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SCULPT AND SHAPE WITH THE BEST REAL TECHNIQUES BRUSHES

SCULPT AND SHAPE WITH THE BEST REAL TECHNIQUES BRUSHES

OK, so who here hasn’t heard of YouTube born brand Real Techniques? Created by the guys behind YouTube channel Pixiwoo – AKA Sam and Nic Chapman – their own range of makeup brushes, which soon became the most talked about brush brand in the makeup community. The range contains 100% cruelty-free, vegan makeup tools which have transformed makeup routines all over the world. Wanna know where to start? Get to know our Beauty Editor’s selection of the best Real Techniques brushes to upgrade your stash.

Best Real Techniques Brushes

  1. REAL TECHNIQUES CORE COLLECTION KIT
    £16.00 Buy now with HQhair

    REAL TECHNIQUES CORE COLLECTION KIT

    Of course, this cult Real Technique brush set is top of our list. The Real Techniques Core Collection contains 4 brushes, a case and stand. Not only does this look dreamy on your dressing table, but it’s also really practical for carrying your brushes when travelling. Lightweight and easy-to-use, each brush will make your makeup look absolutely flawless every single time.

    Start off by using Pointed Foundation Brush to apply liquid foundation flawlessly. Designed for complete coverage across the whole face, it’s perfect for both large areas and small contours of the face! Follow with the Buffing Brush to expertly buff powder into your foundation to make your makeup last even longer. Add some sultry shadows with the Contour Brush so you can flaunt some killer cheekbones and finish off with the multitasking Detailer Brush to apply concealer or lipstick precisely.

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  2. Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge
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    Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge

    It’s not just brushes, the Real Techniques sponges are definitely worth making space for. The Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge has its own cult following, and does exactly what its says on the packet – creates miracles!

    Designed with a flat edge for erasing stray eyeshadow and mascara smudges, they’ll save your makeup in seconds. The rounded sides are great for buffing away overdone blush or bronzer and the pointed tip can tidy up eyeliner mistakes, rather than removing all of your makeup and starting over. With these sponges, you’ll never have to worry about mistakes when in a rush ever again!

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  3. REAL TECHNIQUES TRAVEL ESSENTIALS KIT
    £19.99 Buy now with HQhair

    REAL TECHNIQUES TRAVEL ESSENTIALS KIT

    The next contender for best Real Techniques brush set is their Travel collection. Three can’t-live-without (not that we’re dramatic or anything) makeup brushes plus a handy travel case, this is the perfect set for anyone looking for the best makeup brushes.

    Featuring the Essential Foundation Brush, Multi-Tasking Brush, and the Domed Shadow Brush, expect to have a pared-back collection of brushes that will have both your complexion and eyeshadow covered.

    I’ve used so many high end brushes and was never as happy as I am with the Real Techniques ones.

    Fuchikoma, on-site review

    Continue Reading: our guide to the best beauty products for travel

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  4. Real Techniques Foundation Brush
    £8.99 Buy now with HQhair

    Real Techniques Foundation Brush

    This flat Real Techniques Foundation Brush is the perfect pair for liquid foundation, letting you build coverage where required, and apply sheer layers where you’d like.

    The synthetic bristles are perfect for making sure your foundation applies seamlessly without brush strokes, so expect flawless results every single time.

    This brush glides on my foundation without wasting it all on the brush. The angled tip allows me to apply foundation in the smaller gaps on my face without being too cakey!

    TramN, on-site review

    Continue Reading: our guide to the best foundation

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  5. Real Techniques Expert Face Brush
    £8.99 Buy now with HQhair

    Real Techniques Expert Face Brush

    The perfect brush for stippling, buffing and application, the Expert Face Brush is definitely a contender for best Real Techniques brush. The domed head isn’t one for precise application, but perfect for ensuring a smooth and even coverage of liquid, powder and cream formulations.

    The best brush I’ve had for a long time for applying my foundation. No strokes or uneven application.

    AnnieK, on-site review

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  6. Real Techniques Powder Brush
    £10.99 Buy now with HQhair

    Real Techniques Powder Brush

    It’s in the name, but this is the perfect brush for application of powder makeup. The big fluffy brush is perfect for sweeping across the contours of the face, making it the dream for powder foundation of setting powder.

    Highly recommended powder brush, can grab the powder easily and spread evenly over the face.

    Karen, on-site review

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  7. Real Techniques Blush Brush
    £9.99 Buy now with HQhair

    Real Techniques Blush Brush

    Feel the flush with this perf’ blusher brush. Picking up just the right amount of powder blush, the synthetic bristles help to evenly apply the product to your cheeks.

    Plus, the gently domed head can also be used for applying contour, so perfect for making sure you have a dreamy blend.

    If you’re looking for a budget blush brush, look no further!

    Sanne, on-site review.

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  8. Real Techniques Enhanced Eye Brush Set
    £19.99 Buy now with HQhair

    Real Techniques Enhanced Eye Brush Set

    If you wanna get your eyeshadow blend on, then you need to pick up this Real Techniques brush set.

    Completely Cruelty-free, this collection will ensure that your smoky eye looks flames. Containing the Medium Shadow Brush, Essential Crease Brush, Fine Liner Brush, Shading Brush, Lash Separator and a Brush Cup to keep them all in, your cut crease will never look sharper.

    Continue Reading: our guide to the best eyeshadow palette

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  9. Real Techniques Brush Crush™ Fan Brush 304
    £13.99 Buy now with HQhair

    Real Techniques Brush Crush™ Fan Brush 304

    The Real Techniques Brush Crush range is the dreamiest addition to your collection, thanks to their holographic handles and purple synthetic bristles.

    The 304 fan brush is the perfect precision applicator for highlighter, thanks to its wide but slim shape.

    Continue Reading: our guide to the best highlighter

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  10. Real Techniques Sculpting Brush
    £9.99 Buy now with HQhair

    Real Techniques Sculpting Brush

    Last on our list of the best Real Techniques brushes is their Sculpting Brush. A personal fave of this Beauty Editor, this chunky and firm-packed brush creates a natural looking contour, with edges perfectly blending with minimum effort.

    Working with both cream and powder bronzer, sculpt and shape your face to add definition.

    Continue Reading: how to apply bronzer for a natural contour

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Now you know the best Real Techniques brushes to add to your collection, it’s time to take action

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