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Real TechniquesExpert Face Brush

Real Techniques

Expert Face Brush

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The Expert Face Brush is ultra firm and broad for application and blending of cream or liquid foundation:
  • Look pixel perfect even in harsh light
  • Ultra plush taklon bristles
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    Real TechniquesExpert Face Brush
     
    4.7

    (based on 2423 reviews)

    97%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (1422)
    • Soft bristles (1391)
    • Functional (1218)
    • Great design (1126)
    • Applies evenly (552)

    Cons

    • Heavy / bulky (83)
    • Poor quality (36)
    • Sheds (35)
    • Causes streaks (28)
    • Wastes make up (27)

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (1423)
    • Going out (644)
    • Travel (547)
    • Liquid (464)
    • Multi-use (210)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Natural style (720), Classic style (556), Budget shopper (407), Trendy style (274), Brand buyer (154)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12)

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    5.0

    Best Foundation Brush Ever!

    By Saku

    from Ann Arbor, Mi

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Liquid

      Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

      I have never used such a smooth brush for applying my foundation. It leaves an even tone and works great.

       
      5.0

      I would recommend this brush

      By Bri

      from Ohio

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Applies Evenly
      • Smooth Finish
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Liquid

        Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

        I use this for my foundation and love it so far... even better than my morphe foundation kubuki brush!

         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Mama

        from Mississippi

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Applies Evenly
        • High Quality
        • Smooth Finish
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Liquid

          Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

          I was in the market for a foundation brush, never having used one, trying to take more time with my appearance. Found this brand on sale... buy one, get one 50% off. It has only been a week but I can say my foundation coverage looks more even than when I applied it with my fingers. I bought a 2-pack of Insta-pop eye shadow brushes and have enjoyed them as well, giving better coverage with little to no creasing throughout the day.

           
          5.0

          New favorite makeup/foundation brush

          By Gigi

          from New York

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • Smooth Finish
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Liquid

            Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

            I used this product to apply my foundation, it applied so smoothly had my face looking flawless and I didn't even apply my powder yet. My first time using this brand and was a bit skeptical but I'm am very pleased with the outcome and quality if this brush.

             
            4.0

            I would buy again

            By Makeupmafia

            from Indiana

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • Smooth Finish
            • Soft

            Cons

            • Too Small

            Best Uses

            • Liquid

            Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

            I use for foundations

             
            5.0

            Love it

            By Tammy

            from Oklahoma

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • Smooth Finish
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Liquid

              Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

              Foundation

               
              5.0

              Excellent Quality

              By Kat

              from Omaha,NE

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Applies Evenly
              • High Quality
              • Smooth Finish
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Liquid

                Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                This brush applies my foundation so evenly! I didn't know what I was missing. I was using an old Clinique brush and this is way better!

                 
                5.0

                Best foundation brush I have ever used

                By Yvette

                from Pennsauken, NJ

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Liquid

                  Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                  This really is a great brush.

                   
                  5.0

                  One of my favorite brushes in life

                  By Beautywpiper

                  from Ny

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Highlighting & Contouring
                    • Liquid
                    • Multi-Use
                    • Powder
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                    This brush is perfect for buffing and blending, it's very cheap but such a great buy.

                     
                    5.0

                    Great brush

                    By Ashley

                    from Alexandria, VA

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Applies Evenly
                    • Smooth Finish
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Liquid
                      • Multi-Use

                      Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                      This brush is great for foundation. The bristles are very dense but also super soft. It makes a little bit of foundation go a really long way.

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                      • Q:

                        I have already brought this brush, but can this brush be used for buffing and blending?
                        Asked on 1/24/2018 by NiaD from IL

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi NiaD,

                          Great question, and the quick answer is absolutely! This brush is so versatile and it is just perfect for buffing and blending.

                          Thanks!

                          Answered on 2/5/2018 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        I'm looking to try Bare Minerals for myself and my daughter. While I'm looking for a fuller coverage I would like her to have a lighter coverage. This will be her 1st time wearing makeup so I want to start her out slow. Will this brush work well for both of us or should I get her something like the RT Powder Brush?
                        Asked on 1/16/2018 by Lin from Texas

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Lin,

                          That is super exciting for both of you guys! :) And how awesome you're doing that together. It can be pretty confusing to know which brush goes with what product, even if you're an expert on makeup!

                          One of the reasons I love our Expert Face Brush so much (and why it's our #1 selling brush) is because you can use it for both light and fuller coverage, so I think it would be perfect for you both.

                          If you want to really make her day, you could buy her a brush (or a few) from our beautiful new collection, Brush Crush, found here: https://www.ulta.com/ulta/a/_/Ntt-brush%20crush/Nty-1?Dy=1&ciSelector=searchResults. The Powder Brush and Complexion Brush in this collection would work great for her!

                          Thanks! And good luck!

                          Answered on 2/5/2018 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Is your brand cruelty free?
                        Asked on 11/27/2017 by Jordan Hedley from undisclosed

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Jordan,

                          Yes, our brand is cruelty free. We do not use any animal hair/natural hair for our brush bristles. They are a high quality synthetic called taklon and we believe they actually work even better than animal hair, so bonus! :)

                          Thanks.

                          Answered on 11/29/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Do you think this brush would work well with the BareMinerals powder foundation? If not, what other brushes would you recommend?
                        Asked on 8/27/2017 by Tasnim from undisclosed

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Tasnim,

                          I think the Expert Face Brush would be great with BareMinerals powder. A bit part of the application of the powder is the buffing and blending, which this brush is *perfect* for.

                          Hope that helps!

                          Answered on 9/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Can I use this brush instead of the RT Powder Brush with my Mac Studio Fix Powder Foundation for fuller coverage?
                        Asked on 8/14/2017 by Maddi from USA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          HI Maddi,

                          That literally is the exact combo I use and I love it. The Powder Brush is good if you want very light coverage, but if you're like me and want fuller, the Expert Face Brush is awesome for that.

                          Thanks!

                          Answered on 9/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Would this or the sculpting brush be better for liquid foundation. Also what would be the best blush brush in your collection.
                        Asked on 7/9/2017 by Jen from Foxborough MA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Jen,

                          I love the Expert Face Brush for liquid foundation. Overall, I've found the rounded (non-angled) brush head is better for all over application. You are definitely spot on for that one! :)

                          For the blush brush, I actually have two favorites, depending on the look. If you want overall rosy cheeks, color that looks like a natural hue, the Real Techniques Blush Brush is amazing (http://www.ulta.com/blush-brush?productId=xlsImpprod3220067). The tapered head gives you control, but not too contoured.

                          However, if you want very precise application, like color over a contour, the Sculpting Brush you mentioned (http://www.ulta.com/sculpting-brush?productId=xlsImpprod11861065) is awesome.

                          Hope that helps!

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

                        Can this brush be used for powder?
                        Asked on 6/28/2017 by Anu from undisclosed

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        Can this brush be used with a tinted moisturizer??Or will I need to use the Stippling Brush??
                        Asked on 6/3/2017 by BATWOMAN from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          HI Batwoman,

                          Great question! The Expert Face Brush is one of the most amazing brushes we make and can be used for just about anything! You could use it for tinted moisturizer, but I think that perhaps the bristles may be a bit too dense, and it might end up trapping the product in the bristles more than you would like. The Stippling Brush is a great alternative, based on how much more dispersed the bristles are.

                          You could also use our Foundation Brush - this is one that allows you to almost "paint" product onto your face, rather than buff in, and I think the cut and bristle type would work well with moisturizer. That item can be found here: http://www.ulta.com/foundation-brush?productId=xlsImpprod3220071

                          Thanks!

                          Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        Hi I've been trying to find a brush that will help minimize the appearance of pores and wanted to invite if this brush or the stippling brush would be a better choice.
                        Asked on 4/27/2017 by Newbie from Manteca, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi NEwbie,

                          This is one of our most awesome and amazing brushes that we have in this line - it's actually our #1 selling Real Techniques brush!

                          The bristles themselves are dense and short, which gives you very targeted coverage (more medium to full).

                          If you're looking for light to medium coverage, the other brush I might recommend comes in our Flawless Base Set (it's the larger Buffing Brush). I actually use that brush every single day - I like it because its bristles are a bit longer and not as dense, which gives me the really natural look I like. You can find that kit here:

                          http://www.ulta.com/flawless-base-set?productId=xlsImpprod15361243

                          Thanks!

                          Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                      • Q:

                        When using with liquid foundation will this give you a more light to medium coverage? Or a medium to full coverage? Like are the bristles really stiff or fluffy at the top?
                        Asked on 3/23/2017 by Sopho from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Sopho,

                          This is one of our most awesome and amazing brushes that we have in this line - it's actually our #1 selling Real Techniques brush!

                          The bristles themselves are dense and short, which gives you very targeted coverage (more medium to full).

                          If you're looking for light to medium coverage, the other brush I might recommend comes in our Flawless Base Set (it's the larger Buffing Brush). I actually use that brush every single day - I like it because its bristles are a bit longer and not as dense, which gives me the really natural look I like. You can find that kit here:

                          http://www.ulta.com/flawless-base-set?productId=xlsImpprod15361243

                          Thanks!

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