Sunday, 14 April 2013

First Impression: Real Techniques - "Core Collection"

Finally, finally, FINALLY! I'm now the lucky owner of some Real Techniques brushes, and I'm so happy and excited.
I've been following the Pixiwoo Sisters for a looong time now, and I've always loved their videos. So, of course, I wanted to try these brushes by Sam Chapman (One of the sisters)

Easter came, and so did pay day. I quickly went on Look Fantastic to look and buy some brushes. One of the things I love about this site is the Free Worldwide Delivery and you get a little sample with your parcel, YES!

Let's get going with my first impression.

REAL TECHNIQUES - Core Collection £20: You get 4 brushes as seen on the pictures and listed below and the quality of the brushes is amazing. They are really soft and seem easy to work with. Plus, I adore the design.

I decided to buy The Core Collection because of the Buffing- and Detailer Brush. I want to use the buffing brush to apply my liquid foundation as I feel that it will work the foundation flawlessly into the skin. I want to use the Detailer Brush for applying lipstick, as I need a good lip brush.

Contour Brush: Delicately applies highlighter to contour or create sheer, soft-focus finish.
Pointed Foundation Brush: Use with liquid foundation to build costum coverage.
Detailer Brush: Precision cut to effortlessly conceal problem areas; or, use with lipstick for long-lasting shape and definition.
Buffing Brush: Ideal for full coverage application of powder and mineral foundation.

I love that Real Techniques have made three brush sets, that comes with a Panoramic Case which can be used as both a brush-case-bag and as a stand, see picture 4, 6 and 7. These cases also have extra room for other brushes, as you can se on picture 5, and since you can buy single RT brushes, there will be perfect room to put them there. Plus, the extra room is perfect for other brushes too ;)

OVERALL, my first impression is really great and I'm definitely going to do a review when I've tried them out!

Have you tried any of the Real Techniques brushes? What did you think? What are some of your favourite brushes? Let me now in the comments below :)

Have a nice day

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Love Marie-Louise x

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16 comments:

  1. I literally just bought these today and I'm super excited to try them out eeek! x x

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    1. I LOVE them! Need more of them xx
      Thanks for commenting

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  2. I love these brushes :) especially the buffing brush!

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    1. I love the buffing brush too! It's so easy to apply foundation with :) What do you use the brush for?

      Thanks for commenting :)

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  3. I am a complete real techniques fan, I have tonnes of them & I absolutely love them :) I use the bufing brush every day for foundation and I've adopted the detailer brush as my brow brush, the rest all go into rotation & I prefer using them for different products :)
    Poppy | far away

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    1. I'm a fan too! Need more, need more :) I love the buffing brush for foundation too and I used the detailer brush for my lippys xx

      Thanks for commenting xx

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  4. I love these brushes, I've actually just written a review on them myself!
    I love all real techniques brushes!

    Christina | Passion Obsession - Currently hosting a giveaway

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    1. Oh, nice. I'm gonna check that review :)

      Thanks for commenting xx

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  5. Hey have you thought about getting the new duo set? Oz doesn't stock them and the cheapest place I found was iherb.com (coupon code: ZEH931 for $5/$10 off). But yeh let me know what you think!

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  6. I'm glad you like the brushes! I've got all the RT brushes and can seriously vouch for them, a year on they still look and feel brand new :) The small foundation brush is really good for concealer by the way!

    Thanks for sending me your link on twitter, enjoying reading through your blog.

    www.palindromepoppet.com

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    1. I just love these brushes. I'm going to place an order to get more. Yay.
      Thanks for the tip :)

      Thank you so much. You're welcome xx

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  8. Ooh I've been after some Real Techniques for a while, heard so much love for them.
    This kit looks like a great start set and not a bad price either

    prettylittleus

    Kate
    Xx

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    1. The kit is a lovely starter kit and I think the price is a bargin for 4 amazing brushes :) xx

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  9. Lucky you! I am still eyeing them! Hope to get them soon. :)
    Good luck with your blog :)

    http://agirlsfancies.blogspot.com/

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    1. You're going to love them, when you get them ;) They are lovely xx

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