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I am pleased to say that I am now the proud owner of quite a collection of the brand new Real Techniques Bold Metals brushes and in this post I am going for gold! Here’s a look at the Real Techniques Bold Metals Gold Brushes – the 100 Arched Powder Brush and the 101 Triangle Foundation Brush. They are very pretty!
Real Techniques Bold Metals Gold 100 Arched Powder Brush
I shall start with the Real Techniques Bold Metals Gold 100 Arched Powder Brush which is just a joy! So fluffy and soft and just absolutely beautiful to look at!
I love how the gold of the handle seems to gently seep into the bristles. It really is a beautiful effect.
The Real Techniques Bold Metals Gold 100 Arched Powder Brush has been designed for the flawless application of both loose and pressed powders. To set makeup, you simply dip it into a loose powder, or swirl it over a pressed product, tap off the excess and then lightly dust it over the area you want to combat shine.
The softness of the bristles make it feel so great on the skin. It’s a pleasure to use. It is also great for bronzer and I have used it with the Too Faced Soul Mate Ross & Rachel. It delivers a perfect amount of product making it pretty hard to over-apply.
Also, if you flip it on its side, you’ll see that is has a more flat angle making it brilliant for more targeted colour application and perhaps some soft contouring. I love it! You can buy the Real Techniques Bold Metals Gold 100 Arched Powder Brush for £25 at Boots.
Real Techniques Bold Metals Gold 101 Triangle Foundation Brush
The other gold brush in the collection is for foundation and has a rather unique triangle shape.
If you like flat foundation brushes then I think you are going to like this.
You use the flat side of the brush to pick up the liquid product and you apply to the middle of the face and work outwards.
The triangle peak of the brush is perfect for fitting into the crevice of the nose. You can pick up product on this side and apply directly into sides of the nose for blended coverage. The pointed shape also means it fits perfectly under the eyes.
You can also use the very tip of the brush to buff and polish foundation in to achieve an airbrushed look. I have to confess, I prefer buffing brushes to apply foundation (I can never be without my Real Techniques Buffing Brushes from the Core Collection), but I actually love the 101 to apply cream contour products.
I just used it with the new Laura Mercier Flawless Contouring Palette and it was perfect. You can use the tip to precisely apply the contour and then the flat of angled side to very gently blend it out. The firmness of the bristles and weighted handle make blending with a light hand very easy.
You can buy the Real Techniques Bold Metals Gold 101 Triangle Foundation Brush for £22 at Boots. Check out the full Bold Metals collection HERE.
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