A Disappointment from Real Techniques

Real Techniques Triangle Foundation BrushReal Techniques Triangle Foundation Brush




Oh man this is such a disappointment! I've had this brush for months and months but for some reason only just decided to share my opinion on it. I've always been a huge fan of Real Techniques and I swear by them but this triangle foundation brush just doesn't reach the same standard.

I initially bought it as I was intrigued by the unique design and as I previously mentioned, I'm a big fan of their brushes, especially the flat contour brush but I was bitterly disappointed. The bristles feel very synthetic, almost like plastic and nowhere near as soft as the other brushes in the collection. The brush also doesn't apply product very well so I find it hard to work with and quite time consuming to put on my foundation! I also found that it doesn't blend seamlessly as it claims so I'm afraid it's a thumbs down from me!

I genuinely love the rest of the Bold Metals Collection from Real Techniques but I just can't recommend spending £22 on a brush like this which will end up at the back of the makeup drawer!

REPURCHASE? NO


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  1. Thank you for sharing your opinion on this - I've seen really great reviews so it is always good to hear the negatives, too. I don't think this is a brush I will be buying - I'm happy with my beauty blender and real technique buffing brush for my foundation application!

    Jodie @ Jodetopia x

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    1. yeah definitely stick with the buffing brush for now! x

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  2. I bought the "Expert Face Brush" twice and both of them had a short life (about 2-3 months). I really like how it applies my foundations but the bristles keep falling and after few washes they feel really thin and in the end with no bristles at all. :(
    Still, I will repurchase it as I love how it applies the foundation but I am disappointed with the quality of it.

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    1. ah no that's not good! i've been through a few expert face brushes but they've always lasted quite a long time so that's a shame that you didn't experience that! x

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  3. Oh no what a massive shame! I think their bold metals range is stupidly over priced and this brush is the perfect example :( I'm sorry you were let down xx

    missmakeupmagpie.com xx

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    1. i know! i love the flat contour brush but this was massively disappointing! x

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  4. Shocked about this review. Thanks for the heads up, I've been wanting to try some bold metals bits. I'll steer clear of this one!

    Emma xx emmatheakerx.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. yeah i'm afraid i'm not a fan, the other brushes in the collection are lovely though! x

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  5. I'm so glad someone else feels this way, I love the other two I own but really can't get on with this one at all, the blush brush and contour brush are good but I don't know why they would even release this one xx

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    1. the tapered blush brush is the next on my list so i'm glad it's better than this one! x

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  6. Thanks for sharing this, I love Real Techniques brushes and have had the starter kit for ages but will stay clear of this particular one!

    www.ohsobecky.com

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    1. it's definitely worth exploring some more of their brushes, try out the expert face brush! x

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  7. Bought this brush a couple of month ago and totally agree with you! This brush is not as soft as I imagined!

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    1. such a disappointment isn't it? :( x

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