Real Techniques retractable bronzer brush
A Real Top Brush from Real Techniques Of Course!
I grabbed this as soon as I saw it on the shelves in Boots! I was so excited to spot it (1) because I LOVE Real Techniques, own and treasure all of their collection and this was a new RT brush that I didn't own and (2) it was retractable and I had been looking for a brush to use on the go for touch-ups (so BONUS to find a RT's one!).
This brush now lives happily in my mobile make up bag and I whip it out when I get the chance to freshen up. The retractable design is amazingly clever - I opened and closed it about ten times when I first opened the brush, just for my own amusement!
The shape of the brush is brilliant for powder and bronzer. I tend to use it to apply bareMinerals original mineral veil. The brush blends and buffs well and also has a slight stipple effect. As with all RT brushes, the quality is amazing. The brush fibres are soft but durable and easy to clean (using No.7 brush cleaner).
In summary, a really good purchase that you can't go wrong with as it'll definitely earn its place in your make up bag.
February 23, 2014
Perfect for powder
I find this brush is a little too big for bronzer but it is perfect for powder, it buff on powder gives a light natural result, brush very high quality, super soft,cleaver retractable design and funky metallic orange colour.
March 9, 2014
Not a reliable brush
Love all the other brushes. I have them all. I bought this a short while ago. I was apprehensive at first that the bristles would get caught with the retractable mechanism of the brush and I was right to be. It proves tricky. The brush easy enough to use, it's too big for contouring, I come out orange so I just use it for finishing powder and it gets the job done real quick. Problem is the top doesnt grip the body of the brush so it keeps sliding off while my bag. I have to handle it SO carefully so bristles dont get caught. As I used it for bronzing it is an ugly brown colour now and super hard to clean. Also, the lid has cracked. It's too fragile for me. Buffing brush and contour brush are perfect alternatives. Although I wouldn't recommend this brush, I would recommend all the others, and would love to see a contour brush collection! Rebecca, Ireland.
September 13, 2014