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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 2395 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 (529)

    Cons

    • Heavy / bulky (83)
    • Poor quality (36)
    • Sheds (35)
    • Causes streaks (26)
    • Wastes make up (26)

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (1423)
    • Going out (644)
    • Travel (546)
    • Liquid (440)
    • Multi-use (207)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Natural style (720), Classic style (556), Budget shopper (393), Trendy style (274), Brand buyer (148)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12)

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    5.0

    The BEST foundation brush!

    By AJD12

    from Atlanta, GA

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Liquid
      • Travel

      Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

      I'll start out by saying I've already gone through one of these brushes. The brush head completely popped out of the handle about a month ago while I was cleaning it, but I had that one since November 2014, so it lived a good, long life. Anyway... I absolutely love this brush. I use it every day with liquid foundation and find that it applies so evenly and flawlessly. I barely have to use any foundation, and it always looks airbrushed. I'm obsessed. It's also such a great value for the quality! LOVE.

       
      5.0

      The best brush I have ever owned

      By Mom of 6 out of kicks

      from Southern MI

      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 use this brush to apply my liquid foundation. It blends beautifully

         
        2.0

        Will not repurchase

        By Kenz the make up addict

        from Nc

        Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

        I loved this brush at first. Left little to no streaks when applying foundation, and it's super soft... But after a few washes, it shed like crazy. Sadly, I had to throw it away

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Disappointed

        By Lilly

        from Schuylkill haven, pa

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Cruelty-Free
        • Soft
        • Versatile

        Cons

        • Causes Streaks
        • Feels Rough On Skin
        • Uneven Application
        • Wastes Make Up

        Best Uses

        • Powder

        Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

        Set overall better used for powders

         
        5.0

        I would buy this product again.

        By Jan

        from Pittsboro NC

        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:

          Great for liquid base foundation.

           
          5.0

          Blends my foundation so smoothly

          By Jazz G

          from Houston TX

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • High Quality
          • Smooth Finish
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Liquid

            Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

            I use it to blend my Too Faced liquid foundation and i love the finish it gives me

             
            5.0

            Great Brush!

            By Nydia

            from New York

            Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

            this brush is great it does not leave streaks and applies product evenly! I highly Recommend this.

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best one I have found!!!

            By Junebug

            from TN

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Applies Evenly
            • High Quality
            • Smooth Finish
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Bought 2 love both! Liquid & powder

              Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

              Will see how they hold up after cleaning and see if they will remain my favorites so far!!!

               
              5.0

              Would buy this again!!

              By Beth

              from Darlington SC

              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
                • Travel

                Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                Does exactly what I need it to do

                 
                5.0

                Great brush!

                By Mandy

                from Cincinnati

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Applies Evenly
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Liquid

                  Comments about Real Techniques Expert Face Brush:

                  Great quality brush especially for the price!

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                  • 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
                  • Q:

                    Which of your brushes would work best for the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Water Foundation?
                    Asked on 3/19/2017 by McKendra from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi McKendra,

                      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! And one of the main reasons why is because it is so multi-functional in how you use it, but also the products you can use it with.

                      I think this would be an amazing brush for the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Water Foundation. 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
                  • Q:

                    Can I use this brush to apply the Anastasia Beverly Hills stick foundation?
                    Asked on 3/16/2017 by vanessa from Tx

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Vanessa

                      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! And one of the main reasons why is because it is so multi-functional. Not only can you use it for foundation, blush, etc, but it is one of the best blending brushes we have. So, yes, you could use it for applying stick foundation.

                      Thanks!

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