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Real Techniques Ultimate Base Set

Real Techniques

Ultimate Base Set

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The Real Techniques limited edition Ultimate Base Set is a collection of three base essentials. This set is the must-have expansion to the Real Techniques core collection. The three essentials help target small imperfections and blend your base makeup for a flawless complexion.

Set Includes:
  • Expert Face Brush: ultra-firm and broad for buffing cream or liquid foundation
  • Miracle Complexion Sponge: rounded side blends larger areas of the face, precision tip covers imperfections, and the flat edge contours around the eyes and the nose
  • Deluxe Concealer Brush: dense, rounded bristles for well blended concealer application above and below the eye area
  • Sponge Stand: store and dry your sponge on your vanity with ease

Features:
  • UltraPlush
  • Flawless results
  • No streaks
  • No product build up
  • Long lasting

About the brushes:
  • Synthetic bristles that are custom-cut, easy to clean, and 100% cruelty-free
  • Extended aluminum ferrules that are light weight, easy to use, and color coded

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Real TechniquesUltimate Base Set
 
4.6

(based on 28 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Applies evenly (22)
  • Soft (21)
  • Easy to clean (18)
  • Smooth finish (18)
  • High quality (17)

Cons

  • Causes streaks (3)
  • Wastes make up (3)

Best Uses

  • Liquid (18)
  • Multi-use (17)
  • Powder (11)
  • Highlighting & contouring (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (19), Brand buyer (8)

Reviewed by 28 customers

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5.0

Must Have Brushes!

By Nicci

from Spring Creek, NV

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Liquid

    Comments about Real Techniques Ultimate Base Set:

    I love the bigger of these brushes - I have one for applying my foundation, and one for blending my bronzer and blush. These brushes are soft as silk but strong enough to get the job done!

     
    5.0

    Worth it

    By Alfie

    from West garden grove

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Applies Evenly
    • High Quality
    • Smooth Finish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Highlighting & Contouring
      • Powder

      Comments about Real Techniques Ultimate Base Set:

      What I was looking for for!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Real Techniques

      By LG

      from Long Beach CA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Liquid
        • Multi-Use
        • Powder

        Comments about Real Techniques Ultimate Base Set:

        I love Real Techniques, I've used from high end to drugstore and this are the best for me.

         
        5.0

        Great quality for cheap. Love it!

        By Leslie

        from San diego

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Multi-Use

          Comments about Real Techniques Ultimate Base Set:

          I use brushes for powder and liquid foundation and it work great on both!

           
          5.0

          Great brush set

          By Sunshine

          from Baltimore, MD

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • High Quality
          • Smooth Finish
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Causes Streaks

          Best Uses

          • Liquid
          • Multi-Use

          Comments about Real Techniques Ultimate Base Set:

          I love Real Techniques' brushes and this face brush is perfect for applying liquid foundation. It blends so easily into my skin. The sponge and concealer brush make the set even better.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Lives these brushes!!!

          By Krista

          from Cincinnati Ohio

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Liquid
            • Multi-Use
            • Powder

            Comments about Real Techniques Ultimate Base Set:

            These brushes were sooooo soft and blended my foundation well when I applied it to my face. I have always used sponges for my liquid foundation and I finally gave the brushes a try and I would never go back to the sponge. The sponge makes your makeup feel caked on but these brushes left my face feeling very light. I did not use the sponge yet but I will in the future, it looks very light weight and easy to clean as well.

             
            4.0

            very nice!

            By Sienna

            from Philadelphia, pa

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • Cruelty-Free
            • Easy To Clean
            • High Quality
            • Soft
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • Wastes Make Up

            Best Uses

            • Liquid
            • Multi-Use

            Comments about Real Techniques Ultimate Base Set:

            This set is amazing, I would totally recommend them! I already have used the complexion sponge many many times and do already love it... but these brushes!! omg! I love them. I use the larger one for foundation and the smaller one to apply liquid concealer... amazing. The only con I would say about the larger foundation brush is that I find with a little bit of thicker foundations, it tends to soak up a little bit more product than I would like.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Absolute Best

            By Becca Lynn

            from North Carolina

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Multi-Use
              • Works great, even with cream foundation!

              Comments about Real Techniques Ultimate Base Set:

              I use a very heavy cream foundation & have applied it with a sponge for over 3 decades. At my daughter's recommendation, I tried these brushes. They worked great & the coverage difference was significant. My application never looked better. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

               
              5.0

              A must have!

              By Nia

              from Chicago, Illinois

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Liquid

                Comments about Real Techniques Ultimate Base Set:

                The deluxe concealer brush blends PERFECTLY!

                 
                4.0

                Amazing sponge...

                By Jedi Bowers

                from Panama City, FL

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Applies Evenly
                • Soft
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • Causes Streaks

                Best Uses

                • Liquid
                • Powder

                Comments about Real Techniques Ultimate Base Set:

                I love the sponge. I've owned a high end beauty blender and a low end Claire's teardrop sponge and this is the best ever. The sponge is soft and has a great shape to blend everywhere. The brushes are ok. They leave kind of a streaky finish and I use the sponge to finish but they work great with powder and are very soft. I will test it with some different foundations and see if my opinion changes.

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                • Q:

                  Does the sponge "drying stand" have drainage holes in the bottom?
                  Asked on 3/19/2017 by MrldCtyGrl from Lynnwood, WA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi MrldCtyGirl,

                    At this time, the drying stand does not have drainage holes in the bottom. What I recommend doing is rinsing it out with hot water about 1x/week and letting it dry upside down.

                    Thanks!

                    Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                • Q:

                  Is the thick brush a buffing brush for foundation?
                  Asked on 2/22/2017 by Evelyn from Houston, TX

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Evelyn,

                    Yes - the larger brush is actually our Expert Face brush, which is perfect for foundation blending and application.

                    Thanks!

                    Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                • Q:

                  What are the brushes suppose to be used for.
                  Asked on 2/11/2017 by Jayda from Tacoma wa

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Jayda,

                    Thanks for your interest in this set - it's got some of our best selling brushes and everyone's favorite, the Miracle Complexion Sponge! This is meant to be used for foundation, concealer and certain trends like contouring or baking.

                    In the Details section, it tells you what each brush is for: http://www.ulta.com/ultimate-base-set?productId=xlsImpprod15531039

                    Hope that helps!

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