However, yesterday, I almost lost my beauty-addled mind when Samantha Chapman of Pixiwoo fame* announced that her revered Real Techniques brush line would now be carried by larger Boots stores including those here in Ireland!
So, I did a bit of emailing and I got my grubby little mitts on the list of stores, the launch date and the much-anticipated price-list!
Real Techniques Core Collection €30.49
Real Techniques Starter Set €30.49
Real Techniques Foundation Brush €13.71
Real Techniques Shading Brush €10.97
Real Techniques Blush Brush €13.71
Real Techniques Powder Brush €17.89
Real Techniques Kabuki Brush €16.56
Real Techniques Stippling Brush €16.56
Athlone Golden Isle SC Athlone Westmeath
Blanchardstown Ctr Blanchardstown Dublin
Bray Main Street Bray Wicklow
Castlebar Hopkins Rd Castlebar Mayo
Cork Blackpool RP Cork
Cork Half Moon St Cork
Cork Mahon Point Cork
Drogheda Laurence SC Drogheda Meath
Dublin Grafton Street Dublin
Dublin Jervis SC Dublin
Dublin Liffey Valley Dublin
Dublin Lower Baggot St Dublin
Dublin Omni Centre Dublin
Dublin St Stephens Green Dublin
Dublin Swords Pavillions Dublin
Dundalk The Marshes SC Dundalk Louth
Dundrum Town Ctr Dundrum Dublin
Galway Shop St Galway Galway
Gorey Main Street Gorey Wexford
Limerick Childers RP Limerick Limerick
Limerick William St Limerick Limerick
Maynooth Carton Park Maynooth Kildare
Mullingar Habour Pl SC Mullingar Westmeath
Portlaoise Town Centre Portlaoise Laois
Tallaght 245 Square SC Tallaght Dublin
Thurles SC Thurles Tipperary
(UK and NI stockists here)
Real Techniques brushes are expected in larger Boots stores across the UK and Ireland from Monday 6th February! Nothing is astronomically priced though the conversion rate is, perhaps a little suspect when compared to the sterling prices on Love Makeup but, nothing to lose our minds over! I can't wait to get a few brushes for myself!
Will you be picking any brushes up?
*Pixiwoo are THE YouTube beauty gurus. If you don't know who they are, you need to click here now!