Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection Brush Set: Review and Photos

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Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection Limited Edition Bush Set by Samantha Chapman Review

By Contributor: Samannita Modak

“No matter how artistic a person is, without quality tools and products even a genius like Michelangelo would not have been able to paint the Sistine Chapel.”  Taken from Kevin Aucoin, the late top makeup artist and author, from his book Face Forward….wait wait don’t get scared, I am not in mood to lecture you but from the very first day I have spent thousands of bucks behind these Real Techniques brushes so I keep on justifying the purchases..more to myself! Yes I have almost completed my RT brushes collection. Today’s review is on the Limited Edition Duo Fiber Collection Brush Set.

Real Techniques Claims: Create buildable color and add texture to look pixel perfect for any occasion and in any light with this first and only duo-fiber set. Real Techniques Duo-Fiber Collection Limited Edition includes 3 limited edition brushes:

– Real Techniques Duo-Fiber Limited Edition Face Brush for lightweight application.

– Real Techniques Duo-Fiber Limited Edition Contour Brush for controlled contouring and sculpting.

– Real Techniques Duo-Fiber Limited Edition Eye Brush for finishing touches to the eye.

A true multi-tasker duo-fiber bristles work with cream, liquid or powder for an unbelievably air-brushed finish. Ultra-plush, synthetic taklon bristles are hand-cut and 100% cruelty-free, extended aluminum handles are light and easy to use. You can read more here

Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection brush set review
Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection brush set review

The limited edition tag has created all the hype. The brush set comes in a simple packaging and without any case. I found the packaging a little dull as it is a combo of black and white whereas the core collection I reviewed has a classy look.

Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection brush set review
Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection brush set review

Coming to the quantity of brushes..only 3! I know greedy me, at least they should provide a case. The brushes comes in a white body with black rubber holder at the bottom of the brush that adds a black and white look to the set..boring!

Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection brush set review blog

Coming to the brushes, there are three brushes in the set. First is a face brush, the second is a contour brush and the other is an eye brush.

Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection brushes review
Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection brushes review

The brushes are not dense like the other brushes from RT I have. They are somewhat flat. Although RT claims that these brushes are for light weight application but among the three I found only the contour and eye brush to be of some use. May be I need to learn to use the face brush.

Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection brushes review blog

The bristles of the brushes are no doubt very soft that I can’t stop myself from touching them all the time. The taklon bristles are easy to wash and they dry quickly. The bristles are the mixture of black and white which is why every time I use it, the brushes look untidy….grrrrrrrr. That is why I have to wash them after every use with my Mac Brush Cleanser. I have washed it atleast 20 times till now and didn’t find any shedding of the bristles.

Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection brushes review blog

Thumbs up points about Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection Brush Set:

  • The brushes are easy to handle due to the rubber grip.
  • The bristles are soft.
  • Cruelty-free brushes.
  • Easy to wash.
  • Quick drying after every wash.
  • No shedding of bristles.

Thumbs down points about Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection Brush Set:

  • Boring packaging.
  • Being pricey it should provide a case at least.
  • The brushes are not dense.
Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection brushes review photo
Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection brushes review

Price: $40.78 (although the official website now shows $20..maybe they have reduced the price now)

Availability: iherb.com, feelunique.com, lookfantastic.com, a Facebook group “order makeup UK”

VNA Rating: 3/5

My Recommendation: Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection Brush Set is an okay set. Well, right now I am completing my entire RT collection and this brush set was bought after the Core Collection and few single ones so if you are a collector then go ahead. But if you really want some good duo fiber brushes then I would recommend that you skip this set first. I know I am sounding too rude against this brush set but my grudge is why it is called limited edition? And such price hike? Is it really worth the price? At least I don’t think so. Although not sure about the recent price fall.

Have you used the Real Techniques Duo Fiber Collection Brush Set? Share in the comments below.

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26 COMMENTS

  1. wiiiiii this looks soooooo soft and cuddly sammy! You’ve reviewed this so well and I’m sure many will be tempted to buy this after ur review :)

    • My fav till now is blush brush first and powder brush second…though i love all my babies :P anshita get it , they are really awesome :)

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