Real Techniques // Flat Contour Brush 301

real techniques contour brush 301
Real Techniques. Where to start? I LOVE their brushes.   

I started off with the Core Collection from Real Techniques and ever since I haven’t used any other make up brushes. I then went on to purchase the Expert Face Brush – which is one I use daily now for liquid foundation. I can’t see myself replacing it any time soon!

I think they are such good quality and last a long time. I’ve had mine for well over a year now and they are still like new. Although, I would recommend cleaning them often – especially if you are using any for liquid foundation as they tend to pick up a lot of product.  
I’ve been dying to try the Bold Metals collection since they came out – I even featured them in my wishlist posts! And now I’ve finally got my hands on the Flat Contour Brush. 
There are so many great reviews on the brush – which made me even more excited to get it. I’m not good at contouring at all. I’m very pale and I’m often self conscious that if I put too much bronzer on I’ll end up looking orange. This is one of the reasons why I wanted to get this brush as I thought it would help me out as I am useless in that area. 
I only ‘contour’ my cheeks and don’t tend to apply any around my forehead as I feel it doesn’t suit me. (Also it isn’t really necessary for an everyday look.) 
This brush really has lived up to expectations! 
The shape of the brush makes it really easy to create a nice line on the cheek – giving a contour style effect. I also think this brush is nice for blush too for the same reasons. 
I think the brush is much nicer to look at than the core collection as its so pretty! I love the rose gold colour. I will admit I wasn’t keen on rose gold when the hype started around this colour but I’m coming round to it slowly! 
I also think the design just looks so much more high end than some of the other collections. 
Overall, I would highly recommend this brush. Have you tried any of the collection?



  1. 11 April 2015 / 11:45 am

    I LOVE their brushes too but haven't tried out any of the bold metals yet. This brush looks amazing! D'you find this brush picks up quite a lot of product like the others ones? x

    • 11 April 2015 / 3:57 pm

      Me too – I'm obsessed! I don't think the bold metals one picks up too much product – but I'm not sure if the foundation one would because I've not tried it yet. I think I'll definitely pick some more of this collection up though πŸ™‚ worth the money!

    • 11 April 2015 / 9:37 pm

      I love it πŸ™‚ if you love real techniques definitely get some of the bold metals collection!

  2. 15 April 2015 / 6:18 pm

    This brush looks really cool, I love the normal Real Techniques brushes but have none of the bold metals. They look really pretty xx

    • 15 April 2015 / 6:27 pm

      I'd highly recommend this brush if you love the original range! It's so lovely πŸ™‚ xx