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Amazing, I absolutely love it. continued >>
This brush is frickin awesome yo! I didn't think I'd find another buffer as good or cheap as my Elf flat top pro powder blush. But I've had this for over a month & today was the 1st I've used the Elf one on a minute. Been luvin the RT buffer,very soft. Washed it a couple times & no shedding,leaves a nice polished look with my Msfn & careblend. So I'm happy continued >>
Favorite face brush. You can tell straight away the quality is really great - the bristles are very soft, bendable, and mine to this day after having owned them for a year still have not shed a single hair. I typically use this with foundation - I put some on my face with my fingers and then blend out with it and the coverage is very even, smooth, and flawless. I highly, highly recommend this brush - it's worth the money.
I invested somewhere just under $50.00 USD and now own 9 RT brushes of which 3 of them are fast becoming favorites and this buffing brush tops the list ever so slightly with very close runner-ups being the Expert Face Brush, and the Multitask brush. A shout out to the purple domed eyeshadow brush that came with one of the sets for cream eyeshadows is also very nice. Very nice brushes for the money. I do wish the buffer was sold as a singleton, everyone should have at least one of these. In addition to foundation buffing, it is really nice to use for blending blushes in to where you can't really see where it starts of where it ends.
This brush is amazing! Sigma is as expensive as I've gone in terms of makeup brushes, so I don't have all that much to compare this to, but it certainly kicks the backside of my Sigma F80. It's not streaky at all, and applies beautifully. Super soft, and blendable, and doesn't drink up foundation. But as awesome as this is, I find nothing compares to the humble fingers when it comes to blending foundation.
Dries fast after cleaning. Does not shed. Oh so soft to the skin.
I don't use this as much though cause I really only wanted the other brushes in the core set. Cause maybe I don't use thick / creamy foundation. I can see how that would work with this brush. Nice on the skin.
I have 4 kabuki brushes in all shapes and sizes so this is unnecessary but I guess as beginner brushes, this is a good one to star with though I find the head little small for buffing. Dense enough though.
Might learn to use it right and love it as much as I love the rest.
Pixiwoo really knows how to make brushes!
Of all my Real Techniques collection, this one is my most favourite. It puts my Mac skunk brush into shame, quality & price wise. Sam, if you hear me, ditch the flat end design of the handle, make it rounded pointy. continued >>
My go to brush for foundation. Absolutely LOVE. It is soft and since it is synthetic, it is ideal to apply cream/liquid foundation formulas. It really does buff the product into your skin to create an even and natural coverage. It is about as thick and dense like a kabuki (which I love) but it has the appropriate amount of stiffness to apply foundation. I highly recommend!
I just got this brush two days ago and I can alraedy tell that it's going to be one of my absolute favorites. I've used it to apply liquid foundation and it makes it look amazing! The brush is so soft and dense, and it spreads out foundation evenly without streaks. I love love love it and will be recommending it to everybody I can!
Another rave for this brush, which is sold as part of the Core Collection set. It's a mostly flat-topped brush with rounded edges and is perfect for applying/buffing powder and mineral foundations to the face. The handle is color-coordinated (gold, to denote use for the face) and is light and easy to grip. No shedding or scratchiness. Easy to clean. Most synthetic brushes that I've used in the past take forever to dry, but Real Techniques brushes are the exception--they dry almost as quickly as my natural-bristle ones. As others have mentioned, I *REALLY* wish this was sold separately since I would really like another one. I'm actually considering buying another Core Collection set just for this brush. Note: I've used it in a pinch for applying liquid foundation, but prefer the Expert Face Brush for liquid as it's denser and stiffer. Also, I like the carrying case and use it in it's stand-up/easel form to dry the brushes by inserting them upside-down. Then, I twist them around while partially damp (~a few hours later or whenever I remember to). Works perfectly and I've never had a problem with them drying flat on one side.