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Makeup brushes are make or break for me to create a flawless makeup look.  In the era of thousands and thousands (even… millions?) of hours of YouTube beauty tutorials, there have never been more amazing tools out there to help us achieve our favorite looks from the ‘Tube stars.

I love watching YouTube beauty tutorials (guilty pleasure when trying to fall asleep at night!) and stumbled upon this video by the Pixiwoo girls–I knew I wanted to try out the brush that her foundation look fabulous at 2:57.

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I stumbled upon the Bold Metals collection by accident during a Walmart trip–San Francisco has been in a MAJOR heatwave lately; thankfully Walmart was the only retailer to have fans in stock because the entire bay area is SOLD OUT??  Honestly–I was surprised to find these brushes at Walmart because they are a higher-end beauty tool!  I decided to bring home the entire collection because they were just so pretty–I’m a sucker for anything rose gold.

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I tried the set out the next day before meeting my friends for brunch–risky move trying new brushes before having to look good–but I loved them!  With less expensive brushes I’m concerned that the bristles would be really rough and harsh on my skin but these were so soft and luxe.  My favorites of the bunch are the 301 flat contour brush because it’s unlike anything I own and sculpts out some major cheekbones, and the 201 pointed crease brush because it gets right in your eyelid crease to smoke out your eyeshadow so well.

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Overall I’m so excited that these Bold Metals brushes are becoming part of my beauty toolset, I really love the quality for the price.  I would recommend these brushes if you’re looking to switch up your brushes or add a new type of brush to your collection.

Sharing is caring, right?  I’m hooking you guys up with a chance to win one of two $100 gift cards towards your own Bold Metals brushes so you can contour and blend blend blend too!  Enter via the widget below to get in on the action…good luck!

xoxo

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12 Comments

  1. Lily Nguyen
    August 31, 2015 / 2:34 am

    Rose gold so hot right now(kinda like California weather)! Gosh I love how these brushes look. I probably wouldn’t even use them because they are so pretty!

    • Jennifer
      Author
      August 31, 2015 / 3:27 pm

      I felt the same way at first but they clean off very easily so they can be put back on display!

      xoxo
      Jennifer

  2. Aimara
    August 31, 2015 / 7:42 am

    Love these tips! I sure need to watch more videos about makeup hahaha
    Take care babe, have a great week
    XO
    Aimara
    http://www.waysofstyle.com

    • Jennifer
      Author
      August 31, 2015 / 3:27 pm

      Thanks Aimara! Be careful…YouTube beauty videos are a slippery slope to addiction! 😉

      xoxo
      Jennifer

  3. August 31, 2015 / 3:11 pm

    Ooh I love finding a good steal, especially by accident! I am so glad you found a fan, living in Napa we are embracing this same heatwave, so miserable! I just cannot wait for the cool mornings that fall hopefully brings.

    xoxo
    Katie
    http://beyondtheclothing.com

    • Jennifer
      Author
      August 31, 2015 / 3:28 pm

      Katie — I went to six different stores all over the bay area and everyone was sold out, I couldn’t believe it. But hey, I got a much needed fan and some amazing brushes so, win win! 😉

      xoxo
      Jennifer

  4. Tirralan - Tinseltown Mom
    August 31, 2015 / 10:43 pm

    I need more makeup tips! I’m so basic when it comes to applying makeup. I just got a new brush and am excited about that. Thanks for sharing this info.

    • Jennifer
      Author
      September 2, 2015 / 8:10 am

      YouTube is my go-to for beauty tips. So much great content out there!

      xoxo
      Jennifer

  5. September 2, 2015 / 8:01 am

    I have yet to try the Bold Metals, but I love everything else Real Techniques. These brushes are GORGEOUS!

    • Jennifer
      Author
      September 2, 2015 / 8:10 am

      They are the same awesome RT brushes but with a nice shiny finish–in love!

      xoxo
      Jennifer

  6. September 8, 2015 / 1:50 pm

    Ok 1. you are gorgeous and 2. can you please come to my house and make me a ‘getting ready station’ as clean and inspiring as yours?!

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