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Powder Brush

Real Techniques

Powder Brush

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Great looks start with a flawless base. Evenly apply powders and mineral foundations for smooth, high-definition results:

  • Look pixel-perfect even in harsh light
  • Ultra-plush, synthetic taklon bristles are hand-cut and 100% cruelty-free
  • Self-standing for easy storage
  • Extended aluminum handle is light and easy to use


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Real TechniquesPowder Brush
 
4.6

(based on 1174 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft bristles (350)
  • Easy to use (305)
  • Functional (265)
  • Great design (256)
  • Soft (253)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (85)
  • Wastes make up (18)
  • Uneven application (14)
  • Doesn't work (10)
  • Poor quality (10)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (344)
  • Powder (244)
  • All skin types (201)
  • Going out (135)
  • Travel (91)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (390), Brand buyer (193), Natural style (161), Classic style (128), Trendy style (65)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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4.0

Very nice

By Kathryn

from Florida

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Powder

    Comments about Real Techniques Powder Brush:

    Very soft and great for applying powder to set foundation. Also like it to bronze all over

     
    5.0

    AMAZING

    By DJ

    from CA

    Comments about Real Techniques Powder Brush:

    It is so soft and is great for setting the entire face fast and flawlessly!

     
    5.0

    Mothers day gift

    By Maddie

    from Gilbert, Arizona

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Multi-Use
      • Powder

      Comments about Real Techniques Powder Brush:

      Bought it as a Mother's day gift. My mom loved it!

       
      5.0

      Love these brushes!

      By Bonnie

      from Canada

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Multi-Use
        • Powder

        Comments about Real Techniques Powder Brush:

        Love these brushes!

         
        5.0

        Love this powder brush

        By Hr

        from Redding

        Comments about Real Techniques Powder Brush:

        I love this brush. It does such a perfect job of applying powder out over your whole face and making your makeup perfect and it's SUPER soft. 10/10

         
        5.0

        BEST powder brush!

        By vanessalynncase

        from Charlotte, NC

        Comments about Real Techniques Powder Brush:

        Hands down, this is the BEST powder brush I have ever used. Perfectly fluffy when you need it to be, and perfectly stiff when you need it to be. All around good brush, for a perfect price.

         
        5.0

        perfect powder brush

        By Velociraptor

        from Ohio

        Comments about Real Techniques Powder Brush:

        excellent for loose powder or for touching up with powder foundation. also use it with finishing powder. Durable. I've had the same one for years, use it everyday.

         
        5.0

        Love this one.

        By Repo mom

        from Folsom

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Real Techniques Powder Brush:

          Great product, good quality great price

           
          5.0

          So happy with this purchase!

          By Ruby Sticks

          from Texas

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Applies Evenly
          • Easy To Clean
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Powder

            Comments about Real Techniques Powder Brush:

            I love how big this brush is! It's very soft and makes my BareMinerals matte powder application a breeze. It's much better than the BareMinerals brush that's recommended for the powder. Very satisfied.

             
            5.0

            I would 100384910% buy this product again!

            By Anhthu Tran

            from Springfield IL

            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
              • Powder
              • Travel

              Comments about Real Techniques Powder Brush:

              Love love this brush and for the price of it too!

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              • Q:

                Is this brush good for applying bronzer?
                Asked on 3/20/2018 by Joanna from California

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi there - this brush is fantastic for bronzer because the bristles are fluffy and more dispersed, which helps apply and blend really well. I think you'll be really happy with it!

                  Answered on 3/28/2018 by Official Answer from Real Techniques from Brand Answer
              • Q:

                Which brush is best for bronzer?
                Asked on 1/15/2018 by Joelle from USA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi Joelle,

                  This is a really good brush for bronzer. I think brushes that have larger, fluffier heads are best for bronzer because you want a lighter application (not targeted where people can definitely see lines, etc).

                  There is one other brush I would recommend for bronzer. This one is a new one from our new Brush Crush line. It's a Kabuki brush, which has a huge head and really fluffy bristles and is meant for bronzers and highlighters. That's found here: https://www.ulta.com/brush-crush-306-kabuki-brush?productId=xlsImpprod17481001&sku=2521985&_requestid=448158

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

                Will this brush work for finishing powder to be applied all over the face? I didn't know if this brush was more for foundation rather than finishing powder.
                Asked on 12/11/2017 by Sammy from undisclosed

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi Sammy,

                  This brush is *perfect* for finishing powder - I think you would be really happy with it. Because of the "fluffiness" of the bristle head, this works really well with loose and pressed powders, and actually isn't the best kind of brush for Foundation. For foundation, I would definitely recommend our Expert Face Brush (it's amazing): http://www.ulta.com/expert-face-brush?productId=xlsImpprod4260015

                  Hope that helps!

                  Answered on 12/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
              • Q:

                Is this brush cruelty free?
                Asked on 6/10/2017 by Madison from Redding CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi Madison,

                  Yes, our bristles are synthetic (so, not from animals), and they are cruelty free.

                  Thanks!

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

                Do Real techniques brushes come in their original packages
                Asked on 5/6/2017 by Dreamklozet.877 from Jamaica

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi there,

                  Yes, Real Techniques brushes come in their original packages.

                  Thanks.

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

                can i use this to apply liquid foundation
                Asked on 1/30/2017 by yzzaj18 from US

                1 answer

              • Q:

                is this brush good for applying a face mask?
                Asked on 1/6/2017 by Em from US

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi Em,

                  Thanks for your question. I actually wouldn't recommend this brush for a face mask. I think the bristles are too soft and not densely packed enough for that kind of application.

                  There is a brush that I would recommend from our sister brand, EcoTools. It's our Flat Foundation brush: http://www.ulta.com/bamboo-foundation-brush?productId=xlsImpprod481496. I *love* this brush. I use it every day to apply my foundation, but as soon as you mentioned face mask, I thought this one would be perfect.

                  It's flat, it's bristles are densely packed and they are very smooth which would make applying a face mask much easier.

                  Hope that helps!

                  Answered on 1/16/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
              • Q:

                Can use this specific brush for Pressed powder?!??
                Asked on 12/9/2016 by helenita05 from Beaumont, Ca

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi Helenita05,

                  This brush is great for pressed powder, if you want light, even coverage. If you're looking for a bit more coverage with your powder, I would recommend our Retractable Kabuki brush (http://www.ulta.com/retractable-kabuki-brush?productId=xlsImpprod6330143). The bristles on this brush are a bit more dense and angled, which gives you more coverage overall.

                  Hope that helps!

                  Answered on 12/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
              • Q:

                I have this brush and love it for multiple reasons. Is there actually an exact same brush as this but with a shorter handle to allow for travel, purse use every day, etc.? Looking for something as big and fluffy as this powder brush, but just in a shorter version.
                Asked on 10/16/2016 by rebecca

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi Rebecca,

                  What a great question! Right now, we have our Mini Trio that you can find here (http://www.ulta.com/mini-trio-brush-set?productId=xlsImpprod10521067). That has a travel sized brush with a larger head (but it's a bit smaller than the Powder Brush).

                  We will take this feedback to the company, though, and see if there isn't something we can do here! Because there's nothing better than having your favorite brush at home AND on the go!

                  Thanks!

                  Answered on 10/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
              • Q:

                Both the powder and blush brush seem to be large and fluffy, and this is not a complaint. My question is do you need both brushes if both the brushes (blush brush and powder) have multiple uses?
                Asked on 9/7/2016 by JJ

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi JJ,

                  Thank you so much for such a great question! One of the things that people love about our brushes is that they are so multi-functional and it really comes down to whatever works best for you! :)

                  What makes the Powder Brush our largest and fluffiest head is the 1) the number of bristles we use in this brush; and 2) how hard the bristles are crimped in the ferrule (the "neck" of the brush). The harder they are crimped, the more they expand and the more fluff you get!

                  With the Blush Brush, we don't use quite as many bristles, and we don't crimp them as hard as we do the Powder ones, so it makes it less fluffy. That enables you to get a bit more precision in creating your blush look, but the fact that there is still "fluff" allows you to cover a wider surface evenly.

                  Hope that helps - and at the end of the day, we want you to use these however works best for you! And, above all else, that you're happy with them!

                  Answered on 9/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
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