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Real TechniquesDeep Cleansing Gel

Real Techniques

Deep Cleansing Gel

5.1 oz Item 2291546

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This Deep Cleansing Gel from Real Techniques will help extend the life of the brushes you love so much! This exclusive gel formula harnesses the power of a concentrate, is alcohol-free and non-drying. It has also been proven to effectively remove nearly all makeup residue and has been dermatologist tested for gentleness. The concentrate gel allows you to create a lather to get those brushes squeaky clean and as good as new! Recommended for weekly use.

Benefits:
  • Alcohol-free
  • Laboratory proven to effectively remove nearly all makeup residue
  • Dermatologist tested for gentleness
Recommended for weekly use. Dampen bristles in warm water and squeeze a drop of gel onto bristles. Rub between fingers and rinse until clean. Reshape and dry flat or with handles tilted slightly upward.
Aqua (Water), Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Propylene Glycol, C12-13 Alkyl Lactate, Fragrance, PEG-150 Distearate, Sodium Benzotriazolyl Butylphenol Sulfonate, Tributyl Citrate, Buteth-3, Tris (Tetramethylhydroxypiperidinol) Citrate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citric Acid, BHT, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Benzyl Benzoate, Benzyl Salicylate, Citronellol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool.

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Real TechniquesDeep Cleansing Gel
 
3.7

(based on 172 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to clean (44)
  • High quality (20)
  • Soft (14)
  • Easy to use (13)
  • Good value (13)

Cons

  • Poor quality (20)
  • Doesn't work (8)

Best Uses

  • Multi-use (10)
  • Weekly use (5)
  • Liquid (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (54), Brand buyer (31), Classic style (13), Natural style (7), Trendy style (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (5)

Reviewed by 172 customers

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5.0

It really works!!

By May

from El Centro, CA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Clean

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

      Great product smells great and works excellent!!

       
      4.0

      Something new to try

      By LoveMakeup2012

      from Arlingtin, TX

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Cruelty-Free

      Cons

      • Doesn't work well with oil-base products

      Best Uses

        Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

        Thought I give it a try since I love their brushes.

         
        4.0

        Works Well But a Little Fragrant

        By Sam

        from New Hampshire

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Fragrant

        Best Uses

        • Cleaning

        Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

        Bought this to use on my Real Techniques makeup brushes. I use one of those silicon pad cleaning things as well. Doesn't come out well from the top because it's so thick, it's hard to control the flow of it, but that's not a deal breaker. Cleans my brushes thoroughly and keeps them soft. Great value compared to $14-16 dollar competing brush cleaners. Only downside is it is a little too florally fragrant for my preference. Doesn't seem to bother my sensitive skin, but I still prefer less smell in my products. Overal very good - will still repurchase.

         
        4.0

        Great brush cleaner!

        By Michelley

        from Las Vegas

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans brushes great!

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

            I have been using this product to deep clean my sponges and brushes. I have used several different brush cleaners and this one is amazing. It's not too expensive and it makes my brushes look brand new.

             
            5.0

            Love this product and will purchase again

            By Jenny

            from Inglewood, CA

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • Great smelling

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Multi-Use

              Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

              I love how my brushes and beauty blenders smell and feel after washing them with this product.

               
              1.0

              Nope

              By natalie51199

              from Minneapolis, MNN

              Pros

                Cons

                • Poor Quality

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

                  I tried to wash multiple beauty sponges and brushes with this product and it barely cleaned them. I usually use the beautyblender brand cleaner but I opped for this cheaper cleanser and it definietly was not worth it. I'm happy it was only 9 dollars.

                   
                  5.0

                  cleans so well!

                  By Edith Tat

                  from Las Vegas, Nv

                  Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

                  I recently got the pallette with the trial packs and I love it! I have all kinds of brushes, tarte, sigma, morphe, bh, and etc. cleaned them all and they dried so fast! I'm purchasing more now! thank you

                   
                  5.0

                  cleans so well!

                  By Edith Tat

                  from Las Vegas, Nv

                  Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

                  I recently got the pallette with the trial packs and I love it! I have all kinds of brushes, tarte, sigma, morphe, bh, and etc. cleaned them all and they dried so fast! I'm purchasing more now! thank you

                   
                  2.0

                  It's ok

                  By samantha

                  from madison, wi

                  Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

                  cleans my smaller brushes but doesnt do the job with big brushes. will not repurchase.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great Priced Brush Cleaner

                  By KathrynfromCalifornia

                  from Woodside, CA

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Clean

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel:

                      This is a great brush cleanser that is reasonable priced. I clean my brushes once a week sometimes up to every other day. I find I go through so much cleanser, even using sparingly. When I started cleaning my brushes I would use Cetaphil which works great but uses too much water to clean all the suds out. I then moved to MAC brush cleaner which is great but a pit pricey.

                      I received this as a sample when I purchased the Brush Cleansing Palette and I haven't looked back. It cleans my brushes well and quickly! I have used it on my synthetic brushes as well as natural. I would definitely recommend this to anyone.

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                      • Q:

                        I'm some what confused about the "gel brush cleanser". Does this product clean brushes exclusively used for applying gel nail polish? I know what to use for cleaning acrylic brushes. I'm starting out with all the supplies for self gel manicures (using Gelish products, polishes,basecoat, topcoat, primer.... the whole Red Carpet starter kit! I realize that this may seem a little redundant, but humor me nevertheless! Thank you for your time and help with my query. Deborah Jeffers
                        Asked on 7/12/2017 by Spreenks' mom from Rancho Cordova Calif

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          HI Deborah,

                          Great questions! This cleaner is specifically meant for makeup brushes and sponges. The "gel" in the name refers to the type of product that it is - it's a gel formula. This would not work on gel nails. :)

                          Hope that helps!

                          Thanks!

                          Answered on 7/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        I have sensitive, oily, breakout-prone skin. Does this brush cleanser have anything in it that might irritate my skin? Does this cleanser have any oils in it?
                        Asked on 9/17/2016 by Manda from Columbus, OH

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Manda,

                          I have skin just like yours, so I know how tough it can be when you're buying products that will go on your face, either directly or indirectly. I've been using this cleanser for a while and haven't had a single problem, so hopefully you would be ok with it too.

                          There is one other brand of cleanser that I would recommend for you (it's our sister brand, and it's eco-friendly): EcoTools Makeup Brush Shampoo (http://www.ulta.com/makeup-brush-cleansing-shampoo?productId=xlsImpprod13501085). This one is made with "softer" ingredients and may be a good start for you with your sensitive skin.

                          Hope that helped!

                          Answered on 9/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Hello I wanted to see about the Real Techniques brush cleansing gel I wanted to know if I could use this with my new brush cleansing Palette I just bought.. Can I use this to clean my brushes with the new cl
                        Cleasing palette I got... Plz lmk...
                        Thanks a lot appreciate it
                        Asked on 3/2/2016 by Chloe from Tx

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Chloe,

                          Thanks for your question. Yes - you can definitely use the Real Techniques Cleansing Gel with the new Cleansing Palette. As a matter of fact, they were actually designed to work together! :)

                          Hope you love your new cleansing system!

                          Answered on 3/4/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Can I use this product on any brushes or does it just have to be the real technique brushes?
                        Asked on 12/26/2015 by Laura from Columbus,US

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          You can use it on brushes of any brand!

                          Answered on 12/30/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Could this also be used to clean sponges?
                        Asked on 11/19/2015 by Emma from US

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, you can absolutely use it to clean your makeup sponges!

                          Answered on 11/20/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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