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Real TechniquesSetting Brush

Real Techniques

Setting Brush

Item 2244504

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The micro Setting Brush is the key to completing any look with a controlled dusting of powder or highlighter.

Benefits:

  • Look pixel perfect even in harsh light
  • Ultra plush taklon bristles


How to use:

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Real TechniquesSetting Brush
 
4.7

(based on 682 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft bristles (339)
  • Easy to use (336)
  • Functional (283)
  • Great design (277)
  • Soft (217)

Cons

  • Wastes make up (8)
  • Sheds (7)
  • Too small (7)
  • Uneven application (7)
  • Heavy / bulky (6)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (330)
  • Highlighting & contouring (176)
  • Travel (161)
  • Powder (150)
  • Going out (148)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (142), Natural style (131), Classic style (119), Trendy style (111), Brand buyer (79)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 682 customers

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5.0

Perfect

By M. B.

from Fort Wayne

Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

It makes every highlight look beautiful and flawless

 
4.0

Good for high lighting

By Random Lady

from Lacey, NJ

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Highlighting & Contouring
    • Powder

    Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

    I use it for highlighting. Gives a nice natural glow that you can build up. You don't need to use much product with this brush either.

     
    5.0

    love it!!!

    By kailee

    from chicago

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Powder

      Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

      I was looking for a new under eye setting brush for powder specifically and this one was one that i found to be inexpensive and good quality! it applies the powder very nicely and i realty enjoy it!

       
      4.0

      Nice and Soft

      By Levi

      from Humble

      Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

      I use this for highlighting and it works amazingly.

       
      4.0

      Good for loose powder in small areas

      By SD_NATUREGIRL

      from San Diego

      Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

      This is a nice little brush for applying loose powder under the eyes or other small areas. Not very dense or fluffy, but it works and holds up to cleansing.

       
      5.0

      A Staple

      By Ruby

      from Oceanside, CA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Powder

        Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

        Easy to use and soft on the skin. I now own 4 of these and can't do my makeup without it. The price point is much appreciated and they hold up very well over time. My first one is about 3 years old now, still looks and feels new. Don't miss out!

         
        5.0

        Easy to use

        By Jj

        from River Oaks tx

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Highlighting & Contouring

          Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

          I love this for a highlighter brush small enough so you don't over do

           
          5.0

          Love it!

          By JL Elizabeth

          from Spruce Pine, NC

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Highlighting & Contouring

            Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

            I love this brush! I use it to apply highlighter. It doesn't waste product and it applies beautifully. I only use Real Techniques brushes and I have yet to be disappointed in their products!

             
            5.0

            Love it!!

            By Jess

            from Los Angeles, CA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Highlighting & Contouring
              • Powder

              Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

              I love this brush!! I bought it originally for baking, but have recently started using it to apply highlighter and it is a PERFECT highlighing brush!! Super soft & applies makeup evenly.

               
              5.0

              HIGHLIGHT

              By SassySecretary

              from Nashville, TN

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Applies Evenly
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Multi-Use

                Comments about Real Techniques Setting Brush:

                Purchased for applying powder highlight. Works very well. No complaints.

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                19 Questions | 19 Answers
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                • Q:

                  Does this brush work with loose powder highlighters?
                  Asked on 10/27/2017 by Jess from FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Jess,

                    This is such a perfect brush for loose powder highlighters! Actually, it's perfect with just about any highlighter, but I love it with my loose one since the brush head is small enough that you're not getting product everywhere, but just the right size to highlight.

                    Thanks!

                    Answered on 11/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                • Q:

                  Can it be use as a highlighter brush
                  Asked on 8/26/2017 by Simmy from Maryland

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Simmy,

                    YES - this is awesome as a highlighter brush!!

                    Thanks

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

                  Would this brush be good for powder foundation?
                  Asked on 7/10/2017 by Cindy from Texas

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Can I use this as a contour brush?
                  I have the sculpting brush but its too big and makes my contour look gross.
                  I want the contour brush from real techniques but they only sell it in a set and I don't want the full set. So this is the next brush I saw that looks similar to that one.
                  Asked on 4/22/2017 by celine from Miami, FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    HI celine,

                    If you are looking for a smaller brush head, this will definitely do it. In terms of contouring, the Setting Brush does not have the angle that some people like in terms of getting into the hollows of the cheekbones, but if you blend and apply precisely, you should be able to create a well-defined look with this.

                    Thanks!

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

                  What is the highlighter called that the woman in the video used? I would like to get that highlighter and also this brush! Thanks!
                  Asked on 1/28/2017 by Renee from WI

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  I was wondering what highlighter the woman in the video used? I would love to purchase that highlighter and this brush! Thanks!
                  Asked on 1/28/2017 by Renee from WI

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  is this brush good for bronzer?
                  Asked on 7/28/2016 by T

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi T,

                    Thanks for your question. I love the Setting brush for a lot of things: concealer, highlighter, blending out contour lines; however, I would probably recommend a different brush for bronzer.

                    Because you want to create a more natural, sun-kissed look, I tend to think that larger brush heads covering a bigger area is the way to go. I love our Bold Metals Powder Brush for a bronzer and use mine every day (http://www.ulta.com/bold-metals-100-arched-powder-brush?productId=xlsImpprod11831007).

                    I would also recommend our Real Techniques brush for a bronzer brush as well (http://www.ulta.com/powder-brush?productId=xlsImpprod3220077). Definitely something with a lot of bristles that are "fluffier" and less concentrated for bronzer.

                    Thanks! Hope that helps!

                    Answered on 8/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                • Q:

                  Is this brush good for highlighter and does it pick up a lot of the highlighter product on the brush
                  Asked on 6/20/2016 by Yarely

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Yarely,

                    Great question! This is one of our most multi-functional brushes and I, personally, don't know how I lived without it for all these years! :)

                    One of the best uses for this brush is to apply highlighter when you are going for a highlight/contour look. Because of the way the bristles are cut, it doesn't pick up too much product overall. Additionally, because the bristles are synthetic (cruelty-free), it doesn't have the porous nature that real hair bristles do and you will find more product on your face, rather than staying in your brush.

                    Overall, I think you would be really happy with this brush used for highlighting.

                    Thanks!

                    Answered on 6/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                • Q:

                  Are the Real Techniques brushes synthetic?
                  Asked on 5/20/2016 by Beauty Buff

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Beauty Buff,

                    Great question! Our brush bristles are all synthetic, made from a taklon blend and are 100% cruelty free!

                    Thanks!

                    Answered on 5/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Real Techniques
                • Q:

                  I was just wondering which brush is better for use with mineral veil. This one or the powder brush option.

                  Thank you
                  Asked on 4/12/2016 by Ang from Grand Rapids,US

                  1 answer

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