • Q:

                    Can you use this brush for powder products such as blush or bronzer?
                    Asked on 2/21/2015 by Jo from South Florida

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      This brush is best for all-over application and blending of foundation, though it can be used to apply and blend blush and bronzer to broad areas of the face such as the apples of the cheeks or to contour the cheek bones. We also suggest Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge, which can be used in endless versatile ways including concealing and contouring:
                      http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod5960824

                      Answered on 2/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    How long is this brush?
                    Asked on 1/23/2015 by Glitterati from Ca

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      This brush is 6" in length.

                      Answered on 1/30/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Can I use this brush for blending in my tinted moisturizer and concealer in one use or is stippling brush better for that?
                    Asked on 1/13/2015 by Giselle from Peapack, NJ

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Either brush is ideal for this use! Expert Face Brush is designed to apply and blend cream and liquid formulas such as tinted moisturizer and cream/liquid concealer, while Stippling Brush is compatible with all formulas, cream/liquid or powder.

                      Answered on 1/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    I saw a makeup tutorial online where the poster used this brush to apply Bare Minerals original mineral foundation. Is this brush mainly used for liquids and creams or can it effectively be used for mineral makeup and deliver a flawless and beautiful look?
                    Asked on 1/12/2015 by Asima from Charlotte, NC

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      This brush is designed to apply and blend liquid and cream makeup formulas, though you can certainly experiment with application of other powder formula products. Feel free to watch Real Techniques founder and makeup artist Sam Chapman's tutorial video here:
                      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVoRVmwKwo8

                      Answered on 1/12/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Could I use this brush to blend in my concealer?
                    Asked on 1/10/2015 by Tay from Massachusetts,US

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    Can I use this with liquid foundation??
                    Asked on 12/24/2014 by maya:) from France

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Yes, Real Techniques Expert Face Brush is ideal to use with liquid and cream formulas!

                      Answered on 1/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    What is the best method for cleaning these brushes?
                    Asked on 12/4/2014 by Rach81g from DFW, TX

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      We recommend cleaning your brushes at least once weekly (more often if you have acne-prone skin). Use a brush shampoo or mild hair shampoo, and work into the bristles to create a lather with cool water. Rinse until the water runs clear. Lay flat to dry. You can also spritz your brushes with brush cleaner spray in between uses to keep them clean in between shampoos.

                      Answered on 12/5/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Can I use this product with the ultra brand mineral foundation?
                    Asked on 11/21/2014 by Tee from Corpus Christi , Texas

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    Is this is best brush to use with my Smashbox liquid foundation? Or is the Foundation Brush by Real Techniques better?
                    Asked on 11/17/2014 by Abby from Green Bay, WI

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      The Expert Face Brush is for a lighter application of foundation and/or powder. The densely cut bristles and use of a "buffing" motion really push the foundation into the skin, leaving lighter coverage overall.

                      The angled cut of the Foundation Brush allows you not only to really get into the crevices of your skin, but it enables you to build the coverage that you need. The sweeping application also provides for more coverage than the Expert Face brush since this brush wouldn’t be used to buff the foundation/powder into the skin. Overall, this allows for more precise application of your foundations or powders.

                      Answered on 11/24/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Can this be used with applying BB cream?
                    Asked on 11/6/2014 by Jojo

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Yes, Expert Face Brush can be used to apply and blend cream formulas such as BB cream.

                      Answered on 11/7/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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